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  • Magic City

    A Novel

    "A compelling page-turner that will keep readers hoping against hope that everything will somehow, magically, turn out for the best." — Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionWith a new Afterword from the author reflecting on the 100th anniversary of one of the most heinous tragedies in American history—the 1921 burning of Greenwood, an affluent black section of Tulsa, Oklahoma, known as the "Negro Wall ... Read more

    $11.99 CAD $1.99 CAD

  • the witch doesn't burn in this one

    The witch: supernaturally powerful, inscrutably independent, and now—indestructible. These moving, relatable poems encourage resilience and embolden women to take control of their own stories. Enemies try to judge, oppress, and marginalize her, but the witch doesn’t burn in this one. ... Read more

    $10.99 CAD

  • The Walt Whitman MEGAPACK ®

    More Than 500 Classic Poems, Essays, and Letters, including Leaves of Grass

    by Walt Whitman ...
    The Walt Whitman MEGAPACK™ collects more than 500 classic poems, essays, and letters of Walt Whitman, including "Leaves of Grass," Whitman's magnum opus. ... Read more

    $0.99 CAD

  • Leaves Of Grass: The First Edition of 1855 + The Death Bed Edition of 1892

    by Walt Whitman ...
    This carefully crafted ebook: “Leaves Of Grass: The First Edition of 1855 + The Death Bed Edition of 1892” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents.Leaves of Grass is a poetry collection by Walt Whitman. Though the first edition was published in 1855, Whitman spent his entire life writing Leaves of Grass, revising it in several editions until his death. ... Read more

    $0.99 CAD

  • Songs of Jamaica

    Series series Mint Editions (Tales From the Caribbean)
    Songs of Jamaica (1912) is a poetry collection by Claude McKay. Published before the poet left Jamaica for the United States, Songs of Jamaica is a pioneering collection of verse written in Jamaican Patois, the first of its kind. As a committed leftist, McKay was a keen observer of the Black experience in the Caribbean, the American South, and later in New York, where he gained a reputation during ... Read more

    $9.99 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Choking Back the Devil

    by Donna Lynch ...
    Choking Back the Devil by Donna Lynch is an invocation, an ancient invitation that summons the darkness within and channels those lonely spirits looking for a host. It's a collection that lives in the realm of ghosts and family curses, witchcraft and urban legends, and if you're brave enough to peek behind the veil, the hauntings that permeate these pages will break seals and open doorways, cut ... Read more

    $6.99 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Seeing the Body: Poems

    **Nominee for the 2021 NAACP Image Award in PoetryAn elegiac and moving meditation on the ways in which we witness "bodies" of grief and healing.**Poems and photographs collide in this intimate collection, challenging the invisible, indefinable ways mourning takes up residence in a body, both before and after life-altering loss.In radiant poems—set against the evocative and desperate backdrop of ... Read more

    $28.99 CAD

  • Hotel Almighty

    Visually arresting and utterly one-of-a-kind, Sarah J. Sloat's Hotel Almighty is a book-length erasure of Misery by Stephen King, a reimagining of the novel's themes of constraint and possibility in elliptical, enigmatic poems. Here, "joy would crawl over broken glass, if that was the way." Here, sleep is “a circle whose diameter might be small," a circle "pitifully small," a "wrecked and empty ... Read more

    $19.99 CAD

  • dayliGht

    Poems

    by Roya Marsh ...
    Finalist for the 2021 Lambda Award for Lesbian PoetrydayliGht is a dazzling collection of poems from a necessary new voice, at once a clarion call for stories of Black women and a rebuke of broken notions of sexuality and race.Growing up, Roya Marsh was considered “tomboy passing." With an affinity for baggy clothes, cornrows, and bandanas, she came of age in an era when the wide spectrum of ... Read more

    $11.99 CAD

  • Shame Is an Ocean I Swim Across: Poems by Mary Lambert

    by Mary Lambert ...
    Beautiful and brutally honest, Mary Lambert's poetry is a beacon to anyone who's ever been knocked down—and picked themselves up again. In verse that deals with sexual assault, mental illness, and body acceptance, Ms. Lambert's Shame Is an Ocean I Swim Across emerges as an important new voice in poetry, providing strength and resilience even in the darkest of times. ... Read more

    $12.99 CAD

  • New Collected Poems

    A landmark definitive edition of one of our most innovative and beloved poetsThe landmark oeuvre of Marianne Moore, one of the major inventors of poetic modernism, has had no straight path from beginning to end; until now, there has been no good vantage point from which to see the body of her remarkable work as a whole. Throughout her life Moore arranged and rearranged, visited and revisited, a ... Read more

    $19.99 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Songs with Our Eyes Closed

    Many of the poems included here are short and uplifting, with messages such as “be yourself,” “you are beautiful,” and “this too shall pass.” They combine the appeal of short, shareable poems with inspiration and encouragement.Also included are some of White’s lengthier prose pieces, which address his childhood, his relationship with his father, and past romantic relationships, among other things. ... Read more

    $9.99 CAD

  • Sanctificum

    by Chris Abani ...
    “Abani . . . explores place and humor, exile and freedom with poems of experience and imagination . . . [he] enters the wound with a boldness that avoids nothing. Highly recommended.” —Library Journal“Stunning poems.” —New HumanistA self-described “zealot of optimism,” poet and novelist Chris Abani bravely travels into the charged intersections of atrocity and love, politics and religion, loss and ... Read more

    $13.99 CAD

  • The Waste Land & The Poems

    by T. S. Eliot ...
    The Waste Land is a poem by T. S. Eliot, widely regarded as one of the most important poems of the 20th century and a central work of modernist poetry.Thomas Stearns Eliot OM was an American-British poet, essayist, publisher, playwright, literary critic and editor. Born in St. Louis, Missouri, to a prominent Boston Brahmin family, he moved to England in 1914 at the age of 25 and went on to settle, ... Read more

    $1.24 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Asked What Has Changed

    by Ed Roberson ...
    Series series Wesleyan Poetry Series
    Finalist for Griffin International Poetry Prize, given by The Griffin Trust for Excellence in Poetry, 2022Award-winning poet Ed Roberson confronts the realities of an era in which the fate of humanity and the very survival of our planet are uncertain. Departing from the traditional nature poem, Roberson's work reclaims a much older tradition, drawing into poetry's orbit what the physical and human ... Read more

    $19.99 CAD

  • Evangeline

    A Tale of Acadie

    In 1841, the American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow heard the story of Acadian lovers, separated by the Expulsion and reunited at the end of their lives. He elaborated this simple tale into his long narrative poem, Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie. Published in 1847, it soon gained worldwide popularity, and by 1865, both North American and European French versions were in print. In reinventing "the ... Read more

    $15.99 CAD

  • Square Inch Hours: Poems

    by Sherod Santos ...
    “Sherod Santos brilliantly negotiates the provinces of poetry and prose, of imagination and memoir.… As enigmatic as Borges, and beautiful in a way only Santos can be.” —David BakerA poetic meditation, Square Inch Hours draws on elements from fiction, memoir, daybook, and reverie, piecing together moments in the aftermath of a breakdown. With adamant attentiveness, the speaker turns his focus to ... Read more

    $17.99 CAD

  • The History of Forgetting

    by Lawrence Raab ...
    Series series Penguin Poets
    Lawrence Raab's richest work to date-his saddest, funniest, most personal, and most searching bookOf Lawrence Raab 's 1972 debut, Mark Strand wrote:"This is a first book with more authority and wisdom in it than most poets are able to manage in their entire careers. I am amazed by its casualness and clarity, its forcefulness, its engrossing strangeness." Mystery and strangeness remain at the heart ... Read more

    $11.99 CAD

  • The Shape of the Dance

    Essays, Interviews and Digressions

    When Michael Donaghy died in 2004 at the age of fifty, he was one of the UK’s best-known and best-loved poets; he was also a literary critic of the first rank. Donaghy’s prose is notable for the same delightfully lucid style and lightly worn erudition so admired in his verse. His was also the most intellectually promiscuous of minds, and he was happy to allude to Irish music, neuroscience and ... Read more

    $17.99 CAD

  • La guerre des fleurs - Codex Ferus

    Translated by Antoinette De Robien ...
    Réquisitoire sauvage au nom du vivant, La guerre des fleurs – Codex Ferus rassemble les principaux manifestes environnementaux, les déclarations d’artiste de Domingo Cisneros et un texte inédit, le Codex Ferus, manuel d’enseignements pratiques et spirituels de la vie en forêt. À l’image des codex mayas, toltèques et aztèques, ces manuscrits peints sur des peaux ou des écorces repliées en accordéon ... Read more

    $17.99 CAD

  • Phases Of Me

    by Amber Taylor ...
    Series series Poetry Book-One
    Phases Of Me, is a poetry book (44 poems) with the thoughts and feelings of the author. Come with her as she goes though the ups and downs of life. The good, the bad and sometimes the ugly. The simplistic yet thoughtful poems will focus on: LIFE-LOVE-ANGST-GOD-NATURE-PETS. May you be touched, uplifted or amused by her words. ... Read more

    $3.73 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Vita Nova

    by Louise Gluck ...
    Winner of the Nobel Prize in LiteratureIn Vita Nova, Pulitzer-Prize winning poet Louise Glück manages the apparently impossible: a terrifying act of perspective that brings into resolution the smallest human hope and the vast forces that shape and thwart itSince Ararat in 1990, Louise Glück has been exploring a form that is, according to the poet, Robert Hass, her invention. *Vita Nova--*like its ... Read more

    $11.99 CAD

  • Harbinger

    Poems

    by Shelley Puhak ...
    Series series National Poetry Series
    “The speaker in Shelley Puhak’s Harbinger is no closer to knowing herself than I am, than we are, which is why we trust her. Each similarly titled poem holds a triptych mirror up to the artist and, in so doing, up to us all, so we may better see ourselves as we are. In ever-changing form.” —Nicole SealeyA stunning meditation on artistic creation and historical memory from the winner of the ... Read more

    $11.99 CAD

  • Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass

    by Lana Del Rey ...
    The New York Times–bestselling debut book of poetry from artist and musician Lana Del Rey.*“‘Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass’ is the title poem of the book and the first poem I wrote of many. Some of which came to me in their entirety, which I dictated and then typed out, and some that I worked laboriously picking apart each word to make the perfect poem. They are eclectic and honest and not ... Read more

    $23.99 CAD