“Spanning more than 50 years and featuring more than 200 poems, this collection shows Oliver, in the early years, turning away from grief and finding in nature a vast, incredible gift.”
Featured in Washington Post’s Best Poetry Collections of 2017.
Pulitzer Prize winner, Mary Oliver published her best work till date in this awesome collection comprising more than 50 years of her esteemed literary career.
Oliver is a wonderful poet. She is a truly a nature lover and writes from the heart about her experiences. Her work is soothing and feels like a big hug just when you needed one most.
Throughout her loaded career, Oliver has touched many readers along with her brightly crafted verse, interpretation on her love for the physical world and also the powerful bonds between all living things.
Known as “far and away, this country’s best spelling poet” by Dwight Garner, she currently returns with a surprising and definitive assortment of her writing from the last fifty years. There’s a poem for every person in this volume.
This is one of the most detailed books of Mary Oliver’s poetry that you’ll find anywhere, featuring selections from the mid-60s to the present day. You only need to read a portion to be initially hooked! Before you know it, you are anticipating her next honest, relatable read in perfect prose.
Perfectly organized, these two hundred and poems feature Oliver’s work from her initial book of poetry, No Voyage and different Poems, revealed in 1963 at the age of twenty-eight, through her most recent collection, Felicity, revealed in 2015. This unaltered volume, organized by Oliver herself, showcases the beloved author at her enlightening best. Among these pages, she provides us with a rare and priceless assortment of her burning, perceptive, and much-treasured observations of the natural world.