Stag’s Leap

By Sharon Olds. Knopf, $26.95 (9780307959904).


Olds, a poet of indomitable candor, continues to follow the arc of her life in her searing poetry, here chronicling the sudden end of her long marriage, moving from the personal to the cosmic in a hard-won artistic victory over anguish.




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