Agha Shahid Ali’s poems are charmed whispers that can console and devastate
The Veiled Suite
by Agha Shahid Ali
W.W. Norton & Co.
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Arriving in the United States from India in 1975, Kashmiri author Agha Shahid Ali pursued both graduate degrees and his art. While quickly successful in the world of writing programs and academic presses, he explored in his poetry how readily expatriation could come to feel like exile. But as his collected poems, The Veiled Suite, make clear, he worked hard to find in such exile if not his true home, at least a safe house,