The Essential Rumi - reissue: New Expanded Edition
This revised and expanded edition of The Essential Rumi includes a new introduction by Coleman Barks and more than 80 never-before-published poems.
Through his lyrical translations, Coleman Barks has been instrumental in bringing this exquisite literature to a remarkably wide range of readers, making the ecstatic, spiritual poetry of thirteenth-century Sufi Mystic Rumi more popular than ever.
The Essential Rumi continues to be the bestselling of all Rumi books, and the definitive selection of his beautiful, mystical poetry.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - HippieLunatic - LibraryThing
This is a wonderful collection of Rumi's writing, along with some small bits of insights from Barks regarding history and Rumi's life. There are some spectacular pieces within this collection, which ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - regularguy5mb - LibraryThing
Rumi is one of those names I was always familiar with, had probably seen glimpses of through other readings, but had never been a true focus for me. So, when I saw this book along with other ... Read full review