Washington Post 50 Best Nonfiction Books of 2022

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Also a Poet was named one of the 50 Best Nonfiction Books of 2022.

Calhoun’s memoir offers an unsparing portrait of her father, New Yorker art critic Peter Schjeldahl, and the difficulties of their relationship. She also dives into the lives of a host of influential artists and writers, many of whom Schjeldahl interviewed for a biography of the poet O’Hara that never came to pass.