Dan Chiasson: 12 Favorite Poetry Books of 2015

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Dan Chiasson: 12 Favorite Poetry Books of 2015 (as published by The New Yorker, and also including “books about poets, books of prose by poets, and other marginal cases”)

  • Prodigal: New and Selected Poems, 1976 to 2014 – Linda Gregerson
  • The Uses of the Body – Deborah Landau
  • Supplication: Selected Poems of John Wieners – John Wieners
  • The Birth-mark: unsettling the wilderness in American literary history – Susan Howe
  • Chelsea Girls – Eileen Myles
  • I Must Be Living Twice: New and Selected Poems 1975 – 2014 – Eileen Myles
  • James Merrill: Life and Art – Langdon Hammer
  • Voyage of the Sable Venus: and Other Poems – Robin Coste Lewis
  • Breezeway: New Poems – John Ashbery
  • Solarium – Jordan Zandi
  • On Elizabeth Bishop – Colm Tóibín
  • How to Be Drawn – Terrance Hayes