Michaels is a great poet of loss, and the challenges of memory in the face of it ... Michaels produces passages of lyrical beauty, and eloquently expresses her horror at human violence inflicted on the land and its inhabitants Guardian Her dramas are internal, exquisitely expressed with ... wisdom and precision Amanda Craig, Daily Telegraph Stay if you can with Michaels' gorgeous melancholia even when the waters of her rhetoric rise to the very lip of absurdity...She guides us to the top of some extraordinary peaks of feeling and perception. However rarefied the atmosphere, the vistas are spectacular Boyd Tonkin, Independent A master of deft, pithy images ... there is truth as well as beauty in this dark world Spectator Publishers are celebrating the allure of the beautiful object with editions that make a virtue of the form. Consider a concertina book of letters, Correspondences, from author Anne Michaels Harper's Bazaar
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About the Author
Bernice Eisenstein is the author of the critically acclaimed graphic memoir I Was A Child of Holocaust Survivors, which was translated into ten languages, and won the Canadian Jewish Book Award. Eisenstein, whose artwork has appeared in exhibitions in Europe and the United States, lives in Toronto.
Anne Michaels is the author of the internationally best-selling novel Fugitive Pieces, winner of the Lannan Literary Award for Fiction, the Chapters/Books in Canada First Novel Award, the Guardian Fiction Award, and the Orange Prize for Fiction, among many other honors. Fugitive Pieces was made into a major motion picture. Her second novel, The Winter Vault, was a finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, the Trillium Book Award, and the Commonwealth Writers' Prize, and a nominee for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. She is also the author of three highly acclaimed poetry collections. Her work has been translated into more than thirty languages.