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April 23, 2012

Philip Larkin Event Tomorrow

The Poetry Society of America presents: A Tribute to Philip Larkin on the occasion of the publication of The Complete Poems, edited by Archie Burnett and published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux.

Complete Poems, Larkin jacket

with special guests:

Meena Alexander, Martin Amis, Billy Collins, Deborah Garrison, Adam Gopnik, Eamon Grennan, Saskia Hamilton, Mary Karr, Nick Laird, Katha Pollitt, Rowan Ricardo Phillips, Vijay Seshadri, Paul Simon, Zadie Smith, and Andrew Sullivan

and live musical performances of some of Larkin's favorite jazz songs by Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, and Sidney Bechet.

Tuesday, April 24th, 7 p.m.

The Great Hall at Cooper Union

7 East 7th Street, New York City

Admission is free.


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