Andrew Motion

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True romance

Bright Star  is the best movie ever made about John Keats, the great Romantic poet who died at the age of 25. According to the Internet Movie Database, however, it is also the only one.
Jane Campion beams on her Bright Star
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 25, 2009

Past and present

A book as scrupulously observed and beautifully wrought as Andrew Motion’s In the Blood can provide a shock of recognition. This, you think, is what memoir was meant to be.
Andrew Motion's is a memoir to savor
By CHARLES TAYLOR  |  May 27, 2008