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The Marble Faun and A Green Bough
The Marble Faun and A Green Bough
Written by William Faulkner
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307873804
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The Marble Faun and A Green Bough

Written by William Faulkner


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: December 14, 2011
Price: $9.99

A collection of poetry by the literary great William Faulkner. Read more >
After Nature
After Nature
Written by W.G. Sebald
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307813657
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After Nature

Written by W.G. Sebald


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: December 7, 2011
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After Nature, W. G. Sebald’s first literary work, now translated into English by Michael Hamburger, explores the lives of three men connected by their restless questioning of humankind’s place in the natural world. From the efforts of each, “an order arises, in places beautiful and comforting, though more cruel, too, than... Read more >
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Poems
Poems
Written by Cyprian Norwid, Translated by Danuta Borchardt
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935744078
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Poems

Written by Cyprian Norwid
Translated by Danuta Borchardt


Format: Trade Paperback, 140 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2011
Price: $16.00

Considered a "Christian Socrates" by one critic and a "hieroglyph stylist" by another, Cyprian Norwid was more unanimously recognized, however, as one of the most vital figures in Polish letters whose verse is as idiosyncratic as it is profound. Traveling against the currents of the philosophy of his day, Norwid was... Read more >
The Colors of Desire
The Colors of Desire
Written by David Mura
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307788023
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The Colors of Desire
Poems
Written by David Mura


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: November 30, 2011
Price: $11.99

A collection of poems by the author of Turning Japanese, exploring race and sexuality, history and identity, through the lens of desire. Read more >
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God Breaketh Not All Men's Hearts Alike
God Breaketh Not All Men's Hearts Alike
Written by Stanley Moss
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781609803452
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God Breaketh Not All Men's Hearts Alike
New & Later Collected Poems
Written by Stanley Moss


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: November 29, 2011
Price: $32.00

With nearly seventy-five new poems and over two hundred selected from his previous books, God Breaketh Not All Men’s Hearts Alike is the book of a lifetime in poetry, one that will lead to the author being recognized as among American’s best living poets. A work of intense illumination, these poems... Read more >
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God Breaketh Not All Men's Hearts Alike
New & Later Collected Poems
Written by Stanley Moss


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 29, 2011
Price: $32.00

With nearly seventy-five new poems and over two hundred selected from his previous books, God Breaketh Not All Men’s Hearts Alike is the book of a lifetime in poetry, one that will lead to the author being recognized as among American’s best living poets. A work of intense illumination, these poems... Read more >
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The Colossus
The Colossus
Written by Sylvia Plath
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307808820
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The Colossus
and Other Poems
Written by Sylvia Plath


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 23, 2011
Price: $9.99

With this startling, exhilarating book of poems, which was first published in 1960, Sylvia Plath burst into literature with spectacular force. In such classics as "The Beekeeper's Daughter," "The Disquieting Muses," "I Want, I Want," and "Full Fathom Five," she writes about sows and skeletons, fathers and suicides, about the noisy... Read more >
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Darwin
Darwin
Written by Ruth Padel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307959522
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Darwin
A Life in Poems
Written by Ruth Padel


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: November 23, 2011
Price: $13.99

This remarkable book brings us an intimate and moving interpretation of the life and work of Charles Darwin, by Ruth Padel, an acclaimed British poet and a direct descendant of the famous scientist.

Charles Darwin, born in 1809, lost his mother at the age of eight, repressed all memory of her, and... Read more >
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The Rumi Daybook
The Rumi Daybook
Edited by Kabir Helminski and Camille Helminski
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590308943
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The Rumi Daybook

Edited by Kabir Helminski and Camille Helminski


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $18.95

"My heart wandered through the world
constantly seeking after my cure,
but the sweet and delicious water of life
had to break through the granite of my heart." 


When the words of Rumi enter your heart, something softens, breaks, and is subtly reborn. That he wrote the words seven hundred... Read more >
Epigrams
Epigrams
Written by Martial, Translated by James Michie, Introduction by Shadi Bartsch
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307803139
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Epigrams

Written by Martial
Translated by James Michie
Introduction by Shadi Bartsch


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2011
Price: $13.99

Martial, the father of the epigram, was one of the brilliant provincial poets who made their literary mark on first-century Rome. His Epigrams can be affectionate or cruel, elegiac or playful; they target every element of Roman society, from slaves to schoolmasters to, above all, the aristocratic elite. With wit and... Read more >
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The Panther and the Lash
The Panther and the Lash
Written by Langston Hughes
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ISBN: 9780307949394
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The Panther and the Lash

Written by Langston Hughes


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 26, 2011
Price: $9.99

I am the American heartbreak—
The rock on which Freedom
Stumped its toe—
The great mistake
That Jamestown made
Long ago.
— Langston Hughes, “American Heartbreak”
 
From the publication of his first book in 1926, Langston Hughes was America’s acknowledged poet of color, the first to commemorate the experience—and suffering—of African Americans in a voice that no... Read more >
Selected Poems of Langston Hughes
Selected Poems of Langston Hughes
Written by Langston Hughes
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ISBN: 9780307949400
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Selected Poems of Langston Hughes

Written by Langston Hughes


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 26, 2011
Price: $13.99

With the publication of his first book of poems, The Weary Blues, in 1926, Langston Hughes electrified readers and launched a renaissance in black writing in America.  The poems Hughes wrote celebrated the experience of invisible men and women: of slaves who "rushed the boots of Washington"; of musicians on Lenox Avenue... Read more >
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The Best of Archy and Mehitabel
The Best of Archy and Mehitabel
Written by Don Marquis
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307700926
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The Best of Archy and Mehitabel

Written by Don Marquis


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $13.50

A selection of the best of the hilarious free-verse poems by the irreverent cockroach poet Archy and his alley-cat pal Mehitabel.

Don Marquis’s famous fictional insect appeared in his newspaper columns from 1916 into the 1930s, and he has delighted generations of readers ever since. A poet in a former life, Archy... Read more >
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A Mind of Winter
A Mind of Winter
Selected by Robert Atwan, Introduction by Donald Hall
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ISBN: 9780807069202
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A Mind of Winter
Poems for a Snowy Season
Selected by Robert Atwan
Introduction by Donald Hall


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $9.95

There is no better time to curl up in a comfortable chair and read than in wintertime. And winter has been a powerful muse for many of America's best loved poets. The elegant patterns of frost on a windowpane, a child on a sled, a lone fox foraging for food on... Read more >
In the Salt Marsh
In the Salt Marsh
Written by Nancy Willard
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ISBN: 9780307532534
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In the Salt Marsh

Written by Nancy Willard


Format: eBook, 72 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2011
Price: $11.99

In this strong, appealing collection, Nancy Willard shares her passion for observing the mysteries of the natural world, particularly the flora and fauna of Cape Cod and the Hudson Valley, where many of these poems are set. We see, through her eyes, the coming of darkness to an empty orchard, the... Read more >
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Poems 4 A.M.
Poems 4 A.M.
Written by Susan Minot
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ISBN: 9780307958754
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Poems 4 A.M.

Written by Susan Minot


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 12, 2011
Price: $12.99

In these poems, we come to know a different side of the acclaimed novelist Susan Minot. We find her awake in the middle of the night, contemplating love and heartbreak in all their exhilarating and anguished specifics. With astonishing openness, in language both passionate and enchanting, she offers us an intimate... Read more >
Four Elements
Four Elements
Written by John O'Donohue
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ISBN: 9780307717603
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Four Elements
Reflections on Nature
Written by John O'Donohue


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $24.00

From the beloved author of the bestselling To Bless the Space Between Us and Anam Cara comes a new work that shares his insights on nature and the ancient wisdom of this earth.

John O'Donohue won hundreds of thousands of admirers with his now classic work on Celtic spirituality Anam Cara. Unfortunately... Read more >
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Four Elements
Four Elements
Written by John O'Donohue
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ISBN: 9780307717627
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Four Elements
Reflections on Nature
Written by John O'Donohue


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $12.99

From the beloved author of the bestselling To Bless the Space Between Us and Anam Cara comes a new work that shares his insights on nature and the ancient wisdom of this earth.

John O'Donohue won hundreds of thousands of admirers with his now classic work on Celtic spirituality Anam Cara. Unfortunately... Read more >
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The Seasons of the Soul
The Poetic Guidance and Spiritual Wisdom of Herman Hesse
Written by Hermann Hesse
Translated by Ludwig Max Fischer, Ph.D.
Foreword by Andrew Harvey


Format: eBook, 136 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $16.99

Vowing at an early age “to be a poet or nothing at all,” Hermann Hesse rebelled against formal education, focusing on a rigorous program of independent study that included literature, philosophy, art, and history. One result of these efforts was a series of novels that became counterculture bibles that remain widely... Read more >
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The Seasons of the Soul
The Seasons of the Soul
Written by Hermann Hesse, Translated by Ludwig Max Fischer, Ph.D., Foreword by Andrew Harvey
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ISBN: 9781583943137
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The Seasons of the Soul
The Poetic Guidance and Spiritual Wisdom of Herman Hesse
Written by Hermann Hesse
Translated by Ludwig Max Fischer, Ph.D.
Foreword by Andrew Harvey


Format: Trade Paperback, 136 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $17.95

Vowing at an early age “to be a poet or nothing at all,” Hermann Hesse rebelled against formal education, focusing on a rigorous program of independent study that included literature, philosophy, art, and history. One result of these efforts was a series of novels that became counterculture bibles that remain widely... Read more >
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Phenomenal Woman
Phenomenal Woman
Written by Maya Angelou
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307807625
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Phenomenal Woman
Four Poems Celebrating Women
Written by Maya Angelou


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2011
Price: $9.99

Maya Angelou, the bestselling author of On the Pulse of Morning, Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now, and other lavishly praised works, is considered one of America's finest poets. Here, four of her most highly acclaimed poems are assembled in a beautiful gift edition that provides a feast for the... Read more >
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Love's Exquisite Freedom
Love's Exquisite Freedom
Written by Maya Angelou, Illustrated by Edward Burne-Jones
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781599621036
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Love's Exquisite Freedom

Written by Maya Angelou
Illustrated by Edward Burne-Jones


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $19.95

The newest installment in Welcome Books' Art & Poetry series, Love's Exquisite Freedom pairs the lyrical grace of Maya Angelou with the exquisite art of Edward Burne-Jones. Angelou's poem of love's transcendent power finds a striking, sensual complement in Burne-Jones, a star of 19th century Britain's Aesthetic movement.  Burne-Jones continually examined... Read more >
Gilgamesh
Gilgamesh
Edited by John Gardner, Translated by John Maier
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307760821
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Gilgamesh

Edited by John Gardner
Translated by John Maier


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2011
Price: $11.99

The story of Gilgamesh, an ancient epic poem written on clay tablets in a cuneiform alphabet, is as fascinating and moving as it is crucial to our ability to fathom the time and the place in which it was written. Gardner's version restores the poetry of the text and the lyricism... Read more >
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Coral Road
Coral Road
Written by Garrett Hongo
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307594761
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Coral Road
Poems
Written by Garrett Hongo


Format: Hardcover, 120 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $26.00

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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Coral Road
Coral Road
Written by Garrett Hongo
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307701565
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Coral Road
Poems
Written by Garrett Hongo


Format: eBook, 120 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $12.99

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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