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Jay Parini

Jay Parini has written eight novels, including The Apprentice Lover, The Passages of Herman Melville and The Last Station, which was made into an Academy Award-nominated film starring Helen Mirren and Christopher Plummer. His most recent volume of poetry is New and Collected Poems: 1975-2015. He has written biographies of John Steinbeck, Robert Frost, William Faulkner and Gore Vidal. Other works include Borges and Me: An Encounter and Promised Land: Thirteen Books that Changed America....See more