Saturday, June 15, 2013

Philip Pullman's 7 favorite anthologies

Philip Pullman's latest book is Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm: A New English Version.

For The Week magazine, Pullman named his seven favorite anthologies of poetry, prose, and song, including:
The New American Poetry 1945-1960 edited by Donald Allen

This 1960 anthology burst into my life when I was 16 and changed the course of everything for me. Allen Ginsberg's "Howl" was part of it; I had no idea poetry could do anything like that. And Helen Adam, anyone?
Read about another entry on Pullman's list.

--Marshal Zeringue