AUTHORS

Craig Raine

Former Poetry Editor at Faber & Faber, publisher and editor of the influential literary magazine Arete, Fellow of New College, Oxford; Craig Raine is a major figure whose contemporaries and fans include Ian McEwan, Christopher Hitchens, Julian Barnes, Timothy Garton Ash and James Fenton

BOOKS BY THIS AUTHOR

REVIEWS

Treat yourself to a blast of poetry this summer. Anyone remotely interested in the art form should read Craig Raine's wonderful My Grandmother's Glass Eye: A Look at Poetry (Atlantic). Feisty, provocative, learned, passionate - it is a seminal, lasting work.William Boyd
Guardian

Craig Raine still walks among us, a brilliant and passionate observer
THES

Witty and wide ranging... giving bad readers (Tom Paulin and John Carey) a confident kicking along the way
New Statesman

Animus, erudition and not a hint of self-doubt.
Spectator

A knack for making one look and think again, a fidelity to precise description in poetry and criticism that is impressive...
Times Literary Supplement

Vibrantly derrière-garde... a swipe at that sometimes lazy and often convenient anything-goes school of literary criticism.
Spectator

Craig Raine's rude and definitive argument for precision in poetry and criticism.
Times Literary Supplement

An undeniably gripping book... invigorating, vivid and entertaining reading.
Guardian