75 at 75: Clare Cavanagh on Czesław Miłosz
Posted on April 20, 2015
A man who dies at the age of thirty-five remains forever a man who...
Adrienne Rich: Mourning Poem, Spring Thunder, White Night and other poems
In her fifth appearance at 92nd Street Y, Adrienne Rich introduces and reads a dozen of her poems.
Robert Lowell reads with Adrienne Rich, April 1968
To mark Robert Lowell’s centenary, we share this recording of him reading with Adrienne Rich on April 22,...
75 at 75: Edith Grossman on Pablo Neruda
Posted on Nov 21, 2013
The impact of Pablo Neruda on my life has been immense. Reading his...
75 at 75: Pico Iyer on Leonard Cohen
Posted on Feb 14, 2014
Leonard Cohen took the stage of the 92nd Street Y on February 14,...
Leonard Cohen: For E.J.P, You Have the Lovers and The Stranger Song
Leonard Cohen visited 92Y in 1966 to read several poems and perform one song that would become an...
Galway Kinnell: First Song, The River That is East, Middle of the Way and other poems
Galway Kinnell, one of the most influential American poets of the latter half of the 20th century, reads...
Discovering Mark Strand
Mark Strand’s first appearance at 92nd Street Y’s Unterberg Poetry Center took place back in April of 1965,...
John Dos Passos: Art and Isadora
This excerpt is from John Dos Passos’s only appearance at the Poetry Center. He begins with some remarks...
Harold Pinter: Tea Party, New Year in the Midlands and other readings
This program includes a reading of short stories and poems—”Tea Party,” “New Year in the Midlands,” “A Glass...
75 at 75: Siri Hustvedt on Susan Sontag
Posted on Mar 6, 2014
I didn’t know Susan Sontag well. We were acquaintances who talked at a...
Richard Wilbur introduces and reads “Lilacs,” “Seed Leaves” (twice), “Praise in Summer,” “The Puritans,” “Museum Piece” and other...
75 at 75: Brian Boyd on Vladimir Nabokov
Posted on Jul 18, 2013
Many have rated Nabokov the best prose stylist ever, at least in English....
75 at 75: T. C. Boyle on John Cheever
Posted on Nov 12, 2013
Here comes John Cheever, aged fifty-two, fresh and frisky with the mostly positive...
John Cheever: The Wapshot Chronicle
Cheever reads from his debut novel, The Wapshot Chronicle.