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  • La Divina Comediaby Dante Alighieri 2010; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other... more...

  • The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullusby Caius Valerius Catullus 2010; US$ 3.99

    Gaius Valerius Catullus (ca. 84 BC – ca. 54 BC) was a Roman poet. His surviving works are still read widely, and continue to influence poetry and other forms of art.— Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. more...

  • The Poems and Fragments of Catullusby Caius Valerius Catullus 2010; US$ 3.99

    The poetry of Gaius Valerius Catullus was written towards the end of the Roman Republic. It describes the Epicurean lifestyle of the poet and his friends, as well as, most famously, his love for the woman he calls Lesbia.Catullus' poems have been preserved in an anthology of 116 carmina (three of which are now considered spurious — 18, 19... more...

  • Harbingers of Books to Comeby Dave Oliphant

    Wings Press 2009; US$ 14.95

    The first major autobiography by a Texas poet, this noteworthy account traces the life and times of a poet, publisher, critic, and teacher from his childhood to the present day. This remarkable life is examined through the works it produced25 books in the fields of poetry, fiction, translation, jazz history, and book reviewing. Proving that the literary... more...

  • Who Is Ozymandias?by John Fuller

    Random House 2011; US$ 14.09

    Part of the pleasure of poetry is unravelling the mysteries and difficulties it contains and solving the puzzles that lie within. Who, for instance, is Ozymandias? What is the Snark? Who is the Emperor of Ice-Cream? Or indeed, who is 'you' in a poem? In this perceptive and playful new book, acclaimed poet John Fuller looks at some of our greatest... more...

  • England's Best Loved Poemsby George Courtauld

    Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 14.09

    This treasure trove of very British poetry brings together over 100 classic poems, selected by bestselling author and proud patriot George Courtauld. Including national favourites such as Rupert Brooke's 'The Soldier', George Herbert's 'Love' and John Betjeman's 'A Subaltern's Love Song' these are poems chosen for their resonant power, nostalgia and... more...

  • Homer's Odysseyby Simon Armitage

    Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 14.57

    Originally commissioned for BBC Radio, Simon Armitage recasts Homer's epic as a series of dramatic dialogues. His version bristles with the economy, wit and guile that we have come to expect from one of the most individual voices of his generation. more...

  • The Song of Lunchby Christopher Reid

    Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 11.66

    Lunch in Soho with a former lover - but Zanzotti's is under new management, and as the wine takes effect fond memories give way to something closer to the bone. A mock-elegy for the heady joys of old-time Soho, The Song of Lunch displays the full range of Christopher Reid's wit, craft and human sympathy. more...

  • The Odysseyby R. L. Eickhoff; Homer

    Tom Doherty Associates 2005; US$ 27.99 US$ 22.39

    The Odyssey is the original journey tale, a genre that has lasted three thousand years, and has had a lasting influence on on literature and art. The trials of Odysseus were first told by the great bard Homer. For ten long years the Greeks and Trojans have fought on the plains of Troy, and now Odysseus, the King of Ithaca, and the other victorious... more...

  • Gethsemane Dayby Dorothy Molloy

    Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 13.12

    Hare Soup , Dorothy Molloy's first collection of poems, was published by Faber in 2004, just weeks after the poet's untimely death. Gethsemane Day brings together her last and hitherto unpublished poems, which celebrate survival with all the anarchic zest, mordancy and lyric drive of Hare Soup , while confronting individual illness and death with... more...