The Crown Ain't Worth Much

Author(s): Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib; Michael Mlekoday (Editor)


The Crown Aina (TM)t Worth Much, Hanif Willis-Abdurraqiba (TM)s first full-length collection, is a sharp and vulnerable portrayal of city life in the United States. A regular columnist for, Willis-Abdurraqib brings his interest in pop culture to these poems, analyzing race, gender, family, and the love that finally holds us together even as it threatens to break us. Terrance Hayes writes that Willis-Abdurraqib a oebridges the bravado and bling of praise with the blood and tears of elegy.a  The poems in this collection are challenging and accessible at once, as they seek to render real human voices in moments of tragedy and celebration.


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General Fields

  • : 9781943735044
  • : Button Poetry
  • : Button Poetry
  • : July 2016
  • : .34 Inches X 5.5 Inches X 8.5 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib; Michael Mlekoday (Editor)
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 124