Poetry

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  • Housman Country: Into the Heart of England

    Peter Parker

    The cultural phenomenon of A Shropshire Lad: Housman as a prism of an England and an Englishness that feels, these days, ever more remote. PP is very well attuned to Housman and his vision.

    Hardback £25.00
  • Falling Awake

    Alice Oswald

    A one-time winner of both the T.S. Eliot and the Ted Hughes prizes, these poems (designed to be read aloud) engage with the English landscape.

    We will also have stock in due course of an American hardback edition, to be published in September (price to be confirmed).

    Paperback £10.00
  • Nearer the Heart’s Desire: A Dual Biography of Omar Khayyam and Edward Fitzgerald

    Robert D Richardson

    Richardson has written good biographies of Thoreau and Emerson.

    Hardback £16.99
  • Milosz: A Biography

    Andrzej Franaszek

    This stunning biography of the Nobel Prize-winning poet was a major cultural event in his native Poland. Now beautifully translated into English, it’s a vivid portrait of a complex man living through the cataclysmic historical events and subsequent geopolitical changes which marked the 20th century.

    Hardback £30.00
  • The Garnett Book of Russian Verse: A Treasury of Russian Poets from 1730 to 1996

    Edited by Donald Rayfield, with Jeremy Hicks, Olga Makarova & Anna Pilkington

    Two and a half centuries of Russian poetry, represented by five hundred familiar and rather less well-known works by seventy-five poets, with Russian text and an English prose translation at the foot of each page.

    Hardback £25.00