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Left-Handed - a book by Galassi, Jonathan



Left-Handed( )
Author: Galassi, Jonathan
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.95
Book Description:

An emotionally riveting collection that tells a powerful story of passion, loss, and transformation.   Left-handed unfolds in the manner of an intense, searching novella. At its center is a one-way dialogue with an elusive character who beguiles and torments but also inspires the unnamed narrator, who at midlife is telling the tale.   These poems--decisive, wrenching, exquisite--show an overpowering force, at once disruptive and creative,...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Poetry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.17 x 9.3 x 0.42 Inches
Book Weight:0.52 Pounds
Author Biography
Galassi, Jonathan (Author)

Jonathan Galassi was born in 1949 in Seattle, Washington. He is the President and Publisher of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, one of the eight major publishers in New York. He started his publishing career at Houghton Mifflin in Boston, moved to Random House in New York, and finally, to Farrar, Straus & Giroux. He joined FSG as executive editor in 1985. He was named editor-in-chief two years later, and is now President and Publisher.

Galassi is also a translator of poetry and a poet himself. He has translated and published the poetic works of the Italian poets Giacomo Leopardi and Eugenio Montale. His awards as a poet include a 1989 Guggenheim Fellowship, and his activities include having been poetry editor for The Paris Review for ten years, and being an honorary chairman of the Academy of American Poets. He has published poems in literary magazines including Threepenny Review and The New Yorker.

His works include: Left-Handed: Poems, North Street: Poems, and Morning Run: Poems.


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