Book of My Nights
By (author) Li-Young Lee
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Book of My Nights by Li-Young Lee
Book DescriptionThe long-awaited new poetry collection from one of the world's most acclaimed young poets.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781929918072
(234mm x 157mm x 10mm)
Imprint: BOA Editions, Limited
Publisher: BOA Editions, Limited
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2001
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Li-Young Lee
Winged Seed, Paperback (April 2013)
A reissue of acclaimed poet Li-Young Lee's heart-wrenching memoir, with a new foreword by the author and never-before-seen photos.
Behind My Eyes, Paperback (August 2009)
"Lee's lyrics have a tidal sweep as he moves between the universe within and the world without." -Booklist, starred review
From Blossoms, Paperback (January 2007)
Li-Young Lee is a leading American poet, born in Indonesia, whose poetry fuses memory, family, culture and history to explore love, exile, family and mortality. This work, drawn from three collections and a memoir, shows Lee searching for understanding and for the right language to give form to what is invisible and evanescent.
Breaking the Alabaster Jar, Paperback (June 2006)» View all books by Li-Young Lee
Twelve extensive interviews covering twenty years of aesthetic and spiritual insights from a beloved American poet.
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Author Biography - Li-Young Lee
Li-Young Lee was born in 1957 in Jakarta, Indonesia, of Chinese parents. In 1959 his father, after spending a year as a political prisoner in President Sukarno's jails, fled Indonesia with his family. Between 1959 and 1964 the Lee family traveled throughout Hong Kong, Macau and Japan, until arriving in America. Li-Young Lee's first poetry collection, Rose, won the New York University's 1986 Delmore Schwartz Memorial Poetry Award. His second collection, The City In Which I Love You, was the 1990 Lamont Poetry Selection of the Academy of American Poets. His third collection, Book of My Nights, was awarded the 2002 William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America. In September 2006, BOA Editions published Breaking the Alabaster Jar: Conversations with Li-Young Lee, edited by Earl G. Ingersoll. This book collects the best dozen interviews Li-Young Lee has granted since the 1986 publication of Rose, including the 1988 interview with Bill Moyers on his The Power of the Word series. Breaking the Alabaster Jar contains new insights on Li-Young Lee's aesthetics, history, and various philosophies. Breaking the Alabaster Jar is an invaluable companion to Li-Young Lee's previous award-winning poetry collections. Li-Young Lee currently lives in Chicago, Illinois, with his wife Donna and their two children.
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