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Melanie Rehak is the author of Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the Women Who Created Her. She is at work on a book about the pleasures and politics of feeding a family in the twenty-first century, to be published in 2009, and a book of poems called Autobiography: New York.
Kenneth Koch was one of the merrier in the bunch known as the New York
School of poets. But he was more than just a poet of humor. He
sought the essential nature of human existence, and displayed his
infectious awe of the universe in enchanting verse.