A Alvarez, poetry critic and best-selling author, dead at 90

posted on 25 Sep 2019


Alfred Alvarez, a critic and author with a non-literary streak who helped shape the modern poetry canon in his native England, explored everything from oil digging to poker and wrote a best-selling history of suicide bracketed by his attempt on his own life and the death of his friend Sylvia Plath, has died. He was 90.

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