Mercury House

Winter Diary

Károly Bari
Translated by Dezso Benedek, Endre Farkas,
and Laura Schiff

illustrated poetry
$30, 84 pages
ISBN 978-1-56279-132-2

This remarkable edition of 150 numbered copies collects the best work of a leading contemporary Hungarian poet.

A sensual presentation designed by the author, with full-color illustrations, French flaps, colored endpapers, and high-quality paper.

My gypsy village, with its starving smoke
crumbling walls, wind-ripped roofs
wrapped in trouble up to here,
dangled its raw poverty into the world.
—from "Suffering Set Me on the Road"