Poetry

Dearly: New Poems Margaret Atwood

DEARLY is a beautiful and profound collection of new poems by one of our most accomplished and...

The Rain in Portugal Billy Collins

THE RAIN IN PORTUGAL contains fifty new poems with subjects as varied as William Shakespeare and Keith Richards. This most respected voice also touches on art, cats and dogs, loneliness and love as well as beauty and death.

 

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Heating and Cooling: 52 Micro-Memoirs Beth Ann Fennelly

HEATING & COOLING: 52 MICRO-MEMOIRS is a captivating and refreshing work of personal essays, poetry and as the title suggests "micro-memoirs". It crosses many genres to entertain and is the perfect pick-me-up, as well as thoughtful gift.

 

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The Father Goose Treasury of Poetry Charles Ghigna

THE FATHER GOOSE TREASURY OF POETRY is a special tribute to one of America's best known and best loved poets for young readers. It is truly a classic of the genre and a keepsake gift. One hundred and one of the best of the best have been selected from the more than 5,000 poems gleaned from a publishing history that...

Make Me Rain: Poems & Prose Nikki Giovanni

MAKE ME RAIN celebrates the legendary poet's loved ones and unapologetically declares her pride in her black heritage, while exploring the enduring impact of the twin sins of racism and white nationalism. A talented, special, and relevant voice for decades, Giovanni's poems and prose will break your heart and feed your...

Tropic of Squalor Mary Karr

TROPIC OF SQUALOR is a collection of captivating poetry by acclaimed memoirist Mary Karr. Hard-hitting and thought-provoking, these poems delve into the idea of whether we live in the "squalor" of nothingness, or if there is a certain divinity to the world after all.

 

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The Best American Poetry 2015 David Lehman

THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY 2015 showcases work by such leading poets as Jane Hirshfield, Terrance Hayes, Amy Gerstler, and Ron Padgett. Many outstanding younger voices are also introduced. Each contributor offers engaging comments. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among...

Poems Ron Rash

POEMS confirms Ron Rash as a standard-bearer for the American South. This collection captures the rhythm of the region - the beauty and the hardships.

 

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African Town Latham, Irene Waters, Charles

AFRICAN TOWN is the story of the last illegal slave ship to arrive in America. The authors brilliant research and straight forward presentation has created an important and necessary read appropriate for all ages.

 

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