Poetry Sunday! New Etel Adnan, Katie Peterson, & more

March 3, 2019

Poetry Sunday! New Etel Adnan, Katie Peterson, & more

Every Sunday, we highlight some poetry books that have found their way onto our shelves and into our hearts.

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Surge

Etel Adnan

A new volume of aphoristic prose and philosophical poetry from Etel Adnan, whose work The New York Times recently described as the "meditative heir...

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Benjamin's reading Surge by Etel Adnan, a staggering new book from the legendary Lebanese-American poet.

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A Piece of Good News

Katie Peterson

A rich and challenging new collection from the young award-winning poetIn those days I began to see light under everybushel basket, light nearly splittingthe...

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Ocean

Sue Goyette

The ocean has never had a biographer quite like Sue Goyette. Living in the port city of Halifax, Goyette’s days are bounded by the...

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Rachel's reading Ocean by perennial store-favourite Sue Goyette. Of her book, the author had this to say: “I wrote these poems because I know very little about the ocean and yet rely on it like a mirror, a compass.”. 

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Hera Lindsay Bird

Lindsay Hera Bird

'Without doubt the most arresting and original new young poet, on the page and in performance' - Carol Ann Duffy A Sunday Times Book...

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Deaf Republic

Ilya Kaminsky

Ilya Kaminsky’s astonishing parable in poems asks us, What is silence?Deaf Republic opens in an occupied country in a time of political unrest. When...

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Make sure to check in next week, and happy reading!

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Benjamin Bush Anderson

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Poetry, Fiction