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Parasite Kingdom
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Parasite Kingdom

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Poetry. Winner of the 2018 Tenth Gate Prize. In these poems Brad Richard has created a mythos that at first appears to be a warning about where our world is headed, yet reveals itself as a dirge for a way of being that we've not yet realized is gone...

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Flint and Fire
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Flint and Fire

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Poetry. Women's Studies. Selected for the 2019 Hilary Tham Capital Collection by Jericho Brown. Like the prairies that populate many of these poems, life often must be burned back to make way for growth. Lisa Hase-Jackson strikes the flinty surfaces...

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Reborn in Ink
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Reborn in Ink

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Poetry. Latinx Studies. Jewish Studies. Women's Studies. Translated by Jesse Lee Kercheval and Catherine Jagoe. Bilingual Edition. The Word Works International Editions. In lyric poems of startling directness, Laura Cesarco Eglin explores the death ...

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this body / that lightning show
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this body / that lightning show

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Poetry. Women's Studies. LGBTQIA Studies. The Hilary Tham Capital Collection. Selected by Jericho Brown. Says Tom Sleigh, "THIS BODY / THAT LIGHTNING SHOW is a book of devastation and catastrophe, but also of beautifully calibrated, precise descript...

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Gembox
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Gembox

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Poetry. Winner of the 2018 Washington Prize. "Lift the lid on Nils Michals' GEMBOX and discover inside vast, sometimes terrifying, worlds. Here are half-finished skyscrapers, waves 'loaded with the silhouettes of sharks,' a petrified forest, and 'ma...

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The Four Ugliest Children in Christendom

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The Four Ugliest Children in Christendom

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Poetry. Women's Studies. In this strange, bold collection of poems, four "ugly" children are plucked from their homelands and cast in a makeshift family to be studied by anthropologists as they navigate toward adulthood and, against all odds, toward...

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Nerve Chorus
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Nerve Chorus

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Poetry. Women's Studies. NERVE CHORUS sings out of wreckage. This first book dives deep into family, society, and self to interrogate the inequalities of gender, class, and race, along with brutalities of war, gun violence, and greed. Its revelation...

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Identifying the Body
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Identifying the Body

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Poetry. African & African American Studies. Women's Studies. JoAnne McFarland asks, if we are our bodies, what do we do when they betray us? When the life leaves them? When we cannot convince them to reach for what we want to become? Says Leslie McG...

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Image of Absence
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Image of Absence

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Poetry. Latinx Studies. Women's Studies. Translated from the Spanish by Curtis Bauer. Lyrical, leaping, mysterious, rigorous, and deft, the poems of Mexican poet Jeannette L. Clariond defy easy analysis. Says Rebecca Gayle Howell, "In IMAGE OF ABSEN...

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Superstition Freeway
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Superstition Freeway

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Poetry. In lyrical hard-driving lines as layered and tonally complex as the desert itself, Waggener investigates our modern anxiety: the wastes and emptiness that cause it, the beauty and connection that rescue us from it. The smoky threat of Armage...

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Chance Bodies
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Chance Bodies

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Poetry. In CHANCE BODIES, astronauts moonwalk chalk hopscotch courts in the suburbs, office workers transform into bats and butterflies, and parents raise their rocket babies to burn up in orbit. In language that is at turns deadpan and tender, Illi...

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Ornitheology
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Ornitheology

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Poetry. LGBTQIA Studies. How are we to live in a world where people and countries pretend to know the answers? McLellan refuses to fall prey to this illusion, and his haunting, delicate, yet muscular poems probe the infinite layers of self, family, ...

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Feminists Are Passing from Our Lives
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Feminists Are Passing from Our Lives

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Poetry. Women's Studies. FEMINISTS ARE PASSING FROM OUR LIVES takes a searching look back over the years since the so-called sexual revolution, the various waves of feminism, the civil rights movement, and the daily struggles of trying to live fully...

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