Meet Lila Moscowitz, a smart mouthed, Jewish American beauty with a voracious appetite for sex, a remarkable talent for outrageous lies, and an unerring knack for screwing up her life An accomplished poet, renowned for writing smut and filth in terza rima, she goes about her life in Pure Poetry with enough attitude and verve to win your heart forever But since fleeingMeet Lila Moscowitz, a smart mouthed, Jewish American beauty with a voracious appetite for sex, a remarkable talent for outrageous lies, and an unerring knack for screwing up her life An accomplished poet, renowned for writing smut and filth in terza rima, she goes about her life in Pure Poetry with enough attitude and verve to win your heart forever But since fleeing the all consuming passion of her marriage to Max, the sexy German, she can no longer compose so much as a couplet ghosts have taken over her Greenwich Village apartment, and the contrast between her feelings for her present lover and her former husband is breaking her heart And neither her best friend, Carmen, nor her cross dressing analyst, Leon, is able to soothe her angst over her impending thirty eighth birthday, an occasion fraught with a thirty seven year tradition of emotional devastation But time waits for no woman, and the dreaded birthday does bring insight Love can be undone by the same desires that nurture it Lila knows that she has got to take action, and in doing so she comes to realize some startling truths about herself, her capacity for love, and the nature of true freedom Binnie Kirshenbaum s voice has been acclaimed by critics and readers alike Already a bestselling author in Germany, Kirshenbaum demonstrates a brilliant maturity in Pure Poetry Not since Erica Jong s Fear of Flying has a novel so captured a woman s heart and desires Readers will cheer Pure Poetry for its heady mix of humor and sadness, and for its slyly unsettling visions of modern life.
Pure Poetry Meet Lila Moscowitz a smart mouthed Jewish American beauty with a voracious appetite for sex a remarkable talent for outrageous lies and an unerring knack for screwing up her life An accomplished
Title: Pure Poetry
Author: Binnie Kirshenbaum
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About the Author
Binnie Kirshenbaum is the author of two short story collections, six novels, and numerous essays and reviews Her work is noted for its humorous and ribald prose, which often disguises themes of human loneliness and the yearning for connection Her heroines are usually urban, very smart, and chastened by lifetimes of unwelcome surprises Kirshenbaum has been published in German, French, Hebrew, Turkish, and several other languages.Kirshenbaum grew up in New York and attended Columbia University and Brooklyn College She is the chair of the Writing Division of the Columbia University Graduate School of the Arts, where she has served as a professor of fiction for than a decade.Called, a humorist, even a comedian, a sort of stand up tragic, by Richard Howard, Kirshenbaum has twice won Critics Choice Awards and was selected as one of the Best Young American Novelists by Granta Magazine Kirshenbaum was also a nominee for The National Jewish Book Award for her novel Hester Among the Ruins Her new novel, The Scenic Route, was published in May, 2009 Of the novel, Gary Steyngart says, The Scenic Route is warm, wise, and very difficult to put down Binnie Kirshenbaum lives and works in New York City.Binnie Kirshenbaum was born in Yonkers and grew up in Westchester County After attending Columbia University as an undergraduate, Kirshenbaum earned her MFA at Brooklyn College She taught at Wagner College before joining the faculty at the Writing Division of Columbia University s School of the Arts.