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January 30, 2015
  1. Blue Horses: Poems
    by Mary Oliver
  2. I Knead My Mommy: And Other Poems by Kittens
    by Francesco Marciuliano
  3. The Guest Cat
    by Takashi Hiraide
  4. We Will Be Shelter: Poems for Survival
    by Andrea Gibson
  5. Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems
    by Billy Collins
  6. Lit: A Memoir (P.S.)
    by Mary Karr
  7. Horoscopes for the Dead
    by Billy Collins
  8. I Could Pee on This: And Other Poems by Cats
    by Francesco Marciuliano
  9. No Matter the Wreckage
    by Sarah Kay
  10. Throw the Damn Ball: Classic Poetry by Dogs
    by R D Rosen
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  1. Requiem, Rwanda New Trade Paper $19.95
  2. Selected Letters New Trade Paper $16.00
  3. 3 Sections: Poems Used Trade Paper $10.95
  4. Sand Opera New Trade Paper $16.95

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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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Idylls of the King

Alfred Tennyson

The longest and most ambitious work of his career, Idylls is a reflection of Tennyson's lifelong interest in Arthurian themes. His personification of Arthur, the highest ideal of manhood and leadership, is achieved through a delicacy of phrase and... (read more)

A to Z
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Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now

Maya Angelou

Wisdom from a remarkable woman of many talents--a writer who captured America's heart on Inauguration Day.... (read more)

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Plays and Poems

This scarce antiquarian book is included in our special Legacy Reprint Series. In the interest of creating a more extensive selection of rare historical book reprints, we have chosen to reproduce this title even though it may possibly have occasional... (read more)

Haiku and Tanka
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The River of Heaven: The Haiku of Basho, Buson, Issa, and Shiki

Robert Aitken

Known to many as the study of quiet stillness and introspection, Zen Buddhism distinguishes itself through brilliant flashes of insight and its terseness of expression. In River of Heaven these concepts and pillars lend themselves to an exploration of... (read more)

Locked Case
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Giacomo Leopardi

A groundbreaking translation of the epic work of one of the great minds of the nineteenth century Giacomo Leopardi was the greatest Italian poet of the nineteenth century and was recognized by readers from Nietzsche to Beckett as one of... (read more)

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Metamorphoses--the best-known poem by one of the wittiest poets of classical antiquity--takes as its theme change and transformation, as illustrated by Greco-Roman myth and legend. Melville's new translation reproduces the grace and fluency of Ovid's... (read more)

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I Love a Broad Margin to My Life (Vintage International)

Maxine Hong Kingston

In her singular voice — both humble and brave, touching and humorous — Maxine Hong Kingston gives us a poignant and beautiful memoir-in-verse that captures the wisdom that comes with age. As she reflects on her 65 years, she circles from... (read more)

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