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Aimless Love
Aimless Love
Written by Billy Collins
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812982671
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Aimless Love
New and Selected Poems
Written by Billy Collins


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $16.00

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“America’s favorite poet.”—The Wall Street Journal

From the two-term Poet Laureate of the United States Billy Collins comes his first volume of new and selected poems in twelve years. Aimless Love combines fifty new poems with generous selections from his four most recent books—Nine Horses, The Trouble with Poetry... Read more >
Aimless Love
Aimless Love
Written by Billy Collins
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679644057
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Aimless Love
New and Selected Poems
Written by Billy Collins


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $26.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“America’s favorite poet.”—The Wall Street Journal

From the two-term Poet Laureate of the United States Billy Collins comes his first volume of new and selected poems in twelve years. Aimless Love combines fifty new poems with generous selections from his four most recent books—Nine Horses, The Trouble with Poetry... Read more >
Aimless Love
Aimless Love
Written by Billy Collins
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812984651
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Aimless Love
New and Selected Poems
Written by Billy Collins


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $11.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“America’s favorite poet.”—The Wall Street Journal

From the two-term Poet Laureate of the United States Billy Collins comes his first volume of new and selected poems in twelve years. Aimless Love combines fifty new poems with generous selections from his four most recent books—Nine Horses, The Trouble with Poetry... Read more >
Aimless Love
Aimless Love
Written by Billy Collins, Read by Billy Collins
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780385366397
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Aimless Love
A Selection of Poems
Written by Billy Collins
Read by Billy Collins


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $20.00

“Billy Collins puts the ‘fun’ back in ‘profundity.’ ”—Alice Fulton

From the two-term Poet Laureate of the United States Billy Collins comes his first compilation of new and selected poems in twelve years. Aimless Love combines new poems with selections from four previous books—Nine Horses, The Trouble with Poetry, Ballistics, and Horoscopes... Read more >
Aimless Love
Aimless Love
Written by Billy Collins, Read by Billy Collins
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385366403
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Aimless Love
A Selection of Poems
Written by Billy Collins
Read by Billy Collins


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $15.00

DIGITAL EXCLUSIVE: Includes 5 additional poems only available on the digital download.

“Billy Collins puts the ‘fun’ back in ‘profundity.’ ”—Alice Fulton


From the two-term Poet Laureate of the United States Billy Collins comes his first compilation of new and selected poems in twelve years. Aimless Love combines new poems with selections from... Read more >
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CAUTIONARY VERSES
CAUTIONARY VERSES
Written by Hilaire Belloc
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307830814
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CAUTIONARY VERSES

Written by Hilaire Belloc


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2013
Price: $15.99

This volume contains all of the old favorites over which Hilaire Belloc’s admirers have been chuckling since the end of the 19th century—and the original illustrations by B.T.B. and Nicolas Bentley. It also contains many later verses in the same sly vein.
 
Here you meet again the Horrible Examples (old favorites... Read more >
Dogfight
Dogfight
Written by Calvin Trillin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812993684
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Dogfight
The 2012 Presidential Campaign in Verse
Written by Calvin Trillin


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $16.00

In his latest laugh-out-loud book of political verse, Calvin Trillin provides a riotous depiction of the 2012 presidential election campaign.
 
Dogfight is a narrative poem interrupted regularly by other poems and occasionally by what the author calls a pause for prose (“Callista Gingrich, Aware That Her Husband Has Cheated On... Read more >
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Dogfight
Dogfight
Written by Calvin Trillin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812993691
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Dogfight
The 2012 Presidential Campaign in Verse
Written by Calvin Trillin


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $9.99

In his latest laugh-out-loud book of political verse, Calvin Trillin provides a riotous depiction of the 2012 presidential election campaign.
 
Dogfight is a narrative poem interrupted regularly by other poems and occasionally by what the author calls a pause for prose (“Callista Gingrich, Aware That Her Husband Has Cheated On... Read more >
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Archy and Mehitabel
Archy and Mehitabel
Written by Don Marquis
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307830425
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Archy and Mehitabel

Written by Don Marquis


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: November 7, 2012
Price: $9.99

The now classic tale of Archy the cockroach and Mehitabel the cat in her ninth life. First published in 1927, this free verse poem has become an essential part of American literature. Read more >
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Tweet Land of Liberty
Tweet Land of Liberty
Written by Elinor Lipman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807042434
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Tweet Land of Liberty
Irreverent Rhymes from the Political Circus
Written by Elinor Lipman


Format: Trade Paperback, 120 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2012
Price: $9.95

Elinor Lipman (@elinorlipman) chronicles the 2012 election season with a poem a day—all in 140 characters or less. Read more >
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Tweet Land of Liberty
Irreverent Rhymes from the Political Circus
Written by Elinor Lipman


Format: eBook, 120 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2012
Price: $9.95

Elinor Lipman (@elinorlipman) chronicles the 2012 election season with a poem a day—all in 140 characters or less. Read more >
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Broetry
Broetry
Written by Brian McGackin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594745171
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Broetry

Written by Brian McGackin


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: July 5, 2011
Price: $12.95

As contemporary poets sing the glories of birds, birch trees, and menstruation, regular guys are left scratching their heads. Who can speak for Everyman? Who will articulate his love for Xbox 360, for Mama Celeste’s frozen pizza, for the cinematic oeuvre of Bruce Willis? 

Enter Broetry—a stunning debut from a dazzling... Read more >
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Broetry

Written by Brian McGackin


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 5, 2011
Price: $12.95

As contemporary poets sing the glories of birds, birch trees, and menstruation, regular guys are left scratching their heads. Who can speak for Everyman? Who will articulate his love for Xbox 360, for Mama Celeste’s frozen pizza, for the cinematic oeuvre of Bruce Willis? 

Enter Broetry—a stunning debut from a dazzling... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Deciding the Next Decider
Deciding the Next Decider
Written by Calvin Trillin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588368720
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Deciding the Next Decider
The 2008 Presidential Race in Rhyme
Written by Calvin Trillin


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 25, 2008
Price: $11.99

BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Calvin Trillin's Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin.

Displaying the form that made bestsellers of Obliviously On He Sails and A Heckuva Job, tales of the Bush Administration in rhyme, Calvin Trillin trains his verse on the 2008 race for the presidency.

Deciding the Next Decider is... Read more >
A Heckuva Job
A Heckuva Job
Written by Calvin Trillin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307430397
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A Heckuva Job
More of the Bush Administration in Rhyme
Written by Calvin Trillin


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Calvin Trillin's Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin.

Somehow, despite everything Calvin Trillin wrote about the Bush Administration in Obliviously On He Sails, his 2004 bestseller in verse, George W. Bush is still in the White House. Taking a philosophical view, Trillin has said, “We weren’t... Read more >
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Obliviously On He Sails
Obliviously On He Sails
Written by Calvin Trillin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307431547
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Obliviously On He Sails
The Bush Administration in Rhyme
Written by Calvin Trillin


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Calvin Trillin's Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin.

Does the Bush Administration sound any better in rhyme? In this biting array of verse, it at least sounds funnier. Calvin Trillin employs everything from a Gilbert and Sullivan style, for describing George Bush’s rescue in the South Carolina... Read more >
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Hipster Haiku
Hipster Haiku
Written by Siobhan Adcock
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780767926294
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Hipster Haiku

Written by Siobhan Adcock


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: October 24, 2006
Price: $9.99

O, hipster nation:
The dive bars, the vintage duds?
Great material. Read more >
Haiku Mama
Haiku Mama
Written by Kari Anne Roy, Illustrated by Colleen O'Hara
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594741098
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Haiku Mama

Written by Kari Anne Roy
Illustrated by Colleen O'Hara


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2006
Price: $12.95

Yay! The perfect time
To strip down naked and scream—
When Mommy’s on the phone.
 
This irreverent collection of candid haiku is full of laugh-out-loud observations on dirty diapers, playdate anxiety, obn­oxious purple dinosaurs, choking hazards, stay-at-home dads, and more. It’s a book of verse every new mother will appreciate... Read more >
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