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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
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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
Format: eBook
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
Format: Trade Paperback
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
Format: eBook
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
Format: eBook
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.


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The Bird Catcher
The Bird Catcher
Written by Marie Ponsot
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ISBN: 9780307554703
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The Bird Catcher

Written by Marie Ponsot


Format: eBook, 104 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2013
Price: $15.99

In 1998, Marie Ponsot was awarded the National Book Critics Circle Award for poetry, confirming the praise that has been bestowed on her by critics and peers--among them Eavan Boland and Carolyn Kizer (who are quoted on the back of the book jacket) and Amy Clampitt, who had this to say... 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

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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 compilation of new and selected poems in twelve years. Aimless Love combines more than fifty new poems with selections from four previous books—Nine Horses, The Trouble with Poetry, Ballistics... Read more >
Aimless Love
Aimless Love
Written by Billy Collins
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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: $13.99

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 compilation of new and selected poems in twelve years. Aimless Love combines more than fifty new poems with selections from four previous books—Nine Horses, The Trouble with Poetry, Ballistics... 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 >
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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
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“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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Jackleg Opera: Collected Poems, 1990 to 2013

Written by BJ Ward


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $22.95

BJ Ward, an award-winning poet whose poetry and essays have been featured on National Public Radio and in publications such as The Sun Magazine, TriQuarterly, The Literary Review, and the New York Times, has brought together in one volume the fruits of his labor spanning over twenty years. A rich collection... Read more >
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Stay, Illusion
Stay, Illusion
Written by Lucie Brock-Broido
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307962027
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Stay, Illusion
Poems
Written by Lucie Brock-Broido


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $26.00

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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Stay, Illusion
Stay, Illusion
Written by Lucie Brock-Broido
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ISBN: 9780307962041
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Stay, Illusion
Poems
Written by Lucie Brock-Broido


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $13.99

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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Left-handed
Left-handed
Written by Jonathan Galassi
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ISBN: 9780375712173
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Left-handed

Written by Jonathan Galassi


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $16.95

An emotionally riveting collection that tells a powerful story of passion, loss, and transformation.
 
Left-handed unfolds in the manner of an intense, searching novella. At its center is a one-way dialogue with an elusive character who beguiles and torments but also inspires the unnamed narrator, who at midlife is telling the tale.
 
These... Read more >
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Nothing by Design
Nothing by Design
Written by Mary Jo Salter
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385349796
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Nothing by Design

Written by Mary Jo Salter


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $26.95

A beautiful collection of verse––both light and dark, elegiac and affirmative––from one of our most admired poets.
 
The title Nothing by Design is taken from Salter’s villanelle “Complaint for Absolute Divorce,” in which we’re asked to entertain the thought of a no-fault universe. The wary search for peace, personal and...

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