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  • Scaffoldingby Eléna Rivera

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 17.95 US$ 16.33

    Scaffolding is a sequence of eighty-two sonnets written over the course of a year, dated and arranged in roughly chronological order, and vividly reflecting life in New York City. In this, her third book of poetry, Eléna Rivera uses the English sonnet as a scaffold to explore daily events, observations, conversations, thoughts, words, and memories—and... more...

  • Of the Subcontractby Nick Thurston; McKenzie Wark; Darren Wershler-Henry

    Coach House Books 2016; US$ 4.99

    Of the Subcontract reverses out of the database-driven digital world of new labour pools into poetry’s black box: the book. more...

  • Leopardiby Giacomo Leopardi; Eamon Grennan

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 25.95 US$ 23.61

    These translations of the major poems of Giacomo Leopardi (1798--1837) render into modern English verse the work of a writer who is widely regarded as the greatest lyric poet in the Italian literary tradition. In spite of this reputation, and in spite of a number of nineteenth-and twentieth-century translations, Leopardi's poems have never "come over"... more...

  • Nothing is Lostby Edvard Kocbek; Michael Scammell; Veno Taufer; Charles Simic

    Princeton University Press 2004; US$ 30.95 US$ 28.16

    This is the first comprehensive English-language collection of verse by the most celebrated Slovenian poet of modern times and one of Europe's most notable postwar poets, Edvard Kocbek (1904-1981). The selections introduce the reader to the full spectrum of Kocbek's long and distinguished career, starting with the pantheist and expressionist... more...

  • Poemsby Rainer Maria Rilke

    Start Classics 2014; US$ 0.99

    This compilation includes the poems of Bohemian-Austrian novelist and poet, Rainer Maria Rilke. Included in this collection is: "First Poems", "The Book of Pictures", "New Poems", and "The Book of Hours: The Book of a Monk's Life",. more...

  • Faustby Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

    Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 1.99

    Faust is the protagonist of a classic German legend who makes a pact with the Devil in exchange for knowledge. The meaning of the word and name has been reinterpreted through the ages. "Faust" has taken on a connotation distinct from its original use, and is often used today to describe a person whose headstrong desire for self-fulfillment leads him... more...

  • Our Life Growsby Ryszard Krynicki; Alissa Valles

    New York Review Books 2017; US$ 14.00

    The first uncensored, English-language translation of a Polish dissident poet's brave act of witness in post-World-War-II Europe. The Polish poet Ryszard Krynicki, born in a Nazi labor camp in Austria in 1943, became one of the most prominent poets of the New Wave generation of 1968, his poetry offering what Adam Michnik has called “a strange... more...

  • Poemsby Henri Alain-Fournier; Anthony Costello

    Carcanet 2016; US$ 9.99

    Alain-Fournier’s poems, while relatively few, are one of the small pearls washed up in the maelstrom of early twentieth-century France. Best known for his novel Le Grand Meaulnes, a posthumous classic, Alain-Fournier was killed in battle in 1914. His poems suspend a pre-war French idyll of warm evenings and rained-on orchards, silk-banded straw hats,... more...

  • Unreconciledby Michel Houellebecq; Gavin Bowd

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017; US$ 21.00

    Selected poems from the critically acclaimed author of Submission and The Elementary Particles A shimmering selection of poems chosen from four collections of one of France’s most exciting authors, Unreconciled shines a fresh light on Michel Houellebecq and reveals the radical singularity of his work. Drawing on themes that are similar to... more...