Books written by Ron Padgett

How to be Perfect

July 27, 2017 | 114 pages
Required reading for humans.  More Info

How to Be Perfect

September 27, 2016 | 112 pages
"Eat an orange every morning." "Make eye contact with a tree." "Wear comfortable shoes." Ron Padgett's ninety-nine-line prescription for human perfection is both tongue-in-cheek and deeply felt, solidly good advice. In this offbeat, warm, humorous edition, each line springs to life with Novak's... More Info

Collected Poems

November 12, 2013 | 800 pages
Fifty years of poems and wry insight celebrating one of the most dynamic careers in twentieth century American poetry.  More Info