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Books: March 2012 Archives

Imperfect Health


That is also the name of an exhibition that is on at the centre right now. 

Mirko Zardini is the executive director and chief currator of the Canadian Centre for Architecture. Listen to his conversation with Jeanette:
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Richard Sommer's Cancer Songs

Nobody is cured of life itself, which ends. -- RIchard Sommer

One year ago, poet Richard Sommer published a book of poetry called Cancer Songs

Its is a books of poems written as he went through diagnosis and treatment for prostate cancer. 

It is a book not so much about cancer, he says in the foreword, but about his response to it. 

Richard had been writing poetry most of his life. He taught creative writing at Concordia University. 

But this book was one that really got personal. 

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