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Handwriting
Handwriting
Written by Michael Ondaatje
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307948823
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Handwriting

Written by Michael Ondaatje


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 27, 2011
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"Tumultuous, vibrant, tragic and over too soon." --Newsday

Handwriting is Michael Ondaatje's first new book of poetry since The Cinnamon Peeler. The exquisite poems collected here draw on history, mythology, landscape, and personal memories to weave a rich tapestry of images that reveal the longing for--and expose the anguish over--lost loves, homes... Read more >
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I Praise My Destroyer
I Praise My Destroyer
Written by Diane Ackerman
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ISBN: 9780307763372
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I Praise My Destroyer
Poems
Written by Diane Ackerman


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: July 27, 2011
Price: $9.99

Diane Ackerman's poems reveal her intense response to the several worlds of nature, science, and society. Her lyricism fuses wit and sobriety, meditation and activism, and she confronts us with figures both real and fantastic.

As always, her strong connection with the natural world, the realms of language and literature, myth and... Read more >
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Jaguar of Sweet Laughter
Jaguar of Sweet Laughter
Written by Diane Ackerman
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ISBN: 9780307763389
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Jaguar of Sweet Laughter
New and Selected Poems
Written by Diane Ackerman


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: July 27, 2011
Price: $11.99

In A Natural History of the Senses Diane Ackerman revealed herself as a naturalist who writes with the sensuous immediately of a great poet. Now Jaguar of Sweet Laughter presents the work of a poet with the precise and wondering eye of a gifted naturalist.

Ackermans's Olympian vision records and transforms landscapes... Read more >
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Perfidious Proverbs and Other Poems
Perfidious Proverbs and Other Poems
Written by Philip Appleman, Foreword by Dan Barker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616143855
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Perfidious Proverbs and Other Poems
A Satirical Look At The Bible
Written by Philip Appleman
Foreword by Dan Barker


Format: Trade Paperback, 130 pages
On Sale: July 26, 2011
Price: $14.00

This collection of satirical poems homes in on the inconsistencies and downright perversities of what passes in our culture as "Holy Writ." Turning to satire, with its long and distinguished record of exposing folly and bringing enlightenment through humor, the author leaves no doubt that primitive religion posing as eternal truth... Read more >
Zoland Poetry
Zoland Poetry
Edited by Roland Pease
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781581952421
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Zoland Poetry
An Annual of Poems, Translations and Interviews - No. 5
Edited by Roland Pease


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: July 26, 2011
Price: $17.99

Zoland Poetry is a new annual volume of contemporary writing from around the globe, bringing together original English-language poems, translations into English, and interviews with featured poets. What instantly sets Zoland Poetry apart from other literary compilations is that the translations appear as an integral part of the contemporary poetry scene... Read more >
Broetry
Broetry
Written by Brian McGackin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594745171
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Broetry

Written by Brian McGackin


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: July 5, 2011
Price: $12.95

As contemporary poets sing the glories of birds, birch trees, and menstruation, regular guys are left scratching their heads. Who can speak for Everyman? Who will articulate his love for Xbox 360, for Mama Celeste’s frozen pizza, for the cinematic oeuvre of Bruce Willis? 

Enter Broetry—a stunning debut from a dazzling... Read more >
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Broetry

Written by Brian McGackin


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 5, 2011
Price: $12.95

As contemporary poets sing the glories of birds, birch trees, and menstruation, regular guys are left scratching their heads. Who can speak for Everyman? Who will articulate his love for Xbox 360, for Mama Celeste’s frozen pizza, for the cinematic oeuvre of Bruce Willis? 

Enter Broetry—a stunning debut from a dazzling... Read more >
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The Earth Gods
The Earth Gods
Written by Kahlil Gibran
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ISBN: 9780307957740
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The Earth Gods

Written by Kahlil Gibran


Format: eBook, 44 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $9.99

"The Earth Gods, the last book to be published while Gibran was still in this world, came into the poet's hands two weeks before he was to lay aside all earthly volumes. . . . He had a peculiar feeling of tenderness for this book, unlike what he felt for any... Read more >
The Forerunner
The Forerunner
Written by Kahlil Gibran
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307957771
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The Forerunner
His Parables and Poems
Written by Kahlil Gibran


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $9.99

"You are your own forerunner, and the towers you have builded are but the foundation of your own giant-self. And that self too shall be a foundation."

"And I too am my own forerunner, for the long shadow stretching before me at sunrise shall gather under my feet at the noon hour... Read more >
The Madman
The Madman
Written by Kahlil Gibran
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ISBN: 9780307957788
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The Madman
His Parables and Poems
Written by Kahlil Gibran


Format: eBook, 75 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $9.99

"This volume is in part translation from the Arabic parables, in part written directly in English. A small book of only seventy pages, it is a product of the poet's youth and early manhood, rich with promise of what was to follow. It is entirely of the East, with no shading... Read more >
Field of Light and Shadow
Field of Light and Shadow
Written by David Young
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ISBN: 9780307599612
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Field of Light and Shadow
Selected and New Poems
Written by David Young


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: May 31, 2011
Price: $9.99

A career-spanning volume from one of our most valuable living American poets, offering poems that display an exquisite ear tuned to the natural world, to love and friendship, and to the continually renewable possibilities of language. David Young’s settings are at once local and universal—an adolescence in Omaha, late summer on... Read more >
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Stranger Music
Stranger Music
Written by Leonard Cohen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307794680
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Stranger Music
Selected Poems and Songs
Written by Leonard Cohen


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: May 25, 2011
Price: $11.99

For the first time in paperback--the selected work of the legendary singer, poet, and performer. Stranger Music presents a magnificent cross-section of Cohen's work--including 11 previously unpublished poems--and demonstrates definitively that Cohen is a writer of dazzling intelligence and a force that transcends genres.


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Easy
Easy
Written by Marie Ponsot
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ISBN: 9780375711879
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Easy
Poems
Written by Marie Ponsot


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: May 17, 2011
Price: $17.00

A “delightful” (Poetry), celebratory volume of late-life poems from the award-winning octogenarian Marie Ponsot. Read more >
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Easy
Easy
Written by Marie Ponsot
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ISBN: 9780307701282
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Easy

Written by Marie Ponsot


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: May 17, 2011
Price: $12.99

Leave it to the graceful Marie Ponsot, now in her late eighties, to view her life in poetry as easeful. As she tells us, pondering what stones can hear, “Between silence and sound / we are balancing darkness, / making light of it.” In this celebratory collection, Ponsot makes light, in... Read more >
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Mercury Dressing
Mercury Dressing
Written by J.D. McClatchy
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ISBN: 9780375711787
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Mercury Dressing
Poems
Written by J.D. McClatchy


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: May 17, 2011
Price: $18.00

This beautiful collection from J. D. McClatchy holds up a mirror to the soul, considering heroic and human figures in poems that “balance mandarin wit with enormous learning, a fully twenty-first-century sensibility and a deft use of the demotic” (Bookpage). Read more >
The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens
The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens
Written by Wallace Stevens
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ISBN: 9780307791870
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The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens

Written by Wallace Stevens


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2011
Price: $16.99

This definitive poetry collection, originally published in 1954 to honor Stevens on his 75th birthday, contains:

- "Harmonium"
- "Ideas of Order"
- "The Man With the Blue Guitar"
- "Parts of the World"
- "Transport Summer"
- "The Auroras of Autumn"
- "The Rock" Read more >
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Opus Posthumous
Opus Posthumous
Written by Wallace Stevens
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ISBN: 9780307791863
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Opus Posthumous
Poems, Plays, Prose
Written by Wallace Stevens


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2011
Price: $16.99

When Opus Posthumous first appeared in 1957, it was an appropriate capstone to the career of one of the most important writers of the twentieth century. It included many poems missing from Stevens's Collected Poems, along with Stevens's characteristically inventive prose and pieces for the theater. Now Milton J. Bates, the... Read more >
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The Palm at the End of the Mind
The Palm at the End of the Mind
Written by Wallace Stevens, Edited by Holly Stevens
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ISBN: 9780307791856
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The Palm at the End of the Mind
Selected Poems and a Play
Written by Wallace Stevens
Edited by Holly Stevens


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2011
Price: $12.99

A collection that all the major long poems and sequences, and every shorter poem of lasting value in Stevens' career. Edited by Holly Stevens, it includes some poems not printed in his earlier Collected Works.


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Horoscopes for the Dead
Horoscopes for the Dead
Written by Billy Collins
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ISBN: 9780679604501
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Horoscopes for the Dead
Poems
Written by Billy Collins


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

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... Read more >
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The Collected Works of Billy the Kid
The Collected Works of Billy the Kid
Written by Michael Ondaatje
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ISBN: 9780307776600
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The Collected Works of Billy the Kid

Written by Michael Ondaatje


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: April 20, 2011
Price: $11.99

Drawing on contemporary accounts, period photographs, dime novels, and his own prodigious fund of empathy and imagination, Michael Ondaatje's visionary novel traces the legendary outlaw's passage across the blasted landscape of 1880 New Mexico and the collective unconscious of his country. The Collected Works of Billy the Kid is a virtuoso... Read more >
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The Art of Angling
The Art of Angling
Edited by Henry Hughes
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ISBN: 9780307597038
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The Art of Angling
Poems about Fishing
Edited by Henry Hughes


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $13.50

The Art of Angling offers a bountiful catch of poems from around the world and through the ages on every aspect of the beloved sport.

Fishing has inspired a wealth of poetry—Tang Dynasty meditations; Japanese haiku; medieval rhymes; classic verses by Homer and Shakespeare; poems by Donne, Goethe, Tennyson, and Yeats. Modern...

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The Everyman Chesterton
The Everyman Chesterton
Written by G.K. Chesterton, Edited by Ian Ker, Introduction by Ian Ker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307594976
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The Everyman Chesterton

Written by G.K. Chesterton
Edited by Ian Ker
Introduction by Ian Ker


Format: Hardcover, 952 pages
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $30.00

The first one-volume reader of the best of G. K. Chesterton’s writing in the full range of genres he mastered.

Chesterton was a towering literary figure of the early twentieth century, accomplished and prolific in many literary forms. A forceful proponent of Christianity and a critic of both conservatism and liberalism, he... Read more >
Poems and Songs
Poems and Songs
Written by Leonard Cohen
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ISBN: 9780307595836
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Poems and Songs

Written by Leonard Cohen


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $14.95

A magnificent selection of song lyrics and poems from across the storied career of one of the most daring and affecting poet-ongwriters in the world.

In the more than half century since his first book of poems was published, Leonard Cohen has evolved into an international cult figure who transcends genres and... Read more >
Songs of Kabir
Songs of Kabir
Written by Kabir, Preface by Wendy Doniger, Translated by Arvind Krishna Mehrotra, Introduction by Arvind Krishna Mehrotra
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ISBN: 9781590173794
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Songs of Kabir

Written by Kabir
Preface by Wendy Doniger
Translated by Arvind Krishna Mehrotra
Introduction by Arvind Krishna Mehrotra


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $14.00

A New York Review Books Original

Transcending divisions of creed, challenging social distinctions of all sorts, and celebrating individual unity with the divine, the poetry of Kabir is one of passion and paradox, of mind-bending riddles and exultant riffs. These new translations by Arvind Krishna Mehrotra, one of India’s finest contemporary poets...

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Songs of Kabir

Written by Kabir
Preface by Wendy Doniger
Translated by Arvind Krishna Mehrotra
Introduction by Arvind Krishna Mehrotra


Format: eBook, 120 pages
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $14.00

A New York Review Books Original
Transcending divisions of creed, challenging social distinctions of all sorts, and celebrating individual unity with the divine, the poetry of Kabir is one of passion and paradox, of mind-bending riddles and exultant riffs. These new translations by Arvind Krishna Mehrotra, one of India’s finest contemporary poets...

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