A Book of Luminous Things: An International Anthology of Poetry

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Nobel laureate Czeslaw Milosz selects and introduces 300 of his favorite poems in this "magnificent collection" that ranges "widely across time and continents, from eighth century China to contemporary americanca" (San Francisco Chronicle).

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A collection of the world's greatest poetry from the past two thousand years brings together five hundred works by more than two hundred poets, along with commentary by the editor.

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