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@richnewman That looks like an amazing anthology! I did some quick digging, and found this fascinating remembrance from 2016, written by one of the editors. I’m very glad to know, for example, that Miklos Radnoti was included.

And I found this passage particularly interesting:

A confession — I wanted to include several songs of Bob Dylan, which are in fact beautiful poems. Dylan gave us permission to include masterpieces such as “Mr. Tambourine Man” and “Shelter from the Storm.” But it was exactly at that time that he announced his conversion to Christianity. Overreacting, I dropped all of Dylan’s songs from the book, and I’ve regretted it ever since. We did include Leonard Cohen’s haunting song, “Isaac.”

// @Ron

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