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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
Format: Trade Paperback
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
Format: eBook
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
Format: Trade Paperback
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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Absolute Trust in the Goodness of the Earth
Absolute Trust in the Goodness of the Earth
Written by Alice Walker
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307430564
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Absolute Trust in the Goodness of the Earth
New Poems
Written by Alice Walker


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

In this exquisite book, Alice Walker’s first new collection of poetry since 1991, are poems that reaffirm her as “one of the best American writers of today” (The Washington Post). The forces of nature and the strength of the human spirit inspire the poems in Absolute Trust in the Goodness of... 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: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679642534
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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: Hardcover, 1408 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2007
Price: $55.00

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... Read more >
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Kipling: Poems
Kipling: Poems
Written by Rudyard Kipling, Edited by Peter Washington
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307267115
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Kipling: Poems

Written by Rudyard Kipling
Edited by Peter Washington


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

Beloved for his fanciful and engrossing children’s literature, controversial for his enthusiasm for British imperialism, Rudyard Kipling remains one of the most widely read writers of Victorian and modern English literature. In addition to writing more than two dozen works of fiction, including Kim and The Jungle Book, Kipling was a... Read more >
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The Collected Poems of Kenneth Koch
The Collected Poems of Kenneth Koch
Written by Kenneth Koch
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375711190
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The Collected Poems of Kenneth Koch

Written by Kenneth Koch


Format: Trade Paperback, 784 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2007
Price: $34.95

Kenneth Koch has been called “one of our greatest poets” by John Ashbery, and “a national treasure” in the 2000 National Book Award Finalist Citation.

Now, for the first time, all of the poems in his ten collections–from Sun Out, poems of the 1950s, to Thank You, published in 1962, to... Read more >
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Sono
Sono
Written by Sarah Arvio
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375711367
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Sono
Cantos
Written by Sarah Arvio


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2007
Price: $15.00

Here is Sono, a new collection of bracingly original poems, from the prizewinning author of Visits from the Seventh. Composed during a long stay in Rome, these cantos look outward in order to look inward, transforming sights and stories into expressionistic explorations of the state of the heart. Playful, probing, philosophical... Read more >
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Our World
Our World
Written by Mary Oliver, Photographed by Molly Malone Cook
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807068809
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Our World

Written by Mary Oliver
Photographed by Molly Malone Cook


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2007
Price: $24.95

Mary Oliver, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for poetry, is one of the most celebrated poets in America. Molly Malone Cook, who died in 2005, was Oliver's partner for many years, a pioneer gallery owner and photographer. Our World weaves forty-nine of Cook's photographs and selections from her journals with Oliver's... Read more >
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Black Lab
Black Lab
Written by David Young
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375711299
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Black Lab

Written by David Young


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $15.00

David Young, the distinguished poet and translator, offers us a gorgeous cycle of poems attuned to the Midwestern seasons—to weather both emotional and actual. A writer of thrilling invention and humanity, Young beckons the reader into an effortless proximity with the fox at the field’s edge, with the chattering crow and... Read more >
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Ani DiFranco
Ani DiFranco
Written by Ani DiFranco
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781583228234
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Ani DiFranco
Verses
Written by Ani DiFranco


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2007
Price: $18.95

With eight Grammy nominations and sales of over 4.5 million, Ani DiFranco is one of America’s most fiercely independent and beloved musicians, as well as an outspoken voice of conscience. For the first time, she releases a book of poetry and paintings, capturing her essential artistry that has helped define and... Read more >
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Thirst
Thirst
Written by Mary Oliver
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807068977
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Thirst
Poems
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Trade Paperback, 88 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2007
Price: $15.00

Thirst, a collection of fortythree new poems from Pulitzer Prizewinner Mary Oliver, introduces two new directions in the poet's work. Grappling with grief at the death of her beloved partner of over forty years, she strives to experience sorrow as a path to spiritual progress, grief as part of loving and... Read more >
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Kabir
Kabir
Translated by Robert Bly
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ISBN: 9780807063804
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Kabir
Ecstatic Poems
Translated by Robert Bly


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2007
Price: $12.00

Originally published in 1976, with more than 75,000 copies in print, this collection of poems by fifteenth-century ecstatic poet Kabir is full of fun and full of thought. Columbia University professor of religion John Stratton Hawley has contributed an introduction that makes clear Kabir's immense importance to the contemporary reader and... Read more >
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New and Selected Poems, Volume Two
New and Selected Poems, Volume Two
Written by Mary Oliver
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807068878
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New and Selected Poems, Volume Two

Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2007
Price: $16.00

Mary Oliver has been writing poetry for nearly five decades, and in that time she has become America's foremost poetic voice on our experience of the physical world. This collection presents forty-two new poems-an entire volume in itself-along with works chosen by Oliver from six of the books she has published... Read more >
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new poems
new poems
Written by Tadeusz Rozewicz, Translated by Bill Johnston
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ISBN: 9780977857630
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new poems

Written by Tadeusz Rozewicz
Translated by Bill Johnston


Format: Trade Paperback, 259 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2007
Price: $16.00

Written in a pared-down, direct language, and filled with allusions to everything from philosophy to TV talk shows, the poetry of Tadeusz Rózewicz encompasses the complexity of human experience in the early 21st century. Rózewicz's unique voice, formed during his experiences as a member of the Polish resistance in World War... Read more >
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new poems

Written by Tadeusz Rozewicz
Translated by Bill Johnston


Format: eBook, 259 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2007
Price: $16.00

Written in a pared-down, direct language, and filled with allusions to everything from philosophy to TV talk shows, the poetry of Tadeusz Rózewicz encompasses the complexity of human experience in the early 21st century. Rózewicz's unique voice, formed during his experiences as a member of the Polish resistance in World War... Read more >
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Westport Poems
Westport Poems
Written by Jonathan Towers, Afterword by Neil Baldwin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781556435959
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Westport Poems

Written by Jonathan Towers
Afterword by Neil Baldwin


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2007
Price: $25.00

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 >
Black Maria
Black Maria
Written by Kevin Young
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375710506
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Black Maria

Written by Kevin Young


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2007
Price: $16.00

Kevin Young follows his acclaimed exploration of the blues in Jelly Roll with another playful riff on a vital art form, giving us a film noir in verse. Black Maria–the title is a slang term for a police van as well as a hearse–is a twisting tale of suspicion, passion, mystery... Read more >
Refusing Heaven
Refusing Heaven
Written by Jack Gilbert
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ISBN: 9780375710858
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Refusing Heaven

Written by Jack Gilbert


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2007
Price: $16.95

More than a decade after Jack Gilbert’s The Great Fires, this highly anticipated new collection shows the continued development of a poet who has remained fierce in his avoidance of the beaten path. In Refusing Heaven, Gilbert writes compellingly about the commingled passion, loneliness, and sometimes surprising happiness of a life... Read more >
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Incredible Good Fortune
Incredible Good Fortune
Written by Ursula K. Le Guin
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ISBN: 9781590304228
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Incredible Good Fortune
New Poems
Written by Ursula K. Le Guin


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: February 13, 2007
Price: $18.95

These warm, funny, and eloquent poems, spanning the years 2000 to 2005, by the celebrated author of Always Coming Home and The Language of the Night, showcase Le Guin’s many facets as a writer. Read more >
Paradise
Paradise
Written by Dante, Illustrated by Gustave Dore, Translated by Anthony Esolen
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ISBN: 9780812977264
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Paradise

Written by Dante
Illustrated by Gustave Dore
Translated by Anthony Esolen


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: February 13, 2007
Price: $14.00

“If there is any justice in the world of books, [Esolen’s] will be the standard Dante . . . for some time to come.”–Robert Royal, Crisis

In this, the concluding volume of The Divine Comedy, Dante ascends from the devastation of the Inferno and the trials of Purgatory. Led by his beloved... Read more >
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Robinson: Poems
Robinson: Poems
Written by Edwin Arlington Robinson, Edited by Scott Donaldson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307265760
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Robinson: Poems

Written by Edwin Arlington Robinson
Edited by Scott Donaldson


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: February 6, 2007
Price: $12.50

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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New and Selected Poems 2006
New and Selected Poems 2006
Written by Stanley Moss
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583227541
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New and Selected Poems 2006

Written by Stanley Moss


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: November 7, 2006
Price: $18.95

"The poetry of the ages is an argument with God, so it is said; but not many poets attempt it today. Stanley Moss does. In many voices, in lines rugged yet eloquent, in different places and with various leanings, he sings us songs of his unbelievable belief, his unlovable lovesongs of... Read more >
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