Books Dante Alighieri Books by Dante Alighieri Dante Alighieri has written books about: Poetry Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Dante Alighieri Poetry Just In Time For Poetry Month, Four Fantastic Books Of Verse April 27, 2013 April is National Poetry Month, and what better way to celebrate than with new books? This month brings us a reissue of Hayden, a retranslation of Dante, a gathering of estimable poems from the past quarter-century and a new collection with a camera-eye view of the world. Author Interviews Dante's Beauty Rendered In English In A Divine 'Comedy' April 12, 2013 Australian poet and critic Clive James has a new translation of Dante's epic Divine Comedy. James says it's a beautiful work that only an older person can translate — someone who's experienced the same spiritual crisis Dante suffered. Dante's Beauty Rendered In English In A Divine 'Comedy' Listen · 8:11 8:11 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/177045282/177120513" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Poetry Not Your Parents' Poems: A 2012 Poetry Preview January 13, 2012 The most anticipated collections of the year revisit the past and take us to the frontiers of language, borrowing from Twitter memes and overheard conversation, from the classics and bad movies.