Library of Small Catastrophes

By: Alison C. Rollins (B.A. ’09)

Library of Small Catastrophes (Copper Canyon Press), by Alison C. Rollins (B.A. ’09), examines the body and nation as storehouses of countless tragedies. Rollins uses the concept of the archive to offer a lyric history of the ways in which we process loss.

This collection renders the personal and the political inseparable, while alerting readers to the union between progress and decay. 

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Library of Small Catastrophes

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