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A poet faces the abyss

Depression: the mind grapples — the culture grapples — to frame it. Serotonin hiccup? Existential banana-skin? Anger blow-back? Fall from grace?
Les is more
By JAMES PARKER  |  June 03, 2011

Sweet reads

Here, listed alphabetically by author, are 10 of the best works of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry the Phoenix wrote about in 2007.
Books: 2007 in review
By JON GARELICK  |  December 17, 2007

Animal husbandry

Les Murray and Ted Hughes, though they dwelled in each other’s antipodes, had plenty in common.
Ted Hughes and Les Murray
By JAMES PARKER  |  August 15, 2007