$8.99or 1 Credit
In Stock ● Ships in 1-2 days
Jericho Brown's daring new book The Tradition details the normalization of evil and its history at the intersection of the past and the personal. Brown's poetic concerns are both broad and intimate, and at their very core a distillation of the incredibly human: What is safety? Who is this nation? Where does freedom truly lie? Brown makes mythical pastorals to question the terrors to which we’ve become accustomed, and to celebrate how we survive. Poems of fatherhood, legacy, blackness, queerness, worship, and trauma are propelled into stunning clarity by Brown's mastery, and his invention of the duplex—a combination of the sonnet, the ghazal, and the blues—is testament to his formal skill. The Tradition is a cutting and necessary collection, relentless in its quest for survival while reveling in a celebration of contradiction.Learn More
- Only $12.99/month gets you 1 Credit/month
- Cancel anytime
- Hate a book? Then we do too, and we'll exchange it.
Winner of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry
A National Book Award Finalist
A PBS NewsHour-New York Times Book Club Pick
A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year
A BookRiot Pick of Must-Read Poetry Collections
|Available Formats :||Digital Download, CD|
To listen to this title you will need our latest app
Due to publishing rights this title requires DRM and can only be listened to in the Downpour app
DRM (Digital Rights Management) is a copyright protection for digital media. While much of Downpour’s content is DRM free, and allows for usage across platforms, select products on Downpour are required by publishers to have DRM protected files. These products will be playable exclusively on the Downpour.com apps, available for iOS and Android devices.