Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

Clare Cavanagh

Adam Zagajewski was born in Lvov, Poland, in 1945. He lives in Krakow and spends part of the year teaching at the University of Houston. He was awarded the 2004 Neustadt International Prize for Literature.

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Slight Exaggeration
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Slight Exaggeration

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

A new essay collection by the noted Polish poet

For Adam Zagajewski—one of Poland’s great poets—the project of writing, whether it be poetry or prose, is an occasion to advance...

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Unseen Hand
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Unseen Hand

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

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 poetry or prose have attained...

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Eternal Enemies
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Eternal Enemies

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

The highway became the Red Sea.
We moved through the storm like a sheer valley.
You drove; I looked at you with love.

—from...

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A Defense of Ardor
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A Defense of Ardor

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

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 Zagajewski continues his efforts to...

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Without End
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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
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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...

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Mysticism for Beginners
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Mysticism for Beginners

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

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 lightning
scribbles something...

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