EDWARD HIRSCH has published ten books of poetry and six books of prose, among them How to Read a Poem: And Fall in Love with Poetry, a national bestseller. He has received numerous awards, including the National Book Critics Circle Award and a MacArthur Fellowship. A longtime professor, Hirsch is now president of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Teacher and poet Edward Hirsch explores the ennobling powers of poetry in his compendium of masterful works from around the world -- CBS news"I was really amazed by Edward Hirsch's '100 Poems to Break Your Heart.' This is really a beautiful book." -- Yusef Komunyakaa, for The Boston Globe