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Broetry

With titles such as “Cleaning Off My George Foreman Grill” and “You and Me and the Absurd Amount of Baggage You Brought into This Relationship Makes Three”, it quickly becomes apparent that this is not your average book of poetry. It is crude, full of strong language, and centered on all things male: beer, video games, food, sex, action movies, sports, and hot girls.
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Conference of the Birds

Peter Sís takes up his brush to illustrate one of the best-known works of Persian mystic poetry. Spare text and lavish imagery combine to tell the fable of thirty birds who travel endlessly in search of their mythical king, the great Simurgh, only to find him in the journey and in themselves.

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