Books by Paul Mariani

THE WHOLE HARMONIUM by Paul Mariani
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 19, 2016

"A solid, if not fully revealing, biography."
The life of a venerated, enigmatic poet. Read full book review >
GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS by Paul Mariani
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 3, 2008

"A revealing portrait of a unique talent, a deeply religious artist who saw God's wonder and mystery in all."
The intensely private, pious, sometimes melancholic and tortured life of the English Jesuit whose remarkable poems did not appear until a quarter-century after his death. Read full book review >
THE BROKEN TOWER by Paul Mariani
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1999

"It is a compelling story, and Mariani tells it with the kind of insight and psychological acuity worthy of a great Russian novelist."
A superbly wrought, movingly told biography of the great American poäte maudit, author of the epic The Bridge. Read full book review >
LOST PURITAN by Paul Mariani
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"A welcome volume about a Rabelaisian monster of a man and a poet, made timelier by the recent publication of Elizabeth Bishop's letters. (photos, not seen)"
A generously sympathetic and artistically astute account of one poet by another, the author also of a biography of John Berryman (Dreamsong, 1990). Read full book review >