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Something Shining
Something Shining
Written by Daniel Halpern
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ISBN: 9780307559876
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Something Shining
Poems
Written by Daniel Halpern


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: December 24, 2008
Price: $13.99

Widely praised for his earlier collections, Daniel Halpern has grown steadily in stature and attainment. Now, with Something Shining, his first collection of new poems in seven years, he gives us an ambitious, wide-ranging meditation on birth, love, and maturity, marking a turning point in both his life and his work... Read more >
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On Love
On Love
Written by Edward Hirsch
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ISBN: 9780307558756
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On Love
Poems
Written by Edward Hirsch


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2008
Price: $12.99

"Life has to have the plenitude of art," Edward Hirsch affirms in his fifth volume of poems, On Love, which further establishes him as a major artist. From its opening epigraph by Thomas Hardy and an initiating prayer for transformation, On Love takes up the subjects of separateness and fusion, autonomy... Read more >
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The Canterbury Tales
The Canterbury Tales
Written by Geoffrey Chaucer, Translated by Burton Raffel, Introduction by John Miles Foley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679643555
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The Canterbury Tales

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


Format: Hardcover, 672 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2008
Price: $36.00

It would be impossible to overstate the influence of Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales. A work with one metaphorical foot planted in the Florentine Renaissance literary tradition of Boccaccio’s Decameron and the other in works ranging from John Bunyan, Voltaire, and Mark Twain to the popular entertainments of our own time... Read more >
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The Canterbury Tales
The Canterbury Tales
Written by Geoffrey Chaucer, Translated by Burton Raffel
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ISBN: 9781588367648
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The Canterbury Tales

Written by Geoffrey Chaucer
Translated by Burton Raffel


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 18, 2008
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Lively, absorbing, often outrageously funny, Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales is a work of genius, an undisputed classic that has held a special appeal for each generation of readers. The Tales gathers twenty-nine of literature’s most enduring (and endearing) characters in a vivid group portrait that captures the full spectrum of medieval... Read more >
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Sparrow
Sparrow
Written by Carol Muske-Dukes
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ISBN: 9780307491190
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Sparrow
Poems
Written by Carol Muske-Dukes


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2008
Price: $11.99

Sparrow, a luminous new volume of poetry by acclaimed poet, novelist, and critic Carol Muske-Dukes, draws the reader into a mesmerizing world of love and loss. In the wake of personal tragedy, the death of her husband, Muske-Dukes asks herself the questions that undergird all of art, all of elegy. “What... Read more >
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Selected Poems
Selected Poems
Written by James Merrill, Edited by J. D. McClatchy and Stephen Yenser
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ISBN: 9780375711664
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Selected Poems

Written by James Merrill
Edited by J. D. McClatchy and Stephen Yenser


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2008
Price: $16.00

James Merrill himself once called his body of work “chronicles of love and loss,” and in twenty books written over four decades he used the details of his own life—comic and haunting, exotic and domestic—to shape a portrait that in turn mirrored the image of our world and our moment. This... Read more >
To the House of Collateral Damage
To the House of Collateral Damage
Written by William La Riche
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ISBN: 9781583228593
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To the House of Collateral Damage
Centuries of the Civilian Dead
Written by William La Riche


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2008
Price: $17.95

This incredibly ambitious, book-length poem takes on the modern problem of war. The poem's great achievement is that it situates our own age, not as a golden age, but as one notable for its harshness and brutality, especially towards noncombatants, as well as for the beauty of the language that can... Read more >
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The Truro Bear and Other Adventures
The Truro Bear and Other Adventures
Written by Mary Oliver
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807068847
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The Truro Bear and Other Adventures
Poems and Essays
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2008
Price: $23.00

From a poet who teaches us the beauty and magic of the natural world comes a reminder that this world includes "the creatures, with their / thick fur, their shy and wordless gaze. Their / infallible sense of what their lives / are meant to be."

In The Truro Bear and Other... Read more >
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The Truro Bear and Other Adventures
Poems and Essays
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 1, 2008
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 crabs, and, of... Read more >
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One Secret Thing
One Secret Thing
Written by Sharon Olds
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ISBN: 9780375711770
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One Secret Thing

Written by Sharon Olds


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2008
Price: $16.95

Sharon Olds completes her cycle of family poems in a book at once intense and harmonic, playful with language, and rich with a new self-awareness and sense of irony.

The opening poem, with its sequence of fearsome images of war, serves as a prelude to poems of home in which humor, anger... Read more >
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Paradise Lost
Paradise Lost
Written by John Milton, Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich and Stephen M. Fallon
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ISBN: 9780375757969
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Paradise Lost

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


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $12.00

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

John Milton’s Paradise Lost, an epic poem on the clash between God and his fallen angel, Satan, is a profound meditation on fate, free will, and divinity, and one of the most beautiful works in world literature. Extracted from the Modern Library’s...

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Poems for New Orleans
Poems for New Orleans
Written by Edward Sanders
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ISBN: 9781556437427
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Poems for New Orleans

Written by Edward Sanders


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2008
Price: $14.95

The indomitable spirit of the people of New Orleans is the focus of this powerful suite of poems by counterculture icon Ed Sanders. The book begins with a series of vivid evocations of key events and personalities in the city’s history, then brings this colorful legacy into the present with the... Read more >
The Border Kingdom
The Border Kingdom
Written by D. Nurkse
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307268020
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The Border Kingdom

Written by D. Nurkse


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2008
Price: $26.00

In a collection of urgent and intimate poems, D. Nurkse explores the biblical past and the terrifying politics of the present with which it resonates, the legacy of fathers and the flawed kingdoms they leave their sons.

In “Ben Adan,” a stunning poem in the opening sequence of the collection, we witness... Read more >
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They Lift Their Wings to Cry
They Lift Their Wings to Cry
Written by Brooks Haxton
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307268457
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They Lift Their Wings to Cry

Written by Brooks Haxton


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2008
Price: $25.00

Brooks Haxton’s poetry has celebrated for thirty years our troubled pleasures in the daily world. This new collection, titled after a meditation on the cry of the snowy tree cricket, gives us his most moving response to the ferocious beauty of nature and to the folly and magnificence of human undertakings.

In... Read more >
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Mute Objects of Expression

Written by Francis Ponge
Translated by Lee Fahnestock


Format: eBook, 165 pages
On Sale: June 2, 2008
Price: $17.00

Francis Ponge boldly proclaims his poetic goal in Mute Objects of Expression: "To accept the challenge that objects offer to language." These objects—less chosen than received spontaneously—are perceived with inimitable Pongean humor and rendered into glimmering still lifes. He gives voice to the often unnoticed aspects of natural objects and beings... Read more >
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Mute Objects of Expression
Mute Objects of Expression
Written by Francis Ponge, Translated by Lee Fahnestock
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ISBN: 9780976395034
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Mute Objects of Expression

Written by Francis Ponge
Translated by Lee Fahnestock


Format: Trade Paperback, 165 pages
On Sale: June 2, 2008
Price: $17.00

Francis Ponge boldly proclaims his poetic goal in Mute Objects of Expression: "To accept the challenge that objects offer to language." These objects—less chosen than received spontaneously—are perceived with inimitable Pongean humor and rendered into glimmering still lifes. He gives voice to the often unnoticed aspects of natural objects and beings... Read more >
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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Written by Tao Lin
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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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A Draft of Light
A Draft of Light
Written by John Hollander
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307269119
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A Draft of Light
Poems
Written by John Hollander


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2008
Price: $26.00

A glorious new collection from one of our most distinguished poets.

Here are poems that explore the ways in which ordinary objects open doors to the more hidden, subconscious truths of our inner selves: a bird of “countless colors” calls to mind “the echo . . . / of an inner... Read more >
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Travel Pictures
Travel Pictures
Written by Heinrich Heine, Translated by Peter Wortsman
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ISBN: 9780979333033
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Travel Pictures

Written by Heinrich Heine
Translated by Peter Wortsman


Format: Trade Paperback, 233 pages
On Sale: April 28, 2008
Price: $17.00

Heinrich Heine (1797–1856), one of Germany’s most revered poets, is equally well-known for his idiosyncratic prose, the vibrant voice of which feels astonishingly modern in its familiar tone and thematic acrobatics. Travel Pictures comprises the accounts of four journeys taken at different times in his life. The opening "Harz Journey," a... Read more >
Red Bird
Red Bird
Written by Mary Oliver
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ISBN: 9780807068922
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Red Bird
Poems
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2008
Price: $23.00

Red bird came all winter / firing up the landscape / as nothing else could. So begins Mary Oliver's twelfth book of poetry, and the image of that fiery bird stays with the reader, appearing in unexpected forms and guises until, in a postscript, he explains himself: "For truly the body... Read more >
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Red Bird
Poems
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 1, 2008
Price: $16.00

Mary Oliver's twelfth book of poetry, Red Bird comprises sixty-one poems, the most ever in a single volume of her work. Overflowing with her keen observation of the natural world and her gratitude for its gifts, for the many people she has loved in her seventy years, as well as for her disobedient... Read more >
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The Second Child
The Second Child
Written by Deborah Garrison
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ISBN: 9780812973884
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The Second Child
Poems
Written by Deborah Garrison


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2008
Price: $13.00

Nine years after the stunning debut of her critically acclaimed poetry collection A Working Girl Can’t Win, which chronicled the progress and predicaments of a young woman, Deborah Garrison now moves into another stage of adulthood–starting a family and saying good-bye to a more carefree self.

In The Second Child, Garrison explores... Read more >
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The Second Child
The Second Child
Written by Deborah Garrison
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ISBN: 9781588367273
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The Second Child
Poems
Written by Deborah Garrison


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 1, 2008
Price: $11.99

Nine years after the stunning debut of her critically acclaimed poetry collection A Working Girl Can’t Win, which chronicled the progress and predicaments of a young woman, Deborah Garrison now moves into another stage of adulthood–starting a family and saying good-bye to a more carefree self.

In The Second Child, Garrison explores... Read more >
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God's Silence
God's Silence
Written by Franz Wright
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ISBN: 9780375710810
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God's Silence

Written by Franz Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2008
Price: $18.00

In this luminous new collection of poems, Franz Wright expands on the spiritual joy he found in his Pulitzer Prize-winning Walking to Martha’s Vineyard. Wright, whom we know as a poet of exquisite miniatures, opens God’s Silence with “East Boston, 1996,” a powerful long poem that looks back at the darker... Read more >
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In Praise of the Unfinished
In Praise of the Unfinished
Written by Julia Hartwig, Translated by John Carpenter and Bogdana Carpenter
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307267207
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In Praise of the Unfinished
Selected Poems
Written by Julia Hartwig
Translated by John Carpenter and Bogdana Carpenter


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2008
Price: $25.00

Hailed by Czeslaw Milosz as “the grande dame of Polish poetry” and named “one of the foremost Polish poets of the twentieth century” by Ryszard Kapuscinski, Julia Hartwig has long been considered the gold standard of poetry in her native Poland. With this career-spanning collection, we finally have a book of... Read more >
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