Thank You for the Window Office (Paperback)

By Maged Zaher

Ugly Duckling Presse, 9781933254975, 88pp.

Publication Date: December 18, 2012

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Description

Poetry. Middle Eastern Studies. THANK YOU FOR THE WINDOW OFFICE is the third book by Egyptian-American poet and translator Maged Zaher. This is a book as much about alienation as it is about belonging. Zaher investigates the subtleties of place and identity in late-capitalism, the corporate world, and the dating scene. These poems navigate the linguistic landscapes that an immigrant writing in his non-native tongue negotiates daily in a foreign culture. This unusual confluence creates a wry exploration of the social and lingual that blends the musicality of the Arabic language with a sardonic humor unique to America popular culture.