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OUR BOOK OF THE MONTH IS STRANGERS ON A PIER BY TASH AW
OUR BOOK OF THE MONTH IS STRANGERS ON A PIER BY TASH AW

Poetry

  • Dora Malech

    Flourish

    $26.00

    In Flourish, multiple meanings catch light--as the leaves of growing things might, or the facets of cut gemstones, or a signal mirror flashing in distress. These poems explore themes of thriving, growth, innovation, and survival, while immersing the reader in the pleasures of language itself--the "flourish" of linguistic gesture, play, form, turn, and adornment. Here, the lens zooms in and out to micro and macro levels, asking us to see the familiar with new eyes. The collection engages with ...

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  • Bridget Lowe

    My Second Work

    $26.00

    "The soul remembers all of this. How I swept the floor / with my golden hair. How I fed it watermelon and wine / from a porcelain dish. How I called it teacher and it called me teacher's pet." Metaphysical in concern and hypermodern in tone, Bridget Lowe returns in this appropriately titled, much-anticipated second collection, determined as ever to make meaning from the perversity of suffering. My Second Work is rare in its ability to be both completely idiosyncratic and widely resonant, as L...

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  • Bruce Smith

    Silver And Information

    $28.00

    The title of Silver and Information comes from a photographer's statement, "My work is becoming more and more and more silver and less and less information." This book swings between the poles of aboriginal working-class Philadelphia, where a father maps the economies and grievances of a generation, and the more silvery, reflective, and incandescent meditations on the lapsed world.Paperback: 72 PagesProduct Dimensions: 144 x 232 mmISBN: 9780887486456Published by Carnegie Mellon University Press

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  • Deborah Pope

    Take Nothing

    $27.00

    The poems of Take Nothing are embedded in connections to family and landscape, to memory and possibility. They especially explore and distill those indelible, sometimes small, moments that cumulatively shape the arc of a life. These can be as surprising as the visitation of a hawk and as significant as the death of a parent. In a voice that ranges from the wry to the revelatory, and from mourning to celebration, Deborah Pope's poems speak with lyrical precision and deep experience.Paperback: ...

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