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A Book of Measure, Volume One: The Journals of The Man Who Keeps Bees
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A Book of Measure, Volume One: The Journals of The Man Who Keeps Bees

Talisman House, Publishers

Poetry. Fiction. "For close to 20 years I've been reading in manuscript and in small published batches Michael Franco's ongoing field of activity: A BOOK OF MEASURE. How wonderful to have VOLUME ONE in print for a larger reading public. This long ev...

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Silent Stones: Selected Poems Of Melih Cevdet Anday
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Silent Stones: Selected Poems Of Melih Cevdet Anday

Talisman House, Publishers

Poetry. Winner of the Meral Divitçi Prize for Turkish Poetry in Translation. "One of three poets constituting the pivotal Garip movement in Turkish poetry, [... later] Anday turned to the West, particularly to the Modernists. His poetry until the ni...

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Kingdom Come: A Fantasia
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Kingdom Come: A Fantasia

Talisman House, Publishers

Poetry. Fiction. "KINGDOM COME is a big, imaginative feast for the senses, wry with humor and sizzling with sexuality. Liu's immersive style, each sentence a bracing plunge into a liquefied language, a lake, has only deepened and clarified since the...

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vanishing acts
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vanishing acts

Talisman House, Publishers

Poetry. "VANISHING ACTS is an astounding, yet oddly casual and unselfconscious, achievement. In a dark land beyond death, a cast of characters—including a one- eyed boy, a mute girl, carnival performers, bicyclists, handless monks, ghost-women, film...

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Animals of Dawn
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Animals of Dawn

Talisman House, Publishers

Poetry. "A radiant matrix of intertextuality, ANIMALS OF DAWN, in holding a vast array of precedent texts—as disparate as Hamlet, Un Coup de Dés, and Basho's famous frog haiku—in constellated suspension, creates an aubade-as- web-of-wonders in which...

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Border Music
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Border Music

Talisman House, Publishers

Poetry. "But if seemingly willful obscurity is often a deterrent in reading or viewing work from any avant-garde, Vangelisti's poems are replete with a sustained clarity that invites us to savor these moments without being penalized for letting go o...

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Memory Cards: Thomas Traherne Series
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Memory Cards: Thomas Traherne Series

Talisman House, Publishers

Poetry. "'What we do in saying,' Susan Schultz writes, 'is more than words allow us.' Thus her MEMORY CARDS: THOMAS TRAHERNE SERIES unfolds as resource that is both deep and expansive. Schultz makes poems that plumb the mundane with patience and hon...

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Remission
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Remission

Talisman House, Publishers

Poetry. Christopher Sawyer- Lauçanno's new book of poetry compresses experience and emotion into what seems at times an exclamation point of pain and yearning. It is, by turns, troubling and challenging, tough-minded and compassionate, earth-bound a...

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Roman Exercises
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Roman Exercises

Talisman House, Publishers

Poetry. "The inspiration for ROMAN EXERCISES stems from my reading of Bertolt Brecht's Manual of Piety. It is an ancient impulse. His work may be thought of as a set of 'exercises' for responsible citizenship, as opposed to the objectification of ci...

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Cloud Therapy: a book about swimming
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Cloud Therapy: a book about swimming

Talisman House, Publishers

Literary Nonfiction. For over twenty-five years I have been going several times a week to swim laps in local pools. That's a lot of time with my head submerged, my thoughts left to wander and percolate. I had long been tempted to write about this in...

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Let the Games Begin: Five Roman Writers
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Let the Games Begin: Five Roman Writers

Talisman House, Publishers

Poetry. Interpretive Translation. Classics. Satire. "In LET THE GAMES BEGIN, Peter Valente has borrowed, sampled, excised, and rearranged the canon of Greek and Latin letters to consolidate the extremes which that literature is famous for. Life was ...

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The Daimon of the Moment: Preverbs
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The Daimon of the Moment: Preverbs

Talisman House, Publishers

Poetry. "'Words say too much to let you know the truth.' George Quasha's torqued, enigmatic proverbs create unlikely balances among discrepant engagements. The vectors of these marvelous poems work at cross purposes, keeping each other aloft. These ...

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As A Bee
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As A Bee

Talisman House, Publishers

Poetry. The new collection by a poet whose works, in the words of Anselm Berrigan, are "exquisite, irreducible poems [that] transmit lyrical shape and sense-oriented wonder with a numinous focus and care I find nowhere else in the art. They are amon...

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Beneath the Ice: An Anthology of Contemporary Icelandic Poetry
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Beneath the Ice: An Anthology of Contemporary Icelandic Poetry

Talisman House, Publishers

Poetry. Anthology. Translated into English from the Icelandic. This cutting-edge selection in translation features contemporary work from some of Iceland's most highly regarded poets.

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