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The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke

by Rainer maria Rilke & Stephen Mitchell

"This miracle of a book, perhaps the most beautiful group of poetic translations this century has ever produced," (Chicago Tribune) should stand as the definitive English language version.

From the Trade Paperback...


Love Poems

by Pablo Neruda & Donald D. Walsh

Sensual, earthy love poems that formed the basis for the popular movie Il Postino, now in a beautiful gift book perfect for weddings, Valentine's Day, anniversaries, or just to say "I love you!" Charged with...


The Captain's Verses: Love Poems

by Pablo Neruda

The Nobel Prize winner 's classic collection of love poems. Pablo Neruda, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, finished writing The Captain's Verses in 1952 while in exile on the island of Capri—the paradisal...


Poems

by William Blake & Patti Smith

SELECTED AND INTRODUCED BY PATTI SMITH

William Blake is one of Britain's most fascinating writers, who, as well as being a groundbreaking poet, is also well known as a painter, engraver, radical and mystic. Although...


The Waste Land and Other Writings

by T.S. Eliot & Mary Karr

First published in 1922, "The Waste Land" is T.S. Eliot's masterpiece, and is not only one of the key works of modernism but also one of the greatest poetic achievements of the twentieth century. A richly allusive...


When My Brother Was an Aztec

by Natalie Diaz

A fast-paced debut that draws upon reservation folklore, pop culture, fractured gospels, and her brother’s addiction to methamphetamine


Frontier Taiwan: An Anthology of Modern Chinese Poetry

by Michelle Yeh & N. G. D. Malmqvist

Taiwan has evolved dramatically from a little-known island to an internationally acclaimed economic miracle and thriving democracy. The history of modern Taiwanese poetry parallels and tells the story of this...


The Great Enigma: New Collected Poems

by Tomas Transtromer & Robin Fulton

The collected poems of one of the world's greatest living writers, Tomas Transtromer, available in this comprehensive edition. In day's first hours consciousness can grasp the world

as the hand grips a sun-warmed...


What the Living Do: Poems

by Marie Howe

"A deeply beautiful book, with the fierce galloping pace of a great novel."—Liz Rosenberg Boston Globe Informed by the death of a beloved brother, here are the stories of childhood, its thicket of sex and...


Beowulf (Bilingual Edition)

by Seamus Heaney

New York Times bestseller and winner of the Whitbread Award. Composed toward the end of the first millennium, Beowulf is the elegiac narrative of the adventures of Beowulf, a Scandinavian hero who saves the...


Gilgamesh: A Verse Narrative

by Herbert Mason

Herbert Mason's best-selling Gilgamesh is the most widely read and enduring interpretation of this ancient Babylonian epic. One of the oldest and most universal stories known in literature, the epic of Gilgamesh...


The World Doesn't End

by Charles Simic

In this collection, winner of the 1990 Pulitzer Prize, Charles Simic puns, pulls pranks. He can be jazzy and streetwise. Or cloak himself in antiquity. Simic has new eyes, and in these wonderful poems and poems-in-prose...


The Book of Gods and Devils

by Charles Simic

Loneliness, loss, sadness, and mystery mark this wonderful volume of forty-nine poems by Charles Simic, winner of the 1990 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and praised as “one of the truly imaginative writers of...


Poet in New York: A Bilingual Edition

by Frederico Garcia Lorca, Pablo Medina & Mark Statman

“The definitive version of Lorca’s masterpiece, in language that is as alive and molten today as was the original.”—John Ashbery

Newly translated for the first time in ten years, Federico García Lorca’s...


Smoke from This Altar

by Louis L'Amour

Smoke From This Altar, a book that has become legendary among Louis L'Amour readers, is the very first book L'Amour ever published. It appeared, to great critical praise, for sale only in Oklahoma bookstores...


Writing Poetry from the Inside Out

by Sandford Lyne

In Writing Poetry from the Inside Out, poet and national poetry workshop leader, Sandford Lyne, offers the writing exercises, guidance, and encouragement you need to find the poet inside you. Lyne's techniques,...


Azaleas: A book of Poems

by Kim Sowol & David McCann

Available for the first time in English, Azaleas is a captivating collection of poems by a master of the early Korean modernist style. Published in 1925, Azaleas is the only collection Kim Sowol (1902-1934)...


The Nightingale in the Garden of Love: The Poems of Üftade

by Paul Ballanfat & Angela Culme-Seymour

A detailed overview of the life and teachings of one of the great Ottoman Sufi masters, Mehmed Muhyiddin Uftade, is accompanied by an English translation of a collection of his religious poetry in this tribute...


Collected Poems

by Jack Gilbert

Gathered in this volume readers will find more than fifty years of poems by the incomparable Jack Gilbert, from his Yale Younger Poets prize-winning volume to glorious late poems, including a section of previously...


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,...