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- Grand Central Publishing 2008; US$ 8.99
Here, in one compact volume, is a greatest hits collection of the 100 bets love poems ever written by 100 of the world's greatest poets. This essential anthology is ideal for the romantic-and will inspire any cynic. The poets included range throughout the history of world literature: from the Classics (Sappho, Catullus) and Renaissance (Shakespeare,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 13.00
Nine years after the stunning debut of her critically acclaimed poetry collection A Working Girl Can?t Win , which chronicled the progress and predicaments of a young woman, Deborah Garrison now moves into another stage of adulthood?starting a family and saying good-bye to a more carefree self. In The Second Child , Garrison explores every facet... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
Praise for Billy Collins "Billy Collins writes lovely poems--lovely in a way almost nobody's since Roethke's are. Limpid, gently and consistently startling, more serious than they seem, they describe all the worlds that are and were and some others besides." --John Updike "Luring his readers into the poem with humor, Mr. Collins leads them unwittingly... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 19.00
Timeless meditations on the subjects of wine, parties, birthdays, love, and friendship, Horace?s Odes , in the words of classicist Donald Carne-Ross, make the ?commonplace notable, even luminous.? This edition reproduces the highly lauded translation by James Michie. ?For almost forty years,? poet and literary critic John Hollander notes, ?James Michie?s... more...
- The Floating Press 1922; US$ 6.99
The work of James Weldon Johnson (1871 - 1938) inspired and encouraged the artists of the Harlem Renaissance,a movement in which he himself was an important figure. Johnson was active in almost every aspect of American civil life and became one of the first African-American professors at New York University. He is best remembered for his writing, which... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2007; US$ 14.95
No love is more consuming and passionate than that one has for God. And nothing is more beautiful than that love when it is expressed as poetry. In The Soul in Love , Deepak Chopra presents us with five great writers whose lives span seven centuries: Rumi, the sublime Persian poet who sang out his verses in ecstatic longing for God. Mirabai, an Indian... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 12.95
Now in paperback, an irresistible gift for dog lovers: poems from the dogs' point of view, written by the well known writers and poets who love them. List of contributors: Edward Albee, Jennifer Allen, Danny Anderson, Lynda Barry, Rick Bass, Charles Baxter, Robert Benson, Roy Blount, Jr., Ron Carlson, Jill Ciment, Bernard Cooper, Stephen... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.95
In this exquisite book, Alice Walker?s first new collection of poetry since 1991, are poems that reaffirm her as ?one of the best American writers of today? ( The Washington Post ). The forces of nature and the strength of the human spirit inspire the poems in Absolute Trust in the Goodness of the Earth . Alice Walker opens us to feeling and understanding,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 12.95
In this illuminating book, Pulitzer Prize?winning novelist and acclaimed poet Alice Walker reveals her remarkable philosophy of life. Curiously, this labor of love started with the author?s signature: Faced with the daunting task of providing autographs for multiple copies of one of her poetry collections, Absolute Trust in the Goodness of the Earth,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
"Life has to have the plenitude of art," Edward Hirsch affirms in his fifth volume of poems, On Love , which further establishes him as a major artist. From its opening epigraph by Thomas Hardy and an initiating prayer for transformation, On Love takes up the subjects of separateness and fusion, autonomy and blur. The initial progression of fifteen... more...