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Contemporary best-sellers this week December 21, 2012: If the world was supposed to end today, no one let this week’s contemporary best sellers list know. The same titles are camped out in their familiar positions, including Mary Oliver’s A Thousand Mornings, which leads this rapturous chain of best selling poetry. Following Oliver is Louise Glück with her tome of poems, Poems 1962-2012. [...] by

Contemporary best-sellers this week March 30, 2012: As predicted, Billy Collins’s Horoscopes for the Dead (in paperback) tops this week’s contemporary best-seller list. Master of irony and the everyday, Collins’s ninth collection delivers his familiar spin on contemporary American life but this time with a turn toward elegy. Notably new to the list this week is Jonathan Galassi’s [...] by

Contemporary best sellers this week March 23, 2012: This week on the contemporary best-seller list, two major award-winning poets make their debut in the #1 and #2 slots. Jack Gilbert’s Collected Poems enters the list at the top. Of Gilbert’s work, Publisher’s Weekly writes, “Gilbert has long held legendary status among poetry readers for his wise, hard-won poems about the joys and [...] by

Contemporary best-sellers this week March 9, 2012: It’s all about Rae Armantrout on this week’s contemporary best-seller list. Money Shot slides into the #1 slot, up from #2 last week. This week, it’s also all about paperbacks adding renewed vigor to the life of a best-seller. Natasha Trethewey’s Native Guard (in paperback) claims #2; Christian Wiman’s Every Riven Thing (in paperback) [...] by

Contemporary best sellers this week March 2, 2012: Three books make their debut on the contemporary best-seller list this week. Adam Clay’s A Hotel Lobby at the Edge of the World checks in at #11; Catherine Carter’s The Swamp Monster at Home enters the list at #15; and Adam Vines ‘s The Coal Life debuts at #29. Returning to the list this week with a vengeance, Rae Armantrout’s Money Shot [...] by

Contemporary Best Sellers This Week February 24, 2012: D.A. Powell’s latest book Useless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys skyrockets into the top slot on this week’s contemporary best-seller list, knocking Nikky Finney’s Head Off & Split from #1 down to second place. Already garnering accolades from book critics far and wide, Useless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys “condenses [Powell’s] [...] by