The Great Enigma: New Collected Poems by Tomas Transtromer
Reviewed by Chris Faatz
"There are lots and lots of books that are published into the great silence of dusty bookshop shelves and reviewers' forgotten back corners each year. And, I'd be willing to bet the proverbial dollar to the proverbial donut that poetry finds itself in this predicament more than virtually any other genre. And, it's a shame. Just like it's a shame that there's not really a large general readership for poetry. Believe it or not, the books are out there ? however you feel personally about it, sales of Garrison Keillor's anthology Good Poems speaks eloquently to that fact ? all that they're lacking for are readers...." Read the entire Powells.com review.