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  • Monologue of a Dogby Wislawa Szymborska; Clare Cavanagh; Stanislaw Baranczak; Billy Collins

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015; US$ 22.00

    From a writer whom Charles Simic calls "one of the finest poets living" comes a collection of witty, compassionate, contemplative, and always surprising poems. more...

  • The Voronezh Notebooksby Osip Mandelstam; Andrew Davis

    New York Review Books 2015; US$ 12.95

    Osip Mandelstam is one of the greatest twentieth-century poets in any language, and his work, which sounds the depths of the Russian language, has presented a fertile and constant challenge to translators. Composed after Mandelstam?s unexpected release from Stalin?s prisons, The Voronezh Notebooks covers two years of his life, from the spring of... more...

  • View with a Grain of Sandby Wislawa Szymborska

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015; US$ 14.00

    From one of Europe?s most prominent and celebrated poets, a collection remarkable for its graceful lyricism. With acute irony tempered by a generous curiosity, Szymborska documents life?s improbability as well as its transient beauty to capture the wonder of existence. more...

  • Poems New and Collectedby Wislawa Szymborska

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015; US$ 17.00

    This is the book that her many fans have been anxiously awaiting-the definitive, complete collection of poetry by the Nobel Prize-winning poet, including 164 poems in all, as well as the full text of her Nobel acceptance speech of December 7, 1996, in Stockholm. more...

  • They Carry a Promiseby Janusz Szuber; Ewa Hryniewicz-Yarbrough

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 26.00

    This bracing collection marks the first appearance in English of the Polish poet Janusz Szuber, hailed as the greatest discovery in Polish poetry of the late twentieth century when, in his late forties, he began publishing the work he?d been producing for almost thirty years. Nobel Laureate Wislawa Szymborska has called him a ?superb poet,? and Zbigniew... more...

  • Zoneby Guillaume Apollinaire; Ron Padgett; Peter Read

    New York Review Books 2015; US$ 14.00

    Zone: Selected Poems of Guillaume Apollinaire is the fruit of poet-translator Ron Padgett?s fifty-year engagement with the great French poet?s life and work. Zone provides an exciting experience of the full range of Apollinaire?s poetry, from his traditional lyric verse to his avant-garde calligrammatic pieces, from often-anthologized classics... more...

  • The Axion Estiby Odysseus Elytis

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2014; US$ 15.95

    The Axion Esti is probably the most widely read volume of verse to have appeared in Greece since World War II and remains a classic today. Those who follow the music of Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis have been especially drawn to Odysseus Elytis's work, his prose is widely considered a mirror to the revolutionary music of Theodorakis. The "autobiographical"... more...

  • generalprobeby Hans Gysi

    edition 8 2015; US$ 15.99

    Hans Gysis neue Gedichte feiern den Zweifel. Die Skepsis zieht sich wie ein roter Faden durch seinen neuen Lyrikband hindurch, der den bezeichnenden Titel 'generalprobe' trägt. Damit ist das Leben gemeint, ein Stück 'ohne souffleur' und erst nachträglich mit 'gültigen szenen' und passender Handlung versehen. In diesem Theater gibt es jede Menge Allüren... more...

  • It Was Easy to Set the Snow On Fireby Zvonko Karanovic; Ana Bo?icevic

    Phoneme Media 2015; US$ 16.00

    Snow on Fire collects poems from Serbian poet Zvonko Karanovic?s entire oeuvre, translated by Ana Bo?icevic. Karanovic is “a countercultural icon [who] writes in a vivid, sophisticated vernacular of desire and transcendence amid cultural and political change.? ( World Literature Today ) He has traveled widely throughout Europe, hitchhiking and often... more...

  • What is Symbolism?by Henri Peyre

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    0false18 pt18 pt00falsefalsefalse This book centers on the revolutionary French symbolist movement of the last part of the 19th century, translated by Emmett Parker. Peyre gets to the heart of the subject, through provocative lines. more...