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Division Street

by Helen Mort

*SHORTLISTED FOR THE T.S ELIOT PRIZE 2013*

'A stone is lobbed in '84,

hangs like a star over Orgreave.

Welcome to Sheffield. Border-land,

our town of miracles.'

- 'Scab'

From the clash between striking miners...


The Fall of Arthur

by J.R.R. Tolkien & Christopher Tolkien

The Fall of Arthur, the only venture by J.R.R. Tolkien into the legends of Arthur King of Britain, may well be regarded as his finest and most skillful achievement in the use of the Old English alliterative...


Maybe the Saddest Thing

by Marcus Wicker

Winner of the 2011 National Poetry Series Prize as selected by D.A. Powell, Marcus Wicker's Maybe the Saddest Thing is a sterling collection of contemporary American poems by an exciting new and emerging voice....


Madame X

by William Logan

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA


Pelt

by Sarah Jackson

Sarah Jackson explores the edges of writing in this uncanny book of touch. Tender, haunting, and yet beautifully poised, the poems in Pelt get right under your skin. The collection takes you on an unsettling...


Shakespeare: Poems

by William Shakespeare

The Everyman's Library Pocket Poets hardcover series is popular for its compact size and reasonable price which does not compromise content. Poems: Shakespeare contains selections from Shakespeare's work,...


Mornings Like This

by Annie Dillard

In Mornings Like This, Annie Dillard extracts and rearranges sentences from old--and often odd--books, and composes ironic poems--some serious, some light--on the heartfelt themes of love, nature, nostalgia,...


Collected Poems

by Edna St. Vincent Millay

Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950), winner in 1923 of the second annual Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, was a daring, versatile writer whose work includes plays, essays, short stories, songs, and the libretto to...


Star over Bethlehem: Poems and Holiday Stories

by Agatha Christie

A retelling of the Christmas Story in a way you’ve never heard it before. . . . The fable of a donkey who carries a mother and child safely to Egypt. . . . The tale of a widow who dislikes people until she...


The Lamp with Wings: Love Sonnets

by M.a. Vizsolyi

A winner of the 2010 National Poetry Series Prize as selected by Ilya Kaminsky (author of Dancing in Odessa, recipient of the 2004 Whiting Award, the Ruth Lilly Fellowship, among other honors, and co-editor...


The Cinnamon Peeler

by Michael Ondaatje

Michael Ondaatje’s selected poems, The Cinnamon Peeler, brings together poems written between 1963 and 1990, including work from his most recent collection, Secular Love. These poems bear witness to the...


Handwriting

by Michael Ondaatje

"Tumultuous, vibrant, tragic and over too soon." --Newsday

Handwriting is Michael Ondaatje's first new book of poetry since The Cinnamon Peeler. The exquisite poems collected here draw on history, mythology,...


The Collected Works of Billy the Kid

by Michael Ondaatje

Drawing on contemporary accounts, period photographs, dime novels, and his own prodigious fund of empathy and imagination, Michael Ondaatje's visionary novel traces the legendary outlaw's passage across the...


The Poems

by William Shakespeare

The Poems

Shakespeare’s greatest achievement in nondramatic verse was his collection of 154 magnificent sonnets that portray a tumultuous world of love, rivalry, and conflict among a poet, an aristocratic young...


The Sonnets and Other Poems

by William Shakespeare, Jonathan Bate & Eric Rasmussen

Shakespeare became famous as a dazzling poet before most people even knew that he wrote plays. His sonnets are the English language’s most extraordinary anatomy of love in all its dimensions–desire and despair,...


Leaves of Grass

by Walt Whitman

ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP

A collection of quintessentially American poems, the seminal work of one of the most influential writers of the nineteenth century.

THIS ENRICHED CLASSIC...


Gifts from an Empty Suitcase and Other Short Stories  And Twenty Poems

by Aviva Butt

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Gifts from an Empty Suitcase and Other Short Stories: And Twenty Poems presents an array of stories and poetry about people in our turbulent, modern world that encompasses both East and West. It is...


The Sonnets

by William Shakespeare & Stephen Orgel

Together with A Lover's Complaint' and little-known alternative versions of four of the sonnets. Edited with an introduction by Stanley Wells. ...the most beautifully printed text available.'


The Narrative Poems

by William Shakespeare

"I feel that I have spent half my career with one or another Pelican Shakespeare in my back pocket. Convenience, however, is the least important aspect of the new Pelican Shakespeare series. Here is an elegant...