VIRTUAL POETRY BOOK CLUB // Nativity by Joseph Brodsky

Due to COVID-19, this will now be a VIRTUAL book club hosted by Zoom conference.

The December Poetry Book Club pick is Nativity by Joseph Brodsky. You must register on Eventbrite to attend. Register here:

This is a free event. No purchase is necessary to attend, but you can purchase the book ahead of time on our website here.

Each month, Poetry Club meets to discuss one must-read book of poems, whether a timeless classic or an award-winning contemporary. Led by Napa poet Kathleen Patterson, who has been an enthusiastic book club member since its beginning, meetings are open to all levels of poetry readers, both the curious and the committed.

Event date: 
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
This is a virtual event.
Nativity Poems Cover Image
By Joseph Brodsky, Joseph Brodsky (Translated by), Melissa Green (Translated by), Seamus Heaney (Translated by), Glyn Maxwell (Translated by), Paul Muldoon (Translated by), Derek Walcott (Translated by), Richard Wilbur (Translated by), Mikhail Lemkhin (Translated by), Anthony Hecht (Translated by)
ISBN: 9780374528577
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - November 13th, 2002

Christmas poems by the Nobel Laureate

To Him, all things seemed enormous: His mother's breast, the
steam out
of the ox's nostrils, Caspar, Balthazar, Melchior, the team
of Magi, the presents heaped by the door, ajar.
He was but a dot, and a dot was the star.
--from "Star of the Nativity"