Robert Pinsky on Carl Yastrzemski

The former poet laureate on the former Triple Crown winner

The Best Part Is the End

The Comment of the Week concerns adolescence

Philip Levine, Fierce About Poetry

The U.S. poet laureate on growing up Jewish in Detroit, playing tennis in verse, and hanging on to his memories, which are the source of his art

Expansive

Robert Pinsky’s career-spanning Selected Poems highlights his movement from meditative formalist to Whitmanesque bard

Free Verse

To celebrate the overlap of Passover and National Poetry Month, poets Andrea Cohen, Robert Pinsky, and Mark Levine offer some selections on the themes of liberation, ritual, journeying, and food

Rooted

Jacqueline Osherow’s latest collection, Whitethorn, offers poems engaged at once with the literature of the Jewish past and the landscape of the American present

Sundown: West Bank Fire Was Intentional

Plus Pinsky and the Boss, and more

Sundown: U.S. Says Iran ‘Anything but Peaceful’

Plus the mumps hit, meowing in Auschwitz, and more

The Life of David

The Once and Future King

Robert Pinsky’s David, and NBC’s

Jazzed Up

Robert Pinsky’s poetry gets a rhythm section

Poet, Warrior, King

In The Life of David, the first book in Nextbook’s Jewish Encounters series, Robert Pinsky examines the legacy of one of the Bible’s most compelling figures

The Life of David: Chapter One

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