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Good Poems for Hard Timesby Garrison Keillor
Synopses & Reviews
Chosen by Garison Keillor for his readings on public radio's The Writer's Almanac, the 185 poems in this follow-up to his acclaimed anthology Good Poems are perfect for our troubled times. Here, readers will find solace in works that are bracing and courageous, organized into such resonant headings as "Such As It Is More or Less" and "Let It Spill." From William Shakespeare and Walt Whitman to R. S. Gwynn and Jennifer Michael Hecht, the voices gathered in this collection will be more than welcome to those who've been struck by bad news, who are burdened by stress, or who simply appreciate the power of good poetry.
Selected for his readings on public radio's "The Writer's Almanac," the 185 poems in this follow-up to his acclaimed anthology "Good Poems" are perfect for today's troubled times.
About the Author
Garrison Ke illor is the host and writer of A Prairie Home Companion and the author of sixteen books, including the Lake Wobegon novels. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, he lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.
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