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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
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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
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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
Format: Trade Paperback
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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ISBN: 9781590176306
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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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Alexander Vvedensky: An Invitation for Me to Think

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


Format: eBook, 128 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 or... Read more >
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Coral Road
Coral Road
Written by Garrett Hongo
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375712043
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Coral Road
Poems
Written by Garrett Hongo


Format: Trade Paperback, 120 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $17.00

Garrett Hongo’s long-awaited third collection of poems is a beautiful, elegiac gathering of his Japanese-American ancestors in their Hawaiian landscape and a testament to the power of poetry, as it brings their marginalized yet heroic narratives into the realm of art.

In Coral Road Hongo explores the history of the impermanent homeland... Read more >
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Miguel Hernandez
Miguel Hernandez
Written by Miguel Hernandez, Translated by Don Share
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ISBN: 9781590176290
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Miguel Hernandez

Written by Miguel Hernandez
Translated by Don Share


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $12.95

Miguel Hernández is, along with Antonio Machado, Juan Ramón Jiménez, and Federico García Lorca, one of the greatest Spanish poets of the twentieth century. This volume spans the whole of Hernández’s brief writing life, and includes his most celebrated poems, from the early lyrics written in traditional forms, such as the... Read more >
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Miguel Hernandez

Written by Miguel Hernandez
Translated by Don Share


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $12.95

Miguel Hernández is, along with Antonio Machado, Juan Ramón Jiménez, and Federico García Lorca, one of the greatest Spanish poets of the twentieth century. This volume spans the whole of Hernández’s brief writing life, and includes his most celebrated poems, from the early lyrics written in traditional forms, such as the... Read more >
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Rimbaud Complete
Rimbaud Complete
Written by Arthur Rimbaud, Edited by Wyatt Mason, Translated by Wyatt Mason, Introduction by Wyatt Mason
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ISBN: 9780307824103
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Rimbaud Complete

Written by Arthur Rimbaud
Edited by Wyatt Mason
Translated by Wyatt Mason
Introduction by Wyatt Mason


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2013
Price: $13.99

Enduring icon of creativity, authenticity, and rebellion, and the subject of numerous new biographies, Arthur Rimbaud is one of the most repeatedly scrutinized literary figures of the last half-century. Yet almost thirty years have elapsed without a major new translation of his writings. Remedying this state of affairs is Rimbaud Complete,... Read more >
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April Twilights and Other Poems
April Twilights and Other Poems
Written by Willa Cather, Foreword by Robert Thacker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307961464
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April Twilights and Other Poems

Written by Willa Cather
Foreword by Robert Thacker


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $13.50

Before Willa Cather went on to write the novels that would make her famous, she was known as a poet, the most popular of her poems reprinted many times in national magazines and anthologies. Her first book of poetry, April Twilights, was published in 1903, but Cather significantly revised and expanded... Read more >
Kindertotenwald
Kindertotenwald
Written by Franz Wright
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ISBN: 9780375711954
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Kindertotenwald

Written by Franz Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
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A genre-bending collection of prose poems from Pulitzer Prize–winner Franz Wright brings us surreal tales of childhood, adolescence, and adult awareness, moving from the gorgeous to the shocking to a sense of peace. Wright’s most intimate thoughts and images appear before us in dramatic and spectral short narratives: mesmerizing poems whose... Read more >
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Kindertotenwald
Kindertotenwald
Written by Franz Wright
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ISBN: 9780307701312
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Kindertotenwald

Written by Franz Wright


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $12.99

A genre-bending collection of prose poems from Pulitzer Prize–winner Franz Wright brings us surreal tales of childhood, adolescence, and adult awareness, moving from the gorgeous to the shocking to a sense of peace. Wright’s most intimate thoughts and images appear before us in dramatic and spectral short narratives: mesmerizing poems whose... Read more >
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A Walk with Jefferson
A Walk with Jefferson
Written by Philip Levine
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ISBN: 9780307829740
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A Walk with Jefferson

Written by Philip Levine


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2013
Price: $12.99

The inspiration for the title poem of Philip Levine’s A Walk with Tom Jefferson is not the founding father and third president of the United States that most readers would imagine upon hearing the name. Levine’s Tom Jefferson is quite different from his namesake: he is an African American living in... Read more >
Seven American Deaths and Disasters
Seven American Deaths and Disasters
Written by Kenneth Goldsmith
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ISBN: 9781576876367
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Seven American Deaths and Disasters

Written by Kenneth Goldsmith


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
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What are the words we use to describe something that we never thought we'd have to describe? In Seven American Deaths and Disasters, Kenneth Goldsmith transcribes historic radio and television reports of national tragedies as they unfurl, revealing an extraordinarily rich linguistic panorama of passionate description. Taking its title from the... Read more >
A Season in Hell & Illuminations
A Season in Hell & Illuminations
Written by Arthur Rimbaud, Translated by Wyatt Mason
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ISBN: 9780307801821
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A Season in Hell & Illuminations

Written by Arthur Rimbaud
Translated by Wyatt Mason


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2013
Price: $2.99

Translated, edited and with an Introduction by Wyatt Mason

“The definitive translation for our time.”
–Edward Hirsch

From Dante’s Inferno to Sartre’s No Exit, writers have been fascinated by visions of damnation. Within that rich literature of suffering, Arthur Rimbaud’s A Season in Hell–written when the poet was nineteen–provides an astonishing example of the... Read more >
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The Complete Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley
The Complete Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley
Written by Percy Bysshe Shelley
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ISBN: 9780679641919
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The Complete Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley
(A Modern Library E-Book)
Written by Percy Bysshe Shelley


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 27, 2013
Price: $2.99

Percy Bysshe Shelley endures today as the great Promethean bard of the High Romantic period who is best remembered for extolling the sublime and affirming the possibility of transcendence.


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The Oldest Word for Dawn
The Oldest Word for Dawn
Written by Brad Leithauser
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ISBN: 9780307959652
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The Oldest Word for Dawn
New and Selected Poems
Written by Brad Leithauser


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $27.95

From one of our most universally admired poets: a generous selection from his five acclaimed books of poetry, and an outstanding group of new poems.

From the outset, Brad Leithauser has displayed a venturesome taste for quirky patterns, innovative designs sprung loose from traditional forms. In The Oldest Word for Dawn...

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The Oldest Word for Dawn
The Oldest Word for Dawn
Written by Brad Leithauser
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ISBN: 9780307959669
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The Oldest Word for Dawn
New and Selected Poems
Written by Brad Leithauser


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $14.99

From one of our most universally admired poets: a generous selection from his five acclaimed books of poetry, and an outstanding group of new poems.

From the outset, Brad Leithauser has displayed a venturesome taste for quirky patterns, innovative designs sprung loose from traditional forms. In The Oldest Word for Dawn...

Read more >
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Paradise
Paradise
Written by Dante, Illustrated by Gustave Dore, Translated by Anthony Esolen
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ISBN: 9780307422545
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Paradise

Written by Dante
Illustrated by Gustave Dore
Translated by Anthony Esolen


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: February 6, 2013
Price: $2.99

“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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Come, Thief
Come, Thief
Written by Jane Hirshfield
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ISBN: 9780375712074
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Come, Thief
Poems
Written by Jane Hirshfield


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: February 5, 2013
Price: $16.00

A revelatory, indispensable collection of poems from Jane Hirshfield that centers on beauty, time, and the full embrace of an existence that time cannot help but steal from our arms.

Hirshfield is unsurpassed in her ability to sink into a moment’s essence and exchange something of herself with its finite music—and... Read more >
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The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke
The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke
Written by Rainer Maria Rilke, Edited by Stephen Mitchell, Translated by Stephen Mitchell, Introduction by Robert Hass
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ISBN: 9780307787545
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The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke

Written by Rainer Maria Rilke
Edited by Stephen Mitchell
Translated by Stephen Mitchell
Introduction by Robert Hass


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: January 30, 2013
Price: $11.99

"This miracle of a book, perhaps the most beautiful group of poetic translations this century has ever produced," (Chicago Tribune) should stand as the definitive English language version.


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Diaries of Exile
Diaries of Exile
Written by Yannis Ritsos, Translated by Edmund Keeley and Karen Emmerich
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ISBN: 9781935744580
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Diaries of Exile

Written by Yannis Ritsos
Translated by Edmund Keeley and Karen Emmerich


Format: Trade Paperback, 120 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $15.00

Yannis Ritsos is a poet whose writing life is entwined with the contemporary history of his homeland. Nowhere is this more apparent than in this volume, which presents a series of three diaries in poetry that Ritsos wrote between 1948 and 1950, during and just after the Greek Civil War, while... Read more >
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