Poetry

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MEDUSA BEACH

Written by Monroe, Melissa
A new collection from one of the most exciting voices in American poetry. For many years, Melissa Monroe has been assembling one of the most distinctive bodies of work in contemporary American poetry, drawing on all different kinds of writing, from technical manuals to books of spells to dictionaries of slang, to explore the many ways--poetry is, after all, one of them--in which we huma
September 8, 2020 | Paperback | New York Review of Books | 200 Pages |
$14.95
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MAGNETIC FIELDS

Written by Soupault, Philippe
An indispensible classic of French poetry, this is a new translation of Breton and Soupault's experiment with automatic writing, and also the first known work of literary surrealism. In the spring of 1919, two young men, André Breton and Philippe Soupault, both in a state of shock after World War I, embarked on an experiment.
October 13, 2020 | Paperback | New York Review of Books | 112 Pages |
$14.95
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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 has long been recognized as one of America's finest poets, celebrated as an author for his keen engagement with other authors, and especially for his sparkling and trenchant dramatic monologues and two-part inventions.
October 27, 2020 | Paperback | New York Review of Books | 160 Pages |
$14.95
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SELECTED POETRY OF EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY (REVISED)

Written by Millay, Edna St Vincent
An indispensable collection of the groundbreaking poet's most masterful and innovative work, celebrating a bold early voice of female liberation, independence, and queer sexuality--featuring a new introduction by poet Olivia Gatwood, author of Life of the Party Edna St. Vincent Millay defined a generation as one of the most critically acclaimed poets of the Modernist era.
September 10, 2002 | Paperback | Modern Library | 192 Pages |
$15.00
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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
A breathtaking volume about the violence of desire and the peace of love from celebrated poet Li-Young Lee, The Undressing is a tonic for spiritual anemia; it attempts to uncover things hidden since the dawn of the world.
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 five 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 | 304 Pages |
$26.95
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GALLEONS: POEMS

Written by Barot, Rick
For almost twenty years, Rick Barot has been writing some of the most stunningly crafted lyric poems in America, paying careful, Rilkean attention to the layered world that surrounds us.
February 11, 2020 | Paperback | Milkweed Editions | 88 Pages |
$16.00

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