Call Me Ishmael Tonight by Agha Shahid Ali
A Book of Ghazals

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This Shining Collection by the beloved Kashmiri-American poet (finalist for the National Book Award in 2001) is his last witness. In many of the ghazals. Ali salutes poets known and loved -- W. S. Merwin, Mark Strand, James Tare, and more -- while in other searingly honest ghazals he courageously faces his own mortality.
 

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Published January 1, 2003 by W. W. Norton & Company. 96 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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Kashmiri-American poet Ali, who died of brain cancer in 2001, made a project of bringing the ghazal further into English, inviting American poets to contribute to the anthology Ravishing DisUnities: Real Ghazals in English.

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