by Meghan O'Rourke


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ISBN-13: 9780393343946
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 03/11/2013
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 1,059,006
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Meghan O'Rourke is the author of the collections Sun in Days, Halflife, and Once, as well as a memoir, The Long Goodbye. A former editor at The New Yorker, she has served as culture editor and literary critic for Slate, poetry editor for the Paris Review, and is currently the editor of The Yale Review. Her poems and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, The Best American Poetry, the New Republic, and Poetry, among others. The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Radcliffe Fellowship, and other awards, she lives in Brooklyn.

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Billy Collins

The only way out of a first-rate poem is its ending, so strong is its pull on the reader’s attention. Meghan O’Rourke writes this kind of poem again and again, releasing us only after her poems have fully cast their spell.

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Once 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
poetry4life More than 1 year ago
I bought this because I loved O'Rourke's memoir of her mother, "the long Goodbye". I read this poetry book through twice before forming an opinion. It is beautiful. It is accessible as they say, but still intriguingly far reaching