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Jackleg Opera: Collected Poems, 1990 to 2013

Written by BJ Ward


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $22.95

BJ Ward, an award-winning poet whose poetry and essays have been featured on National Public Radio and in publications such as The Sun Magazine, TriQuarterly, The Literary Review, and the New York Times, has brought together in one volume the fruits of his labor spanning over twenty years. Winner of the... Read more >
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Stay, Illusion
Stay, Illusion
Written by Lucie Brock-Broido
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307962027
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Stay, Illusion
Poems
Written by Lucie Brock-Broido


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $26.00

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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Stay, Illusion
Stay, Illusion
Written by Lucie Brock-Broido
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ISBN: 9780307962041
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Stay, Illusion
Poems
Written by Lucie Brock-Broido


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $13.99

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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California Sorrow
California Sorrow
Written by Mary Kinzie
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307494290
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California Sorrow

Written by Mary Kinzie


Format: eBook, 104 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2013
Price: $10.99

In this exceptional new collection, acclaimed poet Mary Kinzie opens her attention to the landscapes of the earth. Her poems of richly varied line lengths develop phrases at the syncopated pace of the observing mind: “Slag and synthesis and traveling fire / so many ways the groundwaves of distortion / pulse... Read more >
Drift
Drift
Written by Mary Kinzie
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307522160
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Drift

Written by Mary Kinzie


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2013
Price: $13.99

"The world is touched and stands forth," writes Mary Kinzie in this book of seductive poetic experiment. In lines by turns fragmented and reflective, she shatters and reassembles such curiosities as an engraving by Albrecht Durer and the portrait of a notorious suicide whose children develop a secret telepathy. In one... Read more >
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Earthly Measures
Earthly Measures
Written by Edward Hirsch
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307760616
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Earthly Measures
Poems
Written by Edward Hirsch


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2013
Price: $13.99

Edward Hirsch's strong, arresting poems have been praised from the start of his career. Of his second book, Wild Gratitude, Robert Penn Warren said, "I am convinced that the best poems here are unsurpassed in our time". This, his fourth collection, contains his finest work. From gritty, apocalyptic views of the... Read more >
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Left-handed
Left-handed
Written by Jonathan Galassi
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375712173
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Left-handed

Written by Jonathan Galassi


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $16.95

An emotionally riveting collection that tells a powerful story of passion, loss, and transformation.
 
Left-handed unfolds in the manner of an intense, searching novella. At its center is a one-way dialogue with an elusive character who beguiles and torments but also inspires the unnamed narrator, who at midlife is telling the tale.
 
These... Read more >
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Lines in Long Array
Lines in Long Array
Edited by David C. Ward and Frank H. Goodyear III
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781588343970
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Lines in Long Array
A Civil War Commemoration: Poems and Photographs, Past and Present
Edited by David C. Ward and Frank H. Goodyear III


Format: Trade Paperback, 136 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $19.95

Lines in Long Array demonstrates the enduring impact of the Civil War on American culture by presenting poems and photographs from both the past and present, including 12 wholly new poems by contemporary poets created especially for this volume.

Includes previously unpublished poetry by Eavan Boland, Geoffrey Brock, Nikki Giovanni, Jorie Graham... Read more >
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Lines in Long Array
A Civil War Commemoration: Poems and Photographs, Past and Present
Edited by David C. Ward and Frank H. Goodyear III


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $19.95

Lines in Long Array demonstrates the enduring impact of the Civil War on American culture by presenting poems and photographs from both the past and present, including 12 wholly new poems by contemporary poets created especially for this volume.

Includes previously unpublished poetry by Eavan Boland, Geoffrey Brock, Nikki Giovanni, Jorie Graham... Read more >
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Pierre Reverdy
Pierre Reverdy
Written by Pierre Reverdy, Edited by Mary Ann Caws
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590176795
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Pierre Reverdy

Written by Pierre Reverdy
Edited by Mary Ann Caws


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $12.95

The great Pierre Reverdy, comrade to Picasso and Braque, peer and contemporary of Wallace Stevens and William Carlos Williams, is among the most mysteriously satisfying of twentieth-century poets, his poems an uncanny mixture of the simple and the sublime. Reverdy’s poetry has exerted a special attraction on American poets, from Kenneth... Read more >
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They Lift Their Wings to Cry
They Lift Their Wings to Cry
Written by Brooks Haxton
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307804341
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They Lift Their Wings to Cry

Written by Brooks Haxton


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: September 25, 2013
Price: $12.99

Brooks Haxton’s poetry has celebrated for thirty years our troubled pleasures in the daily world. This new collection, titled after a meditation on the cry of the snowy tree cricket, gives us his most moving response to the ferocious beauty of nature and to the folly and magnificence of human undertakings.

In... Read more >
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Nothing by Design
Nothing by Design
Written by Mary Jo Salter
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385349796
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Nothing by Design

Written by Mary Jo Salter


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $26.95

A beautiful collection of verse––both light and dark, elegiac and affirmative––from one of our most admired poets.
 
The title Nothing by Design is taken from Salter’s villanelle “Complaint for Absolute Divorce,” in which we’re asked to entertain the thought of a no-fault universe. The wary search for peace, personal and...

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Nothing by Design
Nothing by Design
Written by Mary Jo Salter
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385349802
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Nothing by Design

Written by Mary Jo Salter


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $13.99

A beautiful collection of verse––both light and dark, elegiac and affirmative––from one of our most admired poets.
 
The title Nothing by Design is taken from Salter’s villanelle “Complaint for Absolute Divorce,” in which we’re asked to entertain the thought of a no-fault universe. The wary search for peace, personal and...

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The Dance Most of All
The Dance Most of All
Written by Jack Gilbert
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307804365
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The Dance Most of All
Poems
Written by Jack Gilbert


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2013
Price: $13.99

A remarkable late-in-life collection, elegiac and bracing, from master poet Jack Gilbert, whose Refusing Heaven captivated the poetry world and won the National Book Critics Circle Award as well as the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.

In these characteristically bold and nuanced poems, Gilbert looks back at the passions of a life—the... Read more >
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The Great Fires
The Great Fires
Written by Jack Gilbert
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307760876
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The Great Fires
Poems, 1982-1992
Written by Jack Gilbert


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2013
Price: $13.99

JOYCE'S MOTTO has had much fame but few apostles. Among them, there has been Jack Gilbert and his orthodoxy, a strictness that has required of this poet, now in the seventh decade of his severe life, the penalty of his having had almost no fame at all. In an era that... Read more >
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The Poems of Peter Davison
The Poems of Peter Davison
Written by Peter Davison
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307833013
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The Poems of Peter Davison
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Written by Peter Davison


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2013
Price: $22.99

The poetry of Peter Davison, of which this is the ninth volume, covers a broad range of subject matter. Musical and supple, with rewards for the eye, the ear, and the mind, concerned as much with country as with city matters, Davison's poems move past personality. They open questions of identity... Read more >
Jackleg Opera: Collected Poems, 1990 to 2013
Jackleg Opera: Collected Poems, 1990 to 2013
Written by BJ Ward
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583946770
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Jackleg Opera: Collected Poems, 1990 to 2013

Written by BJ Ward


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $22.95

BJ Ward, an award-winning poet whose poetry and essays have been featured on National Public Radio and in publications such as The Sun Magazine, TriQuarterly, The Literary Review, and the New York Times, has brought together in one volume the fruits of his labor spanning over twenty years. Winner of the... Read more >
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The Metamorphoses
The Metamorphoses
Written by Ovid, Translated by Allen Mandelbaum, Introduction by J. C. McKeown
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375712319
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The Metamorphoses

Written by Ovid
Translated by Allen Mandelbaum
Introduction by J. C. McKeown


Format: Hardcover, 568 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $26.95

Ovid’s famous mock epic—a treasury of myth and magic that is one of the greatest literary works of classical antiquity—is rendered into fluidly poetic English by world-renowned translator Allen Mandelbaum.

Roman poet Ovid’s dazzling cycle of tales begins with the creation of the world and ends with the deification of Caesar... Read more >
Brother Fire
Brother Fire
Written by W.S. Di Piero
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307514998
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Brother Fire

Written by W.S. Di Piero


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2013
Price: $13.99

In this rich collection, W. S. Di Piero seeks the spirit and substance of illumination in all its forms. He finds meaning, or shows us how we attempt to do so, in the rituals and events that mark our year–the Fourth of July, Halloween, New Year’s Eve–and in the ordinary activities... Read more >
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Chinese Apples
Chinese Apples
Written by W.S. Di Piero
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307494443
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Chinese Apples
New and Selected Poems
Written by W.S. Di Piero


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2013
Price: $13.99

Now in paperback: the “lovely and evocative book” (San Francisco Chronicle) of poems both new and old that celebrates a quarter century of passionate engagement with real life and its transformation into poetic form: the pull of faith and the poet’s suspicion of transcendence, urban worlds and the mysterious jazz of... Read more >
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Skirts and Slacks
Skirts and Slacks
Written by W.S. Di Piero
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ISBN: 9780307559777
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Skirts and Slacks

Written by W.S. Di Piero


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2013
Price: $13.99

W. S. Di Piero, a fresh and powerful voice in American poetry, opens this collection about public and private worlds with poems that revist the deaths of his parents. It is an important adult passage for him, and for them a last chance to leave a message: his father lying in... Read more >
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Almost Invisible
Almost Invisible
Written by Mark Strand
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ISBN: 9780375712180
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Almost Invisible

Written by Mark Strand


Format: Trade Paperback, 68 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $16.00

From Pulitzer Prize–winner Mark Strand comes an exquisitely witty and poignant series of prose poems. Sometimes appearing as pure prose, sometimes as impure poetry, but always with Strand’s clarity and simplicity of style, they are like riddles, their answers vanishing just as they appear within reach. Fable, domestic satire, meditation, joke... Read more >
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Colors Passing Through Us
Colors Passing Through Us
Written by Marge Piercy
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307517944
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Colors Passing Through Us

Written by Marge Piercy


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2013
Price: $11.99

In Colors Passing Through Us, Marge Piercy is at the height of her powers, writing about what matters to her most: the lives of women, nature, Jewish ritual, love between men and women, and politics, sexual and otherwise.

Feisty and funny as always, she turns a sharp eye on the world around... Read more >
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The Crooked Inheritance
The Crooked Inheritance
Written by Marge Piercy
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307494665
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The Crooked Inheritance
Poems
Written by Marge Piercy


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2013
Price: $12.99

An “exquisite . . . spot on” (The Hudson Review) collection of poems from one of our best-loved and best-selling poets that is both personal, with poetry about love, nature and reflections on the stages of life, and political, ranging from the war in Iraq and Katrina to concerns such as... Read more >
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My Mother's Body
My Mother's Body
Written by Marge Piercy
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307761392
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My Mother's Body

Written by Marge Piercy


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2013
Price: $11.99

My Mother's Body, Marge Piercy's tenth book of poetry, takes its title from one of her strongest and most moving poems, the climax of a powerful sequence of Poems to her mother. Rooted in an honest, harrowing, but ally ecstatic confrontation of the mother / daughter relationship in all its complexity... Read more >
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