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  • There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncéby Morgan Parker

    Little, Brown Book Group 2017; US$ 12.99

    Publishers Weekly 's Ten Best Poetry Collections of Spring A Most Anticipated book at Buzzfeed , NYLON and Bustle One of i-D's emerging female authors to read in 2017 ' Outstanding collection of poems. So much soul. So much intelligence in how Parker folds in cultural references and the experiences of black womanhood. Every... more...

  • The Unaccompaniedby Simon Armitage

    Faber & Faber 2017; US$ 21.87

    Praised for his powerfully inventive, influential verse, Simon Armitage has resided at the heart of British poetry for more than a quarter century. Throughout, his work has celebrated range and adaptability, most recently in the prose poems of Seeing Stars (2010), the dramatisation of The Last Days of Troy (2014) and the translation of medieval... more...

  • Ground, Wind, This Bodyby Tina Carlson

    University of New Mexico Press 2017; US$ 9.99

    ?In this book a brilliant new voice commands our attention. Tina Carlson?s poems take us by surprise, root us in their authenticity, and haunt us with their power.??Margaret Randall, author of She Becomes Time more...

  • Beating the Gravesby Tsitsi Ella Jaji

    UNP - Nebraska 2017; US$ 15.95

    The poems in Tsitsi Ella Jaji?s Beating the Graves meditate on the meaning of living in diaspora, an experience increasingly common among contemporary Zimbabweans. Vivid evocations of the landscape of Zimbabwe filter critiques of contemporary political conditions and ecological challenges, veiled in the multiple meanings of poetic metaphor. Many... more...

  • The January Childrenby Safia Elhillo; Kwame Dawes

    UNP - Nebraska 2017; US$ 15.95

    In her dedication Safia Elhillo writes, ?The January Children are the generation born in Sudan under British occupation, where children were assigned birth years by height, all given the birth date January 1.? What follows is a deeply personal collection of poems that describe the experience of navigating the postcolonial world as a stranger in one?s... more...

  • The Woods Are On Fireby Fleda Brown; Ted Kooser

    UNP - Nebraska 2017; US$ 19.95

    The Woods Are On Fire is Fleda Brown?s deeply human and intensely felt poetic explorations of her life and world. Her account includes her brain-damaged brother, a rickety family cottage, a puzzling and sometimes frightening father, a timid mother, and the adult life that follows with its loves, divorces, and serious illnesses. Visually and emotionally... more...

  • After the Ceremoniesby Ama Ata Aidoo; Helen Yitah

    UNP - Nebraska 2017; US$ 19.95

    Ama Ata Aidoo is one of the best-known African writers today. Spanning three decades of work, the poems in this collection address themes of colonialism, independence, motherhood, and gender in intimate, personal ways alongside commentary on broader social issues.  After the Ceremonies is arranged in three parts: new and uncollected poems, some of... more...

  • MEAN/TIMEby Grace Bauer

    University of New Mexico Press 2017; US$ 9.99

    ?Grace Bauer?s MEAN/TIME crackles with intelligence and heart. Reading this book is fuel for anyone?s imagination. It does what poetry can do?it takes your mind where it hasn?t gone before.??Dara Wier, author of You Good Thing more...

  • The Prophetby Kahlil Gibran

    Head of Zeus 2017; US$ 3.49

    The Prophet is a bestselling novel published 1923. It has been translated into more than 40 languages and is a classic work of inspirational fiction. more...

  • New Selected Poemsby Robert Lowell; Katie Peterson

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017; US$ 12.60

    In this condensed edition of Selected Poems , Robert Lowell?s poems are brought together from all of his books of verse . Chosen and introduced by Katie Peterson on the occasion of Robert Lowell?s one hundredth birthday, Brief Selected Poems offers a perfectly chosen and illuminating representation of one of the great careers in twentieth-century... more...