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Aimless Love

(Available October 21, 2014)
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 >
Everytime a Knot is Undone, a God is Released
Collected and New Poems 1974-2011
Written by Barbara Chase-Riboud


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $35.00

A highly anticipated collection of poems from Barbara Chase-Riboud—distinguished artist and writer, and winner of the Carl Sandburg Poetry Prize.

Rich with literary allusions traversing cultures and epochs, Everytime a Knot is Undone, a God is Released consists of collected and never-before published poems by a writer whose mastery of... Read more >
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Everytime a Knot is Undone, a God is Released

(Available October 14, 2014)
Everytime a Knot is Undone, a God is Released
Written by Barbara Chase-Riboud
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781609805944
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Everytime a Knot is Undone, a God is Released
Collected and New Poems 1974-2011
Written by Barbara Chase-Riboud


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $35.00

A highly anticipated collection of poems from Barbara Chase-Riboud—distinguished artist and writer, and winner of the Carl Sandburg Poetry Prize.

Rich with literary allusions traversing cultures and epochs, Everytime a Knot is Undone, a God is Released consists of collected and never-before published poems by a writer whose mastery of... Read more >
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Collected Poems

(Available September 30, 2014)
Collected Poems
Written by Mark Strand
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385352512
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Collected Poems

Written by Mark Strand


Format: Hardcover, 544 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $30.00

Longlisted for the 2014 National Book Award

Gathered here is a half century’s magnificent work by the former poet laureate of the United States and Pulitzer Prize winner whose haunting and exemplary style has influenced an entire generation of American poets.

Beginning with the limited-edition volume Sleeping with One Eye Open, published... Read more >
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Collected Poems

Written by Mark Strand


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $15.99

Longlisted for the 2014 National Book Award

Gathered here is a half century’s magnificent work by the former poet laureate of the United States and Pulitzer Prize winner whose haunting and exemplary style has influenced an entire generation of American poets.

Beginning with the limited-edition volume Sleeping with One Eye Open, published... Read more >
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Collected Poems
Collected Poems
Written by Jack Gilbert
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375711763
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Collected Poems

Written by Jack Gilbert


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $26.00

Gathered in this volume readers will find more than fifty years of poems by the incomparable Jack Gilbert, from his Yale Younger Poets prize-winning volume to glorious late poems, including a section of previously uncollected work.
 
There is no one quite like Jack Gilbert in postwar American poetry. After garnering... Read more >
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Gabriel
Gabriel
Written by Edward Hirsch
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385353571
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Gabriel
A Poem
Written by Edward Hirsch


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $26.95

Longlisted for the 2014 National Book Award

Never has there been a book of poems quite like Gabriel, in which a short life, a bewildering death, and the unanswerable sorrow of a father come together in such a sustained elegy. This unabashed sequence speaks directly from Hirsch’s heart to our own... Read more >
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Gabriel
Gabriel
Written by Edward Hirsch
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ISBN: 9780385353588
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Gabriel
A Poem
Written by Edward Hirsch


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $13.99

Longlisted for the 2014 National Book Award

Never has there been a book of poems quite like Gabriel, in which a short life, a bewildering death, and the unanswerable sorrow of a father come together in such a sustained elegy. This unabashed sequence speaks directly from Hirsch’s heart to our own... Read more >
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night thoughts
night thoughts
Written by Sarah Arvio
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375712227
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night thoughts
70 dream poems & notes from an analysis
Written by Sarah Arvio


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $18.00

In this remarkable and unique work, award-winning poet Sarah Arvio gives us a memoir about coming to terms with a life in crisis through the study of dreams.

As a young woman, threatened by disturbing visions, Arvio went into psychoanalysis to save herself. The result is a riveting sequence of dream...

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Poe: Poems
Poe: Poems
Written by Edgar Allan Poe
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375712593
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Poe: Poems

Written by Edgar Allan Poe


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 28, 2014
Price: $9.99

Poe's poems have been memorized and recited by millions. Among his best-loved works are "The Raven" with its hypnotic chant of "nevermore, " and the sensuous and lyrical "Annabel Lee." This collection includes all of Poe's most popular rhymes. Read more >
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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Written by Tao Lin


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $15.00

In Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy a 23–year–old person attempts to explain to himself the possible origins, ends, and cures of anger, worry, despair, obsession, and confusion, while concurrently experiencing those things in various contexts including a romantic relationship, a book of poetry, and the arbitrary nature of the universe. Read more >
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Poems
Poems
Written by Edna St. Vincent Millay
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804152952
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Poems

Written by Edna St. Vincent Millay


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2014
Price: $6.99

One of America’s most beloved poets, Edna St. Vincent Millay burst onto the literary scene at a very young age and won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1923. Her passionate lyrics and superbly crafted sonnets have thrilled generations of readers long after the notoriously bohemian lifestyle she led in Greenwich... Read more >
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Robinson: Poems
Robinson: Poems
Written by Edwin Arlington Robinson, Edited by Scott Donaldson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804152945
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Robinson: Poems

Written by Edwin Arlington Robinson
Edited by Scott Donaldson


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2014
Price: $9.99

Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869-1935) a three-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize, was the first of the great American modernist poets."No poet ever understood loneliness and separateness better than Robinson," James Dickey has observed. Robinson's lyric poems illuminate the hearts and minds of the most unlikely subjects—the downtrodden, the bereft, and the... Read more >
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Whitman: Poems
Whitman: Poems
Written by Walt Whitman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307806710
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Whitman: Poems

Written by Walt Whitman


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2014
Price: $9.99

The Everyman's Library Pocket Poets hardcover series is popular for its compact size and reasonable price which does not compromise content. Poems: Whitman contains forty-two of the American master's poems, including "Crossing Brooklyn Ferry," "Song of Myself," "I Hear America Singing," "Halcyon Days," and an index of first lines. Read more >
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Jimmy's Blues and Other Poems
Jimmy's Blues and Other Poems
Written by James Baldwin, Introduction by Nikky Finney
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807084861
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Jimmy's Blues and Other Poems

Written by James Baldwin
Introduction by Nikky Finney


Format: Trade Paperback, 120 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $16.00

All of the published poetry of James Baldwin, including six significant poems previously only available in a limited edition
 
During his lifetime (1924–1987), James Baldwin authored seven novels, as well as several plays and essay collections, which were published to wide-spread praise. These books, among them Notes of a Native Son,... Read more >
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Jimmy's Blues and Other Poems

Written by James Baldwin
Introduction by Nikky Finney


Format: eBook, 120 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $16.00

All of the published poetry of James Baldwin, including six significant poems previously only available in a limited edition
 
During his lifetime (1924–1987), James Baldwin authored seven novels, as well as several plays and essay collections, which were published to wide-spread praise. These books, among them Notes of a Native Son,... Read more >
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Plundered Hearts
Plundered Hearts
Written by J.D. McClatchy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385351515
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Plundered Hearts
New and Selected Poems
Written by J.D. McClatchy


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $28.95

At last, a definitive selection of the elegant work by a poet at the forefront of American poetry for more than three decades.

With his first several books, J. D. McClatchy established himself as a poet of urbanity, intellect, and prismatic emotion, in the tradition of James Merrill, W. H. Auden... Read more >
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Plundered Hearts
Plundered Hearts
Written by J.D. McClatchy
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385351522
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Plundered Hearts
New and Selected Poems
Written by J.D. McClatchy


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $14.99

At last, a definitive selection of the elegant work by a poet at the forefront of American poetry for more than three decades.

With his first several books, J. D. McClatchy established himself as a poet of urbanity, intellect, and prismatic emotion, in the tradition of James Merrill, W. H. Auden... Read more >
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Bicentennial
Bicentennial
Written by Dan Chiasson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385349819
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Bicentennial
Poems
Written by Dan Chiasson


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $26.95

From the acclaimed poet—a refreshing, singular collection of poems about boys and boyhood, historical cycles and personal history, memory and meaning.
 
Bicentennial summons the world of Chiasson’s seventies childhood in Vermont: early VCRs, snow, erections, pizza, snowmobiles, high-school cliques, and the Bicentennial celebration,  but his book is also an elegy... Read more >
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Bicentennial
Bicentennial
Written by Dan Chiasson
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ISBN: 9780385349826
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Bicentennial
Poems
Written by Dan Chiasson


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $13.99

From the acclaimed poet—a refreshing, singular collection of poems about boys and boyhood, historical cycles and personal history, memory and meaning.
 
Bicentennial summons the world of Chiasson’s seventies childhood in Vermont: early VCRs, snow, erections, pizza, snowmobiles, high-school cliques, and the Bicentennial celebration,  but his book is also an elegy... Read more >
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The Sea at Truro
The Sea at Truro
Written by Nancy Willard
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ISBN: 9780375712241
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The Sea at Truro

Written by Nancy Willard


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $16.00

From the acclaimed poet of In the Salt Marsh comes a dazzling collection about the magic hiding in the ordinary days of our past and present. Willard turns a keen eye on the natural world that witnesses these revelations, and the myriad, often surprising ways in which it intersects with our...

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Springing
Springing
Written by Marie Ponsot
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307547415
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Springing
New and Selected Poems
Written by Marie Ponsot


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2013
Price: $13.99

From the award-winning author of The Bird Catcher, this life-spanning volume offers the delight of both discovery and re-discovery, as Ponsot tends the unruly garden of her mind with her customary care and passion. The book opens with a group of new poems, including “What Would You Like to Be When... Read more >
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New and Selected Poems, Volume One

Written by Mary Oliver


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
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 as well... Read more >
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Red to the Rind
Red to the Rind
Written by Stan Rice
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ISBN: 9780307543868
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Red to the Rind

Written by Stan Rice


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2013
Price: $11.99

“Behold the door / the lock’s alive,” warns Stan Rice in one of the commanding poems that make up this new volume of verse. From the streets of New Orleans during Mardi Gras to the private chambers of the imagination, Rice’s work is at times sharp and minimalist and at times... Read more >
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A Phone Call to the Future
A Phone Call to the Future
Written by Mary Jo Salter
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ISBN: 9780307497291
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A Phone Call to the Future
New and Selected Poems
Written by Mary Jo Salter


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2013
Price: $15.99

This “wholly attractive volume” that brings together twenty-five years of “elegantly shaped and voiced creations” (William Pritchard, The Boston Globe) offers a generous sampling of Mary Jo Salter’s five previous award-winning volumes and a collection of superb new poems. A mid-career retrospective of one of the major poets of her generation.


From... Read more >
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