Harry Gamboa has a book of poems and a chapbook of prose out!

the poems: FALLEN, $15

FALLEN – a collection of poems that evoke emotional and psychological distancing from the edge of the abyss.

http://www.amazon.com/Fallen-Harry-Gamboa-Jr/dp/1450569641/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1277582880&sr=1-3

the prose: RIDER, $12

RIDER diverts the reader via off-route trips aboard public buses and trains across 21st Century Los Angeles. Welcome aboard!

Since 1972, Harry Gamboa Jr. has been actively creating works in various media that document and interpret the contemporary urban Chicano experience. He was a co-founder of Asco (Spanish for nausea) 1972-1987, the East L.A. conceptual-performance art group. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally: Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland (2009); Los Angeles County Museum of Art (2008, 2001); Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City (2006); Centre Pompidou, Paris (2006); 1995 Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art. His work has been featured in numerous publications: Los Angeles Times; The New York Times; Reforma (Mexico City); Artforum; Art in America; Frieze (London); The Wall Street Journal; The Journal of American Drama and Theatre. He is the author of: Urban Exile: Collected Writings of Harry Gamboa Jr. (ed. Chon A. Noriega) University of Minnesota Press 1998 ISBN 0-8166-3052-6 paper ISBN 0-8166-3051-8 cloth

http://www.amazon.com/Rider-Harry-Gamboa-Jr/dp/1448670306/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1277486853&sr=1-1

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