Archive | December, 2005

Best Books of 2005: The CPR Awards

    Book of the Year: The Collected Poems (1943-2004) of Richard Wilbur (Harcourt) Runners-Up: Safest by Michael Donaghy (Picador) Who is the greatest living American poet? While Anthony Hecht lived, one could debate the question. Now, the matter is beyond dispute: Wilbur really is our “king of the cats.” What’s more, not since Robert […]

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