Auntie Anthem

Nostalgia

Billy Collins’ latest collection of poetry is Horoscopes for the Dead (Random House, 2011). A former U.S. poet laureate, he is a Distinguished Professor at Lehman College (CUNY) and a Distinguished Fellow of the Winter Park Institute at Rollins College.

Warpath

Politics in Literature, Literature in Politics

on Banned in Ireland: Censorship and the Irish Writer by Julia Carlson

Wolfwatching by Ted Hughes

on The High Spirits: Stories of Men and Women by David Huddle

on Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty of Genius by Ray Monk

on The Content of Our Character: A New Vision of Race in America by Shelby Steele