"I just wanted to tell the stories of people whom I found extraordinary and dear. I saw them pass from the world, and nobody said a goddamn word about them, so I said, 'Well, this is a subject matter that is mine and mine alone.'"
Read aloud by Robert Pinsky, Wen Stephenson, and Charles Wright
W. H. Auden, James Merrill, and Sylvia Plath read from their work in recordings previously unavailable
An interview with Philip Levine