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A Poem by Ahsan Akbar

Today Bangladeshi poet Ahsan Akbar launches The Devil’s Thumbprint (Bengal Lights Books, $5.50), his debut collection, at the Hay Festival in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Poet and critic Kaiser Haq, who will be launching his book Pariah (Bengal Lights Books, $5.50) has praised Akbar’s debut for its daring and balance. molossus is pleased to publish the following […]

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Big Letters & Bestiaries

Saccani surveys typographic installations from around the world in Letterscapes, one of the most exciting books I’ve come across this year. Poet Doty and artist Waterston collaborate to try their hand at the bestiary.

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Heavy Rain, Rising Sea

Composed from the text of the 1949 International Military Tribunal in Nuremberg , Heimrad Bäcker’s Seascape, translated from the German by Patrick Greaney, recontextualizes the captain’s log of a German submarine during World War II.

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Links & Notes

An unlikely promoter of Ismail Kadare, poetry from The Bachelorette, 60,000 Persian couplets, and “pre-existing books as a container for innovative publishing experiments.”

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