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The Names of Birds
Daniel Wolff

Stahlecker Selections

Four Way
2015 • 72 pp. 6 x 9"

$15.95 Paperback, 978-1-935536-52-9

“Wolff transforms sensory experiences into a string of neverending questions, each subjectively answerable by assimilating the subtle truths of the natural world.” —Publishers Weekly

The Names of Birds is a book of connected poems about birds, names, and perception

A field guide to perception, The Name of Birds is about how we see the “natural world.” That is, how we approach what isn’t us and name what we see. It also offers detailed observations of common North American birds.

Reviews / Endorsements

“These poems show us the more accurately we can look outward, the more deeply we can see within our human selves.”—Lucia Perillo

“Traveling the seasons with Daniel Wolff’s stunning poetry collection is indeed a great gift.”—Edwidge Danticat

DANIEL WOLFF has published numerous well-received nonfiction books, including a national best-seller that won the Ralph J. Gleason Award for the best music book in 1985. He was nominated for a Grammy in 2003 and was named Literary Artist of 2013 for Rockland County, New York. He has also collaborated on documentary films with Jonathan Demme (Silence of the Lambs), pop songs, and performance pieces.

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