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Many Miles
Many Miles
Written by Mary Oliver
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780807068953
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Many Miles
Mary Oliver reads Mary Oliver
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: April 1, 2010
Price: $16.95

Following the success of At Blackwater Pond, this second CD from best-selling poet Mary Oliver contains a selection of thirty-seven previously published poems and four as yet uncollected, read by the poet in her steady, magnetic voice. Oliver recites from the full range of her poetry-from her classic nature writing, to... Read more >
The Truro Bear and Other Adventures
The Truro Bear and Other Adventures
Written by Mary Oliver
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807068854
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The Truro Bear and Other Adventures
Poems and Essays
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2010
Price: $15.00

The Truro Bear and Other Adventures, a companion volume to Owls and Other Fantasies and Blue Iris, brings together ten new poems, thirty-five of Oliver's classic poems, and two essays all about mammals, insects, and reptiles. The award-winning poet considers beasts of all kinds: bears, snakes, spiders, porcupines, humpback whales, hermit... Read more >
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The Living Fire
The Living Fire
Written by Edward Hirsch
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375415227
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The Living Fire
New and Selected Poems
Written by Edward Hirsch


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $27.00

A rich and significant collection of more than one hundred poems, drawn from a lifetime of “wild gratitude” in poetry.

In poems chronicling insomnia (“the blue-rimmed edge / of outer dark, those crossroads / where we meet the dead”), art and culture (poems on Edward Hopper and Paul Celan, love poems in... Read more >
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Poems
Poems
Written by Edna St. Vincent Millay
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307592668
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Poems

Written by Edna St. Vincent Millay


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: March 2, 2010
Price: $14.95

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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The Beforelife
The Beforelife
Written by Franz Wright
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307554574
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The Beforelife

Written by Franz Wright


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2010
Price: $13.99

In this stunning collection, Franz Wright chronicles the journey back from a place of isolation and wordlessness. After a period when it seemed certain he would never write poetry again, he speaks with bracing clarity about the twilit world that lies between madness and sanity, addiction and recovery. Wright negotiates the... Read more >
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The Talking Horse and the Sad Girl and the Village Under the Sea
The Talking Horse and the Sad Girl and the Village Under the Sea
Written by Mark Haddon
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ISBN: 9780307498199
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The Talking Horse and the Sad Girl and the Village Under the Sea
Poems
Written by Mark Haddon


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2010
Price: $11.99

From the phenomenally bestselling author of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time comes Mark Haddon’s first collection of poems.

That Mark Haddon’s first book after The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time is a book of poetry may surprise his many fans; that it is also... Read more >
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Morning Haiku

Written by Sonia Sanchez


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 1, 2010
Price: $14.00

This new volume by the much-loved poet Sonia Sanchez, her first in over a decade, is music to the ears: a collection of haiku that celebrates the gifts of life and mourns the deaths of revered African American figures in the worlds of music, literature, art, and activism. In her verses... Read more >
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The Intent On
The Intent On
Written by Kenneth Irby, Edited by Kyle Waugh and Cyrus Console
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781556438332
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The Intent On
Collected Poems, 1962-2006
Written by Kenneth Irby
Edited by Kyle Waugh and Cyrus Console


Format: Hardcover, 704 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2009
Price: $40.00

***Winner of Poetry Society of America's 2010 Shelley Memorial Award

Kenneth Irby has practiced his craft at the center of the American poetry scene for decades, yet is little known to the mainstream. An associate of the legendary Black Mountain poets as well as of the celebrated seventies L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E group of... Read more >
The Canterbury Tales
The Canterbury Tales
Written by Geoffrey Chaucer, Translated by Burton Raffel, Introduction by John Miles Foley
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812978452
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The Canterbury Tales

Written by Geoffrey Chaucer
Translated by Burton Raffel
Introduction by John Miles Foley


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: November 10, 2009
Price: $17.00

Beyond its importance as a literary work of unvarnished genius, Geoffrey Chaucer’s unfinished epic poem is also one of the most beloved works in the English language–and for good reason: It is lively, absorbing, perceptive, and outrageously funny. But despite the brilliance of Chaucer’s work, the continual evolution of our language... Read more >
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Living on Fire
Living on Fire
Written by Virginia Adair
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812992373
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Living on Fire
A Collection of Poems
Written by Virginia Adair


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2009
Price: $15.00

Returning to the range, structure, and lyric quality of the national bestseller Ants on the Melon, Virginia Hamilton Adair's new collection of poetry, Living on Fire, establishes more firmly than ever this writer's literary eminence. In clear, memorable poems--about love in its many variations, about music, about the American desert, about... Read more >
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Living on Fire
Living on Fire
Written by Virginia Adair
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ISBN: 9780307557537
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Living on Fire
A Collection of Poems
Written by Virginia Adair


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2009
Price: $2.99

Returning to the range, structure, and lyric quality of the national bestseller Ants on the Melon, Virginia Hamilton Adair's new collection of poetry, Living on Fire, establishes more firmly than ever this writer's literary eminence. In clear, memorable poems--about love in its many variations, about music, about the American desert, about... Read more >
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The Complete Poetry and Essential Prose of John Milton
The Complete Poetry and Essential Prose of John Milton
Written by John Milton, Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich and Stephen M. Fallon
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307419484
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The Complete Poetry and Essential Prose of John Milton

Written by John Milton
Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich and Stephen M. Fallon


Format: eBook, 1408 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2009
Price: $24.99

John Milton is, next to William Shakespeare, the most influential English poet, a writer whose work spans an incredible breadth of forms and subject matter. The Complete Poetry and Essential Prose of John Milton celebrates this author’s genius in a thoughtfully assembled book that provides new modern-spelling versions of Milton’s texts...

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News of the World
News of the World
Written by Philip Levine
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307272232
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News of the World
Poems
Written by Philip Levine


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: October 6, 2009
Price: $25.00

A superb new collection from “a great American poet . . . still at work on his almost-song of himself” (The New York Times Book Review).

In both lively prose poems and more formal verse, Philip Levine brings us news from everywhere: from Detroit, where exhausted workers try to find a decent... Read more >
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Our World
Our World
Written by Mary Oliver, Photographed by Molly Malone Cook
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807068816
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Our World

Written by Mary Oliver
Photographed by Molly Malone Cook


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2009
Price: $16.00

Mary Oliver, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award, is one of the most celebrated poets in America. Her partner Molly Malone Cook, who died in 2005, was a photographer and pioneer gallery owner. Intertwining Oliver's prose with Cook's photographs, Our World is an intimate testament to their life... Read more >
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A Phone Call to the Future
A Phone Call to the Future
Written by Mary Jo Salter
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375711565
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A Phone Call to the Future
New and Selected Poems
Written by Mary Jo Salter


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: September 15, 2009
Price: $20.00

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... Read more >
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Selected Poems
Selected Poems
Written by Frank O'Hara, Edited by Mark Ford
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375711480
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Selected Poems

Written by Frank O'Hara
Edited by Mark Ford


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $19.95

The first new selection of O’Hara’s work to come along in several decades. In this “marvellous compilation” (The New Yorker), editor Mark Ford reacquaints us with one of the most joyous and innovative poets of the postwar period. Read more >
Selected Poetry of Lord Byron
Selected Poetry of Lord Byron
Written by Lord George G. Byron, Edited by Leslie A. Marchand
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ISBN: 9780307416285
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Selected Poetry of Lord Byron

Written by Lord George G. Byron
Edited by Leslie A. Marchand


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 26, 2009
Price: $13.99

Poet, celebrity, and revolutionary, Lord (George Gordon) Byron was one of the most influential and controversial figures of the first half of the nineteenth century, his distinctive, deeply felt work comprising one of the enduring high points of Romantic literature. From “Manfred,” with its evocation of the figure that came to... Read more >
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Selected Poems
Selected Poems
Written by Wallace Stevens, Edited by John N. Serio
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307280473
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Selected Poems

Written by Wallace Stevens
Edited by John N. Serio


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: August 25, 2009
Price: $30.00

A beautiful new edition—the first in nearly twenty years—of the work of Wallace Stevens, a founding father of contemporary American poetry, with a dazzling range of work that is at once emotional and intellectual. As John N. Serio reminds us in his elegant introduction, Stevens has written more persuasively than any... Read more >
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Chinese Apples
Chinese Apples
Written by W.S. Di Piero
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ISBN: 9780375711435
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Chinese Apples
New and Selected Poems
Written by W.S. Di Piero


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: July 14, 2009
Price: $18.00

Now in paperback: the “lovely and evocative book” (San Francisco Chronicle) of poems both new and old that celebrates a quarter century of passionate engagement with real life and its transformation into poetic form: the pull of faith and the poet’s suspicion of transcendence, urban worlds and the mysterious jazz of... Read more >
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Earlier Poems
Earlier Poems
Written by Franz Wright
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375711466
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Earlier Poems

Written by Franz Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: July 14, 2009
Price: $18.00

The haunting collection of poems that gathers the first four books of Pulitzer winner Franz Wright under one cover, where “fans old and new will find a feast amid famine” (Publishers Weekly), and discover how large this poet’s gift was from the start. Read more >
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The Pocket Emily Dickinson
The Pocket Emily Dickinson
Written by Emily Dickinson, Edited by Brenda Hillman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590307007
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The Pocket Emily Dickinson

Written by Emily Dickinson
Edited by Brenda Hillman


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: June 30, 2009
Price: $7.95

Considered by many to be the spiritual mother of American poetry, Emily Dickinson (1830–1886) was one of the most prolific and innovative poets of her era. Well-known for her reclusive personal life in <st1:place w:st="on"> <st1:city w:st="on">Amherst</st1:city>, <st1:state w:st="on">Massachusetts</st1:state> </st1:place>, her distinctively short lines, and eccentric approach to punctuation and capitalization... Read more >
The Mind-Body Problem
The Mind-Body Problem
Written by Katha Pollitt
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ISBN: 9781588367808
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The Mind-Body Problem
Poems
Written by Katha Pollitt


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 9, 2009
Price: $13.99

In The Mind-Body Problem, Katha Pollitt takes the ordinary events of life–her own and others’–and turns them into brilliant, poignant, and often funny poems that are full of surprises and originality. Pollitt’s imagination is stirred by conflict and juxtaposition, by the contrast (but also the connection) between logic and feeling, between... Read more >
Smoke from This Altar
Smoke from This Altar
Written by Louis L'Amour
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ISBN: 9780307491084
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Smoke from This Altar

Written by Louis L'Amour


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2009
Price: $11.99

Smoke From This Altar, a book that has become legendary among Louis L'Amour readers, is the very first book L'Amour ever published. It appeared, to great critical praise, for sale only in Oklahoma bookstores more than fifty years ago. Since then it has become the most sought-after L'Amour title of all... Read more >
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Captivity
Captivity
Written by Laurie Sheck
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375711442
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Captivity
Poems
Written by Laurie Sheck


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: June 2, 2009
Price: $17.00

The “exquisite and haunting” (Booklist) collection of poems built around the language and mystique of American captivity narratives in which Sheck enters the vivid life we live inside our own minds and selves, and takes us into the mysterious underside of consciousness and selfhood. Read more >
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The Crooked Inheritance
The Crooked Inheritance
Written by Marge Piercy
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ISBN: 9780375711404
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The Crooked Inheritance
Poems
Written by Marge Piercy


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: June 2, 2009
Price: $17.00

An “exquisite . . . spot on” (The Hudson Review) collection of poems from one of our best-loved and best-selling poets that is both personal, with poetry about love, nature and reflections on the stages of life, and political, ranging from the war in Iraq and Katrina to concerns such as... Read more >
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