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Good Poems for Hard Times: Book summary and reviews of Good Poems for Hard Times by Garrison Keillor (editor)
Good Poems for Hard Times Summary
Chosen by Garison Keillor for his readings on public radios The Writer's Almanac, the 185 poems in this follow-up to his acclaimed anthology Good Poems are perfect for our troubled times. Here, readers will find solace in works that are bracing and courageous, organized into such resonant headings as "Such As It Is More or Less" and "Let It Spill." From William Shakespeare and Walt Whitman to R. S. Gwynn and Jennifer Michael Hecht, the voices gathered in this collection will be more than welcome to those whove been struck by bad news, who are burdened by stress, or who simply appreciate the power of good poetry.
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"Even those tired of Lake Wobegon, or who think Keillor's a bigoted Democrat, should grant that he knows good poetry." - Booklist.
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Garrison Keillor (editor) Author Biography
Born Gary Edward Keillor on August 7, 1942, in Anoka, Minnesota. Garrison Keillor is best known for his work on his radio variety show A Prairie Home Companion. He studied at Minnesota University, became a radio announcer, then began writing for The New Yorker.
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