Between verse and prose, Angle of Yaw offers a subtle but heavy insight on the society of spectacle, American foreign policy, sociability and art in times of technological overdevelopment. Finalist for the National Book Award in 2006, Angle of Yaw confirmed Ben Lerner as one of the most interesting writers of his generation.
Angle of Yaw
About the author
(Kansas, 1979). He studied Political Science and Literatura at Brown University. He teaches Creative Writing at Brooklyn College. He wrote the poetry collections Lichtenberg figures (2005), translated to German, Mean Free Path (2010) and the novel Leaving Atocha Station (2011), for which he received numerous prizes. Angle of Yaw was a finalist for the prestigious National Book Award in 2006.