Commentaries - December 2008

Memoir of a lost mother

Yesterday Jessica Lowenthal and I spent some time talking with Jamie-Lee Josselyn about the (first) book she’s writing a memoir of her mother, who died when Jamie-Lee was just twelve. And we recorded it for the Kelly Writers House Podcasts series. It’s forty-five minutes long, so you’ll, I hope, want to download it to your iPod and listen en route to your holiday destination, on trains, planes, cars.


Snoozing over Eliot

Q: Robert Lowell wrote a poem called “Falling Asleep Over the Aeneid.” What supposedly immortal poem puts you to sleep?

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Philip Metres, the author of To See the Earth (2008) and re

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