If Not, Winter: Fragments of Sappho by Sappho

If Not, Winter: Fragments of Sappho

Sappho with Anne Carson (Translator)

397 pages first pub 2003 (editions)

nonfiction classics lgbtqia+ poetry emotional reflective slow-paced


By combining the ancient mysteries of Sappho with the contemporary wizardry of one of our most fearless and original poets, If Not, Winter provides a tantalizing window onto the genius of a woman whose lyric power spans millennia.Of the nine books...

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reflective 74%
emotional 65%
inspiring 33%
relaxing 20%
mysterious 18%
challenging 15%
informative 14%
hopeful 11%
sad 10%
lighthearted 8%
adventurous 2%
funny 2%
dark 1%
tense 1%


fast 52%
medium 24%
slow 22%

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