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Skinned
Selected Poems
Written by Antjie Krog


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $23.95

One of South Africa’s greatest living poets selects from her most recent poems and also from the poems and the themes that best represent her from across her long career.

Part One of Skinned contains poems about writing, family and love poems. The poems in second part were chosen from a volume featuring a... Read more >
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Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'fore I Diiie
Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'fore I Diiie
Written by Maya Angelou
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307833273
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Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'fore I Diiie
Poems
Written by Maya Angelou


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2013
Price: $9.99

Another remarkable collection of poetry from one of America's masters of the medium. The first part gathers together poems of love and nostalgic memory, while Part II portrays confrontations inherent in a racist society. Read more >
Monolithos
Monolithos
Written by Jack Gilbert
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307830951
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Monolithos
Poems '62-'82
Written by Jack Gilbert


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2013
Price: $12.99

This is Jack Gilbert's first book since the now-legendary Views of Jeopardy appeared as the 1962 entry in the Yale Series of Younger Poets. Beat poetry was much in vogue at the time, a discursive poetry that rages against things as they are. Perhaps it was for this reason the strict... Read more >
Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well
Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well
Written by Maya Angelou
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ISBN: 9780307833266
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Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well
Poems
Written by Maya Angelou


Format: eBook, 72 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2013
Price: $9.99

This collection of thirty-six poems is, once again, eloquent evidence of Maya Angelou's continuing celebration of life: Here are poems of love and memory; poems of racial confrontation; songs of the street and songs from the heart. Read more >
Shaker, Why Don't You Sing?
Shaker, Why Don't You Sing?
Written by Maya Angelou
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ISBN: 9780307833242
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Shaker, Why Don't You Sing?

Written by Maya Angelou


Format: eBook, 44 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2013
Price: $9.99

Lyrical and cadent, dramatic and sometimes playful, these poems speak of love, longing, parting; of freedom and shattered dreams; of Saturday-night partying and the smells and sounds of Southern cities. Read more >
Across the Land and the Water
Across the Land and the Water
Written by W.G. Sebald, Translated by Iain Galbraith
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812981100
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Across the Land and the Water
Selected Poems, 1964-2001
Written by W.G. Sebald
Translated by Iain Galbraith


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $14.00

“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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Alexander Vvedensky: An Invitation for Me to Think
Alexander Vvedensky: An Invitation for Me to Think
Written by Alexander Vvedensky, Edited by Eugene Ostashevsky, Translated by Matvei Yankelevich and Eugene Ostashevsky
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590176306
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Alexander Vvedensky: An Invitation for Me to Think

Written by Alexander Vvedensky
Edited by Eugene Ostashevsky
Translated by Matvei Yankelevich and Eugene Ostashevsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 168 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $12.95

“Pussy Riot are Vvedensky's disciples and his heirs.
      Katya, Masha, and I are in jail but I don’t consider that we’ve been defeated... According to the official report, Alexander Vvedensky died on December 20, 1941. We don’t know the cause, whether it was dysentery in the train after his arrest... Read more >
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Alexander Vvedensky: An Invitation for Me to Think

Written by Alexander Vvedensky
Edited by Eugene Ostashevsky
Translated by Matvei Yankelevich and Eugene Ostashevsky


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $12.95

“Pussy Riot are Vvedensky's disciples and his heirs.
      Katya, Masha, and I are in jail but I don’t consider that we’ve been defeated... According to the official report, Alexander Vvedensky died on December 20, 1941. We don’t know the cause, whether it was dysentery in the train after his arrest or... Read more >
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Coral Road
Coral Road
Written by Garrett Hongo
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375712043
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Coral Road
Poems
Written by Garrett Hongo


Format: Trade Paperback, 120 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $17.00

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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Miguel Hernandez
Miguel Hernandez
Written by Miguel Hernandez, Translated by Don Share
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590176290
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Miguel Hernandez

Written by Miguel Hernandez
Translated by Don Share


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $12.95

Miguel Hernández is, along with Antonio Machado, Juan Ramón Jiménez, and Federico García Lorca, one of the greatest Spanish poets of the twentieth century. This volume spans the whole of Hernández’s brief writing life, and includes his most celebrated poems, from the early lyrics written in traditional forms, such as the... Read more >
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Miguel Hernandez

Written by Miguel Hernandez
Translated by Don Share


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $12.95

Miguel Hernández is, along with Antonio Machado, Juan Ramón Jiménez, and Federico García Lorca, one of the greatest Spanish poets of the twentieth century. This volume spans the whole of Hernández’s brief writing life, and includes his most celebrated poems, from the early lyrics written in traditional forms, such as the... Read more >
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Moon Woke Me Up Nine Times
Moon Woke Me Up Nine Times
Written by Matsuo Basho, Translated by David Young
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ISBN: 9780307962010
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Moon Woke Me Up Nine Times
Selected Haiku of Basho
Written by Matsuo Basho
Translated by David Young


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $12.99

Vivid new translations of Basho's popular haiku, in a selected format ideal for newcomers as well as fans long familiar with the Japanese master.

Basho, the famously bohemian traveler through seventeenth-century Japan, is a poet attuned to the natural world as well as humble human doings; "Piles of quilts/ snow on distant... Read more >
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Moon Woke Me Up Nine Times
Moon Woke Me Up Nine Times
Written by Matsuo Basho, Translated by David Young
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307962003
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Moon Woke Me Up Nine Times
Selected Haiku of Basho
Written by Matsuo Basho
Translated by David Young


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $17.00

Vivid new translations of Basho's popular haiku, in a selected format ideal for newcomers as well as fans long familiar with the Japanese master.

Basho, the famously bohemian traveler through seventeenth-century Japan, is a poet attuned to the natural world as well as humble human doings; "Piles of quilts/ snow on distant... Read more >
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Rimbaud Complete
Rimbaud Complete
Written by Arthur Rimbaud, Edited by Wyatt Mason, Translated by Wyatt Mason, Introduction by Wyatt Mason
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307824103
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Rimbaud Complete

Written by Arthur Rimbaud
Edited by Wyatt Mason
Translated by Wyatt Mason
Introduction by Wyatt Mason


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2013
Price: $13.99

Enduring icon of creativity, authenticity, and rebellion, and the subject of numerous new biographies, Arthur Rimbaud is one of the most repeatedly scrutinized literary figures of the last half-century. Yet almost thirty years have elapsed without a major new translation of his writings. Remedying this state of affairs is Rimbaud Complete,... Read more >
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April Twilights and Other Poems
April Twilights and Other Poems
Written by Willa Cather, Foreword by Robert Thacker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307961464
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April Twilights and Other Poems

Written by Willa Cather
Foreword by Robert Thacker


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $13.50

Before Willa Cather went on to write the novels that would make her famous, she was known as a poet, the most popular of her poems reprinted many times in national magazines and anthologies. Her first book of poetry, April Twilights, was published in 1903, but Cather significantly revised and expanded... Read more >
Supplying Salt and Light
Supplying Salt and Light
Written by Lorna Goodison
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ISBN: 9780771035906
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Supplying Salt and Light

Written by Lorna Goodison


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $18.99

This stunning new book of poems from internationally renowned poet Lorna Goodison opens in Spain and Portugal, conjuring up a new history of the Caribbean and a new way of setting up its heritage.

     The title sets the tone for poems about backgrounds and outlines and shadows and sources of light...

Read more >
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Supplying Salt and Light
Supplying Salt and Light
Written by Lorna Goodison
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ISBN: 9780771035913
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Supplying Salt and Light

Written by Lorna Goodison


Format: eBook, 82 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $13.99

This stunning new book of poems from internationally renowned poet Lorna Goodison opens in Spain and Portugal, conjuring up a new history of the Caribbean and a new way of setting up its heritage.

     The title sets the tone for poems about backgrounds and outlines and shadows and sources of light...

Read more >
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Kindertotenwald
Kindertotenwald
Written by Franz Wright
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ISBN: 9780375711954
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Kindertotenwald

Written by Franz Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $17.00

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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Kindertotenwald
Kindertotenwald
Written by Franz Wright
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ISBN: 9780307701312
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Kindertotenwald

Written by Franz Wright


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $12.99

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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A Walk with Jefferson
A Walk with Jefferson
Written by Philip Levine
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307829740
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A Walk with Jefferson

Written by Philip Levine


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2013
Price: $12.99

The inspiration for the title poem of Philip Levine’s A Walk with Tom Jefferson is not the founding father and third president of the United States that most readers would imagine upon hearing the name. Levine’s Tom Jefferson is quite different from his namesake: he is an African American living in... Read more >
Seven American Deaths and Disasters
Seven American Deaths and Disasters
Written by Kenneth Goldsmith
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ISBN: 9781576876367
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Seven American Deaths and Disasters

Written by Kenneth Goldsmith


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $19.95

What are the words we use to describe something that we never thought we'd have to describe? In Seven American Deaths and Disasters, Kenneth Goldsmith transcribes historic radio and television reports of national tragedies as they unfurl, revealing an extraordinarily rich linguistic panorama of passionate description. Taking its title from the... Read more >
A Season in Hell & Illuminations
A Season in Hell & Illuminations
Written by Arthur Rimbaud, Translated by Wyatt Mason
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307801821
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A Season in Hell & Illuminations

Written by Arthur Rimbaud
Translated by Wyatt Mason


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2013
Price: $2.99

Translated, edited and with an Introduction by Wyatt Mason

“The definitive translation for our time.”
–Edward Hirsch

From Dante’s Inferno to Sartre’s No Exit, writers have been fascinated by visions of damnation. Within that rich literature of suffering, Arthur Rimbaud’s A Season in Hell–written when the poet was nineteen–provides an astonishing example of the... Read more >
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Sonnets from the Portuguese
Sonnets from the Portuguese
Written by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307823694
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Sonnets from the Portuguese

Written by Elizabeth Barrett Browning


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2013
Price: $9.99

First published in 1850 and considered some of the finest love lyrics in the English language, Sonnets from the Portuguese comprise 44 interlocking poems that Elizabeth Barrett Browning composed for her husband, Robert Browning.  This wonderful illustrated edition includes 22 additional works as well. Read more >
When One Has Lived a Long Time Alone
When One Has Lived a Long Time Alone
Written by Galway Kinnell
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ISBN: 9780307831583
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When One Has Lived a Long Time Alone

Written by Galway Kinnell


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2013
Price: $14.99

A collection of poems ranging from melancholy meditations of a solitary mind concerning estrangement and the longing for reconnection to the natural world and its creatures closely observed. Read more >
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The Autobiography of Red
The Autobiography of Red
Written by Anne Carson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345807014
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The Autobiography of Red

Written by Anne Carson


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $11.99

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR
National book Critics Circle Award Finalist  

"Anne Carson is, for me, the most exciting poet writing in English today."--Michael Ondaatje

"This book is amazing--I haven't discovered any writing in years so marvelously disturbing." --Alice Munro

            
The award-winning poet Anne Carson reinvents a genre in... Read more >
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