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October 20, 2014
  1. Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
    by Seamus Heaney
  2. complete poems 1904-1962
    by e e cummings
  3. Saint Friend (McSweeney's Poetry)
    by Carl Adamshick
  4. Leaves of Grass: The Original 1855 Edition
    by Walt Whitman
  5. Poems
    by Elizabeth Bishop
  6. The Bell Jar (P.S.)
    by Sylvia Plath
  7. Lit: A Memoir (P.S.)
    by Mary Karr
  8. Pocket Poets #04: Howl: And Other Poems
    by Allen Ginsberg
  9. Autobiography of Red: A Novel in Verse
    by Anne Carson
  10. The Guest Cat
    by Takashi Hiraide
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Thursday, October 23, 2014

New Arrivals
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  1. Erlkonig New Trade Paper $26.95
  2. Singular Plurals New Trade Paper $20.00
  3. Instant Winner (Poets, Penguin) Used Trade Paper $13.95
  4. Garden New Trade Paper $20.00
  5. In a Landscape Used Trade Paper $10.95
  6. Collected Poems Used Hardcover $21.00

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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)

Criticism and Discussion
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Three Indian Poets: Ezekiel, Moraes, and Ramanujan

Bruce King

This book is an introduction to the poetry of Nissim Ezekiel, Dom Moraes, and A. K. Ramanujan, three of the best-known and most significant of Indian poets writing in English. Often considered the founders of modern poetry in English they became 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, Time of Useful Consciousness, as “a... (read more)

Featured Titles
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Antjie Krog

One of South Africa’s greatest living poets selects from her most recent poems and also from the poems and the themes that best represent her from across her long career. Part One of Skinned contains poems about writing, family and love poems.... (read more)

Native American
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The Crooked Beak of Love

Duane Niatum

One of the most talented and distinguished Native American poets, Niatum extends his range in this volume of new and selected earlier work.... (read more)

Haiku and Tanka
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Rediscovering Basho

Stephen Henry Gill

Basho is Japan's most famous poet, but he is also widely known and admired (and imitated) throughout the world. This book marks the 300th anniversary of the poet's death.<P>Basho is accepted as the greatest exponent of haiku (a poetry form unique... (read more)

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Crave Radiance

Elizabeth Alexander

The first career retrospective by the award-winning poet Elizabeth Alexander, including her poem delivered at Barack Obama's presidential inauguration We crave radiance in this austere world, light in the spiritual darkness. Learning is the one perfect... (read more)

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Michael the Lion from Venus - An Epic Poem

Sapphire Pleiades

A new modern epic poem is presented by Threshingfloor Press Michael the Lion from Venus should promote curiosity; who is Michael? And why is he from Venus? Written in a sprung verse beat rhythm for meter, which is an invention of a combination of... (read more)

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  3. Saint Friend (McSweeney's Poetry) Used Hardcover $13.95
  4. Leaves of Grass: The Original 1855...
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  6. The Bell Jar (P.S.)
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  7. Lit: A Memoir (P.S.)
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  8. Pocket Poets #04: Howl: And Other Poems
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  9. Autobiography of Red: A Novel in Verse
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  10. The Guest Cat Used Trade Paper $9.50
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