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Book - Liberation
Book - Liberation

Book - Liberation

Boston Symphony Orchestra

$22.00

In honor of the 70th anniversary of the anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps and the conclusion of the Second World Wa, some of the world’s top contemporary voices—including Rita Dove, Robert Pinsky, Jay Parini, Yusef Komunyakaa, Agi Mishol, Tsering Woeser, Han Dong, Ernesto Santana, and Richard Blanco—have written poems on the theme of liberation as it inspires them personally and creatively.

The year 2015 marked the seventieth anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps and the conclusion of the Second World War. But around the world, oppressed and imprisoned people are still longing for freedom and asking, "What does it mean to be free?"

This collection of poems explores that question. In honor of this anniversary, some of the world's top contemporary voices-including Rita Dove, Robert Pinsky, Jay Parini, Yusef Komunyakaa, Agi Mishol, Tsering Woeser, Han Dong, Ernesto Santana, and Richard Blanco-have written poems on the theme of liberation as it inspires them personally and creatively. Nearly all of their poems are published for the first time in this volume.