National Poetry Month: PBS’s ‘Poetry in America’ shows how verse isn’t merely the art of words
The great critic’s sparkling new tour of American literature illuminates the sublime life of books
A look at Bob Dylan’s new album, which drops today
Alfred Kazin brought out the Jew in Emerson, the mystic in sex, and the terrible beauty in community. There’s no better guide for the “social me” age.
Karen Weiser and the poetry of first things