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Lisa Gill - CAPUT NILI: HOW I WON THE WAR AND LOST MY TASTE FOR ORANGES

CAPUT NILI: HOW I WON THE WAR AND LOST MY TASTE FOR ORANGES
author: Lisa Gill
illustrator: Kris Mills

Caput Nili—a hybrid of poetry, prose, and art—examines how a hard-won diagnosis reveals a history of violence. Ever resilient, Gill mitigates the severity of the subject matter with humor and intelligence.

Outrageous, funny, and brilliant!  —Joy Harjo

Lisa Gill is the author of four books of poetry, including Red as a Lotus: Letters to a Dead Trappist, Mortar & Pestle, Dark Enough, and The Relenting: A Play of Sorts. Her poetry and prose have been widely recognized and rewarded: She received a Literature Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts in Poetry.

144 pp., 9.7 x 7.4 in., offset, perfect bound, paper covers
editing & design: Melody Sumner Carnahan & Michael Sumner
West End Press with Burning Books, 2011
Distributed by University of New Mexico Press

•Winner, Southwest Book Design & Production Award, Poetry, 2010
•Finalist, Southwest Book Design & Production Award, Cover & Jacket Design, 2010

Read Michael Dennis’s review > HERE

$16.95  /  price includes shipping in the continental US