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9780374158118 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, October 4, 2016, cover price $23.00

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9780393050684 | W W Norton & Co Inc, August 5, 2013, cover price $25.95

Paperback:

9780393348972 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, July 28, 2014), cover price $16.95

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By Robert Pinsky (editor)

Hardcover:

9781451658873, titled "The Best of the Best American Poetry: 25th Anniversary" | 25 anv edition (Scribner, April 9, 2013), cover price $35.00

Paperback:

9781451658880, titled "The Best of the Best American Poetry: 25th Anniversary" | 25 anv edition (Scribner, April 9, 2013), cover price $18.00

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Product Description: Intense verbal music with a jazz feeling; invention against the grain of expectation; intelligence racing among materials with the variety of a busy street―these have been the qualities of Robert Pinsky's work since his first book, Sadness and Happiness (1975), celebrated for setting a new direction in American poetry...read more

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9780374258603 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 12, 2011, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Intense verbal music with a jazz feeling; invention against the grain of expectation; intelligence racing among materials with the variety of a busy street―these have been the qualities of Robert Pinsky's work since his first book, Sadness and Happiness (1975), celebrated for setting a new direction in American poetry.

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9780374533168, titled "Robert Pinsky: Selected Poems" | Farrar Straus & Giroux, March 27, 2012, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Intense verbal music with a jazz feeling; invention against the grain of expectation; intelligence racing among materials with the variety of a busy street―these have been the qualities of Robert Pinsky's work since his first book, Sadness and Happiness (1975), celebrated for setting a new direction in American poetry.

By Robert Pinsky (editor)

Miscellaneous:

9781400834129 | Princeton Univ Pr, May 15, 2010, cover price $12.95

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Product Description: "Michael Mazur's approach to the Inferno gave me inspiration and guidance in understanding Dante. The monotypes, nourished by the artist's intense engagement with the poetry, are themselves acts of translation, embodying vital principles...read more

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9781932511772 | Italian edition edition (Sarabande Books, November 1, 2009), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: "Michael Mazur's approach to the Inferno gave me inspiration and guidance in understanding Dante.

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Product Description: Broadway, the main street that runs through Robert Pinsky’s home town of Long Branch, New Jersey, was once like thousands of other main streets in small towns across the country. But for Pinsky, one of America’s most admired poets and its former Poet Laureate, this Broadway is the point of departure for a lively journey through the small towns of the American imagination...read more

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9780226669441 | Univ of Chicago Pr, May 15, 2009, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Broadway, the main street that runs through Robert Pinsky’s home town of Long Branch, New Jersey, was once like thousands of other main streets in small towns across the country.

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Product Description: A vibrant anthology and accompanying CD that revive a great American tradition: the joy of reciting poetry aloud. This lively, abundant book is distinguished by its focus on hearing poetry read aloud. Robert Pinsky, beloved for his ability to bring poetry to life as spoken language, has collected poems that sound marvelous in a reader’s actual or imagined voice...read more
By Robert Pinsky (editor)

Hardcover:

9780393066081 | Har/com edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, April 6, 2009), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A vibrant anthology and accompanying CD that revive a great American tradition: the joy of reciting poetry aloud.

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Product Description: Dollars, dolors. Callings and contrivances. King Zulu. Comus.Sephardic ju-ju and verses. Voodoo mojo, Special Forces.Henry formed a group named Professor Longhair and hisShuffling Hungarians. After so much renunciationAnd invention, is this the image of the promised end?All music haunted by all the music of the dead forever...read more

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9780374167493 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, October 16, 2007, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: From the former Poet Laureate of the United States comes an ambitious, politically impassioned, and inventive collection of poetry that explores the unexpected connections between seemingly disparate things.

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9780374531478 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 30, 2008, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Dollars, dolors.

A two-time Poet Laureate argues that the voice of poetry, in its reflection of the individual and communal life, is at the heart of American culture and should not be mistaken as a casualty of modern mass entertainment and urges readers to reassess poetry as a significant and fundamental art form. (Literature)

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9780691096179 | Princeton Univ Pr, September 1, 2002, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A two-time Poet Laureate argues that the voice of poetry, in its reflection of the individual and communal life, is at the heart of American culture and should not be mistaken as a casualty of modern mass entertainment and urges readers to reassess poetry as a significant and fundamental art form.

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9780691122632, titled "Democracy, Culture And The Voice Of Poetry" | Princeton Univ Pr, February 14, 2005, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A two-time Poet Laureate argues that the voice of poetry, in its reflection of the individual and communal life, is at the heart of American culture and should not be mistaken as a casualty of modern mass entertainment and urges readers to reassess poetry as a significant and fundamental art form.

Miscellaneous:

9781400825158, titled "Democracy, Culture and the Voice of Poetry" | Princeton Univ Pr, September 2, 2008, cover price $19.95

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Product Description: Part of the Jewish Encounter seriesPoet, warrior, and king, David has loomed large in myth and legend through the centuries, and he continues to haunt our collective imagination, his flaws and inconsistencies making him the most approachable of biblical heroes...read more

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9780805242034 | Schocken Books, September 20, 2005, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Profiles one of the most important and complex figures of the Old Testament, describing the eventful life, triumphs and failures, divine destiny, and lasting influence of the poet, warrior, and king.

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9780805211535 | Reprint edition (Schocken Books, August 26, 2008), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Part of the Jewish Encounter seriesPoet, warrior, and king, David has loomed large in myth and legend through the centuries, and he continues to haunt our collective imagination, his flaws and inconsistencies making him the most approachable of biblical heroes.

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Product Description: In this insightful book, an eclectic and distinguished group of writers explore the Jewish experience in the Americas and celebrate the legacy of Salo Wittmayer Baron (1895–1989), a preeminent scholar who revolutionized the study of Jewish history during his lengthy tenure at Columbia University...read more
By Salo Wittmayer Baron (editor), Arthur Hertzberg (editor), Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett (contributor) and Robert Pinsky (editor)

Hardcover:

9780300106770 | Yale Univ Pr, November 1, 2006, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In this insightful book, an eclectic and distinguished group of writers explore the Jewish experience in the Americas and celebrate the legacy of Salo Wittmayer Baron (1895–1989), a preeminent scholar who revolutionized the study of Jewish history during his lengthy tenure at Columbia University.

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Product Description: “Pinsky has . . . the magician's dazzling quickness fused with subtle intelligence, a taste for tasks and assignments to which he devises ingenious solutions.”—Louise GlückIn these new poems the humble objects of everyday life—door, photograph, newspaper, pen, book—become artifacts pointing to the very center of human difference...read more

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9781932511345 | Sarabande Books, May 1, 2006, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: “Pinsky has .

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An anthology of classical and contemporary poems are introduced by everyday people from across the United States, including pieces by such masters as Shakespeare, Keats, and Dickinson and featuring an accompanying video introduction by one of the editors.
By Maggie Dietz (editor), Rosemarie Ellis (contributor) and Robert Pinsky (editor)

Hardcover:

9780393058765 | Har/dvd edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, August 1, 2004), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: An anthology of classical and contemporary poems are introduced by everyday people from across the United States, including pieces by such masters as Shakespeare, Keats, and Dickinson and featuring an accompanying video introduction by one of the editors.

Paperback:

9780393928389 | 1 pap/dvd edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, January 17, 2006), cover price $26.35

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An authoritative analysis of key works offers insight into the poet's influential achievements, intimate style, and blending of both local and ancient inspirations, in a volume that covers his hard-edged experiments of Spring and All, the lyrical 'Asphodel, That Greeny Flower,' and more.
By Robert Pinsky (editor)

Hardcover:

9781931082716 | Library of America, October 7, 2004, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Collects many of Williams's poems, including 'January,' 'Waiting,' 'Fish,' 'Genesis,' and 'Autumn,' and contains notes on the text and an index of titles and first lines.

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An anthology for new readers and poetry fans discusses the pleasures of reading poems and includes some two hundred works by top contributors, providing accompanying commentary by readers of various ages, regions, and backgrounds. 25,000 first printing. (view table of contents)
By Maggie Dietz (editor) and Robert Pinsky (editor)

Hardcover:

9780393010749 | W W Norton & Co Inc, June 1, 2002, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Presents a collection of favorite poems sent in by thousands of Americans, with selections ranging from William Blake to Allen Ginsberg, includes comments from readers on how the poems affect them.
9789990060355 | W W Norton & Co Inc, June 1, 2002, cover price $0.02

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Product Description: A visual tribute to Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, this book offers a snapshot in time of a university 235 years young. Images span the geographic scope of the University’s three campuses in Camden, Newark, and New Brunswick, providing an armchair tour of one of America’s leading educational institutions...read more
By Robert Pinsky (foreword by)

Hardcover:

9780813530833 | Rutgers Univ Pr, March 1, 2002, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: A visual tribute to Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, this book offers a snapshot in time of a university 235 years young.

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Product Description: Winner of the 2000 Kathryn A. Morton Prize in poetry, judged by Robert Pinsky. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9781889330600 | Sarabande Books, August 1, 2001, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: Winner of the 2000 Kathryn A.

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Hermes, the great trickster god of music and deception, guides readers through this poetic meditation on the great themes of life by America's Poet Laureate 1997-2000. Reprint. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780374178871 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 1, 2000, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: Hermes, the great trickster god of music and deception, guides readers through this poetic meditation on the great themes of life by America's Poet Laureate.

Paperback:

9780374527723 | Reprint edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 1, 2001), cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Hermes, the great trickster god of music and deception, guides readers through this poetic meditation on the great themes of life by America's Poet Laureate 1997-2000.

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Product Description: For more than a century, Russian Jews were restricted to residence in the western provinces of Russia, the so-called Pale of Settlement. In this fascinating volume, 125 duotone photographs document the carved tombstones of this region, specifically present-day Ukraine and Moldova...read more

Hardcover:

9780847822560 | Rizzoli Intl Pubns, January 1, 2000, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: For more than a century, Russian Jews were restricted to residence in the western provinces of Russia, the so-called Pale of Settlement.

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A collection of favorite poems sent in by thousands of Americans, with selections ranging from Shakespeare to Allen Ginsberg, includes comments from normal readers on how the poems affect them. (view table of contents)
By Maggie Dietz (editor), Favorite Poem Project (other contributor) and Robert Pinsky (editor)

Hardcover:

9780393048209 | W W Norton & Co Inc, November 1, 1999, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: A collection of favorite poems sent in by thousands of Americans, with selections ranging from Shakespeare to Allen Ginsberg, includes comments from readers on how the poems affect them

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America's Poet Laureate offers a journey inside the world of poetry to explore the fundamental workings of this literary art, explaining how different sounds can be used to express meaning and images

Hardcover:

9780374266950 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 1, 1998, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: America's Poet Laureate offers a journey inside the world of poetry to explore the fundamental workings of this literary art, explaining how different sounds can be used to express meaning and images

Paperback:

9780374526177 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 1, 1999, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: America's Poet Laureate offers a journey inside the world of poetry to explore the fundamental workings of this literary art, explaining how different sounds can be used to express meaning and images

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A spiritual pilgrim is led by Virgil through the nine circles of Hell, in a translation of the classic epic poem about the three realms of the Christian afterlife.

Hardcover:

9780374176747 | Bilingual edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, December 1, 1994), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: A translation of the classic poem about man's spiritual journey

Paperback:

9780374525316 | Bilingual edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, October 1, 1997), cover price $21.00 | About this edition: A translation of the classic poem about man's spiritual journey
9780374524524 | Bilingual edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 1, 1996), cover price $12.00 | About this edition: A new translation of Dante's classic poem uses slant rhyme and near rhyme to preserve the original terza rima form without distorting the English meaning, providing a lively and faithful rendition of the poem.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780140867381 | Penguin/Highbridge, December 1, 1998, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A spiritual pilgrim is led by Virgil through the nine circles of Hell, in a translation of the classic epic poem about the three realms of the Christian afterlife.

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A collection of poems for mending the heart by such masters as William Shakespeare, Sylvia Plath, Wallace Stevens, W.B. Yeats, Langston Hughes, and Emily Dickinson (view table of contents)

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9780688162863 | William Morrow & Co, October 1, 1998, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A collection of poems for mending the heart by such masters as William Shakespeare, Sylvia Plath, Wallace Stevens, W.

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Product Description: History of My Heart, winner of the William Carlos Williams Prize, first appeared in 1984. In The New Republic, J.D. McClatchy called it "one of the best books of the past decade." It is Pinsky's third volume of poems--and an ideal introduction to the work of a vital and original contemporary American poet...read more

Paperback:

9780374525309 | Reprint edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 1, 1998), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: History of My Heart, winner of the William Carlos Williams Prize, first appeared in 1984.
9780880010481 | Ecco Pr, May 1, 1985, cover price $7.50 | About this edition: Poems present observations on the author's experiences and emotions and the nature of fate, death, and joy

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