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- LSU Press 2014; US$ 9.95
Throughout his long career, James Applewhite has skillfully navigated the world of science through poetry. His new book makes no exception, fearlessly exploring time and consciousness in relation to the universe as described by Big Bang cosmology -- and as experienced by human beings in the everyday world. Applying experiences from his present-day... more...
- Counterpoint 2014; US$ 25.99
Award-winning novelist, poet and essayist, Lynne Sharon Schwartz returns with what is perhaps her most personal book yet. These memoirs, gathered under the title of Intimacies,? are exactly that. Intimate recollections of her life, beginning with her serious heart-valve surgery and ranging back in time, to going to movies as a child, her relationship... more...
- Milkweed Editions 2014; US$ 15.99
Martha Collins offers haunting reflections on time and other subjects in Day unto Day , a spare and subtle seventh collection. The book consists of six sequences: during one month each year, for six years, Collins wrote a short poem each day. With perfectly distilled lines, she captures the aching, liminal beauty of one day becoming another the... more...
- UNP - Bison Books 2013; US$ 14.95
Little Britches becomes the "man" in his family after his father's early death, taking on the concomitant responsibilities as well as opportunities. During the summer of his twelfth year he works on a cattle ranch in the shadow of Pike's Peak, earning a dollar a day. Little Britches is tested against seasoned cowboys on the range and in the corral.... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 45.00
Reel to Reel , Alan Shapiro?s twelfth collection of poetry, moves outward from the intimate spaces of family and romantic life to embrace not only the human realm of politics and culture but also the natural world, and even the outer spaces of the cosmos itself. In language richly nuanced yet accessible, these poems inhabit and explore fundamental... more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2014; US$ 18.95
For nearly half a century Jared Carter has been quietly mapping the American heartland. Line by line, his poetry has shown us the landscape, sounded the voices, conjured the music, and tested the silence of the ever-changing and yet ever-constant Midwest that figures so prominently in the American story. And yet what we find in Carter?s poetry is endlessly... more...
- University of California Press 2006; US$ 28.95 US$ 24.61
Drawing on four decades of work and including new poems published here for the first time, this selection of Mei-mei Berssenbrugge?s poetry displays the extraordinary luminosity characteristic of her style?its delicate, meticulous observation, great scenic imagination, and unusual degree of comfort with states of indetermination, contingency, and flux. more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 23.95 US$ 20.36
Harryette Mullen's fifth poetry collection, Sleeping with the Dictionary, is the abecedarian offspring of her collaboration with two of the poet's most seductive writing partners, Roget's Thesaurus and The American Heritage Dictionary. In her ménage à trois with these faithful companions, the poet is aware that while Roget seems obsessed with... more...
- Wings Press 2014; US$ 9.99
Few poets of Western America fill the ?organic intellectual? role better than David Lee. His poetry is the real deal when it comes to recording hilariously insightful?and linguistically accurate?observations of rural culture and America at large while using a host of astute literary allusions and techniques. Imagine Robert Frost simultaneously channeling... more...