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Luxury: Poems
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ISBN 9780393634686
REGISTERED: 03/29/18
UPDATED: 01/22/21
Luxury: Poems

In this compassionate new collection, Philip Schultz’s wry and incisive poetic voice takes on both the eternal questions of meaning and happiness and essentially modern complexities—the collective power of women’s marches, the strangeness of googling oneself, the refugee crisis, the emotions associated with visiting the 9/11 memorial


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  • Luxury: Poems available on March 07 2018 from Indigo for 35.95
  • ISBN bar code 9780393634686 ξ1 registered March 07 2018
  • Product category is Book

  • # 978039363468

At once philosophical and droll, Schultz explores life’s luxuries and challenges with masterly precision. Luxury takes its name from the center poem, which has an ironic ring next to Schultz’s Pulitzer Prize–winning collection Failure. The poem is a beautiful exploration of the pull toward life as Schultz examines the question of suicide, intimately probing a familial pull toward that darkness and weaving in the philosophy of Albert Camus and the voices and legacies of Paul Celan and Ernest Hemingway. Using humor, irony, and celebration as ballast against the book’s darker forces, Luxury explores the comfort and sustenance of life, the bittersweet clarity of aging, and the anxiety of existence. From Greed: Happiness, I used to think, was a necessary illusion. Now I think it’s just precious moments of relief


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    ^ Luxury: Poems Indigo. (revised Mar 2018)

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