do you like pocket-sized books of minimalist absurdist snark? well then…

consolation snacks is  NOW IN PRINT!

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THIS IS CLEVER MEANINGFUL WORDPLAY IN THE PUREST SENSE”  -Ashleigh Brilliant

Furniture Press Books is happy to announce the official release of Hassen Saker’s miniature treasury of fortune cookie-sized poems, Consolation Snacks. Because this is our 26th book, we’ve asked Don Riggs, illustrator,to produce 26 unique drawings to compliment books ordered by the first 26 people, each a fanciful interpretation of one of the 26 letters of our Roman alphabet. But rest assured: if you do not receive a handmade, Don has produced a myriad bestiary of drawings to complement the poems contained within Consolation Snacks. At roughly 150 pages, this pocket-size guidebook of language’s intricate associations spans philosophy, economics, art, culture, domestic life, music, film, stupid people and pets, composed on the fly between day jobs and life’s responsibilities.

 

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“Hassen Saker is at the eye of the storm for a new generation, lyric & personal & analytic & tough, committed to no medium but the truth.”
-Ron Silliman

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