Best Book of 1949: The Thief’s Journal by Jean Genet | Holly Pester

Best Book of 1949: The Thief’s Journal

Holly Pester

‘To read it is to feel the alternative tempo in the rude repetitions of the thief who loves to steal.’

Holly Pester

Holly Pester is a poet based in London. Her publications include, go to reception and ask for Sara in red felt tip (Book Works, 2015) and Common Rest (Test Centre, 2016). She is currently working on a new collection of poems that study stillness and latency.

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