By Agha Shahid Ali
"Ali's ghazals are modern and colloquial, deceptively basic, but nonetheless grounded in tradition....Highly recommended."—Library Journal
The liked Kashmiri-American poet Agha Shahid Ali provides his personal American ghazals. Calling on a line or word from fellow poets, Ali salutes these recognized and loved—W. S. Merwin, Mark Strand, James Tate, and more—while in different searingly sincere verse he courageously faces his personal mortality.
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Call Me Ishmael Tonight: A Book of Ghazals by Agha Shahid Ali