Shannon Bolithoe : A Writing Life

A Fascinating Deep Dive Into John Ashbery’s Early Years

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THE SONGS WE KNOW BESTJohn Ashbery’s Early LifeBy Karin RoffmanIllustrated. 316 pp. Farrar, Straus & Giroux. $30. “My own autobiography has never interested me very much,” John Ashbery once told an interviewer. “Whenever I try to think about it, I seem to draw a complete blank.


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