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- Wings Press 2011; US$ 9.99
Flavored by the author?s Chicana and Native American roots, this poetry collection explores eroticism and sensuality while keeping to the confines of 100 words. Simultaneously intelligent and humorous, this book investigates the themes of passion and desire as it conveys intense political ideas and reactions. Written by a woman of color, this compilation... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 1995; US$ 15.95
City of Salt , Gregory Orr?s sixth book of poems, is largely autobiographical and presents moments of intense emotion which are anchored in clearly dramatized events. These are poems of elegy and celebration, and of occasions where the two modes fuse in acts of redemptive imagination. more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 1998; US$ 14.00
"Richard Blanco, a Cuban raised in the United States, records his threefold burdens: learning and adapting to American culture, translating for family and friends, and maintaining his own roots. . . . Blanco is already a mature, seasoned writer, and his powers of description and determination to get every nuance correct are evident from the first poem.... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 18.00
from ?Clayfeld?s Farewell Epistle to Bob Pack? Beneath this mellow harvest moon, I can still picture you?a boy content just fishing with his father from a ledge above a foaming stream. The flailing trout you caught is packed in gleaming ice; the pink stripe all along its side... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00
The author of more than 50 books--125 million copies in print--Clive Cussler is the current grandmaster of adventure literature. Dirk Pitt, the sea-loving protagonist of 22 of Cussler's novels, remains among the most popular and influential adventure series heroes of the past half-century. This first critical review of Cussler's work features... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2007; US$ 15.95
These poems, threaded by the teachings of Buddha, examine loss?the death of a loved one, the longing for a child, the yearning for another place and time?and the suffering such attempts transpire, but ultimately the poems are an affirmation that to be born into human life is our greatest opportunity to transform loss and sorrow into awakening joy. more...
- Texas Review Press 2013; US$ 10.95
Cold Blue Steel contains fifty lyric poems set in the world of the urban street cop in Houston, the nation?s fourth largest metropolis. In the patrol car, at scenes of suicides and DOAs, in the overtime reality of aching feet and sweating torsos, the reader experiences the hard realities and unexpected luminosities of doing America?s most dangerous... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 1986; US$ 15.95
<I>Cold Comfort</I> is a book of poems written out of deep affection and concern for the world in a dangerous time. An urbane stylist, Anderson characteristically focuses on rural and small-town America, where the events of personal history intersect those of the larger world. more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2006; US$ 14.00
The Contracted World includes representative poems from four of Peter Meinke's previous collections. In poems that show us what it is like to grow up in America, love, nature, cities, sports, war, and peace are filtered through the imagination and verbal skills of one of our brightest poets. The new poems experiment with form, and address a life... more...
- 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...