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Pocket Poets #04: Howl: And Other Poems
Pocket Poets #04: Howl: And Other Poems
by Allen Ginsberg
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"Do we need to say anything about Howl? This is, more than anything else, the book that launched the Beat movement. By turns wildly praised and bitterly reviled, it still packs a wallop today."... (read more)

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Literature
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The Back Room
The Back Room
by Carmen Martin Gaite
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Chapter One THE BAREFOOT MAN ... AND YET I'D swear that the position was the same-I think I've always slept this way, with my right arm underneath the pillow and my body turned slightly over onto that side, my feet searching for the place where the sheet... (read more)

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Featured Titles
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Notes of a Dirty Old Man
Notes of a Dirty Old Man
by Charles Bukowski
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"Bukowski. You either love him or hate him. This is one of his best collections of short stories — raunchy, sodden, and bloated. Enjoy."... (read more)

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Politics
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First World, Ha, Ha, Ha!
First World, Ha, Ha, Ha!
by Elaine Katzenberger
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The Zapatista Army emerged from the jungle on New Year’s Day, 1994, and provoked a national crisis in Mexico. At a demonstration in Mexico City, over 100,000 people marched together and shouted, First World, HA HA HA!—a defiant declaration... (read more)

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Literature
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The Marx Family Saga
The Marx Family Saga
by Juan Goytisolo
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Fiction. Latino/a Studies. The latest work from the most important living novelist from Spain (S.F. Guardian) is a surreal, witty, roller coaster of a novel. As you leave the room, from the top of the staris you look down on the perfectly freeze-framed... (read more)

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Poetry
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Loteria Cards and Fortune Poems : a Book of Lives (99 Edition)
Loteria Cards and Fortune Poems : a Book of Lives (99 Edition)
by Artemio Rodriguez
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The gorgeous black and white line art inside this hefty little book instantly caught my eye. These linocut drawings were not the regular lotería images. They were modern adaptations, made with painstaking detail (think of a turn-of-the... (read more)

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Poetry
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City of Memory: And Other Poems
City of Memory: And Other Poems
by Jose Emilio Pacheco
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The leading poet of his generation, José Emilio Pacheco is one of Mexico’s most esteemed and beloved writers. City of Memory and Other Poems presents two of his finest poetry collections, accompanied by beautifully rendered translations.... (read more)

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Poetry
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Pocket Poets #41: Roman Poems
Pocket Poets #41: Roman Poems
by Pier Paolo Pasolini
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The Italian film-maker Pier Paolo Pasolini was first and always a poet—the most important civil poet, according to Alberto Moravia, in Italy in the second half of this century. His poems were at once deeply personal and passionately engaged in the... (read more)

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Pocket Poets #56: Nine Alexandrias
Pocket Poets #56: Nine Alexandrias
by Semezd Mehmedinovic
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Translated from the Bosnian with an introduction by Ammiel Alcalay Following his depiction of Bosnia under siege in the much celebrated Sarajevo Blues, Semezdin Mehmedinovic´ now explores the vast space of his new continent. Mostly written in response... (read more)

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City Lights Pocket Poets Anthology
City Lights Pocket Poets Anthology
by Lawrence Ferlinghetti
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"This comprehensive selection from the influential City Lights Pocket Poets Series is a landmark retrospective, celebrating forty years of publishing and cultural history. From the introduction by Lawrence Ferlinghetti: “Even though some say that... (read more)

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