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    Angela Doherty

    Calling a Wolf a Wolf
    by Kaveh Akbar

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    • Release date: September 12, 2017
    • Awards: Forward Prize Nominee for Best First Collection (2018), Eric Hoffer First Horizon Award (2018)
    • ISBN: 9781938584671 (1938584678)
    • Language: english
    • Genres: poetry, queer, lgbt, contemporary, fiction, religion, race, spirituality
    • Format: paperback, 89 pages
    • Author: Kaveh Akbar
    • Publisher: Alice James Books

    About The Book

    “The struggle from late youth on, with and without God, agony, narcotics and love is a torment rarely recorded with such sustained eloquence and passion as you will find in this collection.” —Fanny Howe

    This highly-anticipated debut boldly confronts addiction and courses the strenuous path of recovery, beginning in the wilds of the mind. Poems confront craving, control, the constant battle of alcoholism and sobriety, and the questioning of the self and its instincts within the context of this never-ending fight.

    “In Calling a Wolf a Wolf, Kaveh Akbar exquisitely and tenaciously braids astonishment and atonement into a singular lyric voice. The desolation of alcoholism widens into hard-won insight: ‘the body is a mosque borrowed from Heaven.’ Doubt and fear spiral into grace and beauty. Akbar’s mind, like his language, is perpetually in motion. His imagery — wounded and resplendent — is masterful and his syntax ensnares and releases music that’s both delicate and muscular. Kaveh Akbar has crafted one of the best debuts in recent memory. In his hands, awe and redemption hinge into unforgettable and gorgeous poems.” —Eduardo C. Corral

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