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Brian Kimberling introduces a down-and-out nature researcher, Denise Kiernan looks at the making of America's World War II bombs and Sarah Dunant draws inspiration from the notorious Borgias family.()
The Book of Hours, Kevin Young's eighth collection, tracks the emotional extremes of a father's death and a son's birth. The poems present a gentle vision of mourning — a habitable kind of hurt.()
In her new book, novelist and philosopher, Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, drops Plato into modern situations and imagines what he'd think of this century's existential dilemmas.()