Nonrequired Reading: Prose Pieces

Nonrequired Reading: Prose Pieces

Wislawa Szymborska


Wislawa Szymborska's poems are widespread worldwide, and her unsparing imaginative and prescient, tireless wit, and deep feel of humanity are adored by way of numerous readers. Unknown to such a lot of them, even if, Szymborska additionally labored for numerous many years as a columnist, reviewing a large choice of books below the unassuming identify "Nonrequired Reading."
As readers of her poems could count on, the fast prose items gathered listed below are something yet traditional. Reflecting the author's personal eclectic tastes and pursuits, the pretexts for those ruminations diversity from books on wallpapering, cooking, gardening, and yoga, to extra lofty volumes on opera and global literature. Unpretentious but incisive, those fascinating items are on a par with Szymborska's best lyrics, tackling an identical huge and small questions with a superb curiosity.

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