Among haiku fans, Basho's Narrow Road to the Deep North is a deeply beloved classic. Although it was written in the 17th century, the poem tale of his journey is remarkably vibrant, heartfelt and funny.
So, I was very intrigued to see a modern book with that title.
It is a remarkable book. Read it. Really.
I thought the cover was very beautiful. I was surprised to find that there were three other covers that were equally lovely. Here they are: