When We Leave Each Other

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Nordbrandt's unusually intimate poems revolve around a number of subjects: the joys and strangeness of travel, the tragicomic absurdity of our attempts to make sense of the world, and above all, the sweetness and ache of human love. Highlighting his entire career, this collection includes a generous selection of recent and never-before-translated work into English.
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Overview


Nordbrandt's unusually intimate poems revolve around a number of subjects: the joys and strangeness of travel, the tragicomic absurdity of our attempts to make sense of the world, and above all, the sweetness and ache of human love. Highlighting his entire career, this collection includes a generous selection of recent and never-before-translated work into English.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781934824429
  • Publisher: Open Letter
  • Publication date: 4/23/2013
  • Pages: 165
  • Sales rank: 1,379,610
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author


Henrik Nordbrandt, one of Denmark’s foremost poets, has published over 30 books, including poetry, essays, translations, a novel, and a cookbook. In 2000, he was awarded the Nordic Council Literature Prize. Living alternately in Turkey, Italy, and Greece, his writing has gained a unique perspective.

Patrick Phillips is a poet, professor, and translator. He was a Guggenheim Fellow and has received the Sjöberg Prize and the Translation Prize of the American-Scandinavian Foundation. He teaches writing at Drew University.

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