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  • BAX 2020

    Best American Experimental Writing

    by Seth Abramson and 3 more

    series Best American Experimental Writing
    Best American Experimental Writing 2020, guest-edited by Joyelle McSweeney and Carmen Maria Machado, is the sixth edition of the critically acclaimed anthology series compiling an exciting mix of fiction, poetry, non-fiction, and genre-defying work. Featuring a diverse roster of writers and artists culled from both established authors—including Anne Boyer and Alice Notley—as well as new and ... Read more

    $19.68 AUD

  • Islamic Mystical Poetry

    Sufi Verse from the early Mystics to Rumi

    by Mahmood Jamal and 1 more

    Written from the ninth to the twentieth century, these poems represent the peak of Islamic Mystical writing, from Rabia Basri to Mian Mohammad Baksh. Reflecting both private devotional love and the attempt to attain union with God and become absorbed into the Divine, many poems in this edition are imbued with the symbols and metaphors that develop many of the central ideas of Sufism: the Lover, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Fire of Joy

    Roughly 80 Poems to Get by Heart and Say Aloud

    by Clive James

    Essentially, this is Clive James' desert island poems: a selection of his favourite verse and a personal commentary on each.The Fire of Joy was the final book Clive James completed before his death in 2019. It takes its title from the French expression Feu de Joie, which refers to a military celebration when all the riflemen of a regiment fire one shot after another in a wave of continuous sound: ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Denying the Alpha

    by Sam Crescent and 9 more

    Some happily-ever-afters take more effort than others...The strong alpha heroes in our anthology are determined to claim their mates—but their women are anything but submissive. They'll have to work twice as hard to get what they want. It'll be a power struggle as the alphas and their women learn that the volatile energy between them is the beginning of something wonderful.These nine hand-picked ... Read more

    $7.26 AUD

  • Edgar Allan Poe: Complete Tales & Poems (Illustrated)

    by Edgar Allan Poe

    series Top Five Classics
    This Top Five Classics illustrated edition of the Complete Tales & Poems of Edgar Allan Poe features 157 Poe works, including all of his short stories and poems.69 Tales, including:• The Tell-Tale Heart• The Murders in the Rue Morgue• The Fall of the House of Usher• The Masque of the Red Death• The Pit and the Pendulum• The Purloined Letter• The Black Cat• Hop-Frog<br... ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • 55 Poetic Cues

    55 Poems on Life and Metaphysics

    by Danny Girard

    This book of poetry is a collection of poems and quotes on the topic of metaphysics and life. Writer/poet Danny G shares his personal insights and memoirs, while encouraging you to create change in your life and in the world. You will be intrigued as you ponder these teachings about overcoming challenges, seeking inner peace, and creating a brighter humanity. ... Read more

    $4.60 AUD

  • Love is Strong as Death

    Poems chosen by Paul Kelly

    by Paul Kelly

    Paul Kelly’s songs are steeped in poetry. And now he has gathered from around the world the poems he loves – poems that have inspired and challenged him over the years, a number of which he has set to music. This wide-ranging and deeply moving anthology combines the ancient and the modern, the hallowed and the profane, the famous and the little known, to speak to two of literature’s great themes ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Marcel Proust: In Search of Lost Time [volumes 1 to 7] (Quattro Classics) (The Greatest Writers of All Time)

    by Marcel Proust

    "'In Search of Lost Time' is widely recognized as the major novel of the twentieth century." —Harold Bloom "At once the last great classic of French epic prose tradition and the towering precursor of the 'nouveau roman'." —Bengt Holmqvist "Proust so titillates my own desire for expression that I can hardly set out the sentence. Oh if I could write like that!" —Virginia Woolf "The greatest fiction ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • The Best Australian Poems 2013

    by Lisa Gorton

    ‘What characterises Australian poetry now is its variousness … Here are collage poems with a confessional impulse, short short stories, late surrealist couplets, poems that weave satire and lyric together, fragmentary essays in epistles, metaphysical pastorals, epic narratives glimpsed through keyhole lyrics, and lyrics that explode the idea of what a lyric can say, and be.’ —Lisa GortonThis ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Complete Novels of Leo Tolstoy (Active TOC) (A to Z Classics)

    by Leo Tolstoy and 1 more

    Here you will find the complete novels and novellas of Leo Tolstoy in the chronological order of their original publication. - Childhood - Boyhood - Youth - Family Happiness - The Cossacks - War and Peace - Anna Karenina - The Death of Ivan Ilyich - The Kreutzer Sonata - Resurrection - The Forged Coupon - Hadji Murad ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • The Best Australian Poems 2016

    by Sarah Holland-Batt

    ‘Above all, poetry – for both its readers and its writers – is a form that demands attentiveness and active intelligence. It treats language as a volatile and charged commodity, and one whose subtleties and nuances are worth puzzling over.’ —Sarah Holland-BattAward-winning poet, critic, editor and academic Sarah Holland-Batt takes the helm as editor of this year’s Best Australian Poems. ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Best-Loved Poems

    by John Boyes

    ... poetry is the blossom and the fragrancy of all human knowledge, human thoughts, human passions, emotions, language.' Samuel Taylor Coleridge This glorious celebration of classic poetry features verse from around the English-speaking world. Carefully selected and divided into themed sections, the poems encompass the wealth of human experience - love, death, youth, old age, nature, travel and ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • 100 Best-Loved Poems

    by Philip Smith

    series Dover Thrift Editions
    Here are some of the most-loved poems in the English language, chosen not merely for their popularity, but for their literary quality as well. Dating from the Middle Ages to the 20th century, these splendid poems remain evergreen in their capacity to engage our minds and refresh our spirits.Among them are Marlowe: "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love"; Shakespeare: "Sonnet XVIII" ("Shall I compare ... Read more

    $4.61 AUD

  • The Four Chinese Classics: Tao Te Ching, Analects, Chuang Tzu, Mencius

    by Lao Tzu and 3 more

    Perhaps the most broadly influential spiritual text in human history, Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching is the source of Taoist philosophy, which eventually developed into Ch'an (Zen) Buddhism. Equally influential in the social sphere, Confucious' Analects is the source of social wisdom in China. The Chuang Tzu is the wild and wacky prose complement to the Tao Te Ching. And with its philosophical story ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • A Country Too Far

    by Rosie Scott and 1 more

    'I don't think I've seen a more impressive collection of Australian writers in a single book.' Stephen Romei, The AustralianOne of the central moral issues of our time is the question of asylum seekers, arguably the most controversial subject in Australia today. In this landmark anthology, twenty-seven of Australia's finest writers have focused their intelligence and creativity on the theme of the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Poems that Will Save Your Life

    by John Boyes

    Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune without the words, And never stops at all. - Emily Dickenson From time immemorial, poetry has provided its readers with a source of comfort and encouragement in times of need. In this superb anthology can be found the best of the English-speaking world's inspirational and reassuring verse, including such classics as ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • William Shakespeare: The Complete Works

    by William Shakespeare

    This collection gathers together the works by William Shakespeare in a single, convenient, high quality, and extremely low priced Kindle volume! The Comedies: A Midsummer Night's Dream All's Well That Ends Well As You Like It Love’s Labour ’s Lost Measure for Measure Much Ado About Nothing The Comedy of Errors The Merchant of Venice The Merry Wives of Windsor The Taming of the Shrew The Two ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • The Complete Virgil: The Aeneid, the Eclogues and the Georgics

    The Aeneid, the Eclogues and the Georgics

    by Publius Vergilius Maro (Virgil)

    This Bybliotech Anthology contains Virgil's three masterpieces, the Eclogues (sometimes called the Bucolics), the Georgics, and his most famous epic poem - the Aeneid.Virgil's classic works have stood the test of centuries, and have become an integral part of Western history and literature, alongside the canon of similar great names from ancient history such as Homer and Horace.The Aeneid tells ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • The Best Australian Poems 2012

    by John Tranter

    ‘I was struck … by just how many poems depended on the ancient devices of the storyteller … Many have a lyrical or meditative feel, but most have a story to tell, captured in a brief glimpse of the meaning of life, or a dramatic climax.’ —John TranterIn this impressive anthology John Tranter weaves many threads into a portrait of Australian poetry in 2012. Emerging poets sit alongside the ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Trip of a Lifetime

    An Anthology

    by Various and 1 more

    What is your idea of the trip of a lifetime? Is it flying off to parts unknown? Traveling through parts of Europe? Lounging on a sandy Caribbean beach? Or do you prefer to stay closer to home and travel through your imagination? Sometimes the trip of a lifetime can be the one you never expected to take. And sometimes a trip becomes quite memorable for the wrong reasons.In this collection of short ... Read more

    $6.13 AUD

  • Japanese Haiku

    by Peter Beilenson and 2 more

    series Peter Pauper Press Classic Haiku #1
    Step into a series of dazzling, funny, melancholy, and joyous moments with this collection of haiku masterworks. Beloved translator Peter Beilensons goal was twofold: to craft a book of haiku accessible to anyone, and to render his best guess at what the poets would have written in English. His translations preserve the sublime spirit of each verse, conjuring vivid visual and emotional impressions ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • The Best Australian Poems 2015

    by Geoff Page

    ‘The human desire for patterned language is as strong as the need for narrative.’ —Geoff PageIn The Best Australian Poems 2015, you will find the who’s who of contemporary poets and the pick of new voices. Sometimes satirical, sometimes erotic, covering family, religion, war and mortality, Geoff Page’s selection celebrates the vital, the vigorous and the graceful voices that populate our poetry ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Best Australian Poems 2010

    by Robert Adamson

    ‘The Best Australian Poems 2010 vibrates with correspondences. The images in some poems are reflected in others … until the individual poems begin to read like stanzas in some epic story of this country.’ —Robert AdamsonSelected by one of Australia’s most acclaimed poets, this inspired collection captures the richness and scope of present-day Australian verse. It features innovative and exciting ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke

    by C.J. Dennis

    C. J. Dennis, (1876 - 1938) was an Australian poet famous for his humorous poems, especially "The  Sentimental Bloke", published in 1916.   This ebook comes with an Active Contents. At the age of 19 he was employed as a solicitor's clerk. It was while he was working in this job that, like banker's clerk Banjo Paterson before him, his first poem was published. He later went on to publish in The ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD