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Product Description: Poetry. Brian Henry takes the blank, desolate canvas of snow and searches "for a river of color buried." With calm precision he sways from physical to abstract, from stasis to motion. The balance creates a chilling vista on the human connection to the ambivalent force of nature...read more

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9781939568120 | Black Ocean Books, November 15, 2015, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Product Description: The poems in Smugglers move through rapid historical shifts and meditations on personal experience, exploring the depths and limits of comprehension through the people and geography of the Balkans. Ultimately, Aleš Debeljak's urban imagination creates a mosaic—intimate and historical—of a vanished people and their country...read more
By Brian Henry (trans)

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9781938160677 | Boa Editions, June 9, 2015, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The poems in Smugglers move through rapid historical shifts and meditations on personal experience, exploring the depths and limits of comprehension through the people and geography of the Balkans.

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Product Description: Poetry. "Brian Henry...entices the reader into the hidden crevices and empty spaces of daily existence."—Elizabeth Eger, PN Review (UK)"Henry is a keen observer who writes from a constantly changing perspective...."—Philip Nikolayev, Jacket

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9781584980841 | Talisman House Pub, November 1, 2011, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Product Description: Poetry. In LESSNESS everything is in ruins--machines, landscapes, buildings, bodies, histories, language. In terse elegies and effaced text, Lessness forces us to question the body, and through it the stability of the knowable. All builds toward a lengthy, strangely gentle "wreckage," where the surrender to inevitable infestations does not negate small triumphs...read more

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9781934103203 | Ahsahta Pr, March 15, 2011, cover price $17.50 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Product Description: Winner of The 2011 Best Translated Book of the Year AwardWinner of The 2011 Award for Best Literary Translation into English from the AATSELFrom his first book of poems, Chessboards of Hours (1995), Aleš Šteger has been one of Slovenia's most promising poets...read more
By Brian Henry (trans) and Ales Steger

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9781934414415 | Italian edition edition (Boa Editions, October 19, 2010), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Winner of The 2011 Best Translated Book of the Year AwardWinner of The 2011 Award for Best Literary Translation into English from the AATSELFrom his first book of poems, Chessboards of Hours (1995), Aleš Šteger has been one of Slovenia's most promising poets.

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Product Description: House of Prension is the story of Aulic Prension, the fourteen-year-old younger son of Empress Landau. As Aulic faces his Maturity Rituals, he must cope with the resentments of his older brother Bodin, a stickler for decorum. Aulic takes a skeptical attitude to traditional strictures and the brothers? opposed personalities set them up for an inevitable rivalry...read more

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9781434876492 | Createspace, October 28, 2009, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: House of Prension is the story of Aulic Prension, the fourteen-year-old younger son of Empress Landau.

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Product Description: Inspired by Rimbaud and Ashbery, the Slovenian poet Tomaž Šalamun is now inspiring the younger generation of American poets—and Woods and Chalices will secure his place in the ranks of influential, experimental twenty-first-century writers...read more
By Brian Henry (trans)

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9780151014255 | Houghton Mifflin, April 14, 2008, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Inspired by Rimbaud and Ashbery, the Slovenian poet Tomaž Šalamun is now inspiring the younger generation of American poets—and Woods and Chalices will secure his place in the ranks of influential, experimental twenty-first-century writers.

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Product Description: Poetry. In THE STRIPPING POINT Brian Henry moves through extremes of formal invention and referentiality in two poetic series immersed in the lust and language of the everyday. Set at a paper mill in the 1990s, "More Dangerous Than Dying" charts the vicissitudes of a relationship that is simultaneously new and at its depleted end...read more

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9781933996011 | Small Pr Distribution, February 15, 2007, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Product Description: Poetry. QUARANTINE is a book-length poem narrated by a man dying of the bubonic plague. Set outside London during the summer of 1665, the poem explores issues of sexuality and subjectivity while narrating a life within death. The narrative accumulates via accretion and contradiction, complicating the narrator's attempts to truthfully describe his life, and therefore complicating the narrative itself...read more

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9780916272883 | Ahsahta Pr, January 1, 2006, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Product Description: In-depth interviews with poets have been a popular feature of Verse magazine—and this volume collects many favorites, along with new interviews commissioned for this collection. The poets represent a wide range of aesthetics, ethnicities and politics...read more
By Brian Henry (editor) and Andrew Zawacki (editor)

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9780974635354 | Wave Books, August 1, 2005, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: In-depth interviews with poets have been a popular feature of Verse magazine—and this volume collects many favorites, along with new interviews commissioned for this collection.

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Product Description: James Tate has emerged as one of the most prominent American poets of recent years. As winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Tanning Prize, the William Carlos Williams Award, and the Yale Series of Younger Poets Award, among others, Tate by any measure is one of the country's most important contemporary poets...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Brian Henry (editor)

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9780472113767 | Univ of Michigan Pr, March 1, 2004, cover price $69.50 | About this edition: James Tate has emerged as one of the most prominent American poets of recent years.

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Product Description: Poetry. "I honor and admire these poems for their groundwork understanding.Here, oppression is shown forth as a condition of language, a violence of syntax. And here, in resistance to oppression, extraordinariness lifts a beautiful, if harried, affirming sound...read more

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9781930974326 | New Issues Pr, October 1, 2003, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Product Description: Composed of a scattered novella ("Patricide in C Minor"), a performance text ("Resistance"), lyric poems, anti-lyrics, verse essays, prose poems and their de-formed counterparts, short fictions, hybrids, parodies, dramatic monologues, and works less amenable to classification, American Incident revels in polyphony and political disquiet...read more

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9781876857523 | Salt Pub, November 1, 2002, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Composed of a scattered novella ("Patricide in C Minor"), a performance text ("Resistance"), lyric poems, anti-lyrics, verse essays, prose poems and their de-formed counterparts, short fictions, hybrids, parodies, dramatic monologues, and works less amenable to classification, American Incident revels in polyphony and political disquiet.

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Product Description: Astronaut first appeared in England, where it was shortlisted for the Forward Prize, and then in Slovenia in translation. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780887483578 | Carnegie Mellon Univ Pr, March 1, 2002, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Astronaut first appeared in England, where it was shortlisted for the Forward Prize, and then in Slovenia in translation.

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Product Description: A Paleobotanical wonder is discovered and it's called Blue Water. It seeps from its fatal beginnings in the Antarctic to its miscalculated use in a Carson City reservoir with tragic results. It then moves on to Luton, England where it's expected to bring the British Prime Minister to bargain away Northern Ireland...read more

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9780595147106 | Writers Showcase Pr, December 1, 2000, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A Paleobotanical wonder is discovered and it's called Blue Water.

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