Jon M. Sweeney is the author of The Pope Who Quit, which has been optioned by HBO, and Francis of Assisi in His Own Words, 2nd Edition.
E. E. Cummings and James Laughlin didn’t write with metaphysical or philosophical ambition. But that doesn’t mean their poetry doesn’t matter.
reviewed by Jon Sweeney July 9, 2015
To read John Updike is to remember just how upper-middle-class and masculine his fictional universe is.
reviewed by Jon Sweeney December 17, 2013