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Reviews & Essays

I Am the Beggar of the World

A collection of short poems and photographs give lyrical voice to the citizens of Afghanistan's borderlands.

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Interviews

Tess Taylor: Foraging Memory

Tess Taylor on making poetry out of the fragments of the American past.

 

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Horace and Me

Can the man who coined "Seize the day" still teach us how to live vibrantly?

 

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Interviews

After the Escape: Sharon Olds on Stag's Leap

Sharon Olds talks about her new collection of verse and what consolation art can offer in the face of loss.

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Interviews

Madness and Marginalia: Maureen McLane on "My Poets"

The poet and critic on her new book and the strange journeys of a reader's life.

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Useless Landscape: A Guide for Boys

A California haunted by death and suffused with sex is the subject of D. A. Powell's biting collection of verse.

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Reviews & Essays

The Complete Poems of Philip Larkin

A new collection of Philip Larkin's verse attempts to capture the acerbic poet's work in toto.

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The Death of King Arthur and Seeing Stars

The poet's new translation of a medieval Arthurian epic -- and some new enchantments of his own.

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In Brief

Ghost in a Red Hat

Past and present collide in an assemblage of poems "whipped together by windstorm and fire."

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In Brief

Where I Live

A new gathering of verse from the prizewinning poet celebrates a life on the land.

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In Brief

The Word Exchange

A new gathering of Anglo-Saxon poetry in translation arrives in time for hearthside reading.

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Reviews & Essays

Haunted History

The ghosts of America's past are summoned in these books of verse.

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Reviews & Essays

Juggling and Digging

New verse from Seamus Heaney and Paul Muldoon offers complementary visions of the poet's vocation.

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In Brief

Wait

The seventeenth and latest volume from one of America’s most esteemed poets explores realms of conscience and consciousness.

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In Brief

The Ecco Anthology of International Poetry

A rich new gathering of poetry from around the world.

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