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How Should One Read a Book?

Read as if one were writing it
Virginia Woolf
A painting of a woman reading at a table.

Mock Orange

Louise Glück

Vespers

Louise Glück

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Fiction

Mark Strand
July 1, 1989

Shéhérazade

Wayne Koestenbaum
December 1, 1987

Dream Overture

John Ashbery
July 1, 1985

The Hug

Thom Gunn
July 1, 1985

This Notebook

James Schuyler
October 1, 1984

Mallarmé and Bataille

Richard Howard
October 1, 1982