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Irradiated Cities: poetry wars, unjustifying Hiroshima, and public intellectuals with Cassandra Atherton

Season 2, Ep. 22

This weeks Book(ish) I sit down with one of Australias leading prose poets, Cassandra Atherton, to discuss Irradiated Cities by Mariko Nagai. Our conversation includes some surprisingly intense fights in the poetry community, whether the bomb could ever be justified over Hiroshima, and studying public intellectuals at Harvard. Enjoy!

Books discussed

Irradiated Cities by Mariko Nagai

Little Red by Ania Walwicz

Australia by Ania Walwicz

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