Books by John Hollander

POETRY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE: ANIMAL POEMS by John Hollander
POETRY
Released: Jan. 22, 2005

The newest volume in the Poetry for Young People series continues the format; Hollander gathers 34 short selections on a common theme—here, real animals, as opposed to the imaginary sort—and prefaces each with cogent comments on the poet and on images or references in the poem that might be unfamiliar to young readers. Read full book review >
CHRISTMAS POEMS by John Hollander
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 13, 1999

"As with any bright scatter beneath the tree, this one has its disappointments and redundancies, but the spirit of the collection is generous and has a delightful quality of surprise."
An anthology of Christmas poetry, from Milton to Schnackenberg, that gives an appealing twinkle to many familiar ornaments by hanging them with a tasteful selection of contemporary pieces and older, often neglected works that deserve the fresh polish they receive here. Read full book review >
THE WORK OF POETRY by John Hollander
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 23, 1997

"He smites, he laments, but he also enlightens."
Cautionary words about poetry from an idiosyncratic and surprising critic and poet. Read full book review >