Thursday, May 14, 2015

Narrow Road to the Deep North

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: 

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