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Splitting an Order
Pulitzer Prize winner and best selling poet Ted Kooser calls attention to the intimacies of life through commonplace objects and occurrences: an elderly couple sharing a sandwich is a...
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Jim Harrison
Jim Harrison (1937-2016) was the author of over three dozen books, including Legends of the Fall and Dalva , and served as the food columnist for the magazines Brick and Esquire. He...
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Where Now
Laura Kasischke’s long-awaited selected poems,  Where Now,  presents the breadth of her probing vision that notices then subverts the so-called “normal.” A lover of...
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Selected Translations
Selected Translations is a life's work from America's greatest poet and translator.  Since his undergraduate years at Princeton University, Merwin has always placed...
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Lucia Perillo
Lucia Perillo grew up in the suburbs of New York City in the 1960s . She graduated from McGill University in Montreal in 1979 with a major in wildlife management and subsequently worked for the...
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Maurice Manning
Maurice Manning's first book of poetry, Lawrence Booth's Book of Visions , was selected by W.S. Merwin for the Yale Series of Younger Poets, and his fourth book, The Common Man , was...
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When My Brother Was an Aztec
In When My Brother Was An Aztec , Natalie Diaz examines memory’s role in human identity. Each section filters memory through specific individuals and settings. The first...
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Unaccompanied
Javier Zamora’s debut assesses borderland politics, race, and immigration on a profoundly personal level, and simultaneously remembers and imagines a birth-country that’s been left...
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Book of What Remains, The

by Benjamin Alire Saenz

A beautifully written book that enabled me to believe my memories and hang on to all that "remains." --Deep and authentically human. Thank you!

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