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Cold Mountain Poems
Cold Mountain Poems
Written by Han Shan, Translated by J.P. Seaton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590309056
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Cold Mountain Poems
Zen Poems of Han Shan, Shih Te, and Wang Fan-chih
Written by Han Shan
Translated by J.P. Seaton


Format: Trade Paperback, 136 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $14.95

Popularized in the West by Beat Generation writers Gary Snyder and Jack Kerouac, T’ang-era rebel poet Han Shan is an icon of Chinese poetry and Zen. He and his sidekick, Shih Te, are known as the laughing, ragged pair who left their poetry on stones, trees, farmhouses, and monastery walls, calling... Read more >
Diaries of Exile
Diaries of Exile
Written by Yannis Ritsos, Translated by Edmund Keeley and Karen Emmerich
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ISBN: 9781935744580
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Diaries of Exile

Written by Yannis Ritsos
Translated by Edmund Keeley and Karen Emmerich


Format: Trade Paperback, 120 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $15.00

Yannis Ritsos is a poet whose writing life is entwined with the contemporary history of his homeland. Nowhere is this more apparent than in this volume, which presents a series of three diaries in poetry that Ritsos wrote between 1948 and 1950, during and just after the Greek Civil War, while... Read more >
night thoughts
night thoughts
Written by Sarah Arvio
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307959553
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night thoughts
70 dream poems & notes from an analysis
Written by Sarah Arvio


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $26.95

In this remarkable and unique work, award-winning poet Sarah Arvio gives us a memoir about coming to terms with a life in crisis through the study of dreams.

As a young woman, threatened by disturbing visions, Arvio went into psychoanalysis to save herself. The result is a riveting sequence of dream...

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night thoughts
night thoughts
Written by Sarah Arvio
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ISBN: 9780307959560
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night thoughts
70 dream poems & notes from an analysis
Written by Sarah Arvio


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $13.99

In this remarkable and unique work, award-winning poet Sarah Arvio gives us a memoir about coming to terms with a life in crisis through the study of dreams.

As a young woman, threatened by disturbing visions, Arvio went into psychoanalysis to save herself. The result is a riveting sequence of dream...

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The Border Kingdom
The Border Kingdom
Written by D. Nurkse
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ISBN: 9780307804358
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The Border Kingdom

Written by D. Nurkse


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: January 2, 2013
Price: $13.99

In a collection of urgent and intimate poems, D. Nurkse explores the biblical past and the terrifying politics of the present with which it resonates, the legacy of fathers and the flawed kingdoms they leave their sons.

In “Ben Adan,” a stunning poem in the opening sequence of the collection, we witness... Read more >
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The Rule of Barbarism
The Rule of Barbarism
Written by Abdellatif Laabi, Translated by Andre Naffis-Sahely
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ISBN: 9780984845316
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The Rule of Barbarism
Pirogue Poets Series
Written by Abdellatif Laabi
Translated by Andre Naffis-Sahely


Format: Trade Paperback, 141 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2012
Price: $12.00

Finally available in English, Le Règne de la barbarie by Abdellatif Laâbi is one of the most daring poetic visions of the second half of the twentieth century. First published in 1976 when Laabi was serving an eight-year prison sentence (1972-1980) for ‘crimes of opinion’ against the Moroccan State, The Rule... Read more >
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Blood, Tin, Straw
Blood, Tin, Straw
Written by Sharon Olds
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307554758
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Blood, Tin, Straw
Poems
Written by Sharon Olds


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: December 5, 2012
Price: $12.99

Winner of the 2000 Paterson Poetry Prize

"She has written without embarrassment or apology, with remarkable passion and savagery and nerve, poems about family and family pathology, early erotic fascination, and sexual life inside marriage."
--Amy Hempel

Sharon Olds divides this new book into five sections--"Blood," "Tin," "Straw," "Fire," and "Light"--each made up of... Read more >
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The Dead and the Living
The Dead and the Living
Written by Sharon Olds
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307760548
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The Dead and the Living

Written by Sharon Olds


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: December 5, 2012
Price: $13.99

The 1983 Lamont poetry selection of the Academy of American Poets.


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The Father
The Father
Written by Sharon Olds
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307760739
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The Father

Written by Sharon Olds


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: December 5, 2012
Price: $12.99

The Father is a sequence of poems, a daughter's vision of a father's illness and death. It chronicles these events in a connected narrative, from the onset of the illness to reflections in the years after the death. The poems are impelled by a passion to know and a freedom to... Read more >
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Gold Cell
Gold Cell
Written by Sharon Olds
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307760838
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Gold Cell

Written by Sharon Olds


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: December 5, 2012
Price: $11.99

A new collection by the much praised poet whose second book THE DEAD AND THE LIVING, was both the Lamont Poetry Selection for 1983 and winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award.


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The Unswept Room
The Unswept Room
Written by Sharon Olds
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307548597
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The Unswept Room

Written by Sharon Olds


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: December 5, 2012
Price: $14.99

From Sharon Olds—a stunning new collection of poems that project a fresh spirit, a startling energy of language and counterpoint, and a moving, elegiac tone shot through with humor.

From poems that erupt out of history and childhood to those that embody the nurturing of a new generation of children and the... Read more >
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The Wellspring
The Wellspring
Written by Sharon Olds
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307561084
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The Wellspring
Poems
Written by Sharon Olds


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: December 5, 2012
Price: $13.99

Sharon Olds's dazzling new collection is a sequence of poems that reaches into the very wellspring of life. The poems take us back to the womb, and from there on to childhood, to a searing sexual awakening, to the shock of childbirth, to the wonder and humor of parenthood--and, finally, to... Read more >
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Paradise Regained, Samson Agonistes, and the Complete Shorter Poems
Paradise Regained, Samson Agonistes, and the Complete Shorter Poems
Written by John Milton, Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich and Stephen M. Fallon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812983715
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Paradise Regained, Samson Agonistes, and the Complete Shorter Poems

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


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: December 4, 2012
Price: $18.00

Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich, and Stephen M. Fallon
 
Derived from the Modern Library’s esteemed The Complete Poetry and Essential Prose of John Milton, this new volume, extensively revised and updated by its editors, contains Milton’s two late masterpieces, the brief epic Paradise Regained and the tragic drama Samson... Read more >
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Paradise Regained, Samson Agonistes, and the Complete Shorter Poems
Paradise Regained, Samson Agonistes, and the Complete Shorter Poems
Written by John Milton, Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich and Stephen M. Fallon
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679645580
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Paradise Regained, Samson Agonistes, and the Complete Shorter Poems

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


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: December 4, 2012
Price: $11.99

Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich, and Stephen M. Fallon
 
Derived from the Modern Library’s esteemed The Complete Poetry and Essential Prose of John Milton, this new volume, extensively revised and updated by its editors, contains Milton’s two late masterpieces, the brief epic Paradise Regained and the tragic drama Samson... Read more >
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Darlington's Fall
Darlington's Fall
Written by Brad Leithauser
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307824516
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Darlington's Fall
A novel in verse
Written by Brad Leithauser


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: November 21, 2012
Price: $18.99

The hero of this one-of-a-kind novel is Russel Darlington, a born naturalist and an unlikely romantic hero. We meet him in the year 1895—a seven-year-old boy first glimpsed chasing a frog through an Indiana swamp. And we follow this idealistic, appealing man for nearly forty years: into college and over the... Read more >
Dear Mr. Longfellow
Letters to and from the Children's Poet
Written by Sydelle Pearl


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $11.99

If you were attending school in the late-nineteenth century, it's very likely that your teacher would have taught you to memorize lines from "The Village Blacksmith" by renowned poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. And on the classroom wall you'd probably see his portrait looking down benignly on you and your classmates. Longfellow... Read more >
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The Hunger Moon
The Hunger Moon
Written by Marge Piercy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375712029
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The Hunger Moon
New and Selected Poems, 1980-2010
Written by Marge Piercy


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $19.95

Now in paperback: the superb selection from Marge Piercy's nine most recent books, the heart of her mature poems.

This gathering of Piercy's poems is the first selected since Circles on the Water in 1982. These poems chart the milestone events and fierce passions of the poet's middle years: her Judaism, her... Read more >
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Jack the Giant Killer
Jack the Giant Killer
Written by Richard Doyle
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375712272
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Jack the Giant Killer

Written by Richard Doyle


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $9.99

The story of Jack, the intrepid boy whose courage and ingenuity defeated a host of many-headed giants, has been told to children for hundreds of years. In 1842, when he was just 18, Richard Doyle, whose natural talent for draftsmanship was matched by imaginative invention and a passion for legend and... Read more >
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The Best of Archy and Mehitabel
The Best of Archy and Mehitabel
Written by Don Marquis, Introduction by E.B. White
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307828361
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The Best of Archy and Mehitabel

Written by Don Marquis
Introduction by E.B. White


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: November 14, 2012
Price: $9.99

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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Poesia Completa
Poesia Completa
Written by Federico García Lorca
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307949202
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Poesia Completa

Written by Federico García Lorca


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $12.99

La obra poética completa de uno de los escritores más influyentes de la literatura española
 
La figura de Federico García Lorca abarca, tanto en España como en el exterior, mucho más que su literatura. Su poesía, traducida a infinidad de lenguas, recorre paisajes, hurga en tradiciones y denuncia injusticias con la...

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Poesia completa
Poesia completa
Written by Federico García Lorca
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ISBN: 9780307475756
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Poesia completa

Written by Federico García Lorca


Format: Trade Paperback, 608 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $16.95

La obra poética completa de uno de los escritores más influyentes de la literatura española.
 
La figura de Federico García Lorca abarca, tanto en España como en el exterior, mucho más que su literatura. Su poesía, traducida a infinidad de lenguas, recorre paisajes, hurga en tradiciones y denuncia injusticias con la... Read more >
In Praise of the Unfinished
In Praise of the Unfinished
Written by Julia Hartwig, Translated by John Carpenter and Bogdana Carpenter
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307496102
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In Praise of the Unfinished
Selected Poems
Written by Julia Hartwig
Translated by John Carpenter and Bogdana Carpenter


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: November 7, 2012
Price: $12.99

Hailed by Czeslaw Milosz as “the grande dame of Polish poetry” and named “one of the foremost Polish poets of the twentieth century” by Ryszard Kapuscinski, Julia Hartwig has long been considered the gold standard of poetry in her native Poland. With this career-spanning collection, we finally have a book of... Read more >
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Dear Mr. Longfellow
Dear Mr. Longfellow
Written by Sydelle Pearl
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616146382
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Dear Mr. Longfellow
Letters to and from the Children's Poet
Written by Sydelle Pearl


Format: Trade Paperback, 233 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2012
Price: $18.00

If you were attending school in the late-nineteenth century, it's very likely that your teacher would have taught you to memorize lines from "The Village Blacksmith" by renowned poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. And on the classroom wall you'd probably see his portrait looking down benignly on you and your classmates. Longfellow... Read more >
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Darwin
Darwin
Written by Ruth Padel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375711923
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Darwin
A Life in Poems
Written by Ruth Padel


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $18.00

Now in paperback, the intimate and highly original interpretation of the life and work of Charles Darwin, by acclaimed poet and Darwin's direct descendant Ruth Padel.

Padel is the great-great-granddaughter of Charles Darwin, and in this collection of exceedingly readable, vivid verse, she brings us his life, not only following the great... Read more >
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Sky Above, Great Wind
Sky Above, Great Wind
Written by Kazuaki Tanahashi
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ISBN: 9781590309827
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Sky Above, Great Wind
The Life and Poetry of Zen Master Ryokan
Written by Kazuaki Tanahashi


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $17.95

Ryokan (1758–1831) is, along with Dogen and Hakuin, one of the three giants of Zen in Japan. But unlike his two renowned colleagues, Ryokan was a societal dropout, living mostly as a hermit and a beggar. He was never head of a monastery or temple. He liked playing with children. He... Read more >
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