The Poets Laureate Anthology
Publication Date: October 2010
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Sweepingly erudite and strikingly personal, The Spartacus Road is a book like none other--at once a journalist's notebook, a reflection on life's fragility, including the author's own fight against cancer; and a classicist's celebration. As he travels along the Spartacus Road and into the classical Italian landscape, Stothard breathes new life into a singular war in antiquity, recounting one of the greatest stories of the ages.
About the AuthorElizabeth Hun Schmidt, a former poetry editor at the New York Times Book Review, edited the acclaimed anthology Poems of New York. She lives in New York City and currently teaches American literature at Sarah Lawrence College.
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Billy Collins is the author of a dozen books of poetry and was called America's most popular poet by the New York Times. He served as U. S. Poet Laureate 2001-2003, and the New York Public Library named him a Literary Lion. This is his first book designed for children.