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Life Is Short - Art Is Shorter: In Praise of Brevity
Life Is Short - Art Is Shorter: In Praise of Brevity
by David Shields and Elizabeth Cooperman
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Life Is Short—Art Is Shorter is not just the first anthology to gather both mini-essays and short-short stories; readers, writers, and teachers will get will get an anthology; a courses worth of writing exercises; a rally for compression, concision,... (read more)

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The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories
The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories
by Marina Keegan
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“Two years after a young writer’s death, her words soar....The Opposite of Loneliness...sparkles with talent, humanity, and youth. The prose, polished but thoroughly unselfconscious, is heartbreaking evidence of what could have been.” O... (read more)

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The Keillor Reader: Looking Back at Forty Years of Stories: Where Did They All Come From?
The Keillor Reader: Looking Back at Forty Years of Stories: Where Did They All Come From?
by Garrison Keillor
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Stories, monologues, and essays by Garrison Keillor, founder and host of A Prairie Home Companion The first retrospective from New York Times–bestselling author Garrison Keillor celebrates the humor and wisdom of this master storyteller. With an... (read more)

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Load Poems Like Guns: Women's Poetry from Herat, Afghanistan
Load Poems Like Guns: Women's Poetry from Herat, Afghanistan
by Farzana (com) Marie
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A groundbreaking collection of poetry by eight contemporary Afghan women poets in English translation en face with the original Persian Dari text. These poets live in Herat, the ancient epicenter of literature and the arts.... (read more)

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Flash Fiction International: Very Short Stories from Around the World
Flash Fiction International: Very Short Stories from Around the World
by James (edt) Thomas
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What is a flash fiction called in other countries? In Latin America it is a , in Denmark , in Bulgaria . These short shorts, usually no more than 750 words, range from linear narratives to the more unusual: stories based on mathematical forms, a... (read more)

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Dirty Poem
Dirty Poem
by Ferreira Gullar
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Written in 1975 in Buenos Aires when Ferreira Gullar was in political exile from the Brazilian dictatorship, is an epic poem that amid life events traces the author's political and artistic evolution and is by most accounts the most important long poem... (read more)

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Rumi: Illustrated Edition
Rumi: Illustrated Edition
by Raficq (trn) Abdulla
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Jalaluddin Rumi, the great Sufi poet and mystic born in 1204, believed that if we surrender ourselves to the power of love, it is possible to live in a state of infinite bliss. This collection features poems from the Divan to "Shams-e Tabriz", odes to... (read more)

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Note Book
Note Book
by Jeff Nunokawa
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"Nunokawa's little notes are wonderfully seductive: knowing, intimate, penetrating, bashful--like witty billets-doux from an astonishingly literate secret admirer."--Laura Kipnis, author of Men: Notes from an Ongoing Investigation "Born in the digital... (read more)

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Sciku: The Wonder of Science - In Haiku!
Sciku: The Wonder of Science - In Haiku!
by Simon (edt) Flynn
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Sciku brings together more than four hundred revealing, poignant, witty haiku on scientific subjects. Written by students at Camden School for Girls, these poems show that while science gave us the atom bomb, the laptop, and the artificial heart, it... (read more)

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The Keys to the Cottage: Stories from the West of Ireland
The Keys to the Cottage: Stories from the West of Ireland
by Carlos Reyes
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Carlos Reyes has an almost Joycean ear for the nuances of Irish speech, and in The Keys to the Cottage he catches the energy and music of the talk and the crosstalk of a rural Ireland which scarcely exists any more. From his first bewildering encounters... (read more)

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Map: Collected and Last Poems
Map: Collected and Last Poems
by Wislawa Szymborska
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This definitive edition of Szymborskas poetry in English includes the 100 poems in View with a Grain of Sand as well as sixty-four newly translated poems and her 1996 Nobel Prize acceptance speech. Translated by Stanislaw Bara«nczak and Clare... (read more)

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I Am Sorry to Think I Have Raised a Timid Son
I Am Sorry to Think I Have Raised a Timid Son
by Kent Russell
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From one of the most ferociously brilliant young voices in literary non fiction: a debut of extraordinary force that interrogates a particular paradigm of American masculinity, capturing with discomforting intimacy and precision the landscape of the... (read more)

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Critical Mass: Four Decades of Essays, Reviews, Hand Grenades, and Hurrahs
Critical Mass: Four Decades of Essays, Reviews, Hand Grenades, and Hurrahs
by James Wolcott
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A New Index for Predicting Catastrophes
A New Index for Predicting Catastrophes
by Madhur Anand
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MADHUR ANAND's poetry has appeared in literary magazines across North America and in The Shape of Content: Creative Writing in Mathematics and Science (AK Peters/CRC Press, 2008). She co-edited Regreen: New Canadian Ecological Poetry (Scrivener Press... (read more)

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Brand New Ancients: A Poem
Brand New Ancients: A Poem
by Kate Tempest
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Yes, the gods are on the park bench, the gods are on the bus, / The gods are all here, the gods are in us. / The gods are timeless, fearless, fighting to be bold, / conviction is a heavy hand to hold, / grip it, winged sandals tearing up the pavement -- /... (read more)

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Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent
Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent
by Liz Howard
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Hacker Packer
Hacker Packer
by Cassidy Mcfadzean
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A playfully inventive and invigorating debut collection of poetry from a finalist for the CBC Poetry Prize and the Walrus Poetry Prize.      With settings ranging from the ancient sites of Greece and Rome to the museums of Europe,... (read more)

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The Life of Images: Selected Prose
The Life of Images: Selected Prose
by Charles Simic
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A collection of new and selected essays by the Pulitzer Prize winner and former poet laureate In addition to being one of America's most famous and commended poets, Charles Simic is a prolific and talented essayist. The Life of Images brings together... (read more)

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Epic Negation: The Dialectical Poetics of Late Modernism (Modernist Literature and Culture)
Epic Negation: The Dialectical Poetics of Late Modernism (Modernist Literature and Culture)
by C. D. Blanton
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Epic Negation examines the dialectical turn of modernist poetry over the interwar period, arguing that late modernism inverts the method of Ezra Pound's "poem including history" to conceive a negated mode of epic, predicated on the encryption of... (read more)

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Zen Haiku
Zen Haiku
by Jonathan (com) Clements
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Jonathan Clements has selected the best of three centuries of haiku, including the work of classic poets such as Basho, Buson and Chiyo-Ni and rendered into English the elusive spiritual quality of the poems. The poems are illustrated with images from... (read more)

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