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Collected Poems
Robert Lowell
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Edmund Wilson wrote of Robert Lowell that he was the 'only recent American poet - if you don't count Eliot - who writes successfully in the language and cadence and rhyme of the resounding English tradition'. This book compiles a comprehensive selection of Lowell's poems, from the early triumph of Lord Weary's Castle onwards.


Fire Songs
David Harsent
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Featuring a collection of poems, this book includes dramatic sequences that belong to one another, share a dark territory and a sometimes haunting, sometimes steely, lyrical tone.


I Knew the Bride
Hugo Williams
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instead it takes the author and his readers into startling new terrain in a series of brave, painful and profoundly moving poems 'From the Dialysis Ward', in which the author records his own ongoing hospital treatment with a fearless vulnerability that makes this collection of poems a courageous and inspiring read.


Living Weapon
Rowan Ricardo Phillips
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POETRY BOOK SOCIETY RECOMMENDATIONLiving Weapon 'is in conversation with a vast cast of historic forebears who enliven Phillips's examination of the meaning, morality and musicality of poetry, his 'living weapon'.


Selected Poems
Marianne Moore
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A reissue of the 1935 Selected Poems, which, with an Introduction by T. S. Eliot, brought Moore's work to the attention of a wider public. This beautifully designed edition forms part of a series of ten key titles celebrating Faber's publishing over the decades.


Shoulder Tap
Maurice Riordan
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE POETRY PIGOTT PRIZE IN ASSOCIATION WITH LISTOWEL WRITERS' WEEKThroughout these poems, with their roaming sense of first-person, there is depth at work where the speakers' minds are cavernous and echoic, primal and sophisticated, observant and raw, in and out of control of themselves.


Snow Approaching on the Hudson
August Kleinzahler
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August Kleinzahler has earned admiration for his musical, precise poems that are grounded in the people, places and language among which he has lived.


Startling
Linda France
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Linda France's tenth collection is galvanising, comprising poems written from, and into, the fabric of the sixth mass extinction.


The Poems of Dorothy Molloy
Dorothy Molloy
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Dorothy Molloy was a star in the making when Faber prepared her debut Hare Soup (2004) for publication, before tragedy struck, and she died four days before advance copies arrived.


Jane Austen's Universal Truths: Wisdom and witticisms from her writings
Susan Hart-Byers
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The enduring appeal of Jane Austen's fiction is captured in this pocket-sized collection of quotations taken from her celebrated works.


The Destiny Thief
Richard Russo
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A master of the novel, short story and memoir, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Everybody's Fool now gives us his very first collection of personal essays, thoughts on writing, reading and living.


The Private Life of the Diary: From Pepys to Tweets - A History of the Diary as an Art Form
Sally Bayley
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In a beautiful literary exploration, Sally Bayley tracks the evolution - and the potential twenty first century death of - the diary, mourning what it means to lose the art of writing simply for oneself.


One Lark, One Horse
Michael Hofmann
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Approaching his sixtieth birthday, the poet explores where he finds himself, geographically and in life, treating with wit and compassion such universal themes as ageing and memory, place, and the difficulty for the individual to exist at all in an ever bigger and more bestial world.


Blurb Your Enthusiasm: A Cracking Compendium of Book Blurbs, Writing Tips, Literary Folklore and Publishing Secrets
Louise Willder
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A dazzling dictionary of book blurbs, filled with writing tips, literary folklore and publishing secrets


PLUS ULTRA
Sarah Fletcher
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A dazzling debut collection that refuses to look away as it grapples with pain, control, decadence, love and grief, in poems of wit, sharp intelligence, and a linguistic restlessness.


The Fat Black Woman's Poems: Virago 50th Anniversary Edition
Grace Nichols
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Part of Virago's Five Gold Reads: five reissues of significant titles representing fifty years of feminist publishing. Representing the 1980s, a stunning collection of poems from Grace Nichols, winner of the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry 2021


Eve Bites Back: An Alternative History of English Literature
Anna Beer
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The lives and achievements of eight women writers - a startling and unconventional history of literature


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


These Islands: A Letter To Britain
Ali M. Ansari
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Ansari makes the claim that Britain's strength lies in its ability of shape the popular imagination, both at home and abroad, and that an `excess of enthusiasm' may yet do untold damage to the fabric of a state and society that has been carefully constructed and will not be easily repaired.


Trumpty Dumpty Wanted a Crown: Verses for a Despotic Age
John Lithgow
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New York Times Besteller

Following the success of New York Times bestseller Dumpty comes Volume 2 of award-winning actor and national bestselling author John Lithgow's next book of satirical poetry chronicling the era of Trump madness. Darker, funnier, and more hard-hitting than ever, Lithgow writes ...

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