With technical mastery and remarkable empathy, Canaday introduces readers to the people involved in the creation and testing of the first atomic bomb, from initial theoretical conversations to the secretive work at Los Alamos.
“Grace Bauer’s MEAN/TIME crackles with intelligence and heart. Reading this book is fuel for anyone’s imagination. It does what poetry can do—it takes your mind where it hasn’t gone before.”—Dara Wier, author of You Good Thing
“In this book a brilliant new voice commands our attention. Tina Carlson’s poems take us by surprise, root us in their authenticity, and haunt us with their power.”—Margaret Randall, author of She Becomes Time