Books by Jennifer Nelson and Complete Book Reviews

Jennifer Nelson. Seal, $17 trade paper (256p) ISBN 978-1-58005-413-3
In her examination of the pitfalls and positives of the industry, journalist Nelson skillfully presents a damning report on how “chick slicks” use fear, subliminal advertising, and mixed messages about female empowerment to manipulate women, but in...
Jennifer Nelson. Ugly Duckling Presse (SPD, dist.), $14 trade paper (88p) ISBN 978-1-937027-51-3
In a debut notable for its delightfully volatile free verse, Nelson tumbles back and forth between the slangy, plugged-in anxieties of a post–Great Recession generation and the resources of traditional art history. “There’s a discussion about death...
Jennifer Nelson. Ahsahta, $18 trade paper (104p) ISBN 978-1-934103-75-3
“Let us counter the equations,” proposes poet and art historian Nelson in her playful, defiant follow-up to Aim at the Centaur Stealing Your Wife. Wending through academic institutions and their politics, social interactions, “The Protest Market,”...
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