Farrar, Straus, and Giroux Winter 2017 by Macmillan

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romanian notebook cyrus console a diaristic exploration of procrastination pregnancy and art the day before cyrus console and his pregnant wife leave for a monthlong visit to romania they receive troubling news—the fetus she’s carrying is at elevated risk for down syndrome as the trip unfolds his worry spirals into broader meditations on parenthood language addiction love marriage and the passage and management of time in and among the cities of roman iasi and bucharest console chronicles his loving but comically awkward interactions with friends and family taking place as they do in a language and culture unfamiliar to him biography autobiography fsg originals 3/21/2017 9780865478305 $13.00 trade paperback 160 pages carton qty 52 7.5 in h 5 in w brit trans 1st ser audio dram fsg the resulting travel diary moves beyond daily life to delve into the enigmas of art suffering creativity and family mixing memory with acute observations on everything from chess and stray dogs to heartbreak and dreamscape romanian notebook turns the anxiety and rumination of the expectant parent into a deeper way of thinking about the human condition cyrus console is from topeka kansas he is the author of two acclaimed books of poetry brief under water and the odicy he teaches at the kansas city art institute marketing author appearances national publicity national advertising fsg originals preview edition 34 paperback original fsg originals march 2017