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The Beauty & Ten Windows

Two new books by celebrated poet Jane Hirshfield have been published this season, and both are wonderful.
The Beauty, her eighth collection of poems, has been hailed by Booklist as “gracefully evocative…a beautifully agile and sage volume.” (Starred review)
Ten Windows: How Great Poems Transform the World is Hirshfield’s collection of essays about how poetry has the ability to enlarge and alter our lives.

“Good art is a truing of vision, in the way a saw is trued in the saw shop, to cut more cleanly. It is also a changing of vision. Entering a good poem, a person feels, tastes, hears, thinks, and sees in altered ways. Why ask art into a life at all, if not to be transformed and enlarged by its presence and mysterious means?” —Jane Hirshfield

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ISBN: 9780385351072
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Published: Knopf - March 17th, 2015

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Ten Windows: How Great Poems Transform the World Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385351058
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Published: Knopf - March 17th, 2015