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The New York Review of Books Publishes Mark Strand’s Last Essay June 18, 2015: Mark Strand’s literary executor, Mary Jo Salter, discovered the handwritten essay in Strand’s notebook: a review of an exhibition of Edward Hopper’s drawings at the Whitney in 2013. [...] by

Librarians’s Revenge: ‘Readers Make Their Mark’ at NYRB February 24, 2015: The New York Society Library, a subscription-based library on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, is currently hosting an exhibition of annotations written in books: “Readers Make Their [...] by

Charles Simic Remembers the Salad Days With Mark Strand January 27, 2015: Wow: Charles Simic writes about Mark Strand for the New York Review of Books blog. Strand, who died in November, was one of Simic’s oldest friends: “Having known him for forty-six years, [...] by

Helen Vendler Reviews Lucie Brock-Broido for NYRB January 20, 2015: At the New York Review of Books, Helen Vendler explains it all: Lucie Brock-Broido’s poetry is “imaginative beyond the usual notions of that word.” More in this review of [...] by

A Soccer Addict’s Dream Weekend with Charles Simic July 3, 2014: Tomorrow is the big day. We have France v. Germany followed by Brazil v. Colombia—does life get any better than this? Not if you’re a bona fide soccer fanatic like Charles Simic. You can read [...] by

An Italian Art Deco? The New York Review of Books on Guggenheim’s Futurism Show June 12, 2014: Jonathan Galassi writes for The New York Review of Books about the current exhibit at the Guggenheim Museum, Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe, which runs through September. [...] by

Charles Simic Remembers Bill Knott and Russell Edson at NYRB May 29, 2014: At New York Review of Books, Charles Simic remembers two writers who we lost this year: Bill Knott and Russell Edson. Two poets, Russell Edson (1935–2014) and Bill Knott (1940–2014), both of whom [...] by

John Ashbery’s French-American Divan, as Told by Richard Sieburth May 9, 2014: At Bookforum: Translator, scholar, and professor Richard Sieburth gives us “something of an impromptu book review” of John Ashbery’s Collected French Translations (which we [...] by

Love for Sale in the Form of Poetry Books March 17, 2014: Over at New York Review of Books, Dan Chiasson gives his take on three new titles: American Songbook, by Michael Ruby (Ugly Duckling Presse); Go Giants, by Nick Laird (Norton); and Nothing by Design, [...] by

Auden’s Secret Garden March 4, 2014: The poet W.H. Auden’s secret garden of good deeds and philanthropy—revealed—at The New York Review of Books. W.H. Auden had a secret life that his closest friends knew little or nothing [...] by