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Jackleg Opera: Collected Poems, 1990 to 2013
Jackleg Opera: Collected Poems, 1990 to 2013
Written by BJ Ward
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ISBN: 9781583946770
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Jackleg Opera: Collected Poems, 1990 to 2013

Written by BJ Ward


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
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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. Winner of the... Read more >
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Chinese Apples
Chinese Apples
Written by W.S. Di Piero
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ISBN: 9780307494443
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Chinese Apples
New and Selected Poems
Written by W.S. Di Piero


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2013
Price: $13.99

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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Skirts and Slacks
Skirts and Slacks
Written by W.S. Di Piero
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ISBN: 9780307559777
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Skirts and Slacks

Written by W.S. Di Piero


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2013
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W. S. Di Piero, a fresh and powerful voice in American poetry, opens this collection about public and private worlds with poems that revist the deaths of his parents. It is an important adult passage for him, and for them a last chance to leave a message: his father lying in... Read more >
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Almost Invisible
Almost Invisible
Written by Mark Strand
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ISBN: 9780375712180
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Almost Invisible

Written by Mark Strand


Format: Trade Paperback, 68 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $16.00

From Pulitzer Prize–winner Mark Strand comes an exquisitely witty and poignant series of prose poems. Sometimes appearing as pure prose, sometimes as impure poetry, but always with Strand’s clarity and simplicity of style, they are like riddles, their answers vanishing just as they appear within reach. Fable, domestic satire, meditation, joke... Read more >
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Colors Passing Through Us
Colors Passing Through Us
Written by Marge Piercy
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ISBN: 9780307517944
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Colors Passing Through Us

Written by Marge Piercy


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2013
Price: $11.99

In Colors Passing Through Us, Marge Piercy is at the height of her powers, writing about what matters to her most: the lives of women, nature, Jewish ritual, love between men and women, and politics, sexual and otherwise.

Feisty and funny as always, she turns a sharp eye on the world around... Read more >
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My Mother's Body
My Mother's Body
Written by Marge Piercy
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ISBN: 9780307761392
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My Mother's Body

Written by Marge Piercy


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2013
Price: $11.99

My Mother's Body, Marge Piercy's tenth book of poetry, takes its title from one of her strongest and most moving poems, the climax of a powerful sequence of Poems to her mother. Rooted in an honest, harrowing, but ally ecstatic confrontation of the mother / daughter relationship in all its complexity... Read more >
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Visits from the Seventh
Visits from the Seventh
Written by Sarah Arvio
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ISBN: 9780307548764
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Visits from the Seventh

Written by Sarah Arvio


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2013
Price: $12.99

Visits from the Seventh is a highly original debut. Arvio's wry, uncanny poems take the form of conversations between a woman and a throng on invisible presences--visitors, as she calls them--who counsel, challenge, cajole and comfort her. Together they murmur about destiny, the moon, a walk on Park Avenue, sex, ambition... Read more >
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F
Written by Franz Wright
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ISBN: 9780307701589
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Poems
Written by Franz Wright


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $26.95

In these riveting poems, Wright declares, “I’ve said all that / I had to say. / In writing. / I signed my name. / It’s death’s move.” As he considers his mortality, the poet finds a new elation and clarity on the page, handing over for our examination the flawed yet...

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F
Written by Franz Wright
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ISBN: 9780385349789
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Poems
Written by Franz Wright


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $13.99

In these riveting poems, Wright declares, “I’ve said all that / I had to say. / In writing. / I signed my name. / It’s death’s move.” As he considers his mortality, the poet finds a new elation and clarity on the page, handing over for our examination the flawed yet...

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A Hunger
A Hunger
Written by Lucie Brock-Broido
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ISBN: 9780307804419
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A Hunger

Written by Lucie Brock-Broido


Format: eBook, 72 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2013
Price: $13.99

Ranging from the mundane to the ethereal, the themes of Brock-Broido's first collection are interesting and sometimes startling. The poems range from those concerned with time, especially the conjunction of the past and the future; those influenced by things or places specifically American, poems that appear vaguely autobiographical; and those based... Read more >
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One Secret Thing
One Secret Thing
Written by Sharon Olds
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ISBN: 9780307804372
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One Secret Thing

Written by Sharon Olds


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2013
Price: $12.99

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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The Art of Blessing the Day
The Art of Blessing the Day
Written by Marge Piercy
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ISBN: 9780307760180
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The Art of Blessing the Day
Poems with a Jewish Theme
Written by Marge Piercy


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2013
Price: $13.99

Winner of the 2000 Paterson Poetry Prize

About Marge Piercy's collection of her old and new poems that celebrate the Jewish experience, the poet Lyn Lifshin writes: "The Art of Blessing the Day is an exquisite book. The whole collection is strong, passionate, and poignant, but the mother and daughter poems, fierce... Read more >
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Circles on the Water
Circles on the Water
Written by Marge Piercy
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ISBN: 9780307762191
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Circles on the Water

Written by Marge Piercy


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2013
Price: $17.99

More than 150 poems from her seven books of poetry written between 1963 and 1982.


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Moon Is Always Female
Moon Is Always Female
Written by Marge Piercy
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ISBN: 9780307761347
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Moon Is Always Female

Written by Marge Piercy


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2013
Price: $12.99

Her seventh and most wide ranging collection. In the 1st of 2 sections, the poems move from the amusingly elegiac to the erotic, the classical to the funny. The 2nd section is a series of 15 poems for a calendar based on lunar rather than solar divisions Read more >
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The Complete Poetry of John Milton
The Complete Poetry of John Milton
Written by John Milton, Edited by John T. Shawcross
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ISBN: 9780307823762
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The Complete Poetry of John Milton

Written by John Milton
Edited by John T. Shawcross


Format: eBook, 672 pages
On Sale: July 31, 2013
Price: $12.99

The first complete annotated edition of Milton's poetry available in a one-volume paperback. The text is established from original sources, with collations of all known manuscripts, chronology and verbal variants recorded. Works in Latin, Greek and Italian are included with new literal translations. Read more >
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Catching Light
Catching Light
Written by Joanna McClure, Foreword by Michael McClure, Introduction by Christopher Wagstaff
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ISBN: 9781583946138
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Collected Poems of Joanna McClure
Written by Joanna McClure
Foreword by Michael McClure
Introduction by Christopher Wagstaff


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: June 11, 2013
Price: $35.00

Joanna McClure's poems reveal the story of a central woman writer of the San Francisco Beat generation counterculture. Married to Beat poet Michael McClure soon after she arrived in San Francisco in 1954, Joanna McClure became a significant figure in the Beat poetry scene.

Growing up on a ranch in the... Read more >
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Catching Light
Collected Poems of Joanna McClure
Written by Joanna McClure
Foreword by Michael McClure
Introduction by Christopher Wagstaff


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: June 11, 2013
Price: $29.95

Joanna McClure's poems reveal the story of a central woman writer of the San Francisco Beat generation counterculture. Married to Beat poet Michael McClure soon after she arrived in San Francisco in 1954, Joanna McClure became a significant figure in the Beat poetry scene.

Growing up on a ranch in the... Read more >
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The Anchor Book of Sixteenth Century Verse
The Anchor Book of Sixteenth Century Verse
Edited by Richard D. Sylvester
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ISBN: 9780307826374
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The Anchor Book of Sixteenth Century Verse

Edited by Richard D. Sylvester


Format: eBook, 648 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2013
Price: $16.99

This comprehensive anthology contains selections from the work of twenty-five poets of the sixteenth century. Employing the original, rather than normalized, texts, the volume includes complete, non-excerpted poems by John Skelton, Philip Sidney and others. The selections - which include such works as 'The Steele Glass'. Richard S. Sylvester examines the... Read more >
The Great Ledge
The Great Ledge
Written by Peter Davison
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ISBN: 9780307833006
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The Great Ledge

Written by Peter Davison


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2013
Price: $12.99

James Dickey, in reviewing Peter Davison's last book, Praying Wrong: New and Selected Poems, 1957-1984, said, ' Davison will not let things break him. His voice is his; he has earned it and can use it, and as a result is surely one of our better poets.' That sense of this... Read more >
Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'fore I Diiie
Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'fore I Diiie
Written by Maya Angelou
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ISBN: 9780307833273
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Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'fore I Diiie
Poems
Written by Maya Angelou


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2013
Price: $9.99

Another remarkable collection of poetry from one of America's masters of the medium. The first part gathers together poems of love and nostalgic memory, while Part II portrays confrontations inherent in a racist society. Read more >
Monolithos
Monolithos
Written by Jack Gilbert
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ISBN: 9780307830951
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Monolithos
Poems '62-'82
Written by Jack Gilbert


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2013
Price: $12.99

This is Jack Gilbert's first book since the now-legendary Views of Jeopardy appeared as the 1962 entry in the Yale Series of Younger Poets. Beat poetry was much in vogue at the time, a discursive poetry that rages against things as they are. Perhaps it was for this reason the strict... Read more >
Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well
Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well
Written by Maya Angelou
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ISBN: 9780307833266
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Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well
Poems
Written by Maya Angelou


Format: eBook, 72 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2013
Price: $9.99

This collection of thirty-six poems is, once again, eloquent evidence of Maya Angelou's continuing celebration of life: Here are poems of love and memory; poems of racial confrontation; songs of the street and songs from the heart. Read more >
Shaker, Why Don't You Sing?
Shaker, Why Don't You Sing?
Written by Maya Angelou
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ISBN: 9780307833242
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Shaker, Why Don't You Sing?

Written by Maya Angelou


Format: eBook, 44 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2013
Price: $9.99

Lyrical and cadent, dramatic and sometimes playful, these poems speak of love, longing, parting; of freedom and shattered dreams; of Saturday-night partying and the smells and sounds of Southern cities. Read more >
Across the Land and the Water
Across the Land and the Water
Written by W.G. Sebald, Translated by Iain Galbraith
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ISBN: 9780812981100
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Across the Land and the Water
Selected Poems, 1964-2001
Written by W.G. Sebald
Translated by Iain Galbraith


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $14.00

“A splendid addition to an already extraordinary oeuvre.”—Teju Cole, The New Yorker
 
German-born W. G. Sebald is best known as the innovative author of Austerlitz, the prose classic of World War II culpability and conscience that put its author in the company of Nabokov, Calvino, and Borges. Now comes the... Read more >
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Alexander Vvedensky: An Invitation for Me to Think
Alexander Vvedensky: An Invitation for Me to Think
Written by Alexander Vvedensky, Edited by Eugene Ostashevsky, Translated by Matvei Yankelevich and Eugene Ostashevsky
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Alexander Vvedensky: An Invitation for Me to Think

Written by Alexander Vvedensky
Edited by Eugene Ostashevsky
Translated by Matvei Yankelevich and Eugene Ostashevsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 168 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $12.95

“Pussy Riot are Vvedensky's disciples and his heirs.
      Katya, Masha, and I are in jail but I don’t consider that we’ve been defeated... According to the official report, Alexander Vvedensky died on December 20, 1941. We don’t know the cause, whether it was dysentery in the train after his arrest... Read more >
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