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Jael Richardson's book pick: SKY WRI TEI NGS by poet Nasser Hussain

Our books columnist, Jael Richardson, fills us in on a new book to check out: SKY WRI TEI NGS by Nasser Hussain.
SKY WRI TEI NGS is a poetry collection by Nasser Hussain. (Coach House Books)
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Jael Richardson is q's books columnist. She drops by every other week to fill you in on a new book to check out. Today, she talks about Nasser Hussain's poetry collection SKY WRI TEI NGS.

The poems in the book are composed entirely out of three-letter airport codes and explore the relationship between place and language.

The title is composed of, SKY — Griffing Sandusky Airport in Ohio, WRI — McGuire Air Force Base in New Jersey, TEI — Tezu Airport in India and NGS — Nagasaki Airport in Japan.

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