View with a Grain of Sand

View with a Grain of Sand Cover

View with a Grain of Sand

Selected Poems

By Wisawa Szymborska; Wislawa Szymborska; Wiswala Szymborska

Mariner Books, Paperback, 9780156002165, 224pp.

Publication Date: May 26, 1995

From one of Europe's most prominent and celebrated poets, a collection remarkable for its graceful lyricism. With acute irony tempered by a generous curiosity, Szymborska documents life's improbability as well as its transient beauty to capture the wonder of existence. Preface by Mark Strand. Translated by Stanislaw Baranczak and Clare Cavanagh, winners of the PEN Translation Prize.

About the Author

WISLAWA SZYMBORSKA (1923 2012) was born in Poland and worked as a poetry editor, translator, and columnist. She was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1996.

WISLAWA SZYMBORSKA was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1996.