Poetry

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TALE OF A NIGGUN

Written by Wiesel, Elie
Based on an actual event that occurred during World War II, this heartbreaking narrative poem about history, immortality, and the power of song is accompanied by magnificent full-color paintings by award-winning artist Mark Podwal. It is the evening before the holiday of Purim, and the Nazis have given the ghetto's leaders twenty-four hours to turn over ten Jews to be hung to "av
November 17, 2020 | Hardcover | Schocken Books Inc | 64 Pages |
$25.00
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TOGETHER IN A SUDDEN STRANGENESS: AMERICA'S POETS RESPOND TO THE PANDEMIC

In this urgent outpouring of American voices, our poets speak to us about the greatest global crisis of our time, addressing our collective fear, grief, and hope from eloquent and diverse individual perspectives. As the novel coronavirus and its devastating effects began to spread in the United States and around the world, Alice Quinn reached out to poets across the country to see if, a
November 17, 2020 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 160 Pages |
$27.00
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ON THE WAY OUT, TURN OFF THE LIGHT: POEMS

Written by Piercy, Marge
A bountiful group of poems--direct, honest, and revelatory--that reflect on language, nature, old age, young love, Judaism, and our current politics, from one of our most read and admired poets "Words are my business," Marge Piercy begins her twentieth collection of poetry, a glance back at a lifetime of learning, loving, grieving, and fighting for the disenfranchised, and a look forwar
September 29, 2020 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 208 Pages |
$28.00
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RESISTENCIA: POEMS OF PROTEST AND REVOLUTION

With a powerful and poignant introduction from Julia Alvarez, Resistencia: Poems of Protest and Revolution is an extraordinary collection, rooted in a strong tradition of protest poetry and voiced by icons of the movement from the beginning of the 20th Century and by some of the most exciting voices today.
September 15, 2020 | Paperback | Tin House Books | 260 Pages |
$18.95
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LETTERS TO A YOUNG POET: WITH THE LETTERS TO RILKE FROM THE ?YOUNG POET?

Written by Searls, Damion
For more than ninety years, eager writers and young poets, even those simply looking for a purpose in life, have embraced the wisdom of Rainer Maria Rilke's Letters to a Young Poet, first published in 1929. Most readers and scholars assumed that the letters from young poet were forever lost to posterity.
November 10, 2020 | Hardcover | Liveright Publishing Corporation | 256 Pages |
$17.95
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HYBRIDA: POEMS

Written by Chang, Tina
Named a best book of the year by NPR and Publishers Weekly, Hybrida is a stirring and confident examination of mixed-race identity, violence, and history skillfully rendered through the lens of motherhood."[A] breakthrough book" --Brenda Shaughnessy, O, The Oprah Magazine"A tour-de-force of fury and love." --John Freeman, LitHub
October 27, 2020 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 144 Pages |
$15.95
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AMERICAN SUNRISE: POEMS

Written by Harjo, Joy
In this stunning collection, Joy Harjo finds blessings in the abundance of her homeland and confronts the site where the Mvskoke people, including her own ancestors, were forcibly displaced.
August 18, 2020 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 144 Pages |
$15.95
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HISTORIANS: POEMS

Written by Boland, Eavan
"A forceful and moving new volume from "one of the finest and boldest poets of the last half century" (Poetry Review). Acclaimed poet Eavan Boland has been praised for her "edgy precision, an uncanny sympathy and warmth, an unsettling sense of history" (J. D. McClatchy)-all on display in The Historians.
October 13, 2020 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 80 Pages |
$26.95
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SELECTED WORKS OF AUDRE LORDE

Written by Lorde, Audre
Self-described "black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet" Audre Lorde is an unforgettable voice in twentieth-century literature, and one of the first to center the experiences of black, queer women.
September 8, 2020 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 352 Pages |
$16.95
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TRADITION

Written by Brown, Jericho
WINNER OF THE 2020 PULITZER PRIZE FOR POETRY Finalist for the 2019 National Book Award "100 Notable Books of the Year," The New York Times Book Review
April 2, 2019 | Paperback | Copper Canyon Press | 110 Pages |
$17.00

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