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A Dream of Summer
Poems for the Sensuous Season
Written by Mary Oliver
Selected by Robert Atwan


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: June 15, 2004
Price: $15.00

In summer, as Mary Oliver writes: “There are satisfactions beyond number; fishermen get their catch, the food is delicious and real, the sail has just enough wind; the children, in the country at least, play riotously and can hardly be persuaded to remember the necessity of sleep, even when the fireflies... Read more >

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Blue Iris
Poems and Essays
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: October 15, 2006
Price: $16.00

A rich collection of ten poems, two essays, and two dozen of Mary Oliver’s classic works on flowers, trees, and plants of all sorts, elegantly illustrated, Blue Iris is the essential companion to Owls and Other Fantasies, one of the best-selling volumes of poetry of 2003.

Blue Iris fortuitously offers an extended... Read more >
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Blue Iris
Poems and Essays
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: September 15, 2004
Price: $23.00

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Evidence
Poems
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Trade Paperback, 88 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $14.00

Never afraid to shed the pretense of academic poetry, never shy of letting the power of an image lie in unadorned language, Mary Oliver offers us poems that reflect on the power of love and the great gifts of the natural world. Inspired by the familiar lines from William Wordsworth, “To... Read more >
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Evidence
Poems
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Hardcover, 88 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: April 1, 2009
Price: $24.00

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Evidence
Poems
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: eBook
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: April 1, 2009
Price: $24.00

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House of Light

Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: April 8, 1992
Price: $15.00

Winner of a 1991 Christopher Award

Winner of the 1991 Boston Globe Lawrence L. Winship Book Award

This collection of poems by Mary Oliver once again invites the reader to step across the threshold of ordinary life into a world of natural and spiritual luminosity.

“Oliver’s poems are thoroughly convincing--as genuine, moving, and implausible... Read more >
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House of Light

Written by Mary Oliver


Format: eBook
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: March 28, 2012
Price: $15.00

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New and Selected Poems, Volume Two

Written by Mary Oliver


Format: eBook
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: April 1, 2006
Price: $16.00

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New and Selected Poems, Volume One

Written by Mary Oliver


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $18.00

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New and Selected Poems, Volume One

Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: November 15, 2005
Price: $32.50

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New and Selected Poems, Volume One

Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: April 15, 2004
Price: $18.00

When New and Selected Poems, Volume One was originally published in 1992, Mary Oliver was awarded the National Book Award. In the fourteen years since its initial appearance it has become one of the best-selling volumes of poetry in the country. This collection features thirty poems published only in this volume... Read more >
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New and Selected Poems, Volume Two

Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: April 15, 2007
Price: $16.00

Mary Oliver has been writing poetry for nearly five decades, and in that time she has become America’s foremost poetic voice on our experience of the physical world. This collection presents forty-two new poems-an entire volume in itself-along with works chosen by Oliver from six of the books she has published... Read more >
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New and Selected Poems, Volume Two

Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: October 12, 2005
Price: $26.50

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Our World

Written by Mary Oliver
Photographed by Molly Malone Cook


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: October 1, 2009
Price: $16.00

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Our World

Written by Mary Oliver
Photographed by Molly Malone Cook


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: October 1, 2007
Price: $24.95

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Owls and Other Fantasies
Poems and Essays
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Trade Paperback, 88 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: April 1, 2006
Price: $15.00

Within these pages Mary Oliver collects twenty-six of her poems about the birds that have been such an important part of her life-hawks, hummingbirds, and herons; kingfishers, catbirds, and crows; swans, swallows, and, of course, the snowy owl; among a dozen others-including ten poems original to this volume. She adds two... Read more >
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Owls and Other Fantasies
Poems and Essays
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Hardcover, 88 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: September 30, 2003
Price: $24.00

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Owls and Other Fantasies
Poems and Essays
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: eBook
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: September 30, 2003
Price: $15.00

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Red Bird
Poems
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: April 1, 2009
Price: $15.00

Mary Oliver’s twelfth book of poetry, Red Bird comprises sixty-one poems, the most ever in a single volume of her work. Overflowing with her keen observation of the natural world and her gratitude for its gifts, for the many people she has loved in her seventy years, as well as for... Read more >
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Red Bird
Poems
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: April 1, 2008
Price: $23.00

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Red Bird
Poems
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: eBook
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: April 1, 2008
Price: $16.00

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Swan
Poems and Prose Poems
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $14.00

Widely regarded as the “rock star” of American poetry, Mary Oliver is a writer whose words have long had the power to move countless readers. Regularly topping the national poetry best-seller list and drawing thousands to her sold-out readings across the country, Oliver is unparalleled in her impact. As noted in... Read more >
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Swan
Poems and Prose Poems
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $25.00

“Joy is not made to be a crumb,” writes Mary Oliver, and certainly joy abounds in her new book of poetry and prose poems. Swan, her twentieth volume, shows us that, though we may be “made out of the dust of stars,” we are of the world she vividly captures here... Read more >
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Swan
Poems and Prose Poems
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: eBook
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: October 13, 2010
Price: $23.00

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