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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
Format: Hardcover
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
Format: Trade Paperback
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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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: $13.99

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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The Living Fire
The Living Fire
Written by Edward Hirsch
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375710032
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The Living Fire
New and Selected Poems
Written by Edward Hirsch


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $21.00

A comprehensive selection of one of our most beloved poet’s rich and signifi cant body of work alongside a gathering of “brilliant, deeply pleasurable” new poems (Booklist). Read more >
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The Living Fire
The Living Fire
Written by Edward Hirsch
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ISBN: 9780307701336
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The Living Fire

Written by Edward Hirsch


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $13.99

A rich and significant collection of more than one hundred poems, drawn from a lifetime of “wild gratitude” in poetry.

In poems chronicling insomnia (“the blue-rimmed edge / of outer dark, those crossroads / where we meet the dead”), art and culture (poems on Edward Hopper and Paul Celan, love poems in... Read more >
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Where's the Moon, There's the Moon
Where's the Moon, There's the Moon
Written by Dan Chiasson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375711862
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Where's the Moon, There's the Moon
Poems
Written by Dan Chiasson


Format: Trade Paperback, 88 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $16.00

With “the easy charm of a natural New England oracle” (The Huffington Post), Dan Chiasson brings us poems of young fatherhood, love, and loss that, in his able hands, become existential examinations. Read more >
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Breath
Breath
Written by Philip Levine
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307514905
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Breath
Poems
Written by Philip Levine


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2011
Price: $12.99

Always a poet of memory and invention, Philip Levine looks back at his own life as well as the adventures of his ancestors, his relatives, and his friends, and at their rites of passage into an America of victories and betrayals. He transports us back to the street where he was... Read more >
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Celebrations
Celebrations
Written by Maya Angelou
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307777928
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Celebrations
Rituals of Peace and Prayer
Written by Maya Angelou


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2011
Price: $9.99

Grace, dignity, and eloquence have long been hallmarks of Maya Angelou’s poetry. Her measured verses have stirred our souls, energized our minds, and healed our hearts. Whether offering hope in the darkest of nights or expressing sincere joy at the extraordinariness of the everyday, Maya Angelou has served as our common... Read more >
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The Mercy
The Mercy
Written by Philip Levine
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ISBN: 9780307557889
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The Mercy
Poems
Written by Philip Levine


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2011
Price: $12.99

Philip Levine's new collection of poems (his first since The Simple Truth was awarded the Pulitzer Prize) is a book of journeys: the necessary ones that each of us takes from innocence to experience, from youth to age, from confusion to clarity, from sanity to madness and back again, from life... Read more >
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New Selected Poems
New Selected Poems
Written by Philip Levine
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307761415
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New Selected Poems

Written by Philip Levine


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2011
Price: $15.99

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Killer Verse
Killer Verse
Edited by Harold Schechter and Kurt Brown
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307700933
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Killer Verse
Poems of Murder and Mayhem
Edited by Harold Schechter and Kurt Brown


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $13.50

Killer Verse: Poems of Murder and Mayhem is a spine-tingling collection of terrifically creepy poems about the deadly art of murder.

The villains and victims who populate these pages range from Cain and Abel and Bluebeard and his wives to Lizzie Borden, Jack the Ripper, and Mafia hit men. The literary forms...

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Kindertotenwald
Kindertotenwald
Written by Franz Wright
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307272805
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Kindertotenwald
Prose Poems
Written by Franz Wright


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $26.00

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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Poetry in Person
Poetry in Person
Written by Alexander Neubauer
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ISBN: 9780375711756
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Poetry in Person
Twenty-five Years of Conversation with America's Poets
Written by Alexander Neubauer


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $18.00

“In the fall of 1970, at the New School in Greenwich Village, a new teacher posted a flyer on the wall,” begins Alexander Neubauer’s introduction to this remarkable book. “It read ‘Meet Poets and Poetry, with Pearl London and Guests.’” Few students responded. No one knew Pearl London, the daughter of... Read more >
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Paradise Lost
Paradise Lost
Written by John Milton, Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich and Stephen M. Fallon
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ISBN: 9780307757890
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Paradise Lost

Written by John Milton
Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich and Stephen M. Fallon


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: August 31, 2011
Price: $2.99

Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich, and Stephen M. Fallon

John Milton’s Paradise Lost, an epic poem on the clash between God and his fallen angel, Satan, is a profound meditation on fate, free will, and divinity, and one of the most beautiful works in world literature. Extracted from the Modern Library’s...

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The Simple Truth
The Simple Truth
Written by Philip Levine
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ISBN: 9780307559739
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The Simple Truth
Poems
Written by Philip Levine


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: August 31, 2011
Price: $12.99

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1995
 
Written in a voice that moves between elegy and prayer, The Simple Truth contains thirty-three poems whose aim is to weave a complex tapestry of myth, history (both public and private), family, memory, and invention in a search for truths so basic and... Read more >
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What Work Is
What Work Is
Written by Philip Levine
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ISBN: 9780307761958
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What Work Is

Written by Philip Levine


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: August 31, 2011
Price: $12.99

Winner of the National Book Award in 1991
 
“This collection amounts to a hymn of praise for all the workers of America. These proletarian heroes, with names like Lonnie, Loo, Sweet Pea, and Packy, work the furnaces, forges, slag heaps, assembly lines, and loading docks at places with unglamorous names... Read more >
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Come, Thief
Come, Thief
Written by Jane Hirshfield
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307595423
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Come, Thief
Poems
Written by Jane Hirshfield


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $25.00

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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Come, Thief
Come, Thief
Written by Jane Hirshfield
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ISBN: 9780307599445
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Come, Thief
Poems
Written by Jane Hirshfield


Format: eBook, 108 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $13.99

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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And Still I Rise
And Still I Rise
Written by Maya Angelou
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307802064
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And Still I Rise

Written by Maya Angelou


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 17, 2011
Price: $11.99

These new poems are powerful, distinctive and as always, full of lifting rhythms of love and remembering.


From the Hardcover edition. Read more >
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