Halflife (Hardcover)

By Meghan O'Rourke

W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393064759, 87pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2007



The insomniac speakers in "Halflife" are coming of age in a mythical world full of threat and promise. Seeking their true selves amid the fallen cathedrals of America, they speak wryly of destructive love affairs, aesthetic obsession, and encroaching war, but refuse to abandon hope in the power of imagination.