Books by W.S. Merwin

SUMMER DOORWAYS by W.S. Merwin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"Masterful: a refreshing break from our tell-all world."
The Pulitzer Prize-winning poet's stylish coming-of-age memoir. Read full book review >
THE ENDS OF THE EARTH by W.S. Merwin
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: May 1, 2004

"Erudite, stylish, and lively, steeped in first-hand experience and a pleasure to read."
Diverse collection of essays on topics ranging from 18th-century explorers to monasteries and butterflies, all of which Merwin makes fascinating. Read full book review >
PURGATORIO by Dante Alighieri
Released: April 2, 2000

"Arguably Merwin's most ambitious translation project to date, and the result is fresh and vibrant, as revelatory as a newly restored fresco."
This is the central volume, in terms of both its place and prominence, of the triptych of Dante's Divine Comedy. Read full book review >
THE LOST UPLAND by W.S. Merwin
Released: March 2, 1992

Poet Merwin's long familiarity with rural southwestern France provides him with his subject here—for three slow, vagrant, and accomplished prose portraits. Read full book review >