The poet discusses his life, offering a meditation on work, describing how craft--be it canning vegetables or writing poems--creates its own discipline and an "absorbedness" that no wage can equal. By the author of Their Ancient Glittering Eyes.
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Donald Hall is a poet, essayist, editor, and a writer of children’s books and memoirs. Life Work is a series of essays about the pure joy he gets out of doing this work. It’s the process of working ... Read full review
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Trust a poet to write a memoir that is not a memoir but a series of reflections organized around a theme--in this case, the pleasures of work. Hall, a winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award ... Read full review