Lynch Reads His Poems & Essays
Thomas Lynch, funeral director, poet, essayist, and teacher, visited Ohio University in the autumn of 2001. He read several of his poems and essays during a talk given in the Friends of the Library Room.
In these recordings, Thomas Lynch reads essays from his book, The Undertaking, which was nominated for the 1997 National Book Award. He also reads from Grimalkin & Other Poems.
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"From somber to black comedy to plainspoken to lamentation. . . . The Undertaking is a masterpiece."--John Lanchester
dressed but subliminally bruised homage to life and its glazed-eyed endings."--The
Observer (London) on Grimalkin & Other Poems