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Alastair Reid has died | 26-Sep-14

The Scottish-born poet, translator and essayist Alastair Reid has died at his home in New York at the age of 88.

He wrote for the New Yorker for almost 60 years and there is an obituary in the New York Times here:  

His most famous poem was about the country of his birth:

You can read a tribute by Scottish Poetry Library Director Robyn Marsack here:
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