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The Bag of Broken Glass - NBCC Good Reads Discussion Recommendation

THE BAG of BROKEN GLASS (Poetry collection published January 2008)

by Yerra Sugarman

was a recommended book at the National Book Critics Circle Good Reads Discussion
at Canio's Bookstore, Sag Harbor, February 16, 2008
(click on link)


Grace Schulman's Text at the NBCC Good Reads Discussion:

"The Bag of Broken Glass, by Yerra Sugarman (Sheep Meadow). This is the second book by a remarkable poet, daughter of Shoah survivors, and poetic heir to Paul Celan and Nelly Sachs. Sugarman is, though, a startling originality. Most striking is what is unsaid: She writes profoundly of grief and loss, her silences evoking tragedies of history that are simultaneously personal and universal, affecting us with her music, lyrical tone, and mastery of form."