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From faraway hotel rooms to quiet rides in the country, from Perfect Strangers to late-night infomercials, from a Mickey Mouse alarm clock to an all-too-familiar snooze button, and from cheese fries and 3 a.m. Kraft Macaroni & Cheese and Cheetos to Pepto-Bismol, Greg Santos's poems detail, essentially, what all we Gen Y-ers must sadly recognize--or, perhaps, proudly cl...more
Paperback, 85 pages
Published November 9th 2010 by DC Books
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Aug 30, 2011 Greg Santos rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
I wrote this book. It is my "book baby." But it is grown up now and out of my hands. Fly, little book baby, fly. Don't forget to phone home now and then...
GS

"Greg Santos has written a book which speaks volumes about our isolation and how to overcome it. It's fantastic."
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"I appreciate this book, especially the idea of the slightly awkward, at odds with the world, Emperor soul rattling around in his castle, proclaiming his love, his heart for the world, from his iron prison."
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Riffing on love, and using the Hulk to communicate it, because he can, and because you will dig it.

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Greg Santos is author of The Emperor's Sofa (DC Books, 2010), which was longlisted for the 2011 ReLit Awards and two poetry chapbooks. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from The New School in Manhattan. He is currently the poetry co-editor for the Quebec Writers' Federation's online literary magazine, carte blanche. He is a graphic designer and teaches the art of verse to at-risk youth and curre...more
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