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Prometheus Bound

(Available March 24, 2015)
Prometheus Bound
Written by Aeschylus, Translated by Joel Agee, Introduction by Joel Agee
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590178607
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Prometheus Bound

Written by Aeschylus
Translated by Joel Agee
Introduction by Joel Agee


Format: Trade Paperback, 100 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $12.95

Prometheus Bound is the starkest and strangest of the classic Greek tragedies, a play in which god and man are presented as radically, irreconcilably at odds. It begins with the shock of hammer blows as the Titan Prometheus is shackled to a rock in the Caucasus. This is his punishment for... Read more >
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Prometheus Bound

Written by Aeschylus
Translated by Joel Agee
Introduction by Joel Agee


Format: eBook, 100 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $12.95

Prometheus Bound is the starkest and strangest of the classic Greek tragedies, a play in which god and man are presented as radically, irreconcilably at odds. It begins with the shock of hammer blows as the Titan Prometheus is shackled to a rock in the Caucasus. This is his punishment for... Read more >
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Plainwater
Essays and Poetry
Written by Anne Carson


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2015
Price: $

The poetry and prose collected in Plainwater are a testament to the extraordinary imagination of Anne Carson, a writer described by Michael Ondaatje as "the most exciting poet writing in English today." Succinct and astonishingly beautiful, these pieces stretch the boundaries of language and literary form, while juxtaposing classical and modern... Read more >
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The Beauty

(Available March 17, 2015)
The Beauty
Written by Jane Hirshfield
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385351072
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The Beauty
Poems
Written by Jane Hirshfield


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: March 17, 2015
Price: $26.00

The Beauty, an incandescent new collection from one of  American poetry’s most distinctive and essential voices, opens with a series of dappled, ranging “My” poems—“My Skeleton,” “My Corkboard,” “My Species,” “My Weather”—using materials sometimes familiar, sometimes unexpected, to explore the magnitude, singularity, and permeability of our shared existence. With a pen...

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The Beauty
Poems
Written by Jane Hirshfield


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: March 17, 2015
Price: $13.99

The Beauty, an incandescent new collection from one of  American poetry’s most distinctive and essential voices, opens with a series of dappled, ranging “My” poems—“My Skeleton,” “My Corkboard,” “My Species,” “My Weather”—using materials sometimes familiar, sometimes unexpected, to explore the magnitude, singularity, and permeability of our shared existence. With a pen...

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Elegy for a Broken Machine
Poems
Written by Patrick Phillips


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $13.99

The poet Patrick Phillips brings us a stunning third collection that is at its core a son’s lament for his father. This book of elegies takes us from the luminous world of childhood to the fluorescent glare of operating rooms and recovery wards, and into the twilight lives of those who...

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Elegy for a Broken Machine

(Available March 3, 2015)
Elegy for a Broken Machine
Written by Patrick Phillips
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385353755
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Elegy for a Broken Machine
Poems
Written by Patrick Phillips


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $26.00

The poet Patrick Phillips brings us a stunning third collection that is at its core a son’s lament for his father. This book of elegies takes us from the luminous world of childhood to the fluorescent glare of operating rooms and recovery wards, and into the twilight lives of those who...

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Imagine Africa

(Available March 3, 2015)
Imagine Africa
Written by Mia Couto, Scholastique Mukasonga, Paulina Chiziane, Cedric Nunn and David Brookshaw
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780914671183
Our Price: $18.00
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Imagine Africa

Written by Mia Couto, Scholastique Mukasonga, Paulina Chiziane, Cedric Nunn and David Brookshaw


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $18.00

Imagine Africa and its theme of "Revolution" is introduced by Georges Lory who opens the collection with his essay, "Poets to your quills, Africa is taking off". Through a collage of poems, essays, fiction, and visual art, Imagine Africa gives us a glimpse of a kaleidoscopic contemporary Africa. Read more >
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Stay, Illusion

(Available March 3, 2015)
Stay, Illusion
Written by Lucie Brock-Broido
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307962034
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Stay, Illusion
Poems
Written by Lucie Brock-Broido


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $17.00

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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Poems
Poems
Written by T. S. Eliot, Edited by Peter Washington
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375712753
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Poems

Written by T. S. Eliot
Edited by Peter Washington


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2015
Price: $3.99

Certain of these poems first appeared in PoetryBlastOthersThe Little Review, and Art and Letters. Contents: Gerontion; Burbank with a Baedeker: Bleistein with a Cigar; Sweeney Erect; A Cooking Egg; Le Directeur; Melange adultere de tout; Lune de Miel; The Hippopotamus; Dans le Restaurant; Whispers of Immortality; Mr. Eliot's Sunday Morning Service; Sweeney Among... Read more >
The Players
The Players
Written by Jill Bialosky
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385352628
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The Players
Poems
Written by Jill Bialosky


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $26.00

The strongest collection yet from this widely praised poet is about the central players in our lives, our relationships over time—between mother and son, mother and daughter—and how one generation of relationships informs and shapes the next.

The opening sequence, “Manhood,” looks at the insular world of baseball, shedding light on the...

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The Players
The Players
Written by Jill Bialosky
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385352635
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The Players
Poems
Written by Jill Bialosky


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $13.99

The strongest collection yet from this widely praised poet is about the central players in our lives, our relationships over time—between mother and son, mother and daughter—and how one generation of relationships informs and shapes the next.

The opening sequence, “Manhood,” looks at the insular world of baseball, shedding light on the...

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Poems
Poems
Written by Charles Baudelaire
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375712739
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Poems

Written by Charles Baudelaire


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $3.99

Modern poetry begins with Charles Baudelaire (1821-67), who employed his unequalled technical mastery to create the shadowy, desperately dramatic urban landscape -- populated by the addicted and the damned -- which so compellingly mirrors our modern condition. Deeply though darkly spiritual, titanic in the changes he wrought, Baudelaire looms over all... Read more >
Everytime a Knot is Undone, a God is Released
Collected and New Poems 1974-2011
Written by Barbara Chase-Riboud


Format: eBook0
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $35.00

The long breath of Barbara Chase-Riboud's poems recalls poets of the antique world we know only from fragments, like Sappho. And yet here is a disquieting and sumptuous contemporary voice that seems to gather up antiquity and modernity with equal fervor and scorn. These poems are sexually charged, possessed of a... Read more >
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The Weary Blues
The Weary Blues
Written by Langston Hughes
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385352970
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The Weary Blues

Written by Langston Hughes


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $26.00

Nearly ninety years after its first publication, this celebratory edition of The Weary Blues reminds us of the stunning achievement of Langston Hughes, who was just twenty-four at its first appearance. Beginning with the opening “Proem” (prologue poem)—“I am a Negro: / Black as the night is black, / Black like...

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The Weary Blues
The Weary Blues
Written by Langston Hughes
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385352987
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The Weary Blues

Written by Langston Hughes


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $12.99

Nearly ninety years after its first publication, this celebratory edition of The Weary Blues reminds us of the stunning achievement of Langston Hughes, who was just twenty-four at its first appearance. Beginning with the opening “Proem” (prologue poem)—“I am a Negro: / Black as the night is black, / Black like...

Read more >
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Silvina Ocampo
Silvina Ocampo
Written by Silvina Ocampo, Translated by Jason Weiss
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590177747
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Silvina Ocampo

Written by Silvina Ocampo
Translated by Jason Weiss


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2015
Price: $14.00

Silvina Ocampo possessed her own special enchantment as a poet, and only now is her extraordinary poetic achievement becoming more widely recognized beyond Latin America.

Remarkably, this is the first collection of Ocampo’s poetry to appear in English. From her early sonnets on the native Argentine landscape, to her meditations on... Read more >
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Silvina Ocampo

Written by Silvina Ocampo
Translated by Jason Weiss


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2015
Price: $14.00

Silvina Ocampo possessed her own special enchantment as a poet, and only now is her extraordinary poetic achievement becoming more widely recognized beyond Latin America.

Remarkably, this is the first collection of Ocampo’s poetry to appear in English. From her early sonnets on the native Argentine landscape, to her meditations on... Read more >
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Ahead of All Parting
Ahead of All Parting
Written by Rainer Maria Rilke, Translated by Stephen Mitchell
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804153577
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Ahead of All Parting
The Selected Poetry and Prose of Rainer Maria Rilke
Written by Rainer Maria Rilke
Translated by Stephen Mitchell


Format: eBook, 640 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2015
Price: $12.99

The reputation of Rainer Maria Rilke has grown steadily since his death in 1926; today he is widely considered to be the greatest poet of the twentieth century. This Modern Library edition presents Stephen Mitchell’s acclaimed translations of Rilke, which have won praise for their re-creation of the poet’s rich formal... Read more >
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The Ink Dark Moon
The Ink Dark Moon
Written by no Komachi Ono and Izumi Shikibu, Translated by Jane Hirshfield and Mariko Aratani
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ISBN: 9780804153591
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The Ink Dark Moon
Love Poems by Ono no Komachi anmd Izumi Shikibu, Women of teh Ancient Court of Japan
Written by no Komachi Ono and Izumi Shikibu
Translated by Jane Hirshfield and Mariko Aratani


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2015
Price: $11.99

These translated poems were written by 2 ladies of the Heian court of Japan between the ninth and eleventh centuries A.D. The poems speak intimately of their authors' sexual longing, fulfillment and disillusionment. Read more >
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Love Haiku
Love Haiku
Edited by Patricia Donegan, Translated by Patricia Donegan and Yoshie Ishibashi
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611801880
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Love Haiku
Japanese Poems of Yearning, Passion, and Remembrance
Edited by Patricia Donegan
Translated by Patricia Donegan and Yoshie Ishibashi


Format: Trade Paperback, 232 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $16.00

An exquisite collection of love poems in a striking gift book format--published just in time for Valentine's Day.

     Haiku is celebrated as a concise form of poetry able to convey a singular moment with great clarity. While haiku most often depicts the natural world, when focused on the elements of love and... Read more >
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Chinese Rhyme-Prose
Chinese Rhyme-Prose
Preface by Lucas Klein, Translated by Burton Watson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9789629965631
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Chinese Rhyme-Prose

Preface by Lucas Klein
Translated by Burton Watson


Format: Trade Paperback, 172 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $15.95

Selected as one of the sixty-five masterpieces for the UNESCO Collection of Representative Works

The fu, or rhyme-prose, is a major poetic form in Chinese literature, most popular between the 2nd century b.c. and 6th century a.d. Unlike what is usually considered Chinese poetry, it is a hybrid of prose and rhymed... Read more >
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Chinese Rhyme-Prose

Preface by Lucas Klein
Translated by Burton Watson


Format: eBook, 172 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $15.95

Selected as one of the sixty-five masterpieces for the UNESCO Collection of Representative Works

The fu, or rhyme-prose, is a major poetic form in Chinese literature, most popular between the 2nd century b.c. and 6th century a.d. Unlike what is usually considered Chinese poetry, it is a hybrid of prose and rhymed... Read more >
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Sanding Down This Rocking Chair on a Windy Night
Sanding Down This Rocking Chair on a Windy Night
Written by Don McKay
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551996684
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Sanding Down This Rocking Chair on a Windy Night

Written by Don McKay


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: December 9, 2014
Price: $7.99

The sixth book of poems by Don McKay. Read more >
The Duino Elegies & The Sonnets to Orpheus
The Duino Elegies & The Sonnets to Orpheus
Written by Rainer Maria Rilke, Translated by Stephen Mitchell
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804153607
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The Duino Elegies & The Sonnets to Orpheus
A Dual Language Edition
Written by Rainer Maria Rilke
Translated by Stephen Mitchell


Format: eBook0
On Sale: November 26, 2014
Price: $11.99

Available for the first time in a single volume, Ranier Maria Rilke’s two most beloved sequences of poems rendered by his most faithful translator. Rilke is unquestionably the twentieth century’s most significant and compelling poet of romantic transformation and spiritual quest. His poems of ecstatic identification with the world exert perennial... Read more >
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