A Book of Luminous Things: An International Anthology of Poetry (Paperback)
An International Anthology of Poetry
Mariner Books, 9780156005746, 352pp.
Publication Date: April 1, 1998
"A collection of 300 poems from writers around the world, selected and edited by Nobel laureate Czeslaw MiloszCzes aw Mi osz's "A Book of Luminous Things" his personal selection of poems from the past and present is a testament to the stunning varieties of human experience, offered up so that we may see the myriad ways that experience can be shared in words and images. Mi osz provides a preface to each of these poems, divided into thematic (and often beguiling) sections, such as Travel, History, and The Secret of a Thing, that make the reading as instructional as it is inspirational and remind us how powerfully poetry can touch our minds and hearts. "