Please try again. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Mar 5, 2014 - Grown men aren't supposed to cry, are they? Poems That Make Grown Men Cry. Poems That Make Grown Men Cry: 100 Men on the Words That Move Them. Please try your request again later. A wonderful introduction to some great poetry that moved a hundred varied 'celebrities' to call their favourites. Some of the poems I've never heard of so it was great to discover them. the little celebrity biography bits (why they chose the poem) add to its charm. Anthony Holden is an award-winning journalist who has published more than 30 books, including biographies of Laurence Olivier, Tchaikovsky and Shakespeare.He has published translations of opera, ancient Greek plays and poetry. Good choices, although sometimes surprising and occasionally pretentious. Poems That Make Grown Men Cry: 100 Men on the Words That Move Them. Ben Holden is a writer and film producer. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Poems that Make Grown Men Cry, edited by Anthony and Ben Holden, is a collection of verse that brings out the lachrymose side of a swathe of men not usually known for welling up.” – The Man Booker Prize Paperback: 336 pages Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK (21 May 2015) Language: English ISBN: 978-1471134906 Size: 21.5cm x 13.5cm . Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 10 November 2018. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Share - Poems That Make Grown Men Cry: 100 Men on the Words That Move Them by Holden (Paperback, 2015) Poems That Make Grown Men Cry: 100 Men on the Words That Move Them by Holden (Paperback, 2015) 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 product rating. After selecting “Adlestrop” by Edward Thomas (surely my favourite poet) for the book, Simon Winchester … 100 grown men - from Stephen Fry to JJ Abrams, Daniel Radcliffe to Colin Firth, Salman Rushdie to Seamus Heaney - reveal the poems that move them to tears. Additional information. Out of stock. Title. SKU: … Anthony & Ben Holden have spoken to 100 brilliant actors, writers, broadcasters and leaders to remind us all it's okay to shed a tear. The poems in the 'MEN' version don't really sing to me I am afraid. Poems That Make Grown Men Cry: 100 Men on the Words That Move Them. £7.55 The Poetry Pharmacy: Tried-and-True Prescriptions for the Heart, Mind and … 608 likes. … Representing twenty nationalities and ranging in age from their early 20s to their late 80s, the majority are public figures not prone to crying. Buy Poems That Make Grown Men Cry by Anthony Holden, Ben Holden from Waterstones today! Poems That Make Grown Men Cry You will have heard the phrase: "It's enough to make a grown man cry." It's a nice collection. More … View all copies of this ISBN edition: Synopsis; About this title; GROWN MEN AREN'T SUPPOSED TO CRY… GROWN MEN AREN'T SUPPOSED TO CRY. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 27 December 2019. Used - Like New. 3.82 avg rating • (1,088 ratings by Goodreads) Hardcover ISBN 10: 147113489X ISBN 13: 9781471134890. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 4 August 2015. a brilliant little book. There's a problem loading this menu at the moment. – Wall Street Journal "Poems That Make Grown Men Cry is an anthology of some of the most emotive lines in literature chosen by 100 famous and admired men, ranging from Daniel Radcliffe to Nick Cave, John le Carré and Jonathan Franzen." There's a problem loading this menu at the moment. Given to my Father-in-Law as a Xmas present. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. 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Here they deliver touching and insightful personal introductions to a range of beloved poems. move them poems that make grown men cry 100 men on the words poems that make grown men cry edited by anthony and ben that the two of them are now planning an anthology of poems that make women cry its a pity about the premise because the idea of collecting poems that move people to tears is an interesting one the 100 novels everyone should read public group poems that make grown men cry … Sorry, there was a problem saving your cookie preferences. ASIN : B00G7RANJ8; Publisher : Simon & Schuster UK; UK ed. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Anthony Holden; Ben Holden. Email me when available. I think this would also make a good audio book. But in this fascinating anthology, one hundred men - distinguished in literature and film, science and architecture, theatre and human rights - confess to being moved to tears by poems that haunt them. They clearly learned a lot themselves because their Women’s version, produced later, was much better and more varied. Something went wrong. See more ideas about grown man, crying man, poems. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Condition. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. We use cookies and similar tools to enhance your shopping experience, to provide our services, understand how customers use our services so we can make improvements, and display ads. Please try again. Like “But in my arms till break of day Let the living creature lie, Mortal, guilty, but to me The entirely beautiful.” Poems That Make Grown Men Cry book. Prime members enjoy fast & free shipping, unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows with Prime Video and many more exclusive benefits. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 25 September 2019. He lives in London and studied English at Merton College, Oxford. Some of the poems I've never heard of so it was great to discover them. With his father Anthony, Ben edited the bestselling Poems That Make Grown Men Cry and Poems That Make Grown Women Cry.--This text refers to the paperback edition. Three men have suffered the pain of losing a child; others are moved to tears by the exquisite way a poet captures, in Alexander Pope's famous phrase, 'what oft was thought, but ne'er so well express'd'. Great collection of poems from an interesting group of men from actors to scientists and back. The Emergency Poet: An Anti-Stress Anthology. If you've not read poetry before this is a good introduction. The one hundred men briefly explain about the poem and what moved him about the particular poem. Shop books, stationery, devices and other learning essentials. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Poems That Make Grown Men Cry € 11.80. This is a unique collection (Poems that make grown men cry, edited by Anthony and Ben Holden) of some favorite poems … With his father Anthony, Ben edited the bestselling Poems That Make Grown Men Cry and Poems That Make Grown Women Cry. Given to my Father-in-Law as a Xmas present. Great collection of poems from an interesting group of men from actors to scientists and back. I haven't read poetry for so many years but ever since I've purchased this book I have become more interested in it. A unique collection of poetry so powerful that 100 grown men—bestselling authors, poets laureate, and other eminent figures from the arts, sciences, and politics—have been moved to tears. There … Poems That Make Grown Men Cry: 100 Men on the Words That Move Them - Ebook written by Anthony Holden, Ben Holden. It also analyses reviews to verify trustworthiness. The verses, including Mr Radcliffe choice of Long Distance by Tony Harrison, and Mr Fry's preferred Walt Whitman Poem, have been collected in the anthology Poems That Make Grown Men Cry. I also like the stories that go with the poems. A great collection of poems. Sku. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Poems That Make Grown Men Cry: 100 Men on the Words That Move Them Paperback – 28 April 2015 by Anthony Holden (Author), Ben Holden (Author) 4.5 out of 5 stars 157 ratings See all formats and editions The one on moving on from grief was my favourite. Hardcover. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. A wonderful introduction to some great poetry that moved a hundred varied 'celebrities' to call their favourites. Poems That Make Grown Men Cry: 100 Men on the Words That Move Them by Anthony Holden. Ben Holden is a writer and film producer. Ever so often I pick up this book and read one or two, some of them have actually made me cry. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Poems That Make Grown Men Cry: 100 Men on the Words That Move Them. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 10 November 2018. I was thrilled to hear about Poems That Make Grown Men Cry by Anthony and Ben Holden a few weeks ago in The Guardian. a good cause. View all copies of this ISBN edition: Synopsis; About this title; In this … Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment (... Anthony Holden is an award-winning journalist who has published more than thirty books, including, Poems to Live Your Life By: Chosen and Illustrated by. GROWN MEN AREN'T SUPPOSED TO CRY. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Please try your request again later. We use cookies and similar tools to enhance your shopping experience, to provide our services, understand how customers use our services so we can make improvements, and display ads. The book is essentially what it says on the tin: an anthology consisting of stories from ‘100 men on the words that move them’. 1 users rated this 5 out of 5 stars 1. Home / Gift Ideas / Poems That Make Grown Men Cry. Like its predecessor, Poems That Make Grown-Men Cry, this volume asks 100 prominent women (mostly Brits, many unfamiliar) to name a poem that strikes an emotional chord. Poems That Make Grown Men Cry is an anthology of some of the most emotive lines in literature chosen by 100 famous and admired men, ranging from Daniel Radcliffe to Nick Cave, John le Carré and Jonathan Franzen. Good rational. 1-Click ordering is not available for this item. This specific ISBN edition is currently not available. Here they admit to breaking down when ambushed by great art, often in words as powerful as the poems themselves. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 22 September 2020, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 30 July 2017. This is a unique collection (Poems that make grown men cry, edited by Anthony and Ben Holden) of some favorite poems which moved numerous famous men from a wide variety of fields like literature, and film, theater, architecture, human rights and science. GROWN MEN AREN'T SUPPOSED TO CRY.But in this fascinating anthology, one hundred men - distinguished in literature and film, science and architecture, theatre and human rights - confess to being moved to tears by poems that haunt them. Representing twenty nationalities and ranging in age from their early 20s to their late 80s, the majority are public figures not prone to crying. 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Publisher: Simon & Schuster, 2014. a great idea. Author. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Anthony and Ben both live in London. His son Ben is a writer and film producer. Product details. Learn more about VAT here. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. 'At the top of this year's Poetry list is Anthony and Ben's Poems That Make Grown Men Cry which has sold 11, 315 copies' --The Bookseller About the Author. the little celebrity biography bits (why they chose the poem) add to its charm. The Poetry Pharmacy: Tried-and-True Prescriptions for the Heart, Mind and Soul, Staying Alive: Real Poems for Unreal Times, Dancing By The Light of The Moon: Over 250 poems to read, relish and recite, She is Fierce: Brave, Bold and Beautiful Poems by Women, The Poetry Pharmacy Returns: More Prescriptions for Courage, Healing and Hope, The Emergency Poet: An Anti-Stress Poetry Anthology, The Fire of Joy: Roughly 80 Poems to Get by Heart and Say Aloud. I haven't read poetry for so many years but ever since I've purchased this book I have become more interested in it. A perfect collection of poetry for anyone, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 28 December 2014. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 27 December 2019. ― Anthony Holden, Poems That Make Grown Men Cry: 100 Men on the Words That Move Them. It's a nice collection. Please leave your valid email address below. A perfect collection of poetry for anyone, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 28 December 2014. Try again. Learn more about Import fee deposit here. Ever so often I pick up this book and read one or two, some of them have actually made me cry. From J.J Abrams to John le Carre, Salman Rushdie to Jonathan Franzen, Daniel Radcliffe to Nick Cave, Ian McEwan to Stephen Fry, Stanley Tucci to Colin Firth, and Seamus Heaney to Christopher Hitchens, this collection delivers private insight into the souls of men whose writing, acting, and thinking are admired around the world. Something went wrong. Approved third parties also use these tools in connection with our display of ads. 1-Click ordering is not available for this item. Anthony Holden is an award-winning journalist who has published more than 30 books, including biographies of Laurence Olivier, Tchaikovsky and Shakespeare.He has published translations of opera, ancient Greek … a good cause. Good choices, although sometimes surprising and occasionally pretentious. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Alan Hollinghurst reads 'At Castle Boterel' by Thomas Hardy, the poem he chose for 'Poems That Make Grown Men Cry' anthology, published in … I also like the stories that go with the poems. Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK, 2015. The poems in the 'MEN' version don't really sing to me I am afraid. Shop books, stationery, devices and other learning essentials. If you've not read poetry before this is a good introduction. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Good rational. 3.82 avg rating • (1,088 ratings by Goodreads) Softcover ISBN 10: 1471134903 ISBN 13: 9781471134906. He lives in London and studied English at Merton College, Oxford. Poems That Make Grown Men Cry: 100 Men on the Words That Move Them, Previous page of related Sponsored Products, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 11 November 2016. Hardcover. 5. Authors: Holden Ben & Anthony ISBN: 9781471134906 Paperback Published: May 2015. The Selected Works of Edgar Allan Poe (Collins Classics). Try again. Anthony Holden. Poems That Make Grown Men Cry, edited by Anthony and Ben Holden, is published by Simon & Schuster and retails for £16.99. Ben and Anthony Holden are a father/son duo who did a kind of 'survey' of men-who-cry over poetry. With his father Anthony, Ben edited the bestselling Poems That Make Grown Men Cry and Poems That Make Grown Women Cry. First, the basic layout. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Email me when available. 5.0 average based on 1 product rating. Poems That Make Grown Men Cry: 100 Men on the Words That Move Them, Previous page of related Sponsored Products, Simon & Schuster; 0 edition (10 April 2014), Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 11 November 2016. Unable to add item to List. With his father Anthony, Ben edited the bestselling Poems That Make Grown Men Cry and Poems That Make Grown Women Cry. a great idea. The commentary they provide on their choices was the most interesting part for me. 0 likes. I think this would also make a good audio book. And fortunately, the work compiled in Poems that Make Grown Men Cry certainly succeeds at this. … He was director of European Film and Television at Exclusive Media, where he helped relaunch Britain's most famous film production label, Hammer. Join Waitlist We will inform you when the product arrives in stock. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 22 September 2020, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 30 July 2017. But in this fascinating anthology, one hundred men - distinguished in literature and film, science and architecture, theatre and human rights - confess to being moved to tears by poems that haunt them. A life-enhancing tour through classic and contemporary poems that have made men cry: “The Holdens remind us that you don’t have to be an academic or a postgraduate in creative writing to be moved by verse….It’s plain fun” (The Wall Street Journal). Their themes range from love in its many guises, through mortality and loss, to the beauty and variety of nature. I have read both the 'MEN' and 'WOMEN' versions. Binding type. 20 offers from £2.03. AbeBooks.com: Poems That Make Grown Men Cry: 100 Men on the Words That Move Them (9781471134890) by Holden, Anthony; Holden, Ben and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices. This specific ISBN edition is currently not available. Following the success of their anthology Poems That Make Grown Men Cry, father-and-son team Anthony and Ben Holden, working with Amnesty International, have asked the same revealing question of 100 remarkable women: What poem has moved you to tears? It also analyses reviews to verify trustworthiness. A great collection of poems. edition (10 April 2014) Language: : English; File size : 685 KB; Text-to-Speech : Enabled; Screen Reader : … Grown men … GOR006848291. They clearly learned a lot themselves because their Women’s version, produced later, was much better and more varied. More Information. The one on moving on from grief was my favourite. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 4 August 2015. a brilliant little book. Read 181 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Seventy-five percent of the selected poems were written in the twentieth century, with more than a dozen by women. Disappointing in its selection of poems and people. © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Edited by Deborah Alma (The Emergency Poet) 4.6 out of 5 stars 136. Anthony Holden. © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.

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