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  • Confessions of a Poet Laureateby Charles Simic

    New York Review Books 2010; US$ 3.99

    A NEW YORK REVIEW E-BOOK ORIGINAL As former U.S. poet laureate Charles Simic has said, the secret to our identities lies not in grand events, but in the parentheses between events--and in these brief essays, we get a taste of this great poet's parenthetical observations and recollections. He takes us from his rattling house on a stormy New Hampshire... more...

  • The Monster Loves His Labyrinthby Charles Simic

    Copper Canyon Press 2012; US$ 12.99

    The personal notebooks of our new Poet Laureate. more...

  • Night Picnicby Charles Simic

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012; US$ 14.99

    The poems in Charles Simic's new collection evoke a variety of settings and images, from New York City to small New England towns; from crowds spilling onto the sidewalk on a hot summer night to an abandoned wooden church and a car graveyard overgrown with weeds. His subjects range from a bakery early in the morning to the fingerprints on a stranger's... more...

  • Walking the Black Catby Charles Simic

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1996; US$ 14.95

    Hamlet?s ghost wandering the halls of a Vegas motel, a street corner ventriloquist using passersby as dummies, and Jesus panhandling in a weed-infested Eden are just a few of the startling conceits Simic unleashes in this collection. ?Few contemporary poets have been as influential-or inimitable-as Charles Simic? (New York Times Book Review). more...

  • The World Doesn't Endby Charles Simic

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1989; US$ 13.95

    In this collection, winner of the 1990 Pulitzer Prize, Charles Simic puns, pulls pranks. He can be jazzy and streetwise. Or cloak himself in antiquity. Simic has new eyes, and in these wonderful poems and poems-in-prose he lets the reader see through them. more...

  • The Life of Imagesby Charles Simic

    HarperCollins 2015; US$ 19.99

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  • The Lunaticby Charles Simic

    HarperCollins 2015; US$ 19.99

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  • The Voice at 3:00 A.M.by Charles Simic

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2006; US$ 12.99

    Charles Simic has been widely celebrated for his brilliant poetic imagery; his social, political, and moral alertness; his uncanny ability to make the ordinary extraordinary; and not least, the sardonic humor all his own. Gathering much of his material from the seemingly mundane minutiae of contemporary American culture, Simic matches meditations... more...

  • Sixty Poemsby Charles Simic

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2008; US$ 12.00

    Here are sixty of Charles Simic's best known poems, collected to celebrate his appointment as the fifteenth Poet Laureate of the United States. more...

  • My Noiseless Entourageby Charles Simic

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2005; US$ 15.99

    This new collection of poems from Charles Simic demonstrates once again his wit, moral acuity, and brilliant use of imagery. His settings are a farmhouse porch, a used-clothing store, empty station platforms; his subjects love, futility, and the sense of an individual life lived among a crowd of literal and imaginary presences. Both sharp and sympathetic,... more...