Hypotheticals

Product Number: EB00651429
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781770562998
Publisher: Coach House Books
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Description

Science is a useful metaphor for understanding our lives, but it is often shown to be as fallible as the flawed humans who lean on it. This lively, thoughtful, and refreshingly speculative debut collection turns scientific method around to question science's faith in certainty, exploring the alternate meaning of "hypothetical" as something that is merely "supposed to be true." Under the poet's wide-angled, open-hearted gaze, scientific investigation begins to mirror the dark art of poetry, reinforcing what we believe about ourselves one minute, then abruptly throwing everything into question. Leigh Kotsilidis lives in Montreal, Quebec, where she works as a freelance graphic designer while completing her MFA in studio arts.

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Author(s): Leigh Kotsilidis
Genre: Poetry
Original Publish Date: Oct 25, 2011

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