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All Gall is Divided
The Aphorisms of a Legendary Iconoclast
E. M. Cioran, E. M. Cioran
E. M. Cioran lived on the margins of the modern world. Like his friends Beckett and Ionesco, he stood apart from all the official trappings of his chosen medium of philosophy. Not since Nietzsche has a thinker revealed himself so drastically. All Gall...



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Voices of the Rainbow
Contemporary Poetry by Native Americans
Kenneth Rosen’s haunting volume of poetry proves that the powerful and moving voice of Native Americans must be heard. More than two hundred poems embrace anguish, pride, and hope, representing twenty-four tribal affiliations, including, Sioux...



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Haiku
The Last Poems of an American Icon
Richard Wright, Richard Wright
Richard Wright, one of the early forceful and eloquent spokesmen for black Americans, author of the acclaimed Native Son and Black Boy, discovered the haiku in the last eighteen months of life. He attempted to capture, through his sensibility as an...



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Poems for Life
Celebrities on the Poems they Love
What is your favorite poem? That is the question students from two fifth-grade classes at a New York grade school asked famous people to whom they had written. Their idea, the students explained, was to put together a book that would benefit the...



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The Complete Fables of La Fontaine
A New Translation in Verse
Jean de la Fontaine, Jean de la Fontaine
In this wonderful, vigorously contemporary translation, Craig Hill has captured the liveliness, satiric wit, and poetic beauty that made Jean de la Fontaine famous during his lifetime and his Fables celebrated as a masterwork of world literature...



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Travel in My Borrowed Lives
New and Selected Poems
Donald Everett Axinn, Donald Everett Axinn
A rich new collection of poems, a testament to Axinn's steady and evolving...



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Poems for Life
Famous People Select Their Favorite Poem and Say Why It Inspires Them
Nightingale Bamford School
An unforgettable collection of poems recommended by famous...



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Haiku
This Other World
Richard Wright
This volume reproduces Wright's own selection of 817 of these short, imagistic poems, most previously...



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The Complete Fables of la Fontaine
A New Translation in Verse
Jean de la Fontaine
“Full of life, an excellent rendering, and a pleasure to read.”—Richard Wilbur, Pulitzer Prize-winning...



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Change as a Curved Equation
Poems
Donald Everett Axinn, Donald Everett Axinn
This new book of poems catches moods, seasons...