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What Matters Most is How Well You Walk Through the Fire
This second posthumous poetry collection from Charles Bukowski takes readers deep into a raw, wild vein of writing that extends from the early '70s to the 1990s.
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A collection of more than 125 small poems, all of them new, each a thought or observation compressed to its emotional essence--from the former United States Poet Laureate and New York Times bestsellin…
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By the author of the wildly successful 2am Thoughts, comes Nineteen — titled after the poet's age when she wrote this new book. Nineteen is a collection of poetry that broaches heartbreak, love, loss,…
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The Road Between is poetry well-lived.

Poetry for the soul that walks a fine line between losing yourself in the world and finding yourself again, often in the smallest of moments. Courtney Peppernell,…
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Leonard Cohen is one of the great writers, performers, and most consistently daring artists of our time. Book of Longing is Cohen’s eagerly awaited new collection of poems, following his highly acclai…
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The Lords and the New Creatures
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Originally self-published as two separate volumes in 1969 (The Lords/Notes on Vision, which Morrison described as "a thesis on film aesthetics," and The New Creatures, a surreal portrait of modern exi…
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Ask the Dust (The Saga of Arturo Bandini, #3)
"Fante was my god." —Charles Bukowski, in his introduction to Ask the Dust

Arturo Bandini, a young, struggling Italian-American writer living in a seedy hotel in 1930s Los Angeles, falls hard for the e…
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The Hatred of Poetry
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No art has been denounced as often as poetry. It's even bemoaned by poets: "I, too, dislike it," wrote Marianne Moore. "Many more people agree they hate poetry," Ben Lerner writes, "than can agree wha…
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The fairy tale-based works of the tortured confessional poet, whose raw honesty and wit in the face of psychological pain have touched thousands of readers.
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The Atrocity Exhibition
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Easily one of the 20th century's most visionary writers, J. G. Ballard lived far ahead of his time. Called his "prophetic masterpiece" by many, The Atrocity Exhibition practically lies outside of any …
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A Billy Collins poem is instantly recognizable. “Using simple, understandable language,” notes USA Today , the two-term U.S. Poet Laureate “captures ordinary life–its pleasure, its discontents, its mo…
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Alone on the Beach at Night
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'All nations, colors, barbarisms, civilizations, languages...'

A selection taken from Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass

Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Bla…
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Wait Until Spring, Bandini (The Saga of Arturo Bandini, #1)
"Mean, moody, disturbing and intensely atmospheric.” —The Times

John Fante's first published novel, Wait Until Spring, Bandini chronicles a trying winter in the lives of the Bandinis, a poor and dysfun…
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A Coney Island of the Mind
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The title of this book is taken from Henry Miller's "Into the Night Life" and expresses the way Lawrence Ferlinghetti felt about these poems when he wrote them during a short period in the 1950's—as i…
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Black Coffee Blues
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"If I lose the light of the sun, I will write by candlelight, moonlight, no light. If I lose paper and ink, I will write in blood on forgotten walls. I will write always. I will capture nights all ove…
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Howl and Other Poems
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A beat movement icon and visionary poet, Allen Ginsberg broke boundaries with his fearless, pyrotechnic verse. The apocalyptic "Howl" became the subject of an obscenity trial when it was first publish…
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Critical Chain
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A business novel focusing on project management. The novel aims to provoke readers to examine and reassess their business practices and transform the thinking and actions of managers.
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Το μονόγραμμα
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"Θα πενθώ πάντα - μ' ακούς; - για σένα, μόνος, στον Παράδεισο".
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The Dharma Bums
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Two ebullient young men search for Truth the Zen way: from marathon wine-drinking bouts, poetry jam sessions, and "yabyum" in San Francisco's Bohemia, to solitude in the high Sierras and a vigil atop …
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След тринайсет години живот в Америка и поредица от провали Никола Марков се връща за пръв път в родния си град за погребението на баща си, загинал при наглед нещастен случай. Синът не може да прости …
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