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New and Selected Poems, Volume One
New and Selected Poems, Volume One
by Mary Oliver
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With themes that are deceptively simple yet immense in view, Mary Oliver's poetry is a constant surprise. Time spent immersed in her language is time pleasurably spent.... (read more)

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The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
by Emily Dickinson
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A luminary of American poetry, Emily Dickinson is canonized for good reason. Her poems are vital, wildly eccentric, and filled with her rich and complex imagination. Absolutely essential.... (read more)

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On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft (10th Anniversary Edition)
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft (10th Anniversary Edition)
by Stephen King
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Whether or not you read Stephen King's fiction, if you're interested in writing, you'll love this book. Now in a handsome paperback anniversary edition.... (read more)

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Lover's Discourse
Lover's Discourse
by Roland Barthes
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French literary theorist Roland Barthes' philosophical treatise on love is a study not only of Eros, but also of desire, jealousy, and the linguistics of love. Presented in fragments written from the perspective of a fictionalized unrequited lover, this... (read more)

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The Complete Poems, 1927-1979
The Complete Poems, 1927-1979
by Elizabeth Bishop
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Bishop is known for her detailed and precise observations and her subtle yet piercing insights into the world of memory and emotions. Anyone interested in contemporary poetry shouldn't fail to check her out.... (read more)

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The Elements of Style
The Elements of Style
by William Strunk Jr. and E. B. White and Maira Kalman
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The classic bible of grammar and clear writing, illustrated with the delightful art of Maira Kalman. A must-have and a great gift.... (read more)

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A Book of Luminous Things: An International Anthology of Poetry /
A Book of Luminous Things: An International Anthology of Poetry /
by Czeslaw Milosz
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A fine collection of Milosz's favorite poems, A Book of Luminous Things casts a wide net over time and place. It's at once an excellent book for novice readers of poetry and long-time admirers.... (read more)

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One Hundred Poems From the Chinese (56 Edition)
One Hundred Poems From the Chinese (56 Edition)
by Kenneth (translator) Rexroth
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In this groundbreaking work, Kenneth Rexroth gives us some of the most beautiful poems ever translated from the ancient Chinese. They read strikingly well, both as translations and as English-language poems.... (read more)

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100 Love Sonnets/Cien Sonetos De Amor
100 Love Sonnets/Cien Sonetos De Amor
by Pablo Neruda
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A master at expressing the sublime melding of romantic and physical love, Neruda knows the agony, ache, joy, comfort, and desire that characterize our most heightened emotions.... (read more)

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The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language (American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language)
The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language (American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language)
by American Heritage
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This is a great family dictionary with wonderful color pictures and a thumb index. A perfect addition to any home library.... (read more)

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ABC of Reading
ABC of Reading
by Ezra Pound
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Welcome to Ezuversity. No tuition and just this one textbook. "ABC or gradus ad Parnassum, for those who like to learn."... (read more)

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ABC of Reading
ABC of Reading
by Ezra Pound
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Welcome to Ezuversity. No tuition and just this one textbook. "ABC or gradus ad Parnassum, for those who like to learn."... (read more)

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Landmark Herodotus: the Histories (09 Edition)
Landmark Herodotus: the Histories (09 Edition)
by Robert B. Strassler
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This brilliant translation by Andrea Purvis is copiously illustrated and fully documented with maps, footnotes, side notes, and appendices from 21 prominent classical scholars. Not just a book, but a journey.... (read more)

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Hairstyles of the Damned
Hairstyles of the Damned
by Joe Meno
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Hairstyles of the Damned is a very funny and sweet punk-rock coming-of-age story set in Chicago. Highly recommended!... (read more)

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Letters to Wendy's
Letters to Wendy's
by Joe Wenderoth
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From poet Joe Wenderoth comes one of the strangest epistolary books in years. Letters to Wendy's is a disturbing, hilarious, and even philosophical journey into a weirdo's mind.... (read more)

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Break, Blow, Burn
Break, Blow, Burn
by Camille Paglia
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Camille Paglia is a top-notch analyst, and she'll introduce you to poems, poets, and ideas for how to see the written word in new and exciting ways.... (read more)

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Break, Blow, Burn: Camille Paglia Reads Forty-Three of the World's Best Poems
Break, Blow, Burn: Camille Paglia Reads Forty-Three of the World's Best Poems
by Camille Paglia
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Camille Paglia is a top-notch analyst, and she'll introduce you to poems, poets, and ideas for how to see the written word in new and exciting ways.... (read more)

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100 Love Sonnets (Exile Classics)
100 Love Sonnets (Exile Classics)
by Pablo Neruda
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A master at expressing the sublime melding of romantic and physical love, Neruda knows the agony, ache, joy, comfort, and desire that characterize our most heightened emotions.... (read more)

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