With 60 new poems spanning the world—from Basel to Budapest, Tampico to Tiblisi, New York to Sydney—this collection explores the landscape and history of each destination with vivid expressions charged by memories both fond and once forgotten. From her insightful autobiography, the author encounters friends, colleagues, and strangers in each city who stir up details of a life lived completely. At turns poignant and amusing, this volume will delight literary minds and poets alike.
Carcanet Press Ltd., 9781847770615, 96pp.
Publication Date: July 1, 2010
About the Author
Elaine Feinstein is a biographer, a novelist, a poet, and a translator. She is the author of several books, including The Russian Jerusalem, Talking to the Dead, and Ted Hughes: The Life of a Poet.