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Selected Poems
Jamie McKendrick
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Drawn from thirty years of work, this selection gathers from the best of the author's six acclaimed collections, including some translations, from 1991's debut The Sirocco Room to Out There (2012, and winner of the Hawthornden Prize) by way of The Marble Fly (1997), winner of the Forward Prize for Best Collection, and Ink Stone.


The Song of Lunch
Christopher Reid
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Lunch in Soho with a former lover - but Zanzotti's is under new management, and as the wine takes effect fond memories give way to something closer to the bone . Every smallest detail is cherished, as step by step the narrative moves towards its tragicomic outcome.


Patrick Modiano: Second Edition
Akane Kawakami
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The most up-to-date and comprehensive critical study of Nobel Prize winning author Patrick Modiano.


War Songs
'Antarah ibn Shaddad
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Poems of love and battle by Arabia's legendary warrior
From the sixth-century highlands of Najd in the Arabian peninsula, on the eve of the advent of Islam, come the strident cries of a legendary warrior and poet. The black outcast son of an Arab father and an Ethiopian slave mother, 'Antarah ibn Shaddad ...


A Discovery of New Worlds
Bernard de Fontenelle
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In this charming and witty dialogue translated by the first professional woman writer in English, a 17th century astronomer staying at the chateau of a beautiful Marchioness accompanies her into her garden at night and introduces her to the new discoveries of astronomy Although more than 300 years old, ...


Modernist Literature: A Guide for the Perplexed
Peter Childs
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A historical overview explains what modernist literature was by taking the reader through the major figures, ideas and movements, focusing particularly on the core years of 1890-1930 but also looking before to Modernism's influences and precursors and beyond to its continuation and legacy.


How to Fly: (in Ten Thousand Easy Lessons)
Barbara Kingsolver
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A beautifully produced gift-edition of Barbara Kingsolver's luminous poetry - to appeal to her loyal fans and fiction readers more generally.


New Collected Poems of Marianne Moore
Marianne Moore
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Marianne Moore scholar Heather Cass White has prepared an edition of poems that, for the first time, presents the full range of Moore's work in its published order, while honouring the complex textual lives of the poems.


Poems for Palestine
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An anthology of poems dedicated to the people of Palestine and their long struggle for freedom "Poems for Palestine" was launched as a project aiming to collect together verse written by the people of Palestine, as a website open to all comers, all free to upload their work. The broad spectrum of the ...


A Discovery of New Worlds
Bernard de Fontenelle
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In this charming and witty dialogue translated by the first professional woman writer in English, a 17th century astronomer staying at the chateau of a beautiful Marchioness accompanies her into her garden at night and introduces her to the new discoveries of astronomy Although more than 300 years old, ...


Granta 129: Fate
Sigrid Rausing
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What is fate, in a culture of free will and self-determination? Where do we project our doom, that ancient and evolving belief in pre-destination? In this issue of Granta, twenty writers meditate on fate, in all its many forms.


Walt Whitman: A glorious collection from one of America's best-loved and controversial poets
Walt Whitman
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The perfect introduction to one of the most influential American poets - includes the controversial 'Leaves of Grass'


Path Through Wood
Sam Buchan-Watts
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The debut collection by Sam Buchan-Watts, leading us deep into the uncertain territory of the contemporary lyric. Returning repeatedly to the figure of the vulnerable boy approaching adolescence, these are poems that are listening in when they're not supposed to.


The Human Body Is A Hive
Erica Gillingham
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Poems of Two Wars
Laurence Binyon
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Binyon's 'For the Fallen' is the most famous poem written about the First World War, read at Services of Remembrance and carved onto war memorials. He was a medical orderly in a Front Line hospital. He survived to write about the outbreak of war again in 1939. This collection brings together for the first time the poems he wrote about both wars.


Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam: The best-loved, bestselling poem ever published
Omar Khayyam
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The best-loved, bestselling poem ever published


Ways of Life: On Places, Painters and Poets
Sir Andrew Motion
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The literary essays in Ways of Life look at a wide assortment of writers, from John Clare and Ivor Gurney, to marginal figures such as Leigh Hunt and Joseph Severn, and reassess the less well-known work of celebrated writers including John Donne, Christina Rossetti and Thomas Hardy.


More Fiya: A New Collection of Black British Poetry
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A scorching new anthology of Black British poetry, edited by the award-winning acclaimed poet Kayo Chingonyi and following in the footsteps of the 1998 seminal collection The Fire People


The Sick Bag Song
Nick Cave
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Romantic, poetic and heartfelt, Nick Cave's Sick Bag Song is a contemporary epic, somewhere between Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and The Wasteland


In Praise of Disobedience: The Soul of Man Under Socialism and Other Writings
Oscar Wilde
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Works of Wilde's annus mirabilis of 1891 in one volume, with an introduction by renowned British playwright.

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