by W. S. Merwin
Hardcover, 679 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $37.50 |
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Collects poetry from the former U.S. Poet Laureate, including "The Vixen," "The Folding Cliffs," and "The Shadow of Sirius."
June 7, 2013 Critic Alan Cheuse believes that summer — with its long, hot, drowsy days — may be the best season for reading poetry. His recommendations include works by Poets Laureate Robert Pinsky and W.S. Merwin, and a novel in verse by the late essayist David Rakoff.
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