For many readers, poetry provided an essential way to understand the world around us this year. Poetry could provide a window into the life of another; it could, in a few deftly worded lines, illuminate a particular experience of perspective on the world. Here are some of the poetry collections that we most enjoyed this year.
Afternoon Bites: Quintan Ana Wikswo, Kiki Petrosino’s Playlist, Marilynne Robinson, Rahawa Haile on 2017, and More
In our afternoon reading: a review of Quintan Ana Wikswo’s new book, new writing from Rahawa Haile and Marilynne Robinson, and more.
It’s December, and the year has begun to reach its end. There’s a chill in the air; the streets of the city have grown more quiet, and jackets and scarves can be seen marching down the sidewalks. The year still has some notable books due to be released, however: everything from late works by acclaimed authors to stylistically bold experimental works by new and vital voices. Here’s a look at some of the books due out this month that have […]