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July 2, 2015
  1. Smile
    by Raina Telgemeier
  2. Citizen: An American Lyric
    by Claudia Rankine
  3. I Could Pee on This: And Other Poems by Cats
    by Francesco Marciuliano
  4. Lit: A Memoir (P.S.)
    by Mary Karr
  5. Ask Me: 100 Essential Poems of William Stafford
    by WIlliam Stafford and Kim Stafford
  6. Mouthful of Forevers
    by Clementine von Radics
  7. The Bell Jar (P.S.)
    by Sylvia Plath
  8. This Present Moment: New Poems
    by Gary Snyder
  9. Bluets
    by Maggie Nelson
  10. The Guest Cat
    by Takashi Hiraide
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New Arrivals
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  1. And Short the Season: Poems New Trade Paper $16.95
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  3. The Poetry of John Milton New Hardcover $38.50
  4. Allusions in Omeros: Notes and a... New Hardcover $91.25
  5. Heaven: Poems New Hardcover $24.00
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Poetry Month Picks
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The Gorgeous Nothings: Emily Dickinson's Envelope Poems

Emily Dickinson and Jen Bervin and Marta Werner and Susan Howe

Bringing together 52 facsimiles of Emily Dickinson's poetry, jotted down on envelopes that functionally shape and contain her words, The Gorgeous Nothings illuminates the visual nature and linguistic concision of her work. This beautiful book will appeal... (read more)

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  1. The Best of It: New and Selected Poems Used Trade Paper $9.95
  2. My New Job Used Trade Paper $10.95
  3. A Separate Rose Used Trade Paper $6.95
  4. An Introduction to Poetry
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  5. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening Used Hardcover $10.95
  6. The Dottery (Pitt Poetry) Used Trade Paper $9.95

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3 Sections: Poems

Vijay Seshadri

The winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry, now in paperback First I had three apocalyptic visions, each more terrible than the last. The graves open, and the sea rises to kill us all.Then the doorbell rang, and I went downstairs and signed for two... (read more)

Native American
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Sun Tracks #42: From Sand Creek: Rising in This Heart Which is Our America

Simon J. Ortiz

"One of the classic books of Native American poetry . . . Ortiz's ravishing and haunting tribute to the tragedy at Sand Creek has never been equaled." —Bloomsbury... (read more)

Haiku and Tanka
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Classic Haiku: A Master's Selection

Yuzuru Miura

One hundred poems which evoke the peace and serenity of the Japanese way of life.... (read more)

Criticism and Discussion
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The Art of Description: World Into Word (Art Of...)

Mark Doty

“It sounds like a simple thing, to say what you see,” Mark Doty begins. “But try to find words for the shades of a mottled sassafras leaf, or the reflectivity of a bay on an August morning, or the very beginnings of desire stirring in... (read more)

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Field Guide To Heavens (99 Edition)

Frank Gasper

“In Frank Gaspars beautiful and exacting book, A Field Guide to the Heavens, is a compassed and sculptured map that leads to what is purely human. There arent any abstract angels here, only the breath of quest and raw lifefrom the symbolic gecko... (read more)

A to Z
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Skid (Pitt Poetry Series)

Dean Young

In Dean Young’s fifth book of poems, social outrage vies with comic excess. He embraces the autobiographical urge with fury and musically lush exclamations.... (read more)

Locked Case
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Time of Useful Consciousness: Signed Limited Edition

Lawrence Ferlinghetti

New Directions is proud to announce a riveting and galvanizing new book by Lawrence Ferlinghetti. At ninety-three, he shows more power than most any other poet at work today. Ferlinghetti describes his new book, , as "a fragmented recording of the... (read more)

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