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  • Penguin Modern Poets 2by Michael Robbins; Patricia Lockwood; Timothy Thornton

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 12.68

    The Penguin Modern Poets are succinct guides to the richness and diversity of contemporary poetry. Every volume brings together representative selections from the work of three poets now writing, allowing the curious reader and the seasoned lover of poetry to encounter the most exciting voices of our moment. "Is it any wonder I've got too much blood... more...

  • The Odysseyby Homer; Anthony Verity; William Allan

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 18.99 US$ 16.33

    The Odyssey tells the story of the Greek hero Odysseus' epic ten year journey home after the end of the Trojan War of the Iliad. Its epic sweep has gripped generations of readers. more...

  • Broken Flowersby Robert M. Drake

    Andrews McMeel 2016; US$ 9.99

    In this fifth installment from Robert M. Drake, the poet meditates on the subtle beauty of brokenness. more...

  • Essential Bukowski: Poetryby Charles Bukowski; Abel Debritto

    HarperCollins Publishers 2016; US$ 12.71

    ?The best poet in America? Jean Genet ?He brought everybody down to earth, even the angels? Leonard Cohen The definitive collection from a writer whose transgressive legacy and raw, funny, acutely observant writing has left an enduring mark more...

  • Bitter Sweet Loveby Michael Faudet

    Andrews McMeel 2016; US$ 9.99

    Michael Faudet?s whimsical and often erotic writing has captured the hearts and minds of literally thousands of readers from around the world. He paints vivid pictures with intricate words and explores the compelling themes of love, loss, relationships, and sex. All beautifully captured in poetry, prose, quotes, and little short stories. more...

  • Selling Manhattanby Carol Ann Duffy

    Pan Macmillan 2016; US$ 12.22

    The poems in Carol Ann Duffy's highly praised second collection range from the dramatic monologues for which she is noted, to love poems, which she writes, Robert Nye remarked, 'as if she were the first to do so'. more...

  • Standing Female Nudeby Carol Ann Duffy

    Pan Macmillan 2016; US$ 12.22

    Carol Ann Duffy's outstanding first collection, Standing Female Nude , introduced readers to all they would come to love about her poetry. From lovers to wives to war photographers, the poems it contains range from the delicately poignant to the fiercely political, exploring memory, gender, childhood and place. Within it are also some of her best-known... more...

  • The King of Christmasby Carol Ann Duffy

    Pan Macmillan 2016; US$ 8.55

    On a frosty winter evening, the Baron watches the snow fall. He is bored and worried. It will soon be Christmas and everything is too quiet. What can he do to bring excitement to the Manor? His wife, the Baroness, has an idea: he can appoint a King of Christmas, a peasant to take his place. And so begin twelve days of chaos, anarchy and merriment...... more...

  • Mapping the Deltaby George Szirtes

    Bloodaxe Books 2016; US$ 11.17

    Poetry Book Society Choice. The Delta is a densely populated place. Whole countries inhabit it, exercising their powers and authority, presenting their offers of complicity and compliance. Individuals move through the night and come upon themselves in its mirrors. Dreamers and fantasists repopulate its hidden corners: Rimbaud, Bruno Schultz, William... more...

  • Slakkiby Roy Fisher; Peter Robinson

    Bloodaxe Books 2016; US$ 9.13

    Poetry Book Society Special Commendation. Slakki is Old Norse for a shallow depression among hills: ?Not much of a valley. A Slack,? writes Roy Fisher, with typical self effacement. But appearances are deceptive where this Slakki is concerned. Opening with new poems written during his 80s ? since his Costa-shortlisted collection Standard Midland... more...