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Made in Detroit

(Available March 31, 2015)
Made in Detroit
Written by Marge Piercy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385353885
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Made in Detroit
Poems
Written by Marge Piercy


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $27.95

A treasure trove of new poems by one of our most sought-after poets: poems that range from descriptions of the Detroit of her childhood to her current life on Cape Cod, from deep appreciations of the natural world to elegies for lost friends and relationships, from a vision of her Jewish...

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Made in Detroit
Poems
Written by Marge Piercy


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $14.99

A treasure trove of new poems by one of our most sought-after poets: poems that range from descriptions of the Detroit of her childhood to her current life on Cape Cod, from deep appreciations of the natural world to elegies for lost friends and relationships, from a vision of her Jewish...

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The Beauty

(Available March 17, 2015)
The Beauty
Written by Jane Hirshfield
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385351072
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The Beauty
Poems
Written by Jane Hirshfield


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: March 17, 2015
Price: $26.00

The Beauty, an incandescent new collection from one of  American poetry’s most distinctive and essential voices, opens with a series of dappled, ranging “My” poems—“My Skeleton,” “My Corkboard,” “My Species,” “My Weather”—using materials sometimes familiar, sometimes unexpected, to explore the magnitude, singularity, and permeability of our shared existence. With a pen...

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The Beauty
Poems
Written by Jane Hirshfield


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: March 17, 2015
Price: $13.99

The Beauty, an incandescent new collection from one of  American poetry’s most distinctive and essential voices, opens with a series of dappled, ranging “My” poems—“My Skeleton,” “My Corkboard,” “My Species,” “My Weather”—using materials sometimes familiar, sometimes unexpected, to explore the magnitude, singularity, and permeability of our shared existence. With a pen...

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Elegy for a Broken Machine
Elegy for a Broken Machine
Written by Patrick Phillips
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385353762
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Elegy for a Broken Machine
Poems
Written by Patrick Phillips


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $13.99

The poet Patrick Phillips brings us a stunning third collection that is at its core a son’s lament for his father. This book of elegies takes us from the luminous world of childhood to the fluorescent glare of operating rooms and recovery wards, and into the twilight lives of those who...

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Elegy for a Broken Machine
Elegy for a Broken Machine
Written by Patrick Phillips
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385353755
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Elegy for a Broken Machine
Poems
Written by Patrick Phillips


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $26.00

The poet Patrick Phillips brings us a stunning third collection that is at its core a son’s lament for his father. This book of elegies takes us from the luminous world of childhood to the fluorescent glare of operating rooms and recovery wards, and into the twilight lives of those who...

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Stay, Illusion
Stay, Illusion
Written by Lucie Brock-Broido
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307962034
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Stay, Illusion
Poems
Written by Lucie Brock-Broido


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $17.00

National Book Award Finalist

Stay, Illusion, the much-anticipated volume of poems by Lucie Brock-Broido, illuminates the broken but beautiful world she inhabits. Her poems are lit with magic and stark with truth: whether they speak from the imagined dwelling of her “Abandonarium,” or from habitats where animals are farmed and harmed... Read more >
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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: eBook0
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $35.00

The long breath of Barbara Chase-Riboud's poems recalls poets of the antique world we know only from fragments, like Sappho. And yet here is a disquieting and sumptuous contemporary voice that seems to gather up antiquity and modernity with equal fervor and scorn. These poems are sexually charged, possessed of a... Read more >
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The Weary Blues
The Weary Blues
Written by Langston Hughes
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385352970
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The Weary Blues

Written by Langston Hughes


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $26.00

Nearly ninety years after its first publication, this celebratory edition of The Weary Blues reminds us of the stunning achievement of Langston Hughes, who was just twenty-four at its first appearance. Beginning with the opening “Proem” (prologue poem)—“I am a Negro: / Black as the night is black, / Black like...

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The Weary Blues
The Weary Blues
Written by Langston Hughes
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385352987
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The Weary Blues

Written by Langston Hughes


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $12.99

Nearly ninety years after its first publication, this celebratory edition of The Weary Blues reminds us of the stunning achievement of Langston Hughes, who was just twenty-four at its first appearance. Beginning with the opening “Proem” (prologue poem)—“I am a Negro: / Black as the night is black, / Black like...

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Relations with the Natural World

Written by Jonathan Towers


Format: eBook, 30 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $1.99

A beloved, familiar figure known as “Jon the Walker” for his daily appearances traversing the marshes and waterways of various Connecticut towns, Jonathan Towers composed brief, emotionally evocative poems until his suicide in 2005 after years of struggle with mental illness. His work was fueled by reading and a rich inner... Read more >
Everytime a Knot is Undone, a God is Released
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: November 4, 2014
Price: $35.00

The long breath of Barbara Chase-Riboud's poems recalls poets of the antique world we know only from fragments, like Sappho. And yet here is a disquieting and sumptuous contemporary voice that seems to gather up antiquity and modernity with equal fervor and scorn. These poems are sexually charged, possessed of a... Read more >
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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 >
Collected Poems
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
Collected Poems
Written by Mark Strand
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385352529
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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
Format: eBook
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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