SADIE AND THE SADISTS: Song Lyrics by Paul Muldoon
FORTHCOMING MAY 2017
SPECIAL PRE-ORDER OFFER!
A landmark in publishing, Sadie and the Sadists - Song Lyrics by Paul Muldoon - is arguably the pamphlet event of 2017.
Muldoon is widely considered the greatest-living poet of his generation. A former professor of poetry at Oxford, and once poetry editor of The New Yorker, Muldoon's influence on poetry since his debut is incalculable. At once playful, profoundly literate, pop savvy and allusive to the max, his poetry has tens of thousands of readers and fans worldwide. Any new collection of this Pulitzer-winner is an event.
This particular pamphlet will be beautifully designed, printed on high-stock paper, with a proper spine, and an ultra-cool cover. It will feature over 16 punk-rock-style song lyrics - zany, witty, brilliant, sometimes startling - by the master poet, songs played by his band, Sadie and the Sadists. An album/LP is to follow (not from Eyewear).
At a time when the Nobel is recognising the beauty and value of lyrics as a form of literature, here comes a great contender...
NOW AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER*.
FIRST 50 COPIES ORDERED
WILL BE SIGNED BY PAUL MULDOON.
40 pages approx.
* FINAL COVER IMAGE NOT YET CREATED
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