Levertov, Denise. The Freeing of the Dust. New York: New Directions, 1975.
William Olsen reads primarily poems that would go on to be collected in Trouble Lights (2002), including "A Cat," "The Human Heart," "To A Fly," "Ruin Outlasting Sorrow," and "Black Globe."
Sir Angus Wilson reads his early short story "What Do Hippos Eat" (1949), along with excerpts from his novels The Old Men at the Zoo (1961), No Laughing Matter (1967), and As If By Magic (1973).
Judith Barrington reads from History and Geography (1989), opening the reading with "Countries"; she also reads several poems that would go on to be collected in Horses and the Human Soul (2004). The reading includes additional uncollected poems such as "Word Bank" and "Instructions to the Reader of Poetry."