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Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals
Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals
by Patricia Lockwood
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A breathtaking new collection from one of todays boldest and most adventurous poets Colloquial and incantatory, the poems in Patricia Lockwoods second collection address the most urgent questions of our time, like: what if a deer did porn? Is America... (read more)

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Bluets
Bluets
by Maggie Nelson
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"Suppose I were to begin by saying that I had fallen in love with a color." A lyrical, philosophical, and often explicit exploration of personal suffering and the limitations of vision and love, as refracted through the color blue, while folding in, and... (read more)

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Life on Mars
Life on Mars
by Tracy K. Smith
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Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize New poetry by the award-winning poet Tracy K. Smith, whose “lyric brilliance and political impulses never falter” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) You lie there kicking like a baby, waiting for God... (read more)

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Moscow in the Plague Year: Poems
Moscow in the Plague Year: Poems
by Marina Tsvetaeva
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Marina Tsvetaeva (1892-1941) was a Russian poet and memoirist. Tsvetaeva's work was admired by many poets of her time, including Rainer Maria Rilke, Boris Pasternak, and Joseph Brodsky, among others. The Russian Revolution prompted Tsvetaeva's husband to... (read more)

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100 Tricks Every Boy Can Do: A Memoir
100 Tricks Every Boy Can Do: A Memoir
by Kim Stafford
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Bret and Kim Stafford, the oldest children of the poet and pacifist William Stafford, were pals. Bret was the good son, the obedient public servant, Kim the itinerant wanderer. In this family of two parent teachers, with its intermittent celebration of... (read more)

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Red Doc> (Vintage Contemporaries)
Red Doc> (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Anne Carson
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**New York Magazine's Top 10 Books of 2013** **GoodReads Reader’s Choice Award Winner** Some years ago I wrote a book about a boy named Geryon who was red and had wings and fell in love with Herakles. Recently I began to wonder what happened to... (read more)

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Second Childhood
Second Childhood
by Fanny Howe
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The new poetry collection by Fanny Howe, whose “body of work seems larger, stranger, and more permanent with each new book she publishes” (Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize citation) People want to be poets for reasons that have little to do with... (read more)

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Sun Bear
Sun Bear
by Matthew Zapruder
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"Zapruder's poems don't merely attempt beauty; they attain it."—The Boston Review "Matthew Zapruder has a razor eye for the remnants and revenants of modern culture."—The New York Times "With dynamic, logically complex sentences, Zapruder... (read more)

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My Brother's Book
My Brother's Book
by Maurice Sendak
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Fifty years after Where the Wild Things Are was published comes the last book Maurice Sendak completed before his death in May 2012, My Brother's Book. With influences from Shakespeare and William Blake, Sendak pays homage to his late brother, Jack... (read more)

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Saint Friend Signed Edition
Saint Friend Signed Edition
by Carl Adamshick
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Saint Friend is that rare book that speaks in the voice of a generation. The voice comes from an acclaimed young poet who, after working years in obscurity, was fêted with the prestigious Walt Whitman Award for his first collection. This, his... (read more)

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I Am the Beggar of the World: Landays from Contemporary Afghanistan
I Am the Beggar of the World: Landays from Contemporary Afghanistan
by Eliza Griswold
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An eye-opening collection of clandestine poems by Afghan women Because my loves American, blisters blossom on my heart. Afghans revere poetry, particularly the high literary forms that derive from Persian or Arabic. But the poem above is a folk couplet... (read more)

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Stag's Leap
Stag's Leap
by Sharon Olds
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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... (read more)

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A Beautiful Marsupial Afternoon Signed Edition
A Beautiful Marsupial Afternoon Signed Edition
by C A Conrad
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"He's a poet for our time like Ginsberg was for his."—Eileen Myles "Conrad's work shows us that the body itself is the first source of alienation and estrangement from the self, and is thus the true subject of poetry. Only by engaging this body . .... (read more)

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The Best of It: New and Selected Poems
The Best of It: New and Selected Poems
by Kay Ryan
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Kay Ryan's current appointment as the sixteenth Poet Laureate of the United States is the latest in a cascade of accolades that have finally caught up with a poet who has always found her own way—both in the poetry she writes and the quiet life she has... (read more)

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Caribou
Caribou
by Charles Wright
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A powerfully moving meditation on life, nature, and the beyond, from one of our finest American poets This is an old mans poetry, written by someone whos spent his life Looking for one truth. Sorry, pal, there isnt one.      &... (read more)

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Rending the Garment
Rending the Garment
by Willa Schneberg
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"Rending the Garment tells a familiar tale, the Jewish immigrant family romance, but with an important difference: using shifting points of views and narrative interruptions (biographical essays, scolding notes from school Principals, diary entries), not... (read more)

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If I Don't Breathe How Do I Sleep
If I Don't Breathe How Do I Sleep
by Joe Wenderoth
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"Best-known for his gritty and uproarious prose poetry collection Letters to Wendy's, Wenderoth began his career with two books of gimlet-eyed, world-weary, hard-hitting poetry. Now he returns to verse, favoring (as before) relatively short poems, often... (read more)

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Yale Series of Younger Poets #108: Eruv
Yale Series of Younger Poets #108: Eruv
by Eryn Green
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Eryn Greens Eruv is the latest winner of the oldest annual literary award in the United States, which originated in 1919 to showcase the works of exceptional American poets under the age of forty. Green joins an esteemed roster of past winners that... (read more)

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Poetry of Robert Frost
Poetry of Robert Frost
by Robert Frost
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The only comprehensive gathering of Frost's published poetry, this affordable volume offers the entire contents of his eleven books of verse, from A Boy's Will (1913) to In the Clearing (1962). Frost scholar Lathem, who was also a close friend of the... (read more)

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If the Tabloids Are True What Are You?: Poems and Artwork
If the Tabloids Are True What Are You?: Poems and Artwork
by Matthea Harvey
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A brilliant combination of poetry and visual artwork by Matthea Harvey, whose vision is “nothing short of blazingly original” (Time Out New York) She didnt even know she had a name until one day she heard the human explaining to another one, &... (read more)

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