November 01, 2010
Mary Oliver reminds us of the mystery and necessity of poetry.
March 01, 2010
I rhyme to see myself, to set the darkness echoing.” Seamus Heaney
For years I’ve knelt at your holy wells
November 02, 2009
Poetry and old age are difficult human endeavors, yet Marie Ponsot makes both look Easy.
May 04, 2009
For nearly 50 years Mary Oliver has been falling in love with the world and writing poems that invite readers to fall in love right along with her Evidence the Pulitzer Prize-winner rsquo s 19th book of poetry offers a bountiful collection of 46 new poems many of which explore terrain featured
March 23, 2009
T C Boyle rsquo s big brilliant novel The Women tells the story of a larger-than-life man rsquo s larger-than-life loves This account of the architect Frank Lloyd Wright rsquo s relationships with the women who devoted themselves to him in the course of his long life is the second novel in two y
October 06, 2008
Mary Oliver rsquo s newest book The Truro Bear and Other Adventures Poems and Essays will certainly please connoisseurs of her work and will likely win her new readers as well The 35 poems and prose sketches in the collection that have been previously published present themselves as familiar fri
April 28, 2008
Mary Oliver has done it again She has assembled a collection of poems that is moving intense and evocative in its engagement of the natural world Yet this latest book by the Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winner is distinctive among her 17 volumes for the dark undercurrent that runs thro
January 21, 2008
The best way to know God is to love many things.
November 26, 2007
For the reader whose misfortune it is not to have yet discovered Kelly Cherry 8217 s poems this is your lucky day Cherry 8217 s new book Hazard and Prospect New and Selected Poems offers a generous sampling of the poet 8217 s work culled from six previous volumes and features a dozen previ