Sunday, March 2, 2008

Russell Celyn Jones's favorite books on Wales

Russell Celyn Jones, who grew up in Swansea, is the author of Ten Seconds from the Sun.

For the (London) Times, he named a critic's chart of his favorite books on Wales.

Two titles on the list:
Selected Poems 1946-68 by R.S. Thomas
An Anglican vicar and isolate who preached in Welsh verse.

Selected Poems 1934-1952 by Dylan Thomas
The other Thomas wrote about his lost childhood while the whole of Europe was in flames.
Read about all six books to make Russell Celyn Jones's list.

--Marshal Zeringue