Adam Zagajewski

Adam Zagajewski
Jerry Bauer

Adam Zagajewski was born in Lvov in 1945. His previous books include Tremor; Canvas; Mysticism for Beginners; Without End; Solidarity, Solitude; Two Cities; Another Beauty; and A Defense of Ardor—all published by FSG. He lives in Paris and Houston.


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Adam Zagajewski reads "On Swimming" and "She Wrote in Darkness"

"Listen to this poetry reading to hear poet Adam Zagajewski read his poems ""On Swimming"" and ""She Wrote in Darkness,"" from his poetry collection Without End. His poems, lucidly translated, allow us, in Zagajewski's words, ""to experience astonishment and to stop still in that astonishment for a long moment or two."" Learn more about the book Without End at http://us.macmillan.com/withoutend/AdamZagajewski Read more about poet Adam Zagajewski at http://us.macmillan.com/author/adamzagajewski"

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Adam Zagajewski reads his poem "Ravenna"

"Listen to this poetry reading and hear poet Adam Zagajewski read his poem ""Ravenna,"" recorded at the 92nd Street Y in Manhattan. Zagajewski was born in Lvov in 1945. His poetry collections include Tremor; Canvas; Mysticism for Beginners; Without End; Solidarity, Solitude; Two Cities; Another Beauty; A Defense of Ardor; Eternal Enemies and Unseen Hand—all published by FSG. He lives in Paris and Houston. Learn more about poet Adam Zagajewski at http://us.macmillan.com/author/adamzagajewski"

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Adam Zagajewski reads his poem "The Beauty Created by Others"

"Listen to this poetry reading to hear poet Adam Zagajewski read his poem ""The Beauty Created by Others."" Zagajewski was born in Lvov in 1945. His poetry collections include Tremor; Canvas; Mysticism for Beginners; Without End; Solidarity, Solitude; Two Cities; Another Beauty; A Defense of Ardor; Eternal Enemies and Unseen Hand—all published by FSG. He lives in Paris and Houston. Learn more about poet Adam Zagajewski and find his books at http://us.macmillan.com/author/adamzagajewski"

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Adam Zagajewski reads his poem "Epithalamium"

"Listen to this poetry reading to hear poet Adam Zagajewski read his poem ""Epithalamium."" Zagajewski was born in Lvov in 1945. His poetry collections include Tremor; Canvas; Mysticism for Beginners; Without End; Solidarity, Solitude; Two Cities; Another Beauty; A Defense of Ardor; Eternal Enemies and Unseen Hand—all published by FSG. He lives in Paris and Houston. Learn more about poet Adam Zagajewski and find his books at http://us.macmillan.com/author/adamzagajewski"

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Adam Zagajewski reads his poem "The Blackened River"

"Listen to this poetry reading to hear poet Adam Zagajewski read his poem ""The Blackened River."" Adam Zagajewski was born in Lvov in 1945. His books include Tremor; Canvas; Mysticism for Beginners; Without End; Solidarity, Solitude; Two Cities; Another Beauty; and A Defense of Ardor—all published by FSG. He lives in Paris and Houston. Listen to this poetry reading and then learn more about poet Adam Zagajewski at http://us.macmillan.com/author/adamzagajewski"

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Adam Zagajewski reads his poem "My Self-Portrait"

"Listen to this poetry reading to hear poet Adam Zagajewski read his poem ""My Self-Portrait."" Adam Zagajewski was born in Lvov in 1945. His books include Tremor; Canvas; Mysticism for Beginners; Without End; Solidarity, Solitude; Two Cities; Another Beauty; and A Defense of Ardor—all published by FSG. He lives in Paris and Houston. Listen to this poetry reading and then learn more about poet Adam Zagajewski at http://us.macmillan.com/author/adamzagajewski"

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Unseen Hand

Adam Zagajewski; Translated from the Polish by Clare Cavanagh
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

A brilliant new collection from a master world poet One of the most gifted poets of our time, Adam Zagajewski is a contemporary classic. Few writers in...


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Eternal Enemies

Adam Zagajewski; Translated from the Polish by Clare Cavanagh
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

The highway became the Red Sea. We moved through the storm like a sheer valley. You drove; I looked at you with love. —from “Storm” One of the most...


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A Defense of Ardor

Adam Zagajewski; Translated by Clare Cavanagh
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Ardor, inspiration, the soul, the sublime: Such terms have long since fallen from favor among critics and artists alike. In his new collection of essays, Adam...


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Without End

Adam Zagajewski; Translated by Clare Cavanagh and Renata Gorczynski, Benjamin Ivry, and C. K. Williams
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

I love to swim in the sea, which keeps talking to itself in the monotone of a vagabond who no longer recalls exactly how long he’s been on the road....


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Mysticism for Beginners

Adam Zagajewski; Translated by Clare Cavanagh
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Powerful New work by a modern master. You must listen, listen, listen. Tired springs breathe under water. At four in the morningthe last, lonely bolt of...


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Canvas

Adam Zagajewski; Translated by Renata Gorczynski, Benjamin Ivry, and C. K. Williams
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Canvas, Zagajewski's second book to appear in English, features all of this poet's distinctive traits. In these sixty-one poems, syntax explodes, masses of...


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