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Poetry

  • Amit Majmudar

    Godsong

    $31.00

    Born in the United States into a secularized Hindu family, Amit Majmudar puzzled over the many religious traditions on offer, and found that the Bhagavad Gita had much to teach him with its "song of multiplicities." Chief among them is that "its own assertions aren't as important as the relationships between its characters... The Gita imagined a relationship in which the soul and God are equals"; it is, he believes, "the greatest poem of friendship... in any language." His verse translation c...

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    Jane Hirshfield

    Ledger

    $31.00

    A pivotal book of personal, ecological, and political reckoning tuned toward issues of consequence to all who share this world's current and future fate--Some of the most important poetry in the world today (Naomi Shihab Nye, The New York Times Magazine). Ledger's pages hold the most important work yet by Jane Hirshfield, one of our most celebrated contemporary poets. From the already much-quoted opening lines of despair and defiance (Let them not say: we did not see it. / We saw), Hirshfield...

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  • Marge Piercy

    On The Way Out, Turn Off The Light

    $48.00

    "Words are my business," Marge Piercy begins her twentieth collection of poetry, a glance back at a lifetime of learning, loving, grieving, and fighting for the disenfranchised, and a look forward at what the future holds for herself, her family and friends, and her embattled country. In the opening section, Piercy tells of her childhood in Detroit, with its vacant lots and scrappy children, the bike that gave her wings, her ambition at fourteen to "gobble" down all knowledge, and a too-early...

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  • Marge Piercy

    The Crooked Inheritance

    $29.50

    An "exquisite... spot on" (The Hudson Review) collection of poems from one of our best-loved and best-selling poets that is both personal, with poetry about love, nature and reflections on the stages of life, and political, ranging from the war in Iraq and Katrina to concerns such as women's rights and the poet's childhood in Detroit.Paperback: 155 pagesProduct Dimensions: 137 x 206 mmISBN: 9780375711404Published by Knopf

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