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- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 13.99
Henri Cole?s last three books have shown a continuously mounting talent. In his new book, Touch , written with an almost invisible but ever-present art, he continues to render his human topics?a mother?s death, a lover?s addiction, war?with a startling clarity. Cole?s new poems are impelled by a dark knowledge of the body?both its pleasures and... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 12.99
"To write what is human, not escapist," is Henri Cole's endeavor. In The Visible Man he pursues his aim by folding autobiography and memory into the thirty severe and fiercely truthful lyrics--poems presenting a constant tension between classical repose and the friction of life--that make up this exuberant book. This work, wrote Harold Bloom, "persuades... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 30.99
A fresh selection of the finest poems?some previously uncollected?by one of our finest English-language poets Why write poetry? For the weird unemployment. For the painless headaches, that must be tapped to strike down along your writing arm at the accumulated moment. For the adjustments after, aligning facets in a verb before the trance... more...
- Random House 2014; US$ 14.17
SHORTLISTED FOR THE FORWARD PRIZE BEST FIRST COLLECTION 2014 *PBS Recommendation 2014* 'When I became a bird, Lord, nothing could not stop me.' In Black Country , Liz Berry takes flight: to Wrens Nest, Gosty Hill, Tipton-on-Cut; to the places of home. The poems move from the magic of childhood - bostin... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 14.99
Dollars, dolors. Callings and contrivances. King Zulu. Comus. Sephardic ju-ju and verses. Voodoo mojo, Special Forces. Henry formed a group named Professor Longhair and his Shuffling Hungarians. After so much renunciation And invention, is this the image of the promised end? All music haunted by all the music of the dead forever. Becky haunted... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 15.99
History of My Heart , winner of the William Carlos Williams Prize, first appeared in 1984. In The New Republic , J.D. McClatchy called it "one of the best books of the past decade." It is Pinsky's third volume of poems--and an ideal introduction to the work of a vital and original contemporary American poet. more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 16.99
Intense verbal music with a jazz feeling; invention against the grain of expectation; intelligence racing among materials with the variety of a busy street?these have been the qualities of Robert Pinsky?s work since his first book, Sadness and Happiness (1975), celebrated for setting a new direction in American poetry. At that time, responding... more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 17.49
This third edition of Alan Brownjohn's Collected Poems was first published by the Enitharmon Press in 2006. It adds over 140 poems to the second, which appeared in 1988. This volume comprises all of the work that Brownjohn wishes to retain from his twelve individual collections published between 1954 and 2004; it also incorporates a number of newer... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2014; US$ 19.08
Kate Clanchy's poems are much broadcast, translated and anthologised. This Selected Poems draws together her three prize-winning collections, Slattern , Samarkand , and Newborn , published between 1996 and 2004. These are poems about men and boys, school and home, the foreign and the familiar, and the grand adventure of parenthood, but... more...