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Arabic Poems
Arabic Poems
Edited by Marle Hammond
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375712432
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Arabic Poems

Edited by Marle Hammond


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $14.95

A bilingual anthology of poems from the sixth century to the present, Arabic Poems is a one-of-a-kind showcase of a fascinating literary tradition.

The Arabic poetic legacy is as vast as it is deep, spanning a period of fifteen centuries in regions from Morocco to Iraq. Themes of love, nature... Read more >
Nothing More to Lose
Nothing More to Lose
Written by Najwan Darwish, Translated by Kareem James Abu-Zeid
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590177303
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Nothing More to Lose

Written by Najwan Darwish
Translated by Kareem James Abu-Zeid


Format: Trade Paperback, 120 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $12.95

Nothing More to Lose is the first collection of poems by Palestinian poet Najwan Darwish to appear in English. Hailed across the Arab world  and beyond, Darwish’s poetry walks the razor’s edge between despair and resistance, between dark humor and harsh political realities. With incisive imagery and passionate lyricism, Darwish confronts... Read more >
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Nothing More to Lose

Written by Najwan Darwish
Translated by Kareem James Abu-Zeid


Format: eBook, 120 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $12.95

Nothing More to Lose is the first collection of poems by Palestinian poet Najwan Darwish to appear in English. Hailed across the Arab world  and beyond, Darwish’s poetry walks the razor’s edge between despair and resistance, between dark humor and harsh political realities. With incisive imagery and passionate lyricism, Darwish confronts... Read more >
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Poems
Poems
Written by C.P. Cavafy, Edited by Daniel Mendelsohn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375712425
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Poems

Written by C.P. Cavafy
Edited by Daniel Mendelsohn


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $14.95

The Alexandrian Greek poet Constantine Cavafy (1863–1933) is a towering figure of twentieth-century literature. No modern poet brought so vividly to life the history and culture of Mediterranean antiquity; no writer dared break, with such taut energy, the taboos of his time surrounding homoerotic desire.

In this edition, award-winning  translator and... Read more >
Visions of the Prophet
Visions of the Prophet
Written by Kahlil Gibran
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583946794
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Visions of the Prophet

Written by Kahlil Gibran


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $16.95

Ever since his best-selling book The Prophet was first published in 1923, Kahlil Gibran has been enchanting spiritually inclined readers with his dogma-free writings so rich with insight, wisdom, beauty, and truth. In this companion collection of little-known writings taken from his published works in Arabic, Gibran encourages us to bravely...

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Love's Glory
Re-creations of Rumi
Written by Andrew Harvey and Jalal ud-Din Rumi


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: July 30, 2013
Price: $10.95

In Love’s Glory, mystical scholar Andrew Harvey presents 108 stunning short poems by the thirteenth-century Sufi mystic and poet Rumi. Working from translations in various languages and drawing on two decades of studying Rumi’s work, Harvey’s “re-creations” are arranged in a dance around crucial mystical themes: nondual bliss, ordeal, ecstatic recognition... Read more >
The Rule of Barbarism
Pirogue Poets Series
Written by Abdellatif Laabi
Translated by Andre Naffis-Sahely


Format: eBook, 141 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $12.00

Finally available in English, Le Règne de la barbarie by Abdellatif Laâbi is one of the most daring poetic visions of the second half of the twentieth century. First published in 1976 when Laabi was serving an eight-year prison sentence (1972-1980) for ‘crimes of opinion’ against the Moroccan State, The Rule... Read more >
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The Rule of Barbarism
The Rule of Barbarism
Written by Abdellatif Laabi, Translated by Andre Naffis-Sahely
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780984845316
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The Rule of Barbarism
Pirogue Poets Series
Written by Abdellatif Laabi
Translated by Andre Naffis-Sahely


Format: Trade Paperback, 141 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2012
Price: $12.00

Finally available in English, Le Règne de la barbarie by Abdellatif Laâbi is one of the most daring poetic visions of the second half of the twentieth century. First published in 1976 when Laabi was serving an eight-year prison sentence (1972-1980) for ‘crimes of opinion’ against the Moroccan State, The Rule... Read more >
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The Rumi Daybook
The Rumi Daybook
Edited by Kabir Helminski and Camille Helminski
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590308943
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The Rumi Daybook

Edited by Kabir Helminski and Camille Helminski


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $18.95

"My heart wandered through the world
constantly seeking after my cure,
but the sweet and delicious water of life
had to break through the granite of my heart." 


When the words of Rumi enter your heart, something softens, breaks, and is subtly reborn. That he wrote the words seven hundred... Read more >
The Earth Gods
The Earth Gods
Written by Kahlil Gibran
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307957740
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The Earth Gods

Written by Kahlil Gibran


Format: eBook, 44 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $9.99

"The Earth Gods, the last book to be published while Gibran was still in this world, came into the poet's hands two weeks before he was to lay aside all earthly volumes. . . . He had a peculiar feeling of tenderness for this book, unlike what he felt for any... Read more >
The Forerunner
The Forerunner
Written by Kahlil Gibran
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307957771
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The Forerunner
His Parables and Poems
Written by Kahlil Gibran


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $9.99

"You are your own forerunner, and the towers you have builded are but the foundation of your own giant-self. And that self too shall be a foundation."

"And I too am my own forerunner, for the long shadow stretching before me at sunrise shall gather under my feet at the noon hour... Read more >
The Madman
The Madman
Written by Kahlil Gibran
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ISBN: 9780307957788
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The Madman
His Parables and Poems
Written by Kahlil Gibran


Format: eBook, 75 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $9.99

"This volume is in part translation from the Arabic parables, in part written directly in English. A small book of only seventy pages, it is a product of the poet's youth and early manhood, rich with promise of what was to follow. It is entirely of the East, with no shading... Read more >
Love's Ripening
Love's Ripening
Written by Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi, Translated by Kabir Helminski and Ahmad Rezwani
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590307595
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Love's Ripening
Rumi on the Heart's Journey
Written by Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi
Translated by Kabir Helminski and Ahmad Rezwani


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: December 28, 2010
Price: $14.00

Love is the meaning of our existence, the raw material of transformation, the glorious way of access to Divine intimacy. This teaching infuses the lyric verse of Rumi (1207–1273), the greatest of the Sufi poets. The poems in this collection, taken from among the master’s many volumes of work, focus on... Read more >
Songs of Love and War
Songs of Love and War
Written by Sayd Majrouh, Translated by Marjolijn de Jager
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590513989
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Songs of Love and War
Afghan Women's Poetry
Written by Sayd Majrouh
Translated by Marjolijn de Jager


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: March 16, 2010
Price: $14.95

The authors of oral literature in the Pashtun language create their work at a far remove from any books. Generally deprived of the support of schools and universities, their compositions are inseparable from song. Their poetry is never declaimed; rather, their rhyme and rhythm have melodic value.

These popular improvisations do not... Read more >
Mural
Mural
Written by Mahmoud Darwish, Translated by John Berger and Rema Hammami
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844674107
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Mural

Written by Mahmoud Darwish
Translated by John Berger and Rema Hammami


Format: Hardcover, 69 pages
On Sale: October 13, 2009
Price: $19.95

Mahmoud Darwish was the Palestinian national poet. One of the greatest poets of the last half-century, his work evokes the loss of his homeland and is suffused with the pain of dispossession, exile and loss. His poems also display a brilliant acuity, a passion for and openness to the world and... Read more >
A River Dies of Thirst
A River Dies of Thirst
Written by Mahmoud Darwish, Translated by Catherine Cobham
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780981955711
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A River Dies of Thirst

Written by Mahmoud Darwish
Translated by Catherine Cobham


Format: Trade Paperback, 153 pages
On Sale: August 25, 2009
Price: $16.00

This remarkable collection of poems, meditations, fragments, and journal entries was Mahmoud Darwish’s last volume to come out in Arabic. This River is at once lyrical and philosophical, questioning and wise, full of irony, resistance, and play. Darwish’s musings on unrest and loss dwell on love and humanity; myth and dream... Read more >
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A River Dies of Thirst

Written by Mahmoud Darwish
Translated by Catherine Cobham


Format: eBook, 153 pages
On Sale: August 25, 2009
Price: $16.00

This remarkable collection of poems, meditations, fragments, and journal entries was Mahmoud Darwish’s last volume to come out in Arabic. This River is at once lyrical and philosophical, questioning and wise, full of irony, resistance, and play. Darwish’s musings on unrest and loss dwell on love and humanity; myth and dream... Read more >
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The Pocket Rumi
The Pocket Rumi
Written by Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi, Edited by Kabir Helminski
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590306352
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The Pocket Rumi

Written by Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi
Edited by Kabir Helminski


Format: Trade Paperback, 316 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2008
Price: $8.95

The cry of the soul in love with God has never been more eloquently expressed than by the great Persian Sufi master Jalaluddin Rumi (1207–1273). Readers have thrilled to his ecstatic songs of divine union for more than eight hundred years. Now, here is a collection of the best of Rumi’s... Read more >
Belonging
Belonging
Edited by Niloufar Talebi
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781556437120
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Belonging
New Poetry by Iranians Around the World
Edited by Niloufar Talebi


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2008
Price: $18.95

Recent political developments, including the shadow of a new war, have obscured the fact that Iran has a long and splendid artistic tradition ranging from the visual arts to literature. Western readers may have some awareness of the Iranian novel thanks to a few breakout successes like Reading Lolita in Tehran... Read more >
Rumi
Rumi
Written by Jalal Al-Din Rumi, Edited by Peter Washington
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307263520
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Rumi

Written by Jalal Al-Din Rumi
Edited by Peter Washington


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: June 6, 2006
Price: $14.95

The poetry of the medieval Persian sage Rumi combines lyrical beauty with spiritual profundity, a sense of rapture, and acute awareness of human suffering in ways that speak directly to contemporary audiences.

Trained in Sufism—a mystic tradition within Islam—Rumi founded the Sufi order known to us as the Whirling Dervishes, who... Read more >
Why Did You Leave the Horse Alone?
Why Did You Leave the Horse Alone?
Written by Mahmoud Darwish, Translated by Jeffrey Sacks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780976395010
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Why Did You Leave the Horse Alone?

Written by Mahmoud Darwish
Translated by Jeffrey Sacks


Format: Trade Paperback, 197 pages
On Sale: April 12, 2006
Price: $18.00

At once an intimate autobiography and a collective memory of the Palestinian people, Darwish’s intertwined poems are collective cries, songs, and glimpses of the human condition. Why Did You Leave the Horse Alone? is a poetry of myth and history, of exile and suspended time, of an identity bound to his... Read more >
The Rumi Collection
The Rumi Collection
Written by Jelaluddin Rumi, Edited by Kabir Helminski, Introduction by Andrew Harvey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590302514
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The Rumi Collection

Written by Jelaluddin Rumi
Edited by Kabir Helminski
Introduction by Andrew Harvey


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2005
Price: $18.95

Rumi's poems are beloved for their touching perceptions of humanity and the Divine. Here is a rich introduction to the work of the great mystical poet, featuring leading literary translations of his verse. Translators include Coleman Barks, Robert Bly, Andrew Harvey, Kabir Helminski, Camille Helminski, Daniel Liebert, and Peter Lamborn Wilson... Read more >
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