The New Testament by Jericho Brown review – dazzling verse on masculinity and race
The Guardian -

Steeped in the language of the Bible and addressing sexuality and violence, this is a striking and inspiring collection

As a former speechwriter for the mayor of New Orleans, Jericho Brown understands the importance of speaking directly and persuasively. His poetry has received critical acclaim in the US, with his haunting first collection Please winning the 2009 American Book Award. His second, The New Testament, daringly juxtaposes the sacred and the profane, and in doing so encourages us to...

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