The Book of Nightmares

Finalist, National Book Awards 1972 for Poetry

The Book of Nightmares by Galway Kinnell, book cover
ISBN 9780395120989
Houghton Mifflin | Mariner Books
Galway Kinnell author photo
Galway Kinnell

Galway Kinnell was the author of ten books of poetry, including The Book of NightmaresWhen One Has Lived a Long Time AloneImperfect Thirst, A New Selected Poems, and Strong is Your Hold. More about this author >

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Galway Kinnell’s poetry has always been marked by richness of language, devotion to the things and creatures of the world, and an effort to transform every understanding into the universality of art.