LITERATURE

"And for God's sake, don't let me ever hear you say, 'I can't read fiction. I only have time for the truth.' Fiction is the truth, fool! Ever hear of 'literature'? That means fiction too, stupid." -John Waters

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  1. The Figure of a Man Being Swallowed by a Fish

    Figure Of A Man Being Swallowed By A Fish

    $18.00

    At the heart of Joshua Weiner’s new book is an extended poem with a bold political dimension and great intellectual ambition. Learn More
  2. Figures For An Apocalypse

    Figures For An Apocalypse

    $14.95

    “Charming where not terrifying, Figures for an Apocalypse rattles and haunts, glimpsing dystopic terror attentively, mightily, and minutely, and capturing the delicacy of ruin with grace. This book can sweep you up into a dark kind of care about the world, and probably should.” – Emily Toder, author of Science Learn More
  3. Floating Brilliant Gone

    Floating, Brilliant, Gone

    $15.00

    Beginning at loss and ending in reflective elation, Floating, Brilliant, Gone moves steadily through the many complicated textures of identity, anxiety, and absence. Learn More
  4. Fragile Acts

    Fragile Acts

    $18.00

    The world is terrifying and exhilarating. Believing firmly in the romantic notion that “embellishment is love,” Allan Peterson in Fragile Acts combines the intellectual force of T.S. Eliot and Wallace Stevens, the ethereal wonder of Robert Hass, and the tight lyric beauty of Elizabeth Bishop and Donald Hall. These steely, wide-ranging poems are at once personal and philosophical, incisive and meditative—funny, serious, compassionate and searching. Learn More
  5. Glitter Bomb

    Glitter Bomb: Poems

    $15.95

    From the author of Lovely, Raspberry (Persea 2010) comes a collection of new poems which alternate between deadpan and slapstick in their madcap depictions of human foibles. Learn More
  6. The Heart Of A Comet

    Heart Of A Comet

    $15.00

    The Heart of a Comet is a collection of poems and short stories offering the tale of Comet, who fell from the sky unto an unfamiliar plane of existence. Learn More
  7. Hello Sunshine

    Hello Sunshine

    $15.95

    World-famous singer/songwriter Ryan Adams presents his second book of passionate, transcendent verse. Learn More
  8. Her Familiars

    Her Familiars

    $17.00

    HER FAMILIARS is Jane Satterfield's third book of poetry. This collection winds its way through civilization, history, and popular culture like a newly imagined animal and becomes a "familiar" to every reader. Learn More
  9. Howl And Other Poems

    Howl and Other Poems

    $7.95

    Allen Ginsberg's Howl & Other Poems was originally published by City Lights Books in the fall of 1956. Subsequently seized by U.S. Customs and the San Francisco police, it was the subject of a long court trial at which a series of poets and professors persuaded the court that the book was not obscene. Learn More
  10. I Am Not A Pioneer: Poems

    I Am Not A Pioneer: Poems

    $14.95

    Winner: 2011 Posner Poetry Book Award! Learn More

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