Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Paul Muldoon's 6 favorite recent books

Paul Muldoon is a Pulitzer Prize–winning Irish poet. He told The Week magazine about six of his favorite recent books.

One title on the list:
The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama by David Remnick

David Remnick’s revelatory, riveting account of a president whose work is also “about freedom.” Obama is described by an admiring Bob Dylan as being “like a fictional character, but he’s real.”
Read about the other books on Muldoon's list.

Learn more about Paul Muldoon's latest poetry collection, Maggot, and read his poem "Plan B."

--Marshal Zeringue