Poetry

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RICHARD HOWARD LOVES HENRY JAMES AND OTHER AMERICAN WRITERS: POEMS

Written by Howard, Richard
A lauded American poet's tributes to Walt Whitman and Henry James, now collected for the first time. Richard Howard is widely recognized as one of America's finest poets, and he has been especially celebrated for his sparkling and trenchant dramatic monologues based on the lives of historical figures.
March 24, 2020 | Paperback | New York Review of Books | 128 Pages |
$14.95
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SELECTED POETRY OF EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY (REVISED)

Written by Millay, Edna St Vincent
One of America's most celebrated poets--and winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1923--Edna St. Vincent Millay defined a generation with her passionate lyrics and intoxicating voice of liberation.
September 10, 2002 | Paperback | Modern Library |
$14.95
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INSECURITY SYSTEM: POEMS

Written by Wainscott, Sara
Winner of the 2019 Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize in Poetry
April 14, 2020 | Paperback | Persea Books | 80 Pages |
$15.95
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WHITE SPACES: SELECTED POEMS AND EARLY PROSE

Written by Auster, Paul
White Spaces gathers the poetry and prose of Paul Auster from various small-press books issued throughout the seventies. These early poetic works are crucial for understanding the evolution of Auster's writing.
April 28, 2020 | Paperback | New Directions Publishing Corporation | 128 Pages |
$15.95
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NORMA JEANE BAKER OF TROY

Written by Carson, Anne
Norma Jeane Baker of Troy is a meditation on the destabilizing and destructive power of beauty, drawing together Helen of Troy and Marilyn Monroe, twin avatars of female fascination separated by millennia but united in mythopoeic force.
February 25, 2020 | Paperback | New Directions Publishing Corporation | 64 Pages |
$12.95
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UNDRESSING: POEMS

Written by Lee, Li-Young
"Erotic. . . . Throughout this multilayered book, [Lee] challenges readers to think and feel more deeply." -- Washington Post"Few poets write like Li- Young Lee these days, facing the biggest and broadest questions head on. . . . Fewer still ask these questions so well, and so movingly."-- Los Angeles Times
March 3, 2020 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 96 Pages |
$15.95
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BLESSED AS WE WERE: LATE SELECTED AND NEW POEMS, 2001-2018

Written by Stern, Gerald
For over four decades, Gerald Stern has been writing his own brand of expansive, deep-down American poetry. Now in his nineties, this "sometimes comic, sometimes tragic visionary" (Edward Hirsch) engages a lifetime of memories in his poems, blending philosophical, wide-ranging intellect with boisterous wit.
January 21, 2020 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 320 Pages |
$26.95
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NOW AND THEN

Written by Scott-Heron, Gil
Now And Then is not merely a collection of a songwriter's lyrics; the song-poems of this undisputed 'bluesologist' triumphantly stand on their own, evoking the rhythm and urgency which have distinguished Gil Scott-Heron's career.
February 4, 2020 | Paperback | Canongate Books | 144 Pages |
$16.00

UNRECONCILED: POEMS 1991-2013; A BILINGUAL EDITION

Written by Houellebecq, Michel
Selected poems from the critically acclaimed author of Submission and The Elementary Particles
July 16, 2019 | Paperback | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 334 Pages |
$17.00

POCKET SAPPHO

Written by Barnstone, Willis
Sappho’s lyric love poems, composed in the seventh century B.C.E., transcend time and place and continue to enchant readers today. Though her extant work consists only of a collection of fragments and a handful of complete poems, the passionate elegance of her musings on life and death, loss and longing, desire, and nature speak volumes. Willis Barnstone’s vivid, contemporary translation, along with his introduction and notes, sheds new light on the spirit and mystique of this ancient Greek poet.A vivid, contemporary translation of the greatest Greek love poet by the prize-winning poet and translator. Sappho's lyric love poems, composed in the seventh century B.C.E., transcend time and place and continue to enchant readers today.
July 23, 2019 | Paperback | Shambhala |
$12.95

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