Books In Defense of Nothing Selected Poems, 1987-2011 by Peter Gizzi Hardcover, 248 pages, Univ Pr of New England, List Price: $26.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleIn Defense of NothingSubtitleSelected Poems, 1987-2011AuthorPeter Gizzi Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary This collection gathers poems from over five earlier books, representing close to twenty-five years of work by Peter Gizzi. Genres: Poetry Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about In Defense of Nothing Review Poetry Ice Cube Sculptures, Tulips And Death: A 2014 Poetry Preview January 4, 2014 There's a lot to look forward to in the upcoming year, including collections about religious faith, books that push the boundaries of what we can call poetry and some poems that are too hot for your average English class. Critic Craig Morgan Teicher walks us through the highlights of the year ahead.