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Later Poems Selected and New: 1971–2012 by Adrienne Rich

Published posthumously, this collection of Adrienne Rich’s poetry reaches back to some of the early poems that marked Rich not only as a poet of undeniable talent, but also a poet who would take her voice into the realms of politics and activism, filling in some of the voids around silence and secrecy. At her death in March 2012, Rich left behind a manuscript of work that speaks for her concern with a poetics of relation, the importance of the craft, and a mirror of the nuances of the world in which we live. With 10 new poems added to her older ones, this collection embodies Rich’s tenacity and her ability to reach toward and examine that which affects our days.
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ISBN: 9780393089561
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 5th, 2012

The Poems of Octavio Paz edited & translated by Eliot Weinberger

“I am a man: little do I last / and the night is enormous” begins my favorite Paz poem. I think his work has lasted far longer than he could have envisioned. He has the ability to move seamlessly from the political to the personal, the familiar to the fantastical; and here is the full of span of his career as a poet, from his first published poem to his last. A must have!
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ISBN: 9780811220439
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Published: New Directions - October 23rd, 2012

Heft by Lizz Moore

This quiet book knocked me over with its unassuming depth and high emotional stakes. It’s the story of two characters, one a former academic who hasn’t left the house in ten years, and the other a struggling young baseball player. It is clear that these two need each other; what is unclear is how they will ever meet. This is one of the best novels to come out in 2012. Don’t miss it.
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ISBN: 9780393343885
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 4th, 2012

Boomerang by Michael Lewis

This is a sharp, engaging look at the effect of the 2008 financial collapse on some of the places hit the hardest, as well as some of those who fell victim (often of their own volition) to the cheap credit that was a prelude to the disaster. Lewis has a way of making complex issues understandable without detracting from the severity of the issue, and this riveting expose is no different.

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ISBN: 9780393343441
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 4th, 2012

Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History by Florence Williams

For all the fixating, photographing, enlarging, clothing, and unclothing we do to that jiggly pair of fleshy bits, isn't it odd that they're the one body part that doesn't have their own medical specialist? Especially when you consider that breast milk is the number one indicator of the chemicals we ingest. This is a study of how we made such a big deal out of a simple pair of baby-feeders.

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Kimberly
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ISBN: 9780393063189
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 7th, 2012

The Cat's Table by Michael Ondaatje

A boy, age 11, no longer completely a child, not ready to be a man. Leaving an irrevocable past, not yet arrived at where his future will begin. A ship, neither on land nor in the sea, between countries and borders, racing over an invisible, ever-changing landscape beneath an endless sky. This is where adventures grow, for the most insignifant; where the moments that will define who you are, are found.

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Published: Vintage - June 12th, 2012

Touch by Alexi Zentner

This story of one man’s return to his childhood home twines through the history of his family, all haunted by the ghosts of their lives. The prose captures the chill of winter, the warmth and pain of life, and the wild woods and rivers on which the tale unfolds. This is a lovely, haunting debut that flows through time, blending reality with myth and memory.

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ISBN: 9780393342390
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 30th, 2012

The Lonely Polygamist by Brady Udall

Gordon Richards has four wives, 28 children, three houses, a failing business, and a potential mistress, which is a lot for any guy to handle. His world is chaotic, but in the hands of Brady Udall, you can’t help but want to linger there for awhile, to take in the sweeping landscape, the strange fundamentalists, and the secret broken hearts. It’s hilarious and strange, and at times devastatingly familiar. Don’t skip this gem of a novel!
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ISBN: 9780393339710
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 9th, 2011

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