Author(s): Wendy Cope
In this exuberant anthology, Wendy Cope attempts to prove that misery does not have all the best lines. Here is a collection of poems which is unashamedly happy: poems about love, places, the beauty of the natural world, about company and solitude, music, food and drink and books.
Wendy Cope was born in Erith, Kent Her most recent collection of poems, If I Don't Know, was published this year. In 1987 she received a Cholmondeley Award for poetry, and in 1995 the American Academy of Arts and Letters Michael Braude Award for light verse.