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9780374125950 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, January 10, 2017, cover price $35.00

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Product Description: In her third poetry collection, Hijra, Hala Alyan creates poems of migration and flight reflecting and bearing witness to the haunting particulars in her transnational journey as well as those of her mother, her aunts, and the female ancestors in Gaza and Syria...read more

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9780809335404 | Southern Illinois Univ Pr, August 24, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: In her third poetry collection, Hijra, Hala Alyan creates poems of migration and flight reflecting and bearing witness to the haunting particulars in her transnational journey as well as those of her mother, her aunts, and the female ancestors in Gaza and Syria.

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Product Description: Winner of the National Poetry SeriesMothers masquerading as witches and sepulchral bellhops who reveal themselves to be fathers: in Justin Boening’s debut collection of poems, selected for the National Poetry Series by Wayne Miller, nothing is as it seems...read more

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9781571314871 | Milkweed Editions, October 11, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Winner of the National Poetry SeriesMothers masquerading as witches and sepulchral bellhops who reveal themselves to be fathers: in Justin Boening’s debut collection of poems, selected for the National Poetry Series by Wayne Miller, nothing is as it seems.

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Product Description: The German invasion of the Soviet Union began on June 22, 1941. Over the next four years--from the initial invasion and sweep of the German army through the western Soviet Union, through the siege of Leningrad and the battle for Stalingrad--over 20 million Soviet citizens perished...read more

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9781941088555 | Dzanc Books, November 15, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The German invasion of the Soviet Union began on June 22, 1941.

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Product Description: The final collection of new poems from one of our finest and most beloved poets. The poems in this wonderful collection touch all of the events and places that meant the most to Philip Levine. There are lyrical poems about his family and childhood, the magic of nighttime and the power of dreaming; tough poems about the heavy shift work at Detroit's auto plants, the Nazis, and bosses of all kinds; telling poems about his heroes--jazz players, artists, and working people of every description, even children...read more

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9780451493262 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, November 8, 2016, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The final collection of new poems from one of our finest and most beloved poets.

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Product Description: "Skoog [is] fashioning a poetry that fluctuates and ripples as incessantly as open water." —Boston Review"Ed Skoog is a master of mischief and misdirection." —Prairie Schooner"Ed Skoog's poetry is so ambitious it takes my breath away...read more

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9781556595035 | Copper Canyon Pr, November 15, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: "Skoog [is] fashioning a poetry that fluctuates and ripples as incessantly as open water.

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Product Description: "Matthew Olzmann's poetry is that rare thing that embraces complication while, at every turn, filling us with wonder. Contradictions in the Design incorporates 'patterns among celestial bodies, the mysteries of Christ, X + Y, crossword puzzles, free will,' but also the playfulness and oddities of life that allow us to laugh hardest at ourselves...read more

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9781938584275 | Alice James Books, November 15, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: "Matthew Olzmann's poetry is that rare thing that embraces complication while, at every turn, filling us with wonder.

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Product Description: There are worlds we can imagine, but we live in this one: contingent and absurd. In her first full-length collection, Sarah V. Schweig aims to capture something essential and universal about this faulted inheritance. ​These poems operate on the notion that the lyric can be discovered in scattered headlines, office-wide emails, road signs—the detritus of the everyday...read more

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9781609384579 | Univ of Iowa Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: There are worlds we can imagine, but we live in this one: contingent and absurd.

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Product Description: Proems, taut tales, small stories with rhythm and blues and grace and bruise and laughter between the lines. Brian Doyle’s The Kind of Brave You Wanted to Be is a book of cadenced notes on the swirl of miracle and the holy of attentiveness; a book about children and birds, love and grief and everything alive, which is to say all prayers...read more

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9780814646519 | Liturgical Pr, October 15, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Proems, taut tales, small stories with rhythm and blues and grace and bruise and laughter between the lines.

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9781609384654 | Univ of Iowa Pr, October 15, 2016, cover price $24.95

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In this stunning collection of new poems, Mary Oliver returns to the imagery that has defined her life’s work, describing with wonder both the everyday and the unaffected beauty of nature.Herons, sparrows, owls, and kingfishers flit across the page in meditations on love, artistry, and impermanence. Whether considering a bird’s nest, the seeming patience of oak trees, or the artworks of Franz Marc, Oliver reminds us of the transformative power of attention and how much can be contained within the smallest moments.At its heart, Blue Horses asks what it means to truly belong to this world, to live in it attuned to all its changes. Humorous, gentle, and always honest, Oliver is a visionary of the natural world.

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9781594204791 | Penguin Pr, October 14, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In this stunning collection of new poems, Mary Oliver returns to the imagery that has defined her life’s work, describing with wonder both the everyday and the unaffected beauty of nature.

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9780143127819 | Penguin USA, October 11, 2016, cover price $16.00

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Product Description: "Images that are satisfyingly clear . . . and excitingly inexplicable." —Robert Pinsky, Washington Post"Intimate and hypnotic . . . whether turning her gaze inward or outward, these poems question the moral, aesthetic, and metaphysical needs that poetry exists to fill...read more

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9781556595059 | Copper Canyon Pr, October 11, 2016, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: "Images that are satisfyingly clear .

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Product Description: "Deeply felt and beautifully built, the poems in Matthew Nienow's long-awaited debut shimmer with hard-won grace. . . . House of Water is a staggering book that marks the arrival of an important voice in American poetry."—Eduardo C...read more

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9781938584640 | Alice James Books, October 11, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: "Deeply felt and beautifully built, the poems in Matthew Nienow's long-awaited debut shimmer with hard-won grace.

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

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Product Description: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins comes a twelfth collection of poetry offering over fifty new poems that showcase the generosity, wit, and imaginative play that prompted The Wall Street Journal to call him “America’s favorite poet...read more

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9780679644064 | Random House Inc, October 4, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From former U.

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9780374173029 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 20, 2016, cover price $23.00

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Product Description: Praise for Greg Hewett:2010 Lambda Literary Award Finalist in Poetry2003 Publishing Triangle Thom Gunn Award for Gay Poetry WinnerIn poems that are full of wit, touching, and introspective, as well as formally inventive, we find the poet losing his sight, becoming a parent, and occupying middle age with a sense of calm and inevitability...read more

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9781566894487 | Coffee House Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Praise for Greg Hewett:2010 Lambda Literary Award Finalist in Poetry2003 Publishing Triangle Thom Gunn Award for Gay Poetry WinnerIn poems that are full of wit, touching, and introspective, as well as formally inventive, we find the poet losing his sight, becoming a parent, and occupying middle age with a sense of calm and inevitability.

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Product Description: "Ted Kooser must be the most accessible and enjoyable major poet in America. His lines are so clear and simple." —Michael Dirda, The Washington Post"Readers [of Splitting an Order] will find 'characters' both strange and wonderful, animal or human...read more

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9781556594694 | Consortium Book Sales & Dist, October 21, 2014, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: One of the "Big Indie Books of Fall 2014"—Publishers Weekly Paterson Poetry Prize, 2015"Ted Kooser must be the most accessible and enjoyable major poet in America.

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9781556594700 | Reprint edition (Copper Canyon Pr, September 13, 2016), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: "Ted Kooser must be the most accessible and enjoyable major poet in America.

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9780803290631 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $17.95

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Product Description: In his collection Gold Bee, Bruce Bond takes his cue from Wallace Stevens’s Harmonium, bringing a finely honed talent to classic poetic questions concerning music, the march of progress, and the relationship between reality and the imagination...read more

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9780809335329 | Southern Illinois Univ Pr, August 31, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: In his collection Gold Bee, Bruce Bond takes his cue from Wallace Stevens’s Harmonium, bringing a finely honed talent to classic poetic questions concerning music, the march of progress, and the relationship between reality and the imagination.

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Product Description: From "Art History":Someone comes alonggives that tedious old thinga new twist orbreaks its neckthe old questionsdon't change:what do you want me to say?what do you want me to do?Anselm Hollo (1934–2013) authored more than forty books and was an award-winning translator...read more

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9781566894449 | Coffee House Pr, August 2, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: From "Art History":Someone comes alonggives that tedious old thinga new twist orbreaks its neckthe old questionsdon't change:what do you want me to say?

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A bold new collection of poems of feral beauty and intense vulnerabilityHenri Cole's bold new collection, Nothing to Declare, contains poems of feral beauty and intense vulnerability. Each poem starts up from its own unique occasion and is then conducted through surprising (sometimes unnerving) and self-steadying domains. The result is a daring, delicate, unguarded, and tender collection. After his last three books--Touch, Blackbird and Wolf, and Middle Earth--in which the sonnet was a thrown shape and not merely a template, Cole's buoyant new poems seem trim and terse, with a forthright, clear-eyed moral gaze. In their sorrowful richness, they combine a susceptibility to sensuousness and an awareness of desolation. Cole transforms the pain of experience into the keen pleasure of expressive language, with his precise reliability of detail, a supple wealth of sound, and a speculative truthfulness. Nothing to Declare is a rare work that is light in touch but with just enough weight to mark the soul.

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9780374222925 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, March 31, 2015, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: A bold new collection of poems of feral beauty and intense vulnerabilityHenri Cole's bold new collection, Nothing to Declare, contains poems of feral beauty and intense vulnerability.

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9780374536695 | Reprint edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, August 2, 2016), cover price $14.00

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Product Description: Marie Ponsot’s Collected Poems is the stunning lifework of the prizewinning poet, gathered in one volume: the world she has made of life’s fire for sixty years. The present celebratory volume covers nearly all of her published work, from True Minds (1956), which was number five in the famous City Lights Pocket Poets series, through the 2009 Easy, her most recent collection; it also includes some new work, written in the years since...read more

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9781101947678 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, August 2, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Marie Ponsot’s Collected Poems is the stunning lifework of the prizewinning poet, gathered in one volume: the world she has made of life’s fire for sixty years.

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Product Description: The Myth of Water is a cycle of thirty-four poems by award-winning Alabama poet and writer Jeanie Thompson in the voice of world-renowned Alabamian Helen Keller. In their sweep, the poems trace Keller’s metamorphosis from a native of a bucolic Alabama town to her emergence as a beloved, international figure who championed the rights of the deaf-blind worldwide...read more

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9780817358570 | 3 edition (Univ of Alabama Pr, July 15, 2016), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The Myth of Water is a cycle of thirty-four poems by award-winning Alabama poet and writer Jeanie Thompson in the voice of world-renowned Alabamian Helen Keller.

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Product Description: Using Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass as a springboard, Corinne Lee’s second book of poetry is an eco-epic that investigates and embodies the deterioration of America’s environment due to industrial agriculture, fossil fuels, war, racism, and technology...read more

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9780143108177 | Penguin USA, June 7, 2016, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Using Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass as a springboard, Corinne Lee’s second book of poetry is an eco-epic that investigates and embodies the deterioration of America’s environment due to industrial agriculture, fossil fuels, war, racism, and technology.

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