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၉ level 1 reading A Carnival of Losses: Notes Nearing Ninety online free ⚫ Ebook By Donald Hall ⚴ ၉ level 1 reading A Carnival of Losses: Notes Nearing Ninety online free ⚫ Ebook By Donald Hall ⚴ One of our preeminent men of letters The range of his published works is truly astonishing Charles Simic Praise forEssays After Eighty Alternately lyrical and laugh out loud funny New York Times Deliciously readable Donald Hall, if abandoned by the muse of poetry, has wrought his prose to a keen autumnal edge Wall Street Journal Alluring, inspirational hominess .Essays After Eightyis a treasure balancing frankness about losses with humor and gratitude Washington Post A fine book of remembering all sorts of things past,Essays After Eightyis to be treasured Boston Globe As this book shows, Hallhas not lost his touch Laconic, witty, and lyrical, Hall is a master stylist, yet he remains refreshingly humble and matter of fact By exploring the joys and vicissitudes of a long life, this work offers revealing insights into the human conditionand the grit and openness it requires Publishers Weekly, starred review The writing life at age 85 A sense of joy infuses these gentle essays Old age sits in a chair, writes Hall, writing a little and diminishing For the author, writing has been, and continues to be, his passionate revenge against diminishing Kirkus Reviews Wry, tangy proseMany readers may find themselves hoping theyll be this cogent and canny when theyre after 80 Booklist In this collection of 14 essays, the literary lion chews over his life in letters with a deft wit Hall is caustic, funny, wise without being didactic, and even sexy Chicago Tribune Praise for The Back Chamber For the reader boiling in triple digit SoCal heat at the end of the summer, Donald Halls The Back Chamber Poems arrives like a sudden cloudburst and shower of cooling rain.A former U.S poet laureate, Hall has always had this elemental power to vividly evoke his particular New England climate and geography so that it cant be mistaken for any other but what is unexpected in this new collection of poems, his 16th, is passion LA Times If the poems in it are relatively somber, theyre equally witty, consummately well crafted Booklist, STARRED review Featuring moving, amusing, musical poems about love, aging, and baseball, this work will have broad appeal and is recommended for all collections Library Journal The former U.S poet laureate reaches his 20th book in unmistakably honest form Publishers Weekly Donald Hall writes about love and loss and art and home in a manner so essential and direct its as if hes put the full force of his life on the page.There are very few perfect books andA Carnival of Lossesis one of them.Ann Patchett One of our preeminent men of letters The range of his published works is truly astonishing Charles Simic Praise forEssays After Eighty Alternately lyrical and laugh out loud funny New York Times Deliciously readable Donald Hall, if abandoned by the muse of poetry, has wrought his prose to a keen autumnal edge.Wall Street Journal As this book shows, Hallhas not lost his touch Laconic, witty, and lyrical, Hall is a master stylist, yet he remains refreshingly humble and matter of fact By exploring the joys and vicissitudes of a long life, this work offers revealing insights into the human conditionand the grit and openness it requires Publishers Weekly, starred reviewNew essays from the vantage point of very old age, once again alternately lyrical and laugh out loud funny, from the former poet laureate of the United States New York Times Donald Hall lived a remarkable life of letters, one capped most recently by the New YorkTimes bestsellerEssays After Eighty, a treasure of a book in which he balance s frankness about losses with humor and gratitude Washington Post Before his passing in 2018, nearing ninety, Hall delivered this new collection of self knowing, fierce, and funny essays on aging, the pleasures of solitude,and the sometimes astonishing freedoms arising from both He interspersesmemories of exuberant daysasin Paris, 1951,with a French girl memorably inclined to say, I couldnt care lesswithwriting, visceral and hilarious, on what hehas calledthe unknown, unanticipated galaxy of extreme old age Why should a nonagenarian hold anything back Hall answers his own question byrevealing several vivid instances ofthe worst thing I ever did, and throughequally uncensored tales of literary friendships spanning decades, with James Wright, Richard Wilbur, Seamus Heaney,and other luminaries Cementing his place alongside Roger Angell and Joan Didion as a generous and profound chronicler of loss, Hallreturns to the deathof his beloved wife, Jane Kenyon, in an essay as original and searing as anything hes written in hisextraordinary literary lifetime. 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    • A Carnival of Losses: Notes Nearing Ninety
    • 1.1
    • 12
    • Format Kindle
    • 1328826341
    • Donald Hall
    • Anglais
    • 16 December 2016

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