Poetry

L.E.L.

L.E.L.

A finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography: the fascinating, rediscovered story of a writer who changed English poetry and explored the dark side of sexuality through...

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Red Comet

Red Comet

The highly anticipated new biography of Sylvia Plath that focuses on her remarkable literary and intellectual achievements, while restoring the woman behind the long-held...

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On the Way Out, Turn Off the Light

On the Way Out, Turn Off the Light

A bountiful group of poems--direct, honest, and revelatory--that reflect on language, nature, old age, young love, Judaism, and our current politics, from one of our most read and admired...

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The Math Campers

The Math Campers

A father and husband's meditation on love, adolescence, and the mysterious mechanisms of poetic creation, from the acclaimed poet.The poet's art is...

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Beethoven Variations

Beethoven Variations

A fascinating poetic journey into the mind and heart of a musical genius, from the author of the best-selling Darwin: A Life in PoemsRuth Padel's...

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Border Lines

Border Lines

In this remarkable collection—the first of its kind—poets from around the world give eloquent voice to the trials, hopes, rewards, and losses of the experience of migration. Each...

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All We Saw

All We Saw

Poems of elegy in the aftermath of a great love from the internationally best-selling, award-winning novelist (Fugitive Pieces, The Winter Vault) and poet. In...

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What He Did in Solitary

What He Did in Solitary

The prize-winning poet reflects on what sustains us in a sundered world.With his dazzling ability to set words spinning, Amit Majmudar brings us poems...

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Asylum

Asylum

This book-length sequence by the critically acclaimed poet is a seeker's story, revealing personal and historical traumas and how we search for understanding and meaning in their wake.In...

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Together in a Sudden Strangeness

Together in a Sudden Strangeness

In this urgent outpouring of American voices, our poets speak to us as they shelter in place, addressing our collective fear, grief, and hope from eloquent and diverse individual...

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The Long Take

The Long Take

**Finalist for the 2018 Man Booker Prize****Winner of the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction, the Goldsmiths Prize for Innovative Fiction, and the Roehampton Poetry...

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Poet in Spain

Poet in Spain

For the first time in a quarter century, a major new volume of translations of the beloved poetry of Federico García Lorca, presented in a beautiful bilingual editionThe...

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Broadway for Paul

Broadway for Paul

Friendship, love, and the potential energy of change animate these poems of walking through New York City.Broadway, the famous artery, both off the...

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Montale: Poems

Montale: Poems

A beautiful hardcover Pocket Poets selection of the works of Nobel Prize-winning Italian poet Eugenio Montale, one of the giants of twentieth-century poetry.Eugenio...

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Possessed by Memory

Possessed by Memory

In arguably his most personal and lasting book, America's most daringly original and controversial critic gives us brief, luminous readings of more than eighty texts by canonical authors--...

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Ledger

Ledger

A pivotal book of personal, ecological, and political reckoning tuned toward issues of consequence to all who share this world's current and future fate, from the internationally renowned...

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Brown

Brown

James Brown. John Brown's raid. Brown v. the Topeka Board of Ed. The prizewinning author of Blue Laws meditates on all things "brown" in this powerful new collection--now...

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Sondheim: Lyrics

Sondheim: Lyrics

A beautiful Pocket Poets hardcover selection of the most memorable and beloved lyrics of Stephen Sondheim.Legendary composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim made his Broadway...

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Stranger by Night

Stranger by Night

In his seventieth year, the award-winning poet looks back on what was and accepts what is, in a deeply moving and beautiful sequence about what sustains him.Beginning...

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The Banished Immortal

The Banished Immortal

In his own time (701–762), Li Bai’s brilliant poems—shaped by Daoist thought, filled with an irrepressible lust for life—were never given their proper due....

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The Changing Light at Sandover

The Changing Light at Sandover

A welcome return to paperback: James Merrill’s most famous and celebrated work.

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Arias

Arias

Following her recent Odes, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet gives us radical new poems of intimate life and political conscience, of race and class and a mother's violence.The...

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Terminator

Terminator

Love, science, and politics collide in this sharp assessment of who we are now, in a generous selection of work by the award-winning poet.The terminator--the...

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Poems About Trees

Poems About Trees

A unique anthology of poems--from around the world and through the ages--that celebrate trees. For thousands of years humans have variously worshipped...

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