Benjamin Taylor ushers in the new year with a Robert Frost reality check. Frost’s poem, “Provide, Provide”, excoriates writers who betray their talents by pandering to fame. Here’s to staying true to our tastes in 2013!
Some have relied on what they knew,
Others on being simply true.
What worked for them might work for you.
Without compromise, Taylor expertly mingles serious erudition with easygoing prose in his recent travel memoir, Naples Declared: A Walk Around The Bay, lauded as one the best books of 2012 by The New Yorker. Check back this Thursday for a reading from Naples Declared; the passage ends with a twist that will have you out of your seat, crying Bis!