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Poems of Edward Thomas

Written by Edward Thomas
Introduction by Peter Sacks


Format: eBook, 148 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $14.99

Since the publication of Walter de la Mare's first edition of his poems in 1920, Edward Thomas has gradually come to be seen as one of the great English poets of the 20th century. Though sometimes classified with Owen, Rosenberg, and Sassoon as a "war poet," he was rather a poet... Read more >
A Draft of Light
A Draft of Light
Written by John Hollander
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307494917
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A Draft of Light
Poems
Written by John Hollander


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: May 2, 2012
Price: $13.99

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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Picture Window
Picture Window
Written by John Hollander
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307542205
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Picture Window
Poems
Written by John Hollander


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: May 2, 2012
Price: $11.99

In this deeply philosophical and highly inventive new collection, John Hollander, the distinguished author of numerous books of poetry, offers profound yet playful meditations on the reflective mind and on the words with which we come to know the world. In forms as varied as sonnets, songs, and ancient odes, he... Read more >
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Selected Poetry
Selected Poetry
Written by John Hollander
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307805157
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Selected Poetry

Written by John Hollander


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: May 2, 2012
Price: $14.99

“Perfection is a rare accomplishment, particularly in American poetry, and the perfection of much of Hollander’s work makes it essential reading for anyone who genuinely cares for the craft of poetry.  But in our fallen world we seem fated to value power of perfection, and John Hollander’s poetry has shown a... Read more >
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Americana
Americana
Written by John Updike
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307512536
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Americana
and Other Poems
Written by John Updike


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: April 25, 2012
Price: $19.99

John Updike's first collection of verse since his Collected Poems, 1953-1993 brings together fifty-eight poems, three of them of considerable length. The four sections take up, in order: America, its cities and airplanes; the poet's life, his childhood, birthdays, and ailments; foreign travel, to Europe and the tropics; and, beginning with... Read more >
The Carpentered Hen
The Carpentered Hen
Written by John Updike
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307961952
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The Carpentered Hen

Written by John Updike


Format: eBook, 84 pages
On Sale: April 25, 2012
Price: $11.99

As a present to John Updike on his fiftieth birthday, and as a treat for his readers, his first book, a collection of light verse originally published twenty-five years ago, is brought back into print, with an author’s foreword and some small revisions.
                Many of these poems were written when the... Read more >
Collected Poems, 1953-1993
Collected Poems, 1953-1993
Written by John Updike
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307961976
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Collected Poems, 1953-1993

Written by John Updike


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: April 25, 2012
Price: $18.99

“The idea of verse, of poetry, has always, during forty years spent working primarily in prose, stood at my elbow, as a standing invitation to the highest kind of verbal exercise—the most satisfying, the most archaic, the most elusive of critical control.  In hotel rooms and airplanes, on beaches and Sundays... Read more >
Facing Nature
Facing Nature
Written by John Updike
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ISBN: 9780307961945
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Facing Nature

Written by John Updike


Format: eBook, 110 pages
On Sale: April 25, 2012
Price: $11.99

John Updike’s fifth collection of poetry faces nature on a number of levels.  An opening section of sonnets touches upon death, aging, and, in a sequence of describing a week in Spain, insomnia and dread.  The poems that follow consider nature in the form of seasons, of planting trees and being... Read more >
Midpoint and Other Poems
Midpoint and Other Poems
Written by John Updike
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307961921
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Midpoint and Other Poems

Written by John Updike


Format: eBook, 99 pages
On Sale: April 25, 2012
Price: $14.99

In the boldly eclectic title poem of his collection, John Updike employs the meters of Dante, Spenser, Pope, Whitman, and Pound, as well as the pictographic tactics of concrete poetry, to take an inventory of his life at the end of his thirty-fifth year—at midpoint.  These cantos form both a joke... Read more >
Telephone Poles and Other Poems
Telephone Poles and Other Poems
Written by John Updike
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307961969
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Telephone Poles and Other Poems

Written by John Updike


Format: eBook, 83 pages
On Sale: April 25, 2012
Price: $11.99

WHEN, five years and five books of fiction ago, THE CARPENTERED HEN, John Updike’s first collection of verse, was published, Phyllis McGinley wrote: “I have been happily reading Mr. Updike in The New Yorker for some time and am happy, now, to own him collected.  When he first appeared in that... Read more >
Tossing and Turning
Tossing and Turning
Written by John Updike
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307961938
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Tossing and Turning

Written by John Updike


Format: eBook, 90 pages
On Sale: April 25, 2012
Price: $11.99

John Updike’s first collection of verse since Midpoint takes its title from a poem about insomnia.  Throughout, this is poetry with its eyes wide open, restlessly alert for the oddities of reality and the double entendres of imagination.  Fanciers of light verse will find a middle section of delicate fossil prints... Read more >
Imagining Paradise
Imagining Paradise
Written by Barry Gifford
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781609803742
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Imagining Paradise
New and Selected Poems
Written by Barry Gifford


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2012
Price: $32.00

A world of poems as populous and diverse as it is ephemeral and evanescent, born of the world and of books and art in equal measure, yielding granite truths and feather truths of people's roller-coaster lives. The poet looks back, facing life and death and everything in between with equanimity, holding... Read more >
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Imagining Paradise
New and Selected Poems
Written by Barry Gifford


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 24, 2012
Price: $32.00

A world of poems as populous and diverse as it is ephemeral and evanescent, born of the world and of books and art in equal measure, yielding granite truths and feather truths of people's roller-coaster lives. The poet looks back, facing life and death and everything in between with equanimity, holding... Read more >
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Collected Poems of Lenore Kandel

Written by Lenore Kandel
Preface by Diane di Prima


Format: eBook, 264 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $24.95

Jack Kerouac immortalized her in his novel Big Sur. A student of Zen, she hung out with Gary Snyder and Allen Ginsberg and was a speaker at San Francisco’s Human Be-In. But Lenore Kandel was no muse or hanger-on; she was a brilliant lyric poet, often unabashedly erotic, and that’s where... Read more >
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Collected Poems of Lenore Kandel
Collected Poems of Lenore Kandel
Written by Lenore Kandel, Preface by Diane di Prima
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781583943724
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Collected Poems of Lenore Kandel

Written by Lenore Kandel
Preface by Diane di Prima


Format: Hardcover, 264 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $35.00

Jack Kerouac immortalized her in his novel Big Sur. A student of Zen, she hung out with Gary Snyder and Allen Ginsberg and was a speaker at San Francisco’s Human Be-In. But Lenore Kandel was no muse or hanger-on; she was a brilliant lyric poet, often unabashedly erotic, and that’s where... Read more >
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The Day the World Ends
The Day the World Ends
Written by Ethan Coen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307956309
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The Day the World Ends
Poems
Written by Ethan Coen


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2012
Price: $13.00

From one of the most inventive and celebrated filmmakers of the twentieth century, and co-creator of such classics as Fargo, No Country for Old Men, and True Grit, a collection of poems that offers humor and insight into an artist who has always pushed the boundaries of his craft.

Ethan Coen's screenplays... Read more >
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The Day the World Ends
The Day the World Ends
Written by Ethan Coen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307956316
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The Day the World Ends
Poems
Written by Ethan Coen


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2012
Price: $9.99

From one of the most inventive and celebrated filmmakers of the twentieth century, and co-creator of such classics as Fargo, No Country for Old Men, and True Grit, a collection of poems that offers humor and insight into an artist who has always pushed the boundaries of his craft.

Ethan Coen's screenplays... Read more >
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The Wind Blows Through the Doors of My Heart
The Wind Blows Through the Doors of My Heart
Written by Deborah Digges
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ISBN: 9780375711701
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The Wind Blows Through the Doors of My Heart
Poems
Written by Deborah Digges


Format: Trade Paperback, 72 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2012
Price: $15.00

Now in paperback, the final, posthumous collection of poems by Deborah Digges: rich stories of family life, nature's bounty, love, and loss--the overflowing of a heart burdened by grief and moved by beauty.
 
When Deborah Digges died in the spring of 2009, at the age of fifty-nine, she left this... Read more >
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House of Light

Written by Mary Oliver


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 28, 2012
Price: $16.00

Winner of a 1991 Christopher Award

Winner of the 1991 Boston Globe Lawrence L. Winship Book Award

This collection of poems by Mary Oliver once again invites the reader to step across the threshold of ordinary life into a world of natural and spiritual luminosity.


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Shakespeare: Poems
Shakespeare: Poems
Written by William Shakespeare
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307961587
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Shakespeare: Poems

Written by William Shakespeare


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: March 28, 2012
Price: $9.99

The Everyman's Library Pocket Poets hardcover series is popular for its compact size and reasonable price which does not compromise content. Poems: Shakespeare contains selections from Shakespeare's work, including his sonnets, his narrative poems Venus and Adonis and The Rape of Lucrece, songs and speeches, and an index of first lines. Read more >
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Across the Land and the Water
Across the Land and the Water
Written by W.G. Sebald, Translated by Iain Galbraith
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588369567
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Across the Land and the Water
Selected Poems, 1964-2001
Written by W.G. Sebald
Translated by Iain Galbraith


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $9.99

“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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Assiniboia
Assiniboia
Written by Tim Lilburn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771050084
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Assiniboia

Written by Tim Lilburn


Format: Trade Paperback, 104 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $18.99

From Governor General's Award-winning poet Tim Lilburn comes a new collection of poetry of great scope and ambition.
 
Assiniboia is a richly textured imagining of a Western Canada that could have been. Theatrical, operatic -- a masque and a pair of choral performances -- the book breaks new formal ground in... Read more >
Poems After Midnight
Poems After Midnight
Written by Knopf
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307961877
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Poems After Midnight
A Knopf Poem-a-Day Selection
Written by Knopf


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $0.99

Most poets are or have been at one time or another members of what Mark Strand here calls “The Midnight Club”: they are insomniacs, or feel most productive in the middle of the night, or, if nothing else, are people whose work requires an openness to the dreams, visions, and scraps... Read more >
Swan
Swan
Written by Mary Oliver
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807069141
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Swan
Poems and Prose Poems
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $14.00

“Joy is not made to be a crumb,” writes Mary Oliver, and certainly joy abounds in her new book of poetry and prose poems. Swan, her twentieth volume, shows us that, though we may be “made out of the dust of stars,” we are of the world she captures here so...

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Horoscopes for the Dead
Horoscopes for the Dead
Written by Billy Collins
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812975628
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Horoscopes for the Dead
Poems
Written by Billy Collins


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $16.00

WINNER—BEST POETRY—GOODREADS CHOICE AWARDS
 
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
NEWSWEEK/THE DAILY BEAST

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

 
Billy Collins is widely acknowledged as a prominent player at the table of modern American poetry. And in this smart, lyrical, and mischievous collection of poetry, which covers the everlasting themes of...

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