Poetry News

Books Received: October 2015

By Harriet Staff


Julie Agoos, Echo System (Sheep Meadow)

Yehuda Amichai, Robert Alter (translator), The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

Guillaume Apollinaire, Zone: Selected Poems (NYRB Poets)

Homero Aridjis, Chloe Aridjis (translator), The Child Poet (Archipelago Books)

Charles Bernstein, Pitch of Poetry (University Of Chicago Press)

John Bricuth, Pure Products of America, Inc.: A Narrative Poem (Johns Hopkins University Press)

Aichlee Bushnell, Objects of Attention (Noemi Press)

Bobbie D. Carr, The Heart of Life (Bowie Publishing)

Kristen Case, Little Arias (New Issues Poetry & Prose)

Lorenzo Chiera, Shards: Fragments of Verses (New Directions)

Don Mee Choi, Hardly War (Wave Books)

Olivia Clare, The 26-Hour Day (New Issues Poetry & Prose)

Joel Dailey, Islamophobia (Fell Swoop #140)

William F. Day, Search Books, Stories, and Songs: Eight Manuscripts of Poetry in Chronological Order (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform)

Danielle Cadena Deulen, Our Emotions Get Carried Away Beyond Us (Barrow Street Press)

Ben Doller, Fauxhawk (Wesleyan University Press)

George Economou, Unfinished and Uncollected (Shearsman Books)

T. S. Eliot, Christopher Ricks & Jim McCue (editors), The Poems of T. S. Eliot: Practical Cats and Further Verses (Johns Hopkins University Press)

T. S. Eliot, Christopher Ricks & Jim McCue (editors), The Poems of T. S. Eliot: Collected and Uncollected Poems (Johns Hopkins University Press)

Eduardo Espina, The MILLI Vanilli Condition: Essays on Culture in the New Millennium (Arte Publico Press)

Christine Evans, Cloudless: A novel in verse (UWA Publishing)

Philip Freeman, Searching for Sappho: The Lost Songs and World of the First Woman Poet (W. W. Norton & Company)

William H. Gass, Eyes: Novellas and Stories (Knopf)

Reginald Gibbons, How Poems Think (University Of Chicago Press)

Andrew Glaze, Overheard in a Drugstore: And Other Poems (NewSouth Books)

Tyler Knott Gregson, All the Words Are Yours: Haiku on Love (Perigee Books)

Jennifer Grotz, Window Left Open: Poems (Graywolf Press)

Ursula K. Le Guin, Steering the Craft: A Twenty-First-Century Guide to Sailing the Sea of Story (Mariner Books)

Myronn Hardy, Kingdom (New Issues Poetry & Prose)

Joseph Harker (editor), Assaracus Issue 20: A Journal of Gay Poetry (Sibling Rivalry Press, LLC)

Martin Harrison, Happiness (UWA Publishing)

H. L. Hix, American Anger: An Evidentiary (Etruscan Press)

Tom Humberstone, Over the Line: An Introduction to Poetry Comics (Sidekick Books)

Christina Hutchins, Tender the Maker (Utah State University Press)

Tyehimba Jess, Olio (Wave Books)

Megan Kaminsky, Deep City (Noemi Press)

Rupi Kaur, Milk and Honey (Andrews McMeel Publishing)

Douglas Kearney, Mess and Mess and (Noemi Press)

Adam Kirsch, Emblems of the Passing World: Poems after Photographs by August Sander (Other Press)

Ish Klein, Consolation and Mirth (Canarium Books)

Wayne Koestenbaum, The Pink Trance Notebooks (Nightboat)

John Koethe, The Swimmer: Poems (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

David Lazar, Who's Afraid of Helen of Troy?: An Essay on Love (Etruscan Press)

Stephanie Lenox, The Business (Center for Literary Publishing)

Frank Lima, Garrett Caples & Julien Poirier (editors), Incidents of Travel in Poetry: New and Selected Poems (City Lights Publishers)

Grevel Lindop, Luna Park (Carcanet Press Ltd.)

Christopher Logue, Christopher Reid (editor), War Music: An Account of Homer's Iliad (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

James Lough & Alex Stein (editors), Short Flights: Thirty-Two Modern Writers Share Aphorisms of Insight, Inspiration, and Wit (Schaffner Press, Inc.)

Helen Macdonald, Shaler's Fish (Atlantic Monthly Press)

Shane McCrae, The Animal Too Big to Kill (Persea)

Mobe McScrotom, Reflections and Such, in the Key of Life (AuthorHouse)

Rod Mengham, Chance of a Storm (Carcanet Press Ltd.)

Richard Milazzo, Road Narrows: Poems of Tunisia 2013 (Scrisul Romanesc)

Judith Moffett, Tarzan in Kentucky (WordTech Communications)

Kobus Moolman, A Book of Rooms (Deep South)

Gabrielle Myers, Hive-Mind (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform)

Vladimir Nabokov, Letters to Véra (Knopf)

Jennifer Nelson, Aim at the Centaur Stealing Your Wife (Ugly Ducking Presse)

Andrew S. Nicholson, A Lamp Brighter than Foxfire (Center for Literary Publishing)

Caitríona O'Reilly, Geis (Wake Forest University Press)

Mary Oliver, Felicity (Penguin Press)

Benjamin Paloff, And His Orchestra (Carnegie Mellon)

Jay Parini, New and Collected Poems: 1975-2015 (Beacon Press)

Nathan Parker, The Locust Diagrams (Noemi Press)

Linda Pastan, Insomnia (W. W. Norton & Company)

Jennifer Perrine, No Confession, No Mass (University of Nebraska Press)

Joyce Peseroff, Know Thyself (Carnegie Mellon)

Louis Phillips, Phillips' Quarterly #7

Pedro Pietri, Juan Flores & Pedro Lopez Adorno (editors), Pedro Pietri: Selected Poetry (City Lights Publishers)

Antoine J. Polgar, Chronicles & Elegies (Blue Pony Press)

Liston Pope, Christmas Year Zero: Epic of Wall Street and the Economic Life of Man (Mantis Press)

Liston Pope, Collected Poetry I (1963-2015) (Mantis Press)

Ezra Pound, Massimo Bacigalupo (editor), Posthumous Cantos (Carcanet Press Ltd.)

Adrienne Rich, Later Poems: Selected and New: 1971-2012 (W. W. Norton & Company)

Vern Rutsala, The Long Haul (Carnegie Mellon)

Joshua Schuster, The Ecology of Modernism: American Environments and Avant-Garde Poetics (University Alabama Press)

Mark Scroggins, Intricate Thicket: Reading Late Modernist Poetries (University Alabama Press)

Elaine Sexton, Prospect/Refuge (Sheep Meadow)

Floyd Skloot, Approaching Winter: Poems (LSU Press)

Patricia Smith, Gotta Go Gotta Flow: Life, Love, and Lust on Chicago's South Side From the Seventies (CityFiles Press)

Patti Smith, Patti Smith Collected Lyrics, 1970-2015 (Ecco)

Muriel Spark, Collected Poems (Carcanet Press Ltd.)

Matthew Spender, A House in St John's Wood: In Search of My Parents (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

M. Athar Tahir, The Last Tea (Tanabana Publications)

Mark Todd, Western Weird (Western Press Books)

Katherine Towler, The Penny Poet of Portsmouth: A Memoir Of Place, Solitude, and Friendship (Counterpoint)

Kim Trainor, Karyotype (Brick Books)

Tomas Tranströmer, Bright Scythe: Selected Poems by Tomas Tranströmer (Sarabande Books)

Joshua Trotter, Mission Creep (Coach House Books)

Sarah Vap, Viability (Penguin Books)

Wendy Videlock, Slingshots and Love Plums (Able Muse Press)

Judith Viorst, Wait for Me: And Other Poems About the Irritations and Consolations of a Long Marriage (Simon & Schuster)

Connie Voisine, Calle Florista (University Of Chicago Press)

Lesley Wheeler, Radioland (Barrow Street Press)

Jennifer Willoughby, Beautiful Zero (Milkweed Editions)

Tanaya Winder, Words Like Love (West End Press)

Jordan Zandi, Solarium (Sarabande Books)

Mary Zeppa, My Body Tells Its Own Story (WordTech Communications)

Hai Zi, Ripened Wheat: Selected Poems of Hai Zi (The Bitter Oleander Press)

Originally Published: November 2nd, 2015