John Carey tells the stories behind the world’s greatest poems, from the oldest surviving one written nearly 4,000 years ago in ancient Mesopotamia to those being written today.
In a book for curious readers of every age, this little history shines a light on the richness and variation of the world’s most wonderful poems.
Yale University Press is offering promotional packs to libraries. Each pack will include:
- Posters x 3 (three different designs)
- Bookmarks x 50
- Samplers x 12
- LH branded post-it notes (recyclable) x 8 blocks
- Prize draw entry cards for a reader competition - the prize would be a £50 national book token and framed limited edition illustration from the book.
- Display ideas bank document x 1
Reading group set of 10 copies of the book for the first 20 libraries who sign up.
Apply by 11 February.