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Cat Town
Cat Town
Written by Sakutaro Hagiwara, Edited by Hiroaki Sato, Translated by Hiroaki Sato
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590177754
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Cat Town

Written by Sakutaro Hagiwara
Edited by Hiroaki Sato
Translated by Hiroaki Sato


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $14.00

Modernist poet Sakutarō Hagiwara’s first published book, Howling at the Moon, shattered conventional verse forms and transformed the poetic landscape of Japan. Two of its poems were removed on order of the Ministry of the Interior for “disturbing social customs.” Along with the entirety of Howling, this volume includes all of... Read more >
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Cat Town

Written by Sakutaro Hagiwara
Edited by Hiroaki Sato
Translated by Hiroaki Sato


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $14.00

Modernist poet Sakutarō Hagiwara’s first published book, Howling at the Moon, shattered conventional verse forms and transformed the poetic landscape of Japan. Two of its poems were removed on order of the Ministry of the Interior for “disturbing social customs.” Along with the entirety of Howling, this volume includes all of... 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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The Pocket Haiku
The Pocket Haiku
Written by Basho, Buson and Issa, Translated by Sam Hamill
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ISBN: 9781611801538
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The Pocket Haiku

Written by Basho, Buson and Issa
Translated by Sam Hamill


Format: Trade Paperback, 152 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $8.95

Quintessential classical Japanese haiku--selected and translated by one of America's premier poet-translators--now available in a pocket edition.

In this collection of haiku, translator Sam Hamill has compiled the best from the tradition, spanning the sixteenth through nineteenth centuries, with particular focus on the three great masters: Bashō, Buson, and Issa. Based on... Read more >
The Interior Landscape: Classical Tamil Love Poems
The Interior Landscape: Classical Tamil Love Poems
Edited by A. K. Ramanujan, Translated by A. K. Ramanujan
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ISBN: 9781590176788
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The Interior Landscape: Classical Tamil Love Poems

Edited by A. K. Ramanujan
Translated by A. K. Ramanujan


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $12.95

In The Interior Landscape the great Indian poet and translator A.K. Ramanujan has drawn on a celebrated anthology of classical Tamil poetry to compose an unforgettable sequence of love poems. The story unfolds in  a series of dramatic exchanges between a shifting array of characters—the lovers, relatives, friends, rivals, and sundry... Read more >
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The Interior Landscape: Classical Tamil Love Poems

Edited by A. K. Ramanujan
Translated by A. K. Ramanujan


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $12.95

In The Interior Landscape the great Indian poet and translator A.K. Ramanujan has drawn on a celebrated anthology of classical Tamil poetry to compose an unforgettable sequence of love poems. The story unfolds in  a series of dramatic exchanges between a shifting array of characters—the lovers, relatives, friends, rivals, and sundry... Read more >
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Du Fu
Du Fu
Written by Fu Du, Translated by David Young
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ISBN: 9780307804426
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Du Fu
A Life in Poetry
Written by Fu Du
Translated by David Young


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2013
Price: $16.99

Du Fu (712–770) is one of the undisputed geniuses of Chinese poetry—still universally admired and read thirteen centuries after his death. Now David Young, author of Black Lab, and well known as a translator of Chinese poets, gives us a sparkling new translation of Du Fu’s verse, arranged to give us... Read more >
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Moon Woke Me Up Nine Times
Moon Woke Me Up Nine Times
Written by Matsuo Basho, Translated by David Young
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ISBN: 9780307962010
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Moon Woke Me Up Nine Times
Selected Haiku of Basho
Written by Matsuo Basho
Translated by David Young


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $12.99

Vivid new translations of Basho's popular haiku, in a selected format ideal for newcomers as well as fans long familiar with the Japanese master.

Basho, the famously bohemian traveler through seventeenth-century Japan, is a poet attuned to the natural world as well as humble human doings; "Piles of quilts/ snow on distant... Read more >
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Moon Woke Me Up Nine Times
Moon Woke Me Up Nine Times
Written by Matsuo Basho, Translated by David Young
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ISBN: 9780307962003
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Moon Woke Me Up Nine Times
Selected Haiku of Basho
Written by Matsuo Basho
Translated by David Young


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $17.00

Vivid new translations of Basho's popular haiku, in a selected format ideal for newcomers as well as fans long familiar with the Japanese master.

Basho, the famously bohemian traveler through seventeenth-century Japan, is a poet attuned to the natural world as well as humble human doings; "Piles of quilts/ snow on distant... Read more >
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Cold Mountain Poems
Cold Mountain Poems
Written by Han Shan, Translated by J.P. Seaton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590309056
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Cold Mountain Poems
Zen Poems of Han Shan, Shih Te, and Wang Fan-chih
Written by Han Shan
Translated by J.P. Seaton


Format: Trade Paperback, 136 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $14.95

Popularized in the West by Beat Generation writers Gary Snyder and Jack Kerouac, T’ang-era rebel poet Han Shan is an icon of Chinese poetry and Zen. He and his sidekick, Shih Te, are known as the laughing, ragged pair who left their poetry on stones, trees, farmhouses, and monastery walls, calling... Read more >
Sky Above, Great Wind
Sky Above, Great Wind
Written by Kazuaki Tanahashi
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ISBN: 9781590309827
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Sky Above, Great Wind
The Life and Poetry of Zen Master Ryokan
Written by Kazuaki Tanahashi


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $17.95

Ryokan (1758–1831) is, along with Dogen and Hakuin, one of the three giants of Zen in Japan. But unlike his two renowned colleagues, Ryokan was a societal dropout, living mostly as a hermit and a beggar. He was never head of a monastery or temple. He liked playing with children. He... Read more >
The Art of Haiku
The Art of Haiku
Written by Stephen Addiss
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590308868
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The Art of Haiku
Its History through Poems and Paintings by Japanese Masters
Written by Stephen Addiss


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2012
Price: $29.95

In the past hundred years, haiku has gone far beyond its Japanese origins to become a worldwide phenomenon—with the classic poetic form growing and evolving as it has adapted to the needs of the whole range of languages and cultures that have embraced it. This proliferation of the joy of haiku... Read more >
Bright Moon, White Clouds
Bright Moon, White Clouds
Written by Li Po, Translated by J. P. Seaton
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ISBN: 9781590307465
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Bright Moon, White Clouds
Selected Poems of Li Po
Written by Li Po
Translated by J. P. Seaton


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $14.95

His work is one of the glories of Chinese poetry’s golden age, and it has not ceased to delight readers in the twelve centuries since. Li Po (701–762) wrote of the pleasures of nature, of wine, and of the life of a wandering poet  in a way that speaks to us... Read more >
Intro to Haiku
Intro to Haiku
Written by Harold Gould Henderson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307792235
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Intro to Haiku
An Anthology of Poems and Poets from Basho to Shiki
Written by Harold Gould Henderson


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: January 25, 2012
Price: $11.99

Harold G. Henderson was, from 1927 to 1929, the Assistant to the Curator of Far Eastern Art at the Metropolitan Musuem of Art. In 1930 he went to Japan, where he lived the following three years. On his return to this country he joined the faculty at Columbia University, where he... Read more >
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Haiku Mind
Haiku Mind
Written by Patricia Donegan
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ISBN: 9781590307588
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Haiku Mind
108 Poems to Cultivate Awareness and Open Your Heart
Written by Patricia Donegan


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $14.95

Haiku, the Japanese form of poetry written in just three lines, can be miraculous in its power to articulate the profundity of the simplest moment—and for that reason haiku can be a useful tool for bringing us to a heightened awareness of our lives. Here, the poet Patricia Donegan shares her... Read more >
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Love Haiku
Love Haiku
Written by Patricia Donegan and Yoshie Ishibashi
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590306291
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Love Haiku
Japanese Poems of Yearning, Passion, and Remembrance
Written by Patricia Donegan and Yoshie Ishibashi


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: December 29, 2009
Price: $16.00

Haiku is celebrated as a concise form of poetry able to convey a singular moment with great clarity. While haiku most often depicts the natural world, when focused on the elements of love and sensuality, haiku can be a powerful vehicle for evoking the universal experience of love.

In this... Read more >
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Cold Mountain Poems
Cold Mountain Poems
Written by Han Shan, Translated by J. P. Seaton
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590306468
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Cold Mountain Poems
Zen Poems of Han Shan, Shih Te, and Wang Fan-chih
Written by Han Shan
Translated by J. P. Seaton


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: July 21, 2009
Price: $18.95

The incomparable poetry of Han Shan (<st1:place w:st="on"> <st1:placename w:st="on">Cold</st1:placename> <st1:placetype w:st="on">Mountain</st1:placetype> </st1:place>) and his sidekick Shih Te, the rebel poets who became icons of Chinese poetry and Zen, has long captured the imagination of poetry lovers and Zen aficionados. Popularized in the West by Beat Generation writers Gary Snyder and... Read more >
Mirabai
Mirabai
Translated by Robert Bly and Jane Hirshfield
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ISBN: 9780807063873
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Mirabai
Ecstatic Poems
Translated by Robert Bly and Jane Hirshfield


Format: Trade Paperback, 120 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2009
Price: $14.00

Mirabai is a literary and spiritual figure of legendary proportions. Born a princess in the region of Rajasthan in 1498, Mira (as she is more commonly known) eschewed the marriage her royal family had arranged for her, celebrating instead her right to independence and intense devotion to Krishna in both her... Read more >
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Du Fu
Du Fu
Written by Fu Du, Translated by David Young
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ISBN: 9780375711602
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Du Fu
A Life in Poetry
Written by Fu Du
Translated by David Young


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2008
Price: $22.00

Du Fu (712–770) is one of the undisputed geniuses of Chinese poetry—still universally admired and read thirteen centuries after his death. Now David Young, author of Black Lab, and well known as a translator of Chinese poets, gives us a sparkling new translation of Du Fu’s verse, arranged to give us... Read more >
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Haiku Mind
Haiku Mind
Written by Patricia Donegan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590305799
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Haiku Mind
108 Poems to Cultivate Awareness and Open Your Heart
Written by Patricia Donegan


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $18.00

Haiku, the Japanese form of poetry written in three short lines, is celebrated for its ability to express a simple moment in a profound way. The “haiku moment,” as it is called, refers to a heightened awareness of the world around us and how, in that small, transient period, the greater... Read more >
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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Written by Tao Lin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781933633480
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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Written by Tao Lin


Format: Trade Paperback, 175 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2008
Price: $14.95

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 of the Late T'ang
Poems of the Late T'ang
Translated by A.C. Graham
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590172575
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Poems of the Late T'ang

Translated by A.C. Graham


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2008
Price: $14.95

Classical Chinese poetry reached its pinnacle during the T'ang Dynasty (618-907 A.D.), and the poets of the late T'ang-a period of growing political turmoil and violence-are especially notable for combining strking formal inovation with raw emotional intensity. A. C. Graham’s slim but indispensable anthology of late T’ang poetry begins with Tu... Read more >
Chinese Erotic Poems
Chinese Erotic Poems
Edited by Tony Barnstone and Chou Ping
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307265678
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Chinese Erotic Poems

Edited by Tony Barnstone and Chou Ping


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: October 16, 2007
Price: $14.95

The ancient Chinese tradition of erotic poetry has been largely ignored in the west. Now, a vast continent of sensual verse is opened to us with this glorious collection spanning nearly three thousand years and including many poems never before translated into English.

Tony Barnstone and Chou Ping have brought together... Read more >
The Poetry of Zen
The Poetry of Zen
Translated by Sam Hamill and J.P. Seaton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590304259
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The Poetry of Zen

Translated by Sam Hamill and J.P. Seaton


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: February 13, 2007
Price: $14.95

A Zen poem is nothing other than an expression of the enlightened mind, a handful of simple words that disappear beneath the moment of insight to which it bears witness. Poetry has been an essential aid to Zen Buddhist practice from the dawn of Zen—and Zen has also had a profound... Read more >
The Shambhala Anthology of Chinese Poetry
The Shambhala Anthology of Chinese Poetry
Written by J.P. Seaton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570628627
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The Shambhala Anthology of Chinese Poetry

Written by J.P. Seaton


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: August 8, 2006
Price: $22.95

In traditional Chinese culture, poetic artistry held a place that was unrivaled by any other single talent, and was a source of prestige and even of political power. In this rich collection, J. P. Seaton introduces the reader to the main styles of Chinese poetry and the major poets, from the... Read more >
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