Sarah Manguso is the author of two books of poetry, a story collection, and, most recently, the memoir The Two Kinds of Decay. Her new book, The Guardians, will be published in February.‚Ä© (December 2011)

IN THE REVIEW

The Poet at Bay

Paul Guest, Decatur, Georgia, February 2011

One More Theory About Happiness

by Paul Guest

My Index of Slightly Horrifying Knowledge

by Paul Guest
Paul Guest was twelve years old in 1986 when he broke his third and fourth cervical vertebrae and severely bruised his spinal cord; the result was irreversible quadriplegia. The handsome boy, who went on to live in a motorized wheelchair and has published three collections of poetry, was raised in …