Guantanamo reviewed by Timothy Liu at Coldfront

Guantanamo-Frank-Smith-Vanessa-Place-Cover-thumbTimothy Liu reviews Frank Smith’s Guantanamo at Coldfront, a space for poets and critics to write about new poets and music. As Liu comments:

…that it would take a French journalist/poet to turn these docs of no “original language” (the reports are in English but the “interviews” with High Value Detainees were conducted using many languages and translators) into a French-language collage only to be translated back into English by Vanessa Place and subsequently published in a bilingual en-face translation by Les Figues Press is the place to begin in this multilingual game of telephone made possible by the Freedom of Information Act.

The full review can be found here.

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