Saturday, June 15, 2013

Philip Pullman's seven favorite anthologies

Philip Pullman's latest book is Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm: A New English Version.

For The Week magazine, Pullman named his seven favorite anthologies of poetry, prose, and song, including:
The Oxford Book of English Verse edited by Christopher Ricks

This is the big one, the one where you expect to find everything you half-remember as well as a great deal you don't know. Everything is here, from "Sumer is icumen in" to Seamus Heaney.
Read about the other entries on Pullman's list.

--Marshal Zeringue