Literature

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GOOD BONES: POEMS

Written by Smith, Maggie
Featuring "Good Bones," called "Official Poem of 2016" by Public Radio International
October 2, 2017 | Paperback | Tupelo Press |
$16.95
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NATIVE GUARD

Written by Trethewey, Natasha
Growing up in the Deep South, Natasha Trethewey was never told that in her hometown of Gulfport, Mississippi, black soldiers had played a pivotal role in the Civil War. Off the coast, on Ship Island, stood a fort that had once been a Union prison housing Confederate captives.
April 1, 2007 | Paperback | Mariner Books | 51 Pages |
$14.95
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COLLECTED POEMS OF AUDRE LORDE

Written by Lorde, Audre
A complete collection--over 300 poems--from one of this country's most influential poets.
February 17, 2000 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company |
$21.95

DON'T LET ME BE LONELY: AN AMERICAN LYRIC

Written by Rankine, Claudia
In this powerful sequence of TV images and essay, Claudia Rankine explores the personal and political unrest of our volatile new century I forget things too. It makes me sad. Or it makes me the saddest. The sadness is not really about George W. or our American optimism; the sadness lives in the recognition that a life can not matter.
September 1, 2004 | PB | Graywolf Press |
$16.00
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WEDDING DRESS: MEDITATIONS ON WORD AND LIFE

Written by Howe, Fanny
Novelist and poet Howe suggests new and fruitful ways of thinking about both the artist's role and the condition of doubt. In these original meditations on bewilderment, motherhood, imagination, and art-making, Howe takes on conventional systems of belief and argues for another, brave way of proceeding.
November 25, 2003 | Paperback | University of California Press | 181 Pages |
$26.95

BOOK OF LONGING

Written by Cohen, Leonard
From one of the great writers, performers, and most consistently daring artists of our time comes this eagerly awaited new collection of poems, following Cohens highly acclaimed 1984 title "Book of Mercy."
May 29, 2007 | Paperback | Ecco Press |
$13.99
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BOOK OF HAIKUS

Written by Kerouac, Jack
Highlighting a lesser-known aspect of one of America's most influential authors, this new collection displays Kerouac's interest in and mastery of haiku.
April 1, 2003 | Paperback | Penguin Books |
$15.00
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MILK

Written by Lasky, Dorothea
New, electrifying poems that challenge ideas about creativity and motherhood.
April 3, 2018 | Paperback | Wave Books |
$18.00
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REQUIEM AND POEM WITHOUT A HERO

Written by Akhmatova, Anna
With this edition of Requiem and Poem without a Hero, Swallow Press presents two of Anna Akhmatova's best-known works, ones that represent the poet at full maturity, and that most trenchantly process the trauma she and others experienced living under Stalin's regime.
March 7, 2018 | Paperback | Swallow Press |
$12.95
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NIGHT SKY WITH EXIT WOUNDS

Written by Vuong, Ocean
A haunting debut that is simultaneously dreamlike and visceral, vulnerable and redemptive, and risks the painful rewards of emotional honesty.
April 5, 2016 | Paperback | Copper Canyon Press |
$16.00

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