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Dreampad

Authors: Latosik, Jeff
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
BISAC/Subject: POE023000, POE011000, TEC052000
ISBN: 9780771073120, Related ISBNs: 0771073119, 0771073127, 9780771073113, 9780771073120
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 88,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: A hopeful, timely new collection of poems that take up our ever-evolving relationship with technology.

Starting from an urge to reconcile the human need for stability with what's happening in a constantly fluid "now," Dreampad, Trillium Book Award for Poetry winner poet Jeff Latosik's startling new collection, ponders whether an ideal for living is viable when we're not sure we can say yes or no to anything in a world that's growing increasingly ephemeral and entangled with the virtual.

These poems, however, are a salvo--or "protest" in the most useful sense of that word--a reminder we might already own a verbal architecture to express the difficulty of being alive in a world that can, could, and might still even be humane, loving, habitable.
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