The Book of Fables
By W.S. Merwin
(Copper Canyon Press, Paperback, 9781556592560, 400pp.)
Publication Date: July 2007
Categories: American - General
Restoring to print 400 pages of W.S. Merwin's enigmatic and gorgeous fables.
W.S. Merwin is one of America's leading poets. His prizes include the 2005 National Book Award for his collected poems, Migration, the Pulitzer Prize, the Stevens Award, and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and Lannan Foundation. He is the author of dozens of books of poetry and translations. He lives in Hawaii, where he cultivates endangered palm trees.