|The Rain in Portugal||Billy Collins||
THE RAIN IN PORTUGAL contains fifty new poems with subjects as varied as William Shakespeare and Keith Richards. This most respected voice also touches on art, cats and dogs, loneliness and love as well as beauty and death.
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|Heating and Cooling: 52 Micro-Memoirs||Beth Ann Fennelly||
HEATING & COOLING: 52 MICRO-MEMOIRS is a captivating and refreshing work of personal essays, poetry and as the title suggests "micro-memoirs". It crosses many genres to entertain and is the perfect pick-me-up, as well as thoughtful gift.
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|Chasing Utopia: A Hybrid||Nikki Giovanni||
CHASING UTOPIA is a marvelous hybrid of stories and poems that focus on flowers, family and food - always food.
THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Nikki Giovanni on the title page in Birmingham. It is a new, unread first edition opened only for signing. Published in October, 2013 by...
|Make Me Rain: Poems & Prose||Nikki Giovanni||
MAKE ME RAIN celebrates the legendary poet's loved ones and unapologetically declares her pride in her black heritage, while exploring the enduring impact of the twin sins of racism and white nationalism. A talented, special, and relevant voice for decades, Giovanni's poems and prose will break your heart and feed your...
|Tropic of Squalor||Mary Karr||
TROPIC OF SQUALOR is a collection of captivating poetry by acclaimed memoirist Mary Karr. Hard-hitting and thought-provoking, these poems delve into the idea of whether we live in the "squalor" of nothingness, or if there is a certain divinity to the world after all.
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|The Best American Poetry 2015||David Lehman||
THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY 2015 showcases work by such leading poets as Jane Hirshfield, Terrance Hayes, Amy Gerstler, and Ron Padgett. Many outstanding younger voices are also introduced. Each contributor offers engaging comments. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among...
POEMS confirms Ron Rash as a standard-bearer for the American South. This collection captures the rhythm of the region - the beauty and the hardships.
THIS COPY (shown below) was signed on the title page by Ron Rash at his home (he was coming to the store, but hurt his back). It is a...