New and Selected Poems

By David Lehman
(Scribner Book Company, Paperback, 9781476731872, 320pp.)

Publication Date: November 5, 2013

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A major collection of poems from one of our most accomplished poets, the prominent man of letters behind The Best American Poetry




About the Author
David Lehman, series editor of "The Best American Poetry", is also the editor of "The Oxford Book of American Poetry. "His books of poetry include "New and Selected Poems", "When a Woman Loves a Man, " and "The Daily Mirror". He teaches in the New School graduate writing program and lives in New York City and Ithaca, New York.


Praise For New and Selected Poems

“Very few writers can actually shape how you see the world. David Lehman is such a writer.”
-Robert Olen Butler

“Inventive and often winningly sincere…Lehman is candid as well as ironic—sometimes, both at once. He generates a maniacal, irreverent, fast-thinking range of references to movies, poems, history.”
-Robert Pinsky

“Lehman uses many conveyances—including the prose poem, the sestina, and curt rhymes—to travel across the writing life of a poet whose instinctive romanticism is always bracing and tough-minded, brimming with a rare generosity.”
-Ken Tucker

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