Publishers Weekly reviews Seven American Deaths and Disasters

Publishers Weekly profiles Kenneth Goldsmith’s Seven American Deaths and Disasters in its Nonfiction Review. The book transcribes media broadcasts during seven national disasters, bringing the language of tragedy to the forefront.

“Here, his attention focused on these tragic events, he creates a fascinating, poly-vocal document that not only investigates the nature of language but challenges both individual and collective memories of these moments played out in real time.”

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by Kenneth Goldsmith