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Leaving the Atocha Station

Ben Lerner

Publisher: Coffee House Press

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The title refers to a John Ashbery poem of the same name.Atocha Station is the largest train station in Madrid; also the site of the 2004 bombings. A young writer to watch, Lerner has been a finalist for the National Book Award and the Northern California Book Award, among many other honors, for his poetry.His work has appeared in several publications, including A Public Space, Bomb, Boston Review, Jacket, The Nation, The Paris Review, and Ploughshares.Ten months out from publication, Coffee House has already received several calls and emails from booksellers and reviewers interested in receiving a galley.The son of the New York Times bestselling author and psychologist Harriet Lerner.

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