By Norman Mailer
An unforeseen assortment from Norman Mailer--a booklet of his chosen poems and multiple hundred of his drawings, so much of them by no means earlier than released. Modest presents is stuffed with what the writer calls "casual pleasures"--witty, naughty, and unusually gentle verse and artwork. Lust, seduction, betrayal, jealousy, or even the banality of cocktail get together chatter are depicted with humor, affection, and, mainly, honesty. here's a side of Norman Mailer unknown to many: lighthearted, prankish, whimsical, and infrequently mild, playfully sketching the intimate city global that surrounds us. Modest, humorous, and real, each one poem and drawing exhibits a brand new aspect of 1 of the best writers of our time.
By Nikola Vaptsarov
Nikola Yonkov Vaptsarov (Bulgarian: Никола Йонков Вапцаров; Born 7 December 1909 - performed through firing Squad 23 July 1942) used to be a Bulgarian poet, communist and progressive. operating such a lot of his lifestyles as a machinist, he simply wrote in his spare time. even though he ever released just one poetry booklet, he's one in all an important Bulgarian poets. as a result of his underground communist task opposed to the govt. of Boris III and the German troops in Bulgaria, Vaptsarov used to be arrested, attempted, sentenced and carried out an identical evening by means of a firing squad. he's additionally thought of an ethnic Macedonian author within the Republic of Macedonia.
By Kathleen Spivack
In 1959 Kathleen Spivack gained a fellowship to check at Boston college with Robert Lowell. Her fellow scholars have been Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton, between others. therefore all started a dating with the recognized poet and his circle that may final to the top of his lifestyles in 1977 and past. Spivack offers a lovingly rendered tale of her time between one of the most esteemed artists of a iteration. half memoir, half unfastened choice of anecdotes, inventive issues, and soulful but clear-eyed memories of a misplaced time and position, hers is an intimate portrait of the usually affliction Lowell, the good and close to nice artists he attracted, his instructing tools, his deepest global, and the numerous legacy he left to his scholars. in the course of the tale of a younger artist discovering her poetic voice between literary giants, Spivack thoughtfully considers how poets paintings. She seems at friendships, habit, depression, perseverance and survival, and the way social alterations altered lives and conditions. it is a fantastically written portrait of pals who enjoyed and lived phrases, and made nice good looks together.
A touching and deeply revealing look at the lives and concepts of a few of the main influential artists of the 20th century, With Robert Lowell and His Circle will attract writers, scholars, and considerate literary readers, in addition to to students.
By Mircea Ionescu-Quintus
This selection of Poems—offered as a dual-language English–Romanian edition—together with a severe Exposé via the translators, a Preface by means of the writer, a Chronicle and Biography, conveys to the reader a truly own story of a human tragedy of unspeakable horrors the writer persevered along tens of millions of different political prisoners at pressured hard work camps, so-called "Gulags" on the Danube-Black Sea Canal (the "Canal") in the course of Romania's Communist regime after WWII. This booklet is a Zeitzeugnis—a witness of the time—an account not just of a reprehensible earlier time yet a really pertinent happen for wish for more youthful generations all over the international.
This publication relies on Moara Dracilor through Mircea Ionescu-Quintus, released in Romanian in 1999 via Editura Ion Creanga S.A., Romania. the hot name is a dual-language (English-Romanian) variation, with a brand new Foreword, a brand new Preface by way of the writer, a brand new in regards to the Translators, seven extra Poems, 3 new Illustrations, and a brand new writer Biography.
It is a must-read for college kids and an individual attracted to politics, political background, Eastern-European heritage, Communist regimes, Romania, Romanian background, Romanian politics, background of Political Oppression, Testimonial Literature, Poetry, Eastern-European poetry, Romanian poetry, and socio-political poetry.
By Mary Beath
One vivid wintry weather afternoon alongside an empty New Mexico street, Mary Beath chanced on those inexplicable phrases painted on a peeling wood signal: shelter of Whirling mild. That second may perhaps stand for what she bargains the reader: the pleasures and insights of the unforeseen, the sensations of freedom and belonging that experience continuously drawn her to wander the land on my own.
"Beath's intensely visible tale poems are completely transporting, taking you out to longed-after landscapes and, on the very same time, into the terrain of our hearts and souls. within the culture of different keen-eyed, gutsy girls who've certain themselves to the Southwest, Beath expresses for all of us--men and women--our wishes for romance and liberation, and the way the land, on a daily basis, if we watch heavily, deals us metaphors for both."--Susan J. Douglas, writer of Where the women Are and The Mommy Myth
"Powered by way of a conscientiously disciplined and analytical brain, those poems are by no means content material to live in mere description yet press on into way more complicated interrogations of the world's nature, ecology, and structures of knowledge."--Craig Watson, writer of True News and Free Will
"Although written approximately frequent places--Chaco Canyon, Abiquiu, the 4 Corners--these poems chart a different geography. this is often the terrain of wind, making a song frogs, storms, and altering gentle, of possibility and silence and sexual hope, of that that's either wild and holy. i admire the 'unbounded, gutsy climate' of those poems."--Anne Batterson, writer of The Black Swan
By Mary Oliver
In one thousand Mornings, Mary Oliver returns to the imagery that has come to outline her life's paintings, transporting us to the marshland and sea coast of her loved domestic, Provincetown, Massachusetts. no matter if learning the leaves of a tree or mourning her precious puppy Percy, Oliver is open to the lessons inside the smallest of moments and explores with startling readability, humor, and kindness the mysteries of our day-by-day event.
By Joan Holub
Analyzing with aid it really is photo day on the puppy park. yet sooner than the 1st picture should be taken, an exuberant pack of domestic dogs wishes a little bit grooming. So they’re off to Shampoodle, the neighborhood puppy salon, the place the keen canine easily can't take a seat nonetheless. And while a few curious cats cease through, issues pass from messy to mayhem. Shampoodle is ideal for animal fans and youngsters who're simply beginning to learn on their lonesome, taking their cues from vigorous paintings and bubbly, rhymed textual content.
By Maureen N. McLane
Nationwide publication Award Finalist
A important, exhilarating new selection of poems from the nationwide ebook Critics Circle nominee
From lichens to department stores to service provider republics, it’s “another day during this the following cosmos,” in Maureen N. McLane’s gorgeous 3rd poetry assortment, This Blue. listed here are songs for and of a brand new century, poems either archaic and absolutely now. in the midst of existence, stationed in our universal “Terran Life,” the poet conjures city pigeons, Adirondack mountains, Genoa, Andalucía, Belfast, Parma; here's a global sounded out, damaged, in all likelihood shareable, newly named: “Take it up outdated Adam— / daily the area exists / to be named.” This Blue is a looking and a singing—intricate, horny, clever.
By Larissa Lai
By Dante Alighieri
Et los angeles douleur se mettra en chemin
avec l’âme qui s’en ira si triste ;
elle lui sera toujours unie,
lui rappelant los angeles joie du doux visage
auprès de quoi ne paraît rien le paradis.
Publié ici pour le première fois dans une édition bilingue, ce recueil de Dante a été traduit par Jacqueline Risset, poète, écrivain et essayiste, auteur d’une traduction de référence de l. a. Divine Comédie.