Lover of the Fancy

Early C20th American culture and dissent

Selected Poems
Gwendolyn Brooks


Gwendolyn Brooks was the winner of the 1950 Pulitzer Prize and recipient of the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. This book showcases an Brook’s technical mastery, her humanity and her compassionate and illuminating response to a complex world. This volume brings together the best of the Pulitzer Prize winner’s work from three earlier books, and includes a section of new poems which have not appeared before in book form.

Paperback, 176pp
Harper Perennial, 2006
ISBN 9780060882969