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  • Andrei Codrescu and the Myth of Americaby Kirby Olson

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2005; US$ 35.00

    "This is one of those times, a time choked in the weeds of academic and civilian formalism. To put it mildly, most of what we see in print in North America is unbearably trivial and singularly devoid of courage."--Andrei Codrescu, The Disappearance of the Outside. Known to the general public as a radio commentator on National Public Radio,... more...

  • Angel Interruptedby Reginald Shepherd

    University of Pittsburgh Press 1996; US$ 15.95

    Angel, Interupted is Reginald Shepherd?s second poetry collection. The poems are lyrical, streetwise and contemporary, yet timeless, classically referential, and introspective. more...

  • Animal Eyeby Paisley Rekdal

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2012; US$ 15.95

    Voted one of the five best poetry collections for 2012 by Publishers Weekly, Animal Eye employs pastoral motifs to engage a discourse on life and love, as Coal Hill Review states "It is as if a scientist is at work in the basement of the museum of natural history, building a diorama of an entire ecosystem via words. She seem snot only interested... more...

  • Anthracite Countryby Jay Parini

    Dzanc Books 2013; US$ 9.99

    poems on coal mining and the hard coal region of Pennsylvania more...

  • The Art of Subtractionby Jay Parini

    Dzanc Books 2013; US$ 9.99

    An acclaimed American poet, Jay Parini is widely recognized for his ability to confront modern issues in a variety of forms, while adding a highly musical sense of phrasing and a relentless sense of humor. Parini, as seen in his previous works of poetry—Anthracite Country (1982), Town Life (1988), andHouse of Days (1998)—has created a remarkable voice... more...

  • As Whenby Tom Raworth; Miles Champion

    Carcanet 2015; US$ 17.49

    As When spans the range of Tom Raworth's poetry to date, and includes work omitted from his Collected Poems (2003) as well as poems previously only issued as fugitive cards and broadsides. This edition of Tom Raworth's poems is beautifully arranged, with an introduction to his life and work long overdue. more...

  • Astoriaby Malena Mörling

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2006; US$ 14.00

    A book of poetry about the transitory physical world of the body, trains, and highways that reflects on the seamless quality of the present moment. more...

  • Ausgeliefert in der Südseeby Martin Altenberg

    tredition 2013; US$ 8.37

    Ein Familienvater nimmt erfolgreich an einem Casting für einen bezahlten, dreimonatigen Inselaufenthalt in der Südsee teil. Mit einer Kamera soll er den Zuschauern jeden Tag über die Herausforderungen seines einsamen Insellebens berichten. Er versucht alle Schwierigkeiten, mit denen er konfrontiert wird, so gut wie möglich zu bewältigen, stößt aber... more...

  • Ausonius an Paulinus von Nolaby Nils Rücker

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 61.50

    Zwischen den Jahren 389 und 395 n. Chr. schrieb der Rhetor Ausonius mehrere poetische Briefe an seinen ehemaligen Schüler Meropius Pontius Paulinus, den späteren Bischof von Nola. Im Zentrum dieser Briefgedichte steht die Klage über das lange Schweigen des Freundes und über dessen Entschluss, das Leben als reicher Grundbesitzer gegen ein christlich-asketisches... more...

  • Babelby Barbara Hamby

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2004; US$ 12.95

    Babel features more of the rhetorical acrobatics that fueled Barbara Hamby's earlier work. These whirlwinds of words and sounds form vistas, images, and scenes that are at once unique and immediately recognizable. In poems such as ?Six, Sex, Say,? she displays a linguistic bravado that moves effortlessly through translations, cognates, and homonyms.... more...