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RHYME'S ROOMS The Architecture of Poetry

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Kevin R. Free

Poetry & Drama • 11.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2022

Poetry is meant to be heard, and this detailed explanation of its pistons and gears finds its natural form as an audiobook. Poet and critic Brad Leithauser’s analysis of rhyme and meter is designed for a general audience and is illuminated with a succession of sharp, inventive similes and metaphors. Given some of the greatest lines in literature, narrator Kevin R. Free is refreshingly plain and unaffected, performing with ease, clarity, and precision. As is the case with a good poem, one can revisit these chapters—these richly furnished “rooms”—again and again, with profit, pleasure, and growing appreciation. D.A.W. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award, 2022 Best Audiobook © AudioFile 2022, Portland, Maine [Published: MARCH 2022]

Trade Ed. • Random House Audio • 2022

DD ISBN 9780593551363 $20.00


Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2022

DD ISBN 9780593551370 $95.00

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