"A heady, infectious celebration."The New Yorker
"Shaughnessy's voice is smart, sexy, self-aware, hip . . . consistently wry, and ever savvy."Harvard Review
Brenda Shaughnessy's heartrending third collection explores dark subjectstrauma, childbirth, loss of faithand stark questions: What is the use of pain and grief? Is there another dimension in which our suffering might be transformed? Can we...