Here are eleven (our lucky number) new and noteworthy 2008 titles featured in our Literature and International Poetry collections:
- Save the Last Dance, by Gerald Stern
- Inclined to Speak: an Anthology of Contemporary Arab American Poetry, edited by Hayan Charara
- Red Sugar, by Jan Beatty
- Sleeping It Off In Rapid City: Poems New & Selected, by August Kleinzahler
- Japanese Women Poets: an Anthology, translated by Hiroaki Sato
- New Collected Poems, by Eavan Boland
- Best American Erotic Poems: from 1800 to the Present, edited by David Lehman
- 100 Essential Modern Poems by Women, selected by Joseph Parisi and Kathleen Welton
- Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, by Tao Lin
- The Poem I Turn To: Actors and Directors Present Poetry That Inspires Them, edited by Jason Shinder
- Red Bird, by Mary Oliver
If you’re looking to get your poetry game on and don’t want to break your already gas-burdened budget, stop by the library and get an armful of the latest for just the right price – free!
If you’ve read any great poetry lately, old or new, or have some recommendations of your own, we’d love to know. Just drop us a line in the comments section with some of your favorities.