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April 18, 2015
  1. Citizen: An American Lyric
    by Claudia Rankine
  2. Smile
    by Raina Telgemeier
  3. Lit: A Memoir (P.S.)
    by Mary Karr
  4. Ten Windows: How Great Poems Transform the World
    by Jane Hirshfield
  5. I Could Pee on This: And Other Poems by Cats
    by Francesco Marciuliano
  6. The Beauty: Poems
    by Jane Hirshfield
  7. Bluets
    by Maggie Nelson
  8. Pocket Poets #04: Howl: And Other Poems
    by Allen Ginsberg
  9. The Bell Jar (P.S.)
    by Sylvia Plath
  10. Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
    by Seamus Heaney
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New Arrivals
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  1. Collected Poems New Hardcover $39.99
  2. The Road to Emmaus: Poems New Trade Paper $15.00
  3. Load Poems Like Guns: Women's Poetry... New Trade Paper $16.95
  4. Tao Te Ching New Trade Paper $15.99
  5. The Names of Birds (Stahlecker... New Trade Paper $15.95

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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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The Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou was raised in Stamps, Arkansas. In addition to her bestselling autobiographies, including I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings and The Heart of a Woman, she wrote numerous volumes of poetry, among them Phenomenal Woman, And Still I Rise, On the... (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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Incarnadine: Poems

Mary Szybist

The anticipated second book by the poet Mary Szybist, author of Granted, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award The troubadours knew how to burn themselves through, how to make themselves shrines to their own longing. The spectacular... (read more)

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The White Man's Burdends: An Anthology of British Poetry of the Empire

Chris Brooks

In 1898, notoriously, Kipling urged the imperialist nations to 'Take up the White Man's Burden' the following year, in Satan Absolved, Wilfrid Scawen Blunt angrily replied, 'The White Man's Burden, Lord, is the burden of his cash'. Such ideological... (read more)

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Charms Against Lightning (Lannan Literary Selections)

James Arthur

"That feeling of becoming a new person in a different place, even if it's an illusion, is intoxicating to me, and always has been. I love writing about places, but only places where I don't belong." — James Arthur Awakening is the theme of this... (read more)

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The Smell of Good Mud

Lauren Zuniga

Nationally acclaimed for her poem, To The Oklahoma Lawmakers, which called The most riveting message about the war on women in under three minutes, Zuniga's newest collection of poetry, The Smell of Good Mud, explores the wild terrain of queer,... (read more)

Native American
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When My Brother Was an Aztec

Natalie Diaz

"I write hungry sentences," Natalie Diaz once explained in an interview, "because they want more and more lyricism and imagery to satisfy them." This debut collection is a fast-paced tour of Mojave life and family narrative: A sister fights for or... (read more)

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  10. Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
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