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By Loren Goodman

This year’s winner of the Yale sequence of more youthful Poets festival is Loren Goodman’s Famous Americans. Hilarious, eclectic, and weird, this assortment takes the reader on a rollercoaster of a trip during the absurdities of yankee popular culture. making use of various types (from epistolary to script to interview and beyond), this paintings proves to be as a lot approximately exploring frameworks because it is set studying the lives of recognized and not-so-famous americans. Goodman questions our thought of what it potential to be an icon: he disrupts our assumptions, developing an alternative universe during which not anything continues to be sacred.

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