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  • The Tales of Iseby Peter MacMillan

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 14.09

    One of the three seminal works of Japanese literature, this beautiful collection of poems and tales offers an unparalleled insight into ancient Japan. Along with the Tale of Genji and One Hundred Poets, One Poem Each, The Tales of Ise is considered one of the three most important works of Japanese literature. A poem-tale collection from the... more...

  • Editing Early Modern Womenby Sarah C. E. Ross; Paul Salzman

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00 US$ 65.60

    This volume offers a new and comprehensive exploration of the theory and practice of editing early modern women's writing. more...

  • The R?m?ya?a of V?lm?ki: An Epic of Ancient India, Volume IIby Robert P. Goldman; Sheldon I. Pollock

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 39.95 US$ 31.96

    This is the second volume of a translation of India?s most beloved and influential epic saga, the monumental R?m?ya?a of V?lm?ki . Of the seven sections of this great Sanskrit masterpiece, the Ayodhyak???a is the most human, and it remains one of the best introductions to the social and political values of traditional India. This readable translation... more...

  • The R?m?ya?a of V?lm?ki: An Epic of Ancient India, Volume IIIby Robert P. Goldman; Sheldon I. Pollock

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 39.95 US$ 31.96

    This is the third volume of a planned seven-volume translation of India's most beloved and influential epic tale--the Ramayana of Valmiki. This third volume carries forward the narrative by following the exiled hero Rama, his wife, and his brother on their wanderings. The book contains the narrative center of the epic, the abduction of Sita by the... more...

  • Gold from the Stoneby Lemn Sissay

    Canongate Books 2016; US$ 15.79

    Lemn Sissay's first poetry collection was written aged eighteen and hand-sold to miners on the picket lines of Warrington. Since then his poems have been sculpted in iron and built from concrete, declaimed in over twenty countries. He has performed to thousands of football fans at the FA Cup Final, to hundreds of thousands as the poet of the 2012 Olympics,... more...

  • A Smell of Burningby Colin Grant

    Random House 2016; US$ 23.96

    One day Colin Grant?s teenage brother Christopher failed to emerge from the bathroom. His family broke down the door to find him unconscious on the floor. None of their lives were ever the same again. Christopher was diagnosed with epilepsy. A Smell of Burning tells the remarkable story of this strange and misunderstood disorder. How certain people,... more...

  • La Folie Baudelaireby Roberto Calasso

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 18.32

    Roberto Calasso is one of the most original and acclaimed of writers on literature, art, culture and mythology. In Baudelaire's Folly , Calasso turns his attention to the poets and writers of Paris in the nineteenth century who created what was later called 'the Modern.' His protagonist is Charles Baudelaire: poet of nerves, art lover, pioneering... more...

  • Glasshousesby Stuart Barnes

    University of Queensland Press 2016; US$ 10.99

    Glasshouses is an inventive, incandescent collection by one of Australia's most talented new poets. Drawing on a number of complex techniques, Stuart Barnes illuminates both city and coastal life, with allusions to classical and contemporary culture. Replete with extraordinary imagery, the poems maintain a beautiful accessibility and coherence despite... more...

  • Zen Master Poemsby Dick Allen

    Wisdom Publications 2016; US$ 14.00 US$ 9.99

    A unique voice in American poetry evocative of Han Shan?s Zen verses, Pablo Neruda?s Book of Questions , and the writings of Jack Kerouac. What a long conversation we never had! All those rivers? we never crossed together. You so busy with your own life, I so busy with mine.    Dick Allen, one of the founders of the Expansive Poetry movement,... more...

  • A Small Story about the Skyby Alberto Ríos

    Copper Canyon Press 2016; US$ 14.99

    The New York Times got it right when they called Alberto Rios, thePoet Laureate of Arizona, "a poet of reverie." more...