About the Book

My Year 2004

My Year 2004

Under Our Skin
June 2007
Trade Paperback · 368 Pages
$15.95 U.S. · $19.50 CAN
ISBN 9781933382807
Green Integer


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This second volume of Douglas Messerli’s ongoing “cultural memoirs” features twenty-two essays, reviews, and other pieces on figures such as Leonard Bernstein, Holden Caulfield, Lolita, Cole Porter, Alfred Kinsey, Carl Rakosi, Marjorie Perloff, Inger Christensen, and Charles Bernstein, as well as a work on “The Death of the Mother” in popular culture.

About the Author

Author of numerous works of poetry (most recently First Words), drama (under the name Kier Peters) and fiction, Messerli is the publisher of Green Integer.