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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

  • Giacomo Leopardi

    Canti

    $37.00

    translated by Jonathan Galassi Revisited and reorganized over his lifetime, this extraordinary work was described by Leopardi as a 'reliquary' for his ideas, feelings and deepest preoccupations. It encompasses drastic shifts in tone and material, and includes early personal elegies and idylls; radical public poems on history and politics; philosophical satires; his great, dark, despairing odes such as 'To Silvia'; and later masterworks such as 'The Setting of the Moon', written not long befor...

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  • Mani Rao

    Ghostmasters

    $23.00

    Mani Rao's poetry has featured in anthologies by Penguin, WW Norton and Bloodaxe, and has been translated into French, Italian, German, Korean, Chinese and Arabic. She lives between India, Hong Kong and the USA. Ghostmasters is her eighth book, and collects poems published in: Zoland Poetry, XCP, Washington Square, Wasafiri, Tinfish, Softblow, Indian Literature, Almost Island, 91st Meridien and other journals.Paperback: 80 PagesProduct Dimensions: 153 x 228 mmISBN: 9789881862310Published by C...

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    Ken Chen

    Juvenilia

    $41.00

    Ken Chen is the 2009 winner of the annual Yale Younger Poets competition. These poems of maturation chronicle the poet’s relationship with his immigrant family and his unknowing attempt to recapture the unity of youth through comically doomed love affairs that evaporate before they start. Hungrily eclectic, the wry and emotionally piercing poems in this collection steal the forms of the shooting script, blues song, novel, memoir, essay, logical disputation, aphorism—even classical Chinese poe...

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  • Edna St. Vincent Millay

    Millay

    $25.00

    edited by Diana Secker Tesdell One of America's most beloved poets, Edna St. Vincent Millay burst onto the literary scene at a very young age and won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1923. Her passionate lyrics and superbly crafted sonnets have thrilled generations of readers long after the notoriously bohemian lifestyle she led in Greenwich Village in the 1920s ceased to shock them. Millay's refreshing frankness and cynicism and her ardent appetite for life still burn brightly on the page mo...

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  • John Milton

    Milton

    $25.00

    Milton contains selections from Milton's work, including sonnets, occasional poems, portions of Comus, Samson Agonistes, as well as Books I--XII of Paradise Lost.Hardback: 256 PagesProduct Dimensions: 114 x 165 mmISBN: 9780679450993Published by Everyman's Library

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  • Anne Carson

    Nox

    $78.00

    Nox is an epitaph in the form of a book, a facsimile of a handmade book Anne Carson wrote and created after the death of her brother. The poem describes coming to terms with his loss through the lens of her translation of Poem 101 by Catullus "for his brother who died in the Troad." Nox is a work of poetry, but arrives as a fascinating and unique physical object. Carson pasted old letters, family photos, collages and sketches on pages. The poems, typed on a computer, were added to this illust...

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  • Tupac Shakur

    The Rose That Grew From Concrete

    $19.00

    His talent was unbounded, a raw force that commanded attention and respect. His death was tragic – a violent homage to the power of his voice. His legacy is indomitable – remaining vibrant and alive. Here now, are Tupac Shakur’s most honest and intimate thoughts conveyed through the pure art of poetry – a mirror into his enigmatic life and its many contradictions. Written in his own hand at the age of nineteen, they embrace his spirit, his energy and his ultimate message of hope. These poems...

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