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  • I Must Be Living Twiceby Eileen Myles

    Profile Books 2016; US$ 13.31

    A collection of thrilling verse, including both new poems and beloved favourites, from the celebrated poet, modern cult icon, and author of nineteen books including Chelsea Girls. Eileen Myles' work is known for its blend of reality and fiction, the sublime and the ephemeral. At once intimate and open-hearted, her poems are a raw, complex... more...

  • Begin Again: Poems by Gracey Paleyby Grace Paley

    Little, Brown Book Group 2016; US$ 8.99

    A teacher, activist, feminist and masterful writer of short fiction and essays, Paley was also an accomplished poet. Combining her two previous collections with unpublished work, Begin Again traces the career of a direct, attentive, and always unpredictable poet. Whether describing the vicissitudes of life in New York City or the hard beauty of rural... more...

  • Standoffby David Rivard

    Graywolf Press 2016; US$ 15.99

    I often feel as though I've entered a standoff between what happens around me & what's going on inside--& this life that goes on & on inside my head goes on & on & on it seems almost without me, as it has since childhood . . . --from "Standoff" For... more...

  • Collected Poemsby Marie Ponsot

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 35.00

    Marie Ponsot?s Collected Poems is the stunning lifework of the prizewinning poet, gathered in one volume: the world she has made of life?s fire for sixty years. The present celebratory volume covers nearly all of her published work, from True Minds (1956), which was number five in the famous City Lights Pocket Poets series, through the 2009 Easy,... more...

  • Blizzardby M Francis

    Faber & Faber 2016; US$ 14.57

    Winner of the Southern Arts Prize and shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection. The poems in Matthew Francis's first collection range from the light-hearted to the unsettling, from lyrical and witty evocations of landscape and domestic life to narratives of apocalypse and surreal fantasy. Night and winter provide the dominant metaphors,... more...

  • Ballads of the Eastby Shamus A'Rabbitt; Georgi "Sapajou" Sapojnikoff

    Earnshaw Books 2016; US$ 13.99

    A collection of poetryby poet laureate of the China Treaty Ports Shamus A'Rabbitand cartoons by Sapajou, This compilation offers a fresh perspective on the foreign experience in Old China. From A'Rabbit?s sharp and hilarious portrayals of travelers in the Orient to his bouncy and rhythmic satirical wit and distaste for hypocrisy and pretension, this... more...

  • Penguin Modern Poets 1by Emily Berry; Anne Carson; Sophie Collins

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 11.27

    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. ". . . And I was grown up, with your face... more...

  • The Life Of Graham Greene Volume Twoby Norman Sherry

    Random House 2016; US$ 21.14 US$ 15.85

    The years from 1939 to 1955 proved to be the most prolific of Graham Greene's life. In The Life of Graham Greene, Volume II, Norman Sherry continues his engrossing account, delving deeply and emerging with a portrait of the author at the height of both his spying and literary careers. Greene produced some of his best novels during this time - The... more...

  • Milton in the Long Restorationby Blair Hoxby; Ann Baynes Coiro

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 134.99 US$ 116.09

    A team of leading scholars explores Milton's relationship to his contemporaries and early eighteenth-century heirs. The essays collected here cover a range of topics from Milton's poetic style to political radicalism. Together, they argue that the early eighteenth century understood Milton, and the Long Restoration cannot be understood without him. more...

  • Ruskin Bond's Book of Verseby Ruskin Bond

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 14.00

    This leaf, so complete in itself, Is only part of a tree. And this tree, so complete in itself, Is only part of the mountain. And the mountain runs down to the sea. And the sea, so complete in itself, Rests like a raindrop On the hand of God. Ruskin Bond?s Book of Verse brings together the poetry of one of India?s best-loved writers. This charming... more...