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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
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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: $2.99

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: $13.99

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
Format: Trade Paperback
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 >
The One-Strand River
The One-Strand River
Written by Richard Kenney
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ISBN: 9780307497154
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The One-Strand River
Poems, 1994-2007
Written by Richard Kenney


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: October 3, 2012
Price: $13.99

Fourteen years after his last book of poems, we have a glorious new volume from Richard Kenney, who has been hailed by The New York Review of Books as “one of the most gifted and multifaceted and original of American poets.”

In The One-Strand River, Kenney has tales to tell—of loves, births... Read more >
The Sea at Truro
The Sea at Truro
Written by Nancy Willard
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ISBN: 9780307959799
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The Sea at Truro
Poems
Written by Nancy Willard


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $13.99

From the acclaimed poet of In the Salt Marsh comes a dazzling collection about the magic hiding in the ordinary days of our past and present. Willard turns a keen eye on the natural world that witnesses these revelations, and the myriad, often surprising ways in which it intersects with our...

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Ardency
Ardency
Written by Kevin Young
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ISBN: 9780375711619
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Ardency
A Chronicle of the Amistad Rebels
Written by Kevin Young


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $19.95

Now in paperback, a haunting chorus of voices that tells the story of the captivity, education, language, hopes, dreams, and fight for freedom, of the African Americans abducted in the Amistad rebellion.

Based on the 1840 mutiny on board the slave ship Amistad, Ardency begins with "Buzzard," a sequence of poems told... Read more >
September Morning
September Morning
Edited by Sara Lukinson, Foreword by Michael R. Bloomberg
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576876183
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September Morning
Ten Years of Poems and Readings from the 9/11 Ceremonies New York City
Edited by Sara Lukinson
Foreword by Michael R. Bloomberg


Format: Hardcover, 156 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $24.95

September Morning: Ten Years of Poems and Readings from the 9/11 Ceremonies New York City is a powerful and tenderhearted collection of some of the most beautiful and moving poems, readings, and family memories written about love and loss, remembrance and compassion, all culled from the memorial ceremonies held each year... Read more >
Subterranean
Subterranean
Written by Jill Bialosky
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307491435
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Subterranean

Written by Jill Bialosky


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

Jill Bialosky follows her acclaimed debut collection, The End of Desire, with this powerful sequence of poems that probes the subterranean depths of eros. Gerald Stern has called Bialosky “the poet of the secret garden, the place, at once, of grace and sadness,” and here she enters that garden again, blending... Read more >
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Poesía completa
Poesía completa
Written by Jorge Luis Borges
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307950994
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Poesía completa

Written by Jorge Luis Borges


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $12.99

La obra poética completa del maestro argentino en un solo volumen

Además de extraordinario narrador y ensayista, Jorge Luis Borges fue un excelente poeta. De hecho, puede decirse que la poesía es el alma de su obra. Indisociable de sus cuentos y ensayos, estos poemas son parte indispensable del universo borgiano... Read more >
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Poesía completa
Poesía completa
Written by Jorge Luis Borges
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ISBN: 9780307743503
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Poesía completa

Written by Jorge Luis Borges


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $17.00

La obra poética completa del maestro argentino en un solo volumen

Además de extraordinario narrador y ensayista, Jorge Luis Borges fue un excelente poeta. De hecho, puede decirse que la poesía es el alma de su obra. Indisociable de sus cuentos y ensayos, estos poemas son parte indispensable del universo borgiano... Read more >
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Stag's Leap
Stag's Leap
Written by Sharon Olds
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ISBN: 9780375712258
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Stag's Leap
Poems
Written by Sharon Olds


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $16.95

Stag’s Leap is stunningly poignant sequence of poems that tells the story of a divorce, embracing strands of love, sex, sorrow, memory, and new freedom.

In this wise and intimate telling—which carries us through the seasons when her marriage was ending—Sharon Olds opens her heart to the reader, sharing the feeling... Read more >
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Stag's Leap
Stag's Leap
Written by Sharon Olds
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307959904
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Stag's Leap
Poems
Written by Sharon Olds


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $26.95

In this wise and intimate new book, Sharon Olds tells the story of a divorce, embracing strands of love, sex, sorrow, memory, and new freedom.

As she carries us through the seasons when her marriage was ending, Olds opens her heart to the reader, sharing the feeling of invisibility that...

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Stag's Leap
Stag's Leap
Written by Sharon Olds
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ISBN: 9780307959911
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Stag's Leap
Poems
Written by Sharon Olds


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $13.99

In this wise and intimate new book, Sharon Olds tells the story of a divorce, embracing strands of love, sex, sorrow, memory, and new freedom.

As she carries us through the seasons when her marriage was ending, Olds opens her heart to the reader, sharing the feeling of invisibility that...

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Wounded in the House of a Friend

Written by Sonia Sanchez


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $16.00

Renowned African-American poet Sonia Sanchez explores the pain, self-doubt, and anger that emerge in women's lives: an unfaithful life partner, a brutal rape, the murder of a woman by her granddaughter, the ravages of drugs. Sanchez transforms the unspoken and sometimes violent betrayals of our lives into a liberating vision of... Read more >
Almost Invisible
Almost Invisible
Written by Mark Strand
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307957641
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Almost Invisible
Poems
Written by Mark Strand


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 29, 2012
Price: $11.99

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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The Art of Haiku
The Art of Haiku
Written by Stephen Addiss
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590308868
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The Art of Haiku
Its History through Poems and Paintings by Japanese Masters
Written by Stephen Addiss


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2012
Price: $29.95

In the past hundred years, haiku has gone far beyond its Japanese origins to become a worldwide phenomenon—with the classic poetic form growing and evolving as it has adapted to the needs of the whole range of languages and cultures that have embraced it. This proliferation of the joy of haiku... Read more >
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