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Don't Ask, a collection of interviews with Levine, was published by the University ofMichigan Press in 1981. These interviews are at times enlightening, funny, troubling, and annoying. Levine talks about the inspiration behind many of his poems, about his politics, and about his childhood in Detroit, Michigan.

Perhaps Levine's best-known book, They Feed They Lion was published in 1972. The poems in this collection waver between celebration and despair, showing Levine to be adept at crafting art from the most disparate of experiences. Included in this collection are some of Levine's most popular poems about the working class of Detroit, Michigan.

For an historical look at how Levine's poetry has been received, read Christopher Buckley's collection of criticism and reviews on Levine's poetry, On the Poetry of Philip Levine: Stranger to Nothing, published in 1991 by the University of Michigan Press.

Levine's 1994 collection of essays, The Bread of...

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