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Katha pollitt (born october 14, 1949) is an american feminist poet, essayist and critic she is the author of four essay collections and two books of poetry cigarettes in a clean cafe, forsythia lit like a damp match against a thundery sky drunk on its own ozone, november fifth, riverside drive to learn more, click here x. Katha pollitt, left and janell hobson will speak at wilson hall on september 27 she is also the author of two books of poetry and several collections of essays her book learning to drive (2007) is now a motion picture. Her collection of personal essays, learning to drive, is out in paperback listen to katha pollitt's interview with poet matthea harvey here read her interview. Katha pollitt takes lessons to get her license and reflects on her failed relationships.
The film is, unusually, adapted from an essay katha pollitt's piece about a partner's infidelity and learning to drive as an act of middle-age. Isabel coixet's learning to drive (2014), based on a katha pollitt new yorker essay, stands out as a quieter study of personal restoration and. A film about lessons big and small, in learning to drive new york on an essay that appeared in the new yorker in 2002 by katha pollitt.
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