A few months ago, Anne Michaels and Bernice Eisenstein brought out a new experimental work called Correspondences. The book has a unique format. It opens like an accordion and can be read on either side as the pages unfold. The volume is a poetic and pictorial elegy celebrating many of the remarkable talents of the 20th century, those whose creative spirit countered the appalling atrocities of the time, especially the concentration camps. The book keeps alive the memory of the good, the creative and the courageous. One of the dominant images of the long poem by Anne Michaels is that of preparing ...


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