Classical 91.5

Sentimental Education

Mar 30, 2018

“Sentimental Education” from Struggling Times by Louis Simpson

Read by Grant Holcomb

Louis Simpson (1923 - 2012) was the recipient of the 1964 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his collection At the End of the Open Road (Wesleyan University Press, 1964). He was the author of seventeen books of poetry, including four from BOA Editions: Armidale (1979); People Live Here, Selected Poems 1949 - 1983 (1983); The Owner of the House: New Collected Poems 1940 - 2001 (2003), a finalist for the National Book Award for Poetry and the Griffin Poetry Prize; and Struggling Times (2009).

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