Adult Poetry Bestsellers

The top selling adult poetry titles at Belmont Books this week:

 

The Odyssey Cover Image
By Homer, Emily Wilson (Translated by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9780393356250
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 6th, 2018

A New York Times Notable Book of 2018

"Wilson’s language is fresh, unpretentious and lean…It is rare to find a translation that is at once so effortlessly easy to read and so rigorously considered." —Madeline Miller, author of Circe


Citizen: An American Lyric Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781555976903
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graywolf Press - October 7th, 2014

* Finalist for the National Book Award in Poetry *
* Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry * Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism * Winner of the NAACP Image Award * Winner of the L.A. Times Book Prize * Winner of the PEN Open Book Award *

ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR:


Dog Songs: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143125839
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Published: Penguin Books - September 29th, 2015

“The popularity of [Dog Songs] feels as inevitable and welcome as a wagging tail upon homecoming.” —The Boston Globe
 


Summer Snow: New Poems Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062950024
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Published: Ecco - January 7th, 2020

A major collection of entirely new poems from the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning author of Time and Materials and The Apple Trees at Olema

A new volume of poetry from Robert Hass is always an event.


How to Love a Country: Poems Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780807025918
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Published: Beacon Press - March 26th, 2019

A timely and moving collection from the renowned inaugural poet on issues facing our country and people—immigration, gun violence, racism, LGBTQ issues, and more.


A Quaint and Curious Volume Cover Image
By Sarah Perry (Introduction by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780008368876
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: William Collins - March 10th, 2020

Uncanny. Mysterious. Eerie. Gothic.

It draws us in with its air of mystery and repels us with its violence and darkness. But who were the first practitioners of the now-prevalent genre?


The Odyssey: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Cover Image
By Homer, Robert Fagles (Translated by), Bernard Knox (Introduction by), Bernard Knox (Notes by)
$19.00
ISBN: 9780140268867
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Published: Penguin Classics - November 1st, 1997

The great epic of Western literature, translated by the acclaimed classicist Robert Fagles

A Penguin Classic

 


Devotions: The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780399563249
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Published: Penguin Press - October 10th, 2017

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver presents a personal selection of her best work in this definitive collection spanning more than five decades of her esteemed literary career.


A Thousand Mornings: Poems Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143124054
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Published: Penguin Books - September 24th, 2013

The New York Times-bestselling collection of poems from celebrated poet Mary Oliver


The Conference of the Birds Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780143124245
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Published: Penguin Books - October 29th, 2013

An award-winning author and illustrator offers a beautiful and uplifting adaptation of the beloved Sufi poem


Firsts: 100 Years of Yale Younger Poets (Yale Series of Younger Poets) Cover Image
By Carl Phillips (Editor)
$35.00
ISBN: 9780300243161
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Published: Yale University Press - October 22nd, 2019

A masterfully curated collection, drawn from a century of works in the acclaimed Yale Series of Younger Poets
 
The Yale Younger Poets prize is the oldest annual literary award in the United States.


Summer Snow: New Poems Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062950024
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ecco - January 7th, 2020

A major collection of entirely new poems from the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning author of Time and Materials and The Apple Trees at Olema

A new volume of poetry from Robert Hass is always an event.


Crush (Yale Series of Younger Poets) Cover Image
By Richard Siken, Louise Gluck (Foreword by)
$20.00
ISBN: 9780300246308
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Yale University Press - October 22nd, 2019

This collection about obsession and love is the 99th volume of the Yale Series of Younger Poets
 
Richard Siken’s Crush, selected as the 2004 winner of the Yale Younger Poets prize, is a powerful collection of poems driven by obsession and love. Siken writes with ferocity, and his reader hurtles unstoppably with him.


Village Prodigies Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780544960107
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Published: Mariner Books - March 21st, 2017

“A novel in language as dense and lush and beautiful as poetry . . . [or] a book of poetry with the vivid characters and the narrative force of a novel?