Burn Book

Burn Book Artist and writer Felix Bernstein s first book of poems mordantly stages his attempt to pick between family lovers coteries and solitude Drawing on the story of child muse Eva Ionesco Bernstein tr

  • Title: Burn Book
  • Author: Felix Bernstein
  • ISBN: 9781937658427
  • Page: 250
  • Format: Paperback
  • Artist and writer Felix Bernstein s first book of poems mordantly stages his attempt to pick between family, lovers, coteries, and solitude Drawing on the story of child muse Eva Ionesco, Bernstein troubles the melodramatic coming of age story with his neurotic self critical ruminations Does the pouty, post digital, coquettish boy have recourse to transgression To answeArtist and writer Felix Bernstein s first book of poems mordantly stages his attempt to pick between family, lovers, coteries, and solitude Drawing on the story of child muse Eva Ionesco, Bernstein troubles the melodramatic coming of age story with his neurotic self critical ruminations Does the pouty, post digital, coquettish boy have recourse to transgression To answer, Bernstein rummages through the closets of his queer and familial lineages and finds many skeletons in waiting Awkward, fragile, imposing, parodic, and earnest, these poems push brooding indifference into elegy and seduction Burn Book, full of correspondence and confession, is an irreverent and irresistible treat for those readers who dare to be burned.

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