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Saint Friend (McSweeney's Poetry)
Saint Friend (McSweeney's Poetry)
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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Wallless Space
Wallless Space
by Ernst Meister
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Ernst Meister (1911-1979) was born in Hagen, Germany, and studied first theology, then literature, art history, and philosophy (the latter under Karl Löwith and Hans-Georg Gadamer) at various German universities. After the publication of his... (read more)

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Eros Es Mas/Eros Is More
Eros Es Mas/Eros Is More
by Juan Antonio Gonzalez Iglesias
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Bauers Spanish to English translations empower the spirit of Eros Is More, highlighting Gonzalez-Iglesias playfulness and position as agent provocateur. These poems immerse the Classical within modern, urban landscapes, and redefines our... (read more)

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Red Juice: Poems 1998-2008
Red Juice: Poems 1998-2008
by Hoa Nguyen
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Red Juice represents a decade of poems written roughly between 1998 and 2008, previously only available in small-run handmade chapbooks, journals, and out-of-print books. This collection of early poems by Vietnamese-American Hoa Nguyen showcases her... (read more)

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Red Juice: Poems 1998-2008
Red Juice: Poems 1998-2008
by Hoa Nguyen
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Born in the Mekong Delta and raised in the Washington, D.C. area, Hoa Nguyen studied Poetics at New College of California in San Francisco where she earned an MFA. She is the author of three full-length collections of poetry, including As Long... (read more)

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Seasons of Sharing: A Kasen Renku Collaboration
Seasons of Sharing: A Kasen Renku Collaboration
by Joyce Brinkman
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This is poetry born of collaboration that reaches the universal from distant regions. Six global partners create poetry that is immediate, intimate, and modern, in an ancient poetic form and through the worlds newest means of communication: the internet.... (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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The Selected Poetry of Pier Paolo Pasolini: A Bilingual Edition
The Selected Poetry of Pier Paolo Pasolini: A Bilingual Edition
by Pier Paolo Pasolini
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Most people outside Italy know Pier Paolo Pasolini for his films, many of which began as literary works—Arabian Nights, The Gospel According to Matthew, The Decameron, and The Canterbury Tales among them. What most people are not aware of is that he... (read more)

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New Impressions of Africa (Facing Pages)
New Impressions of Africa (Facing Pages)
by Raymond Roussel
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"That anyone could translate Nouvelles Impressions d'Afrique at all is unlikely, but that it could be done with such sparkle and brio seems downright mysterious. This version rescues Roussel's bizarre masterpiece from its status as an intriguing rumor... (read more)

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Divine Comedy (Translated By Clive James) (13 Edition)
Divine Comedy (Translated By Clive James) (13 Edition)
by Dante Alighieri
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Dante Alighieri was born in 1265 in Florence to a family of minor nobility. He entered into Florentine politics in 1295, but he and his party were forced into exile in a hostile political climate in 1301. Taking asylum in Ravenna late in life, Dante... (read more)

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Flood Song (09 Edition)
Flood Song (09 Edition)
by Sherwin Bitsui
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Poetry. Native American Studies. Native traditions scrape against contemporary urban life in FLOOD SONG, an interweaving painterly sequence populated with wrens and reeds, bricks and gasoline. Poet Sherwin Bitsui is at the forefront of a new generation... (read more)

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Thousand Times Broken: Three Books
Thousand Times Broken: Three Books
by Henri Michaux
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Thousand Times Broken collects three never-before-translated texts by Henri Michaux. Composed between 1956 and 1959, during Michauxs mescaline experiments, the texts include 400 Men on the Cross, a contemplation of his loss of Catholic faith, Peace in... (read more)

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Hymn for the Black Terrific
Hymn for the Black Terrific
by Kiki Petrosino
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The poems in this, Kiki Petrosino's second collection, fulfill the promise of her debut effort, Fort Red Border, and further extend the terms of our expectations for this extraordinary young poet. The book is in two sections, the first a focused... (read more)

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Greenhouses, Lighthouses (Lannan Literary Selections)
Greenhouses, Lighthouses (Lannan Literary Selections)
by Tung Hui Hu
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"Perplexity and wonder are integral parts of Tung-Hui Hu's poetry, which is as elegant as it is surprising."—Rain Taxi "This fresh and unexpected poet extends the lyric into the social space without losing any of song's intensity or mystery."—... (read more)

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Archipelago
Archipelago
by Alana Siegel
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Poetry. ARCHIPELAGO is a pilgrimage into the origins of language, a single poem at once descent and flight, where words are wings or gates: organs, entrances, questioned so as to be permitted by hidden meanings into hidden lands. Drawing from the... (read more)

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The Pedestrians
The Pedestrians
by Rachel Zucker
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"Zucker is a poet of bottom-scraping, blood-chilling existential anxiety, one among many, and a poet of New York City, one among many, and a poet of American Jewish inheritance, one among many, and one of the funniest, too."—Boston Review Rachel... (read more)

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Illuminations
Illuminations
by Arthur Rimbaud
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The modernist masterpiece that is Arthur Rimbaud's Illuminations has been given new life with the publication of John Ashbery's "dazzling" (The Economist) new translation, widely hailed as one of the literary events of the year. Presented with French... (read more)

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The Divine Comedy
The Divine Comedy
by Dante Alighieri
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The Divine Comedy is the precursor of modern literature, and Clive James’s new translation—decades in the making—presents Dante’s entire epic poem in a single song. While many poets and translators have attempted to capture the... (read more)

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Trances of the Blast
Trances of the Blast
by Mary Ruefle
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Now in paperback, the most recent collection from celebrated poet Mary Ruefle—moving, authoritative, generous.... (read more)

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Rose (86 Edition)
Rose (86 Edition)
by Li-young Lee
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Table of Contents I. Epistle The Gift Persimmons The Weight Of Sweetness From Blossoms Dreaming Of Hair Early In The Morning Water Falling: The Code Nocturne My Indigo Irises Eating Alone II. Always A Rose III. Eating Together I Ask My Mother To Sing Ash,... (read more)

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