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Author: Brandon Brown

Brandon Brown's books include THE GOOD LIFE (Big Lucks Books, 2016), TOP 40 (Roof Books, 2014), FLOWERING MALL (Roof Books, 2012), THE PERSIANS BY AESCHYLUS (Displaced Press, 2011), and THE POEMS OF GAIUS VALERIUS CATULLUS (Krupskaya, 2011), and many chapbooks, including Tooth Fairy (2008) and Memoirs of my Nervous Illness (Cy Press, 2006). Since 1998, he has lived in the Bay Area, where he has programmed literary events, edited small press materials under the imprint OMG!, and written about art and culture for Art Practical and Open Space, the blog and magazine of the SFMOMA. He is a co-editor at Krupskaya, organizes with the Bay Area Public School, and lives in Oakland.

Flowering Mall
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Flowering Mall

Roof Books

Poetry. Brandon Brown's FLOWERING MALL is not a translation of Baudelaire's Fleurs du Mal, but it does beautifully perform an alchemical revival of the punk spirit that is French Symbolism. The book reveals our world of gorgeous excess, surveillance...

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The Good Life
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The Good Life

Big Lucks Books

Poetry. In THE GOOD LIFE, there is no good life. And how could there be? In this so-so world where the coming desert meets the present pigs, where the sum of human flourishing meets the insatiable demands of capital, there obviously can't be anythin...

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The Persians by Aeschylus
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The Persians by Aeschylus

Displaced Press

Poetry. "The Persians, an ancient play by Aeschylus, shows the Persian court during the time of the war between the Persians and the Greeks. It depicts the Persians learning of their massive defeat at the hands of the Greek army. I believed that the...

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The Poems of Gaius Valerius Catullus
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The Poems of Gaius Valerius Catullus

Krupskaya

Poetry. Ever since the poems of Catullus were discovered in a wine cask in Verona in the 13th century, translators have returned to them over and over, insisting on their continued relevance. These troubling poems have scandalized and delighted gene...

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Top 40
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Top 40

Roof Books

Poetry. California Interest. Like the wavering foliage which inspired William Wordsworth's autobiographical epic, "America's Top 40 Countdown" is the catchy Beatrice of Brandon Brown's new book. Writing through the Top 40 pop songs on the chart of S...

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