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Dude, you just got Muldooned!

By Harriet Staff

Paul Muldoon, famous poet and famous poetry editor of the New Yorker, offers a list of ten "great" poetry collections from 2010. He shows some restraint—only 6 of the ten books are published by FSG!

“Nox,” by Anne Carson (New Directions)
“The Atlantic Tunnel,” by Paul Farley (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
“Human Chain,” by Seamus Heaney (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
“Canti” by Giacomo Leopardi, translated by Jonathan Galassi (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
“World Enough,” by Maureen N. McLane, (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
“Rain,” by Don Paterson (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
“By the Numbers,” by James Richardson (Copper Canyon)
“Master of Disguises,” by Charles Simic (Houghton Mifflin)
“Anterooms,” by Richard Wilbur (Houghton Mifflin)
“Wait,” by C.K. Williams (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)

Originally Published: December 17th, 2010