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W.H. Auden

W.H. Auden (1907–1973) was an English poet, playwright, and essayist who lived and worked in the United States for much of the second half of his life. His work, from his early strictly metered verse, and plays written in collaboration with Christopher Isherwood, to his later dense poems and penetrating essays, represents one of the major achievements of twentieth-century literature.

Death at Random

Twentieth Century Book of the Dead

by Gil Elliot

December 12, 1974 issue

Veni, Vici, VD

The Dark Fields of Venus: From a Doctor's Logbook

by Basile Yanovsky MD

February 22, 1973 issue

Happy Birthday, Dorothy Day

A Harsh and Dreadful Love: Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker Movement

by William D. Miller

December 14, 1972 issue

An Odd Couple

Munby, Man of Two Worlds: The Life and Diaries of Arthur J. Munby 1828-1910

by Derek Hudson

October 19, 1972 issue

A Saint-Simon of Our Time

In the Twenties: The Diaries of Harry Kessler

translated by Charles Kessler, with an Introduction by Otto Friedrich

August 31, 1972 issue

Too Much Mustard

The Complete Immortalia

edited by Harold H. Hart

The Gambit Book of Popular Verse

edited by Geoffrey Grigson

November 4, 1971 issue

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