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The Complete Poetry

Written by Maya Angelou


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $13.99

Throughout her illustrious career in letters, Maya Angelou gifted, healed, and inspired the world with her words. Now the beauty and spirit of those words live on in this new and complete collection of poetry that reflects and honors the writer’s remarkable life.
 
Every poetic phrase, every poignant verse can... Read more >
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Made in Detroit

(Available March 31, 2015)
Made in Detroit
Written by Marge Piercy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385353885
Our Price: $27.95
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Made in Detroit
Poems
Written by Marge Piercy


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $27.95

A treasure trove of new poems by one of our most sought-after poets: poems that range from descriptions of the Detroit of her childhood to her current life on Cape Cod, from deep appreciations of the natural world to elegies for lost friends and relationships, from a vision of her Jewish...

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Made in Detroit
Poems
Written by Marge Piercy


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $14.99

A treasure trove of new poems by one of our most sought-after poets: poems that range from descriptions of the Detroit of her childhood to her current life on Cape Cod, from deep appreciations of the natural world to elegies for lost friends and relationships, from a vision of her Jewish...

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The Complete Poetry

(Available March 31, 2015)
The Complete Poetry
Written by Maya Angelou
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812997873
Our Price: $30.00
 Quantity: 1 
The Complete Poetry

Written by Maya Angelou


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $30.00

Throughout her illustrious career in letters, Maya Angelou gifted, healed, and inspired the world with her words. Now the beauty and spirit of those words live on in this new and complete collection of poetry that reflects and honors the writer’s remarkable life.
 
Every poetic phrase, every poignant verse can... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Measure for Measure

(Available March 31, 2015)
Measure for Measure
Edited by Annie Finch and Alexandra Oliver
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375712487
Our Price: $14.95
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Measure for Measure
An Anthology of Poetic Meters
Edited by Annie Finch and Alexandra Oliver


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $14.95

This comprehensive and joyous celebration of metered verse—from Shakespeare to slam poetry—brings together some of the best rhythmic lines in literature.

After a century dominated by free verse, there is a new excitement about rediscovering poetry's ancient musical and performative roots. Iambic pentameter is the most familiar meter for most readers, but... Read more >
The Wrong Cat

Written by Lorna Crozier


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $14.99

Like the people and animals in her new collection, Lorna Crozier “defies / the anecdotal, / goes for the lyric, / music made from / bone and muscle and the grace notes” of life. The poems in The Wrong Cat are vintage Crozier: sly, sexy, irreverent, and sad, and populated by...

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The Wrong Cat

(Available March 31, 2015)
The Wrong Cat
Written by Lorna Crozier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771023910
Our Price: $18.95
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The Wrong Cat

Written by Lorna Crozier


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $18.95

Like the people and animals in her new collection, Lorna Crozier “defies / the anecdotal, / goes for the lyric, / music made from / bone and muscle and the grace notes” of life. The poems in The Wrong Cat are vintage Crozier: sly, sexy, irreverent, and sad, and populated by...

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Prometheus Bound

(Available March 24, 2015)
Prometheus Bound
Written by Aeschylus, Translated by Joel Agee, Introduction by Joel Agee
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590178607
Our Price: $12.95
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Prometheus Bound

Written by Aeschylus
Translated by Joel Agee
Introduction by Joel Agee


Format: Trade Paperback, 100 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $12.95

Prometheus Bound is the starkest and strangest of the classic Greek tragedies, a play in which god and man are presented as radically, irreconcilably at odds. It begins with the shock of hammer blows as the Titan Prometheus is shackled to a rock in the Caucasus. This is his punishment for... Read more >
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Prometheus Bound

Written by Aeschylus
Translated by Joel Agee
Introduction by Joel Agee


Format: eBook, 100 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $12.95

Prometheus Bound is the starkest and strangest of the classic Greek tragedies, a play in which god and man are presented as radically, irreconcilably at odds. It begins with the shock of hammer blows as the Titan Prometheus is shackled to a rock in the Caucasus. This is his punishment for... Read more >
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Plainwater
Essays and Poetry
Written by Anne Carson


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2015
Price: $11.99

The poetry and prose collected in Plainwater are a testament to the extraordinary imagination of Anne Carson, a writer described by Michael Ondaatje as "the most exciting poet writing in English today." Succinct and astonishingly beautiful, these pieces stretch the boundaries of language and literary form, while juxtaposing classical and modern... Read more >
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The Beauty

(Available March 17, 2015)
The Beauty
Written by Jane Hirshfield
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385351072
Our Price: $26.00
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The Beauty
Poems
Written by Jane Hirshfield


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: March 17, 2015
Price: $26.00

The Beauty, an incandescent new collection from one of  American poetry’s most distinctive and essential voices, opens with a series of dappled, ranging “My” poems—“My Skeleton,” “My Corkboard,” “My Species,” “My Weather”—using materials sometimes familiar, sometimes unexpected, to explore the magnitude, singularity, and permeability of our shared existence. With a pen...

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The Beauty
Poems
Written by Jane Hirshfield


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: March 17, 2015
Price: $13.99

The Beauty, an incandescent new collection from one of  American poetry’s most distinctive and essential voices, opens with a series of dappled, ranging “My” poems—“My Skeleton,” “My Corkboard,” “My Species,” “My Weather”—using materials sometimes familiar, sometimes unexpected, to explore the magnitude, singularity, and permeability of our shared existence. With a pen...

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Elegy for a Broken Machine
Elegy for a Broken Machine
Written by Patrick Phillips
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385353762
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Elegy for a Broken Machine
Poems
Written by Patrick Phillips


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $13.99

The poet Patrick Phillips brings us a stunning third collection that is at its core a son’s lament for his father. This book of elegies takes us from the luminous world of childhood to the fluorescent glare of operating rooms and recovery wards, and into the twilight lives of those who...

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Elegy for a Broken Machine
Elegy for a Broken Machine
Written by Patrick Phillips
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385353755
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Elegy for a Broken Machine
Poems
Written by Patrick Phillips


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $26.00

The poet Patrick Phillips brings us a stunning third collection that is at its core a son’s lament for his father. This book of elegies takes us from the luminous world of childhood to the fluorescent glare of operating rooms and recovery wards, and into the twilight lives of those who...

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Imagine Africa
Imagine Africa
Written by Mia Couto, Scholastique Mukasonga, Paulina Chiziane, Cedric Nunn and David Brookshaw
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780914671183
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Imagine Africa

Written by Mia Couto, Scholastique Mukasonga, Paulina Chiziane, Cedric Nunn and David Brookshaw


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $18.00

Imagine Africa and its theme of "Revolution" is introduced by Georges Lory who opens the collection with his essay, "Poets to your quills, Africa is taking off". Through a collage of poems, essays, fiction, and visual art, Imagine Africa gives us a glimpse of a kaleidoscopic contemporary Africa. Read more >
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Stay, Illusion
Stay, Illusion
Written by Lucie Brock-Broido
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307962034
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Stay, Illusion
Poems
Written by Lucie Brock-Broido


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $17.00

National Book Award Finalist

Stay, Illusion, the much-anticipated volume of poems by Lucie Brock-Broido, illuminates the broken but beautiful world she inhabits. Her poems are lit with magic and stark with truth: whether they speak from the imagined dwelling of her “Abandonarium,” or from habitats where animals are farmed and harmed... Read more >
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Poems
Poems
Written by T. S. Eliot, Edited by Peter Washington
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375712753
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Poems

Written by T. S. Eliot
Edited by Peter Washington


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2015
Price: $3.99

Certain of these poems first appeared in PoetryBlastOthersThe Little Review, and Art and Letters. Contents: Gerontion; Burbank with a Baedeker: Bleistein with a Cigar; Sweeney Erect; A Cooking Egg; Le Directeur; Melange adultere de tout; Lune de Miel; The Hippopotamus; Dans le Restaurant; Whispers of Immortality; Mr. Eliot's Sunday Morning Service; Sweeney Among... Read more >
The Players
The Players
Written by Jill Bialosky
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385352628
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The Players
Poems
Written by Jill Bialosky


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $26.00

The strongest collection yet from this widely praised poet is about the central players in our lives, our relationships over time—between mother and son, mother and daughter—and how one generation of relationships informs and shapes the next.

The opening sequence, “Manhood,” looks at the insular world of baseball, shedding light on the...

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The Players
The Players
Written by Jill Bialosky
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385352635
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The Players
Poems
Written by Jill Bialosky


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $13.99

The strongest collection yet from this widely praised poet is about the central players in our lives, our relationships over time—between mother and son, mother and daughter—and how one generation of relationships informs and shapes the next.

The opening sequence, “Manhood,” looks at the insular world of baseball, shedding light on the...

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Poems
Poems
Written by Charles Baudelaire
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375712739
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Poems

Written by Charles Baudelaire


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $3.99

Modern poetry begins with Charles Baudelaire (1821-67), who employed his unequalled technical mastery to create the shadowy, desperately dramatic urban landscape -- populated by the addicted and the damned -- which so compellingly mirrors our modern condition. Deeply though darkly spiritual, titanic in the changes he wrought, Baudelaire looms over all... Read more >
Everytime a Knot is Undone, a God is Released
Collected and New Poems 1974-2011
Written by Barbara Chase-Riboud


Format: eBook0
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $35.00

The long breath of Barbara Chase-Riboud's poems recalls poets of the antique world we know only from fragments, like Sappho. And yet here is a disquieting and sumptuous contemporary voice that seems to gather up antiquity and modernity with equal fervor and scorn. These poems are sexually charged, possessed of a... Read more >
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The Weary Blues
The Weary Blues
Written by Langston Hughes
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385352970
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The Weary Blues

Written by Langston Hughes


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $26.00

Nearly ninety years after its first publication, this celebratory edition of The Weary Blues reminds us of the stunning achievement of Langston Hughes, who was just twenty-four at its first appearance. Beginning with the opening “Proem” (prologue poem)—“I am a Negro: / Black as the night is black, / Black like...

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The Weary Blues
The Weary Blues
Written by Langston Hughes
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385352987
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The Weary Blues

Written by Langston Hughes


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $12.99

Nearly ninety years after its first publication, this celebratory edition of The Weary Blues reminds us of the stunning achievement of Langston Hughes, who was just twenty-four at its first appearance. Beginning with the opening “Proem” (prologue poem)—“I am a Negro: / Black as the night is black, / Black like...

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Silvina Ocampo
Silvina Ocampo
Written by Silvina Ocampo, Translated by Jason Weiss
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590177747
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Silvina Ocampo

Written by Silvina Ocampo
Translated by Jason Weiss


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2015
Price: $14.00

Silvina Ocampo possessed her own special enchantment as a poet, and only now is her extraordinary poetic achievement becoming more widely recognized beyond Latin America.

Remarkably, this is the first collection of Ocampo’s poetry to appear in English. From her early sonnets on the native Argentine landscape, to her meditations on... Read more >
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Silvina Ocampo

Written by Silvina Ocampo
Translated by Jason Weiss


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2015
Price: $14.00

Silvina Ocampo possessed her own special enchantment as a poet, and only now is her extraordinary poetic achievement becoming more widely recognized beyond Latin America.

Remarkably, this is the first collection of Ocampo’s poetry to appear in English. From her early sonnets on the native Argentine landscape, to her meditations on... Read more >
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