By Li-Young Lee
Book of My Nights is the 1st poetry assortment in ten years by way of one of many world's so much acclaimed younger poets. In Book of My Nights, Li-Young Lee once more offers us lyrical poetry that fuses reminiscence, family members, tradition and background. In language as basic and strong because the human muscle, those poems paintings separately and as a full-sequence meditation at the vulnerability of humanity.
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Li-Young Lee burst onto the yank literary scene with the ebook of Rose, winner of the 1986 Delmore Schwartz Memorial Poetry Award from The Poetry Society of the United States. He that extraordinary booklet with The urban within which i like You, which was once The Lamont Poetry collection of The Academy of yank Poets. Mr. Lee has seemed on nationwide Public Radio a couple of occasions and The energy of the Word, the PBS tv sequence with invoice Moyers. Rose and The urban within which i admire You are within the nineteenth and seventeenth printings respectively, making them of the highest-selling modern poetry books within the usa. additionally, Mr. Lee's poems were translated into greater than a dozen languages. He presently lives in Chicago.
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