Book review: The Collected Poems of Ai – New York NY |

Posted on February 4, 2013



“Ai’s poems are not to everyone’s taste. If you prefer the Rolling Stones to the Beatles, Howling Wolf to Muddy Waters, the gritty realism (including graphic violence and strong sexual content) of HBO’s Sunday night original series to PBS’ British dramas you’ll probably enjoy Ai’s poetry; if not, stay with safer, tamer, less edgy poets.” Also see my NYJB review: