Books Look by Solmaz Sharif Courtesy of Graywolf Press Paperback, 96 pages, Farrar Straus & Giroux, List Price: $16 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleLookAuthorSolmaz Sharif Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Solmaz Sharif's debut book of poems examines the ongoing costs of war, lifting sterile words and phrases from the Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. Genres: Poetry Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Look NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2016's Great Reads December 6, 2016 The Book Concierge is back and bigger than ever! Explore more than 300 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Courtesy of Graywolf Press Book Reviews Powerful Poetry Urges Us To 'Look' More Closely October 9, 2016 Solmaz Sharif's collection, Look, has just been shortlisted for a National Book Award. Playing on the military language in a Department of Defense lexicon, it's a wrenching look at war and duality. Books In A Dark Time, The Eye Begins to See: A 2016 Poetry Preview January 3, 2016 2016 brings with it an exciting crop of poetry books. Here are our picks for the best verse of the new year.