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Poet and Critic Robert Pinsky

Pinsky says he's suspicious of literary criticism, even though he often writes it himself. His new book, Poetry and the World, looks back on his past, including growing up in New Jersey.

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Other segments from the episode on May 8, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 8, 1989: Interview with Thurston Clarke; Review of Eberhard Weber's album "Orchestra"; Interview with Robert Pinsky; Review of the made-for-TV movie "Murder by…

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