Adult Poetry Bestsellers

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

 

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
$18.95
ISBN: 9780807025918
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Published: Beacon Press - March 26th, 2019

A new collection from the renowned inaugural poet exploring immigration, gun violence, racism, LGBTQ issues, and more, in accessible and emotive verses


A Quaint and Curious Volume Cover Image
By Sarah Perry (Introduction by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780008368876
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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

 


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
 


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: Available 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
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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
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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?


Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, Illustrated Edition Cover Image
By T. S. Eliot, Edward Gorey (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9780156685689
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Published: Mariner Books - August 30th, 1982

The inspiration for Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic musical CATS, and its upcoming movie adaptation, directed by Tom Hooper and starring Taylor Swift (Bombalurina), Idris Elba (Macavity the Mystery Cat), Dame Judi Dench (Old Deuteronomy), Ian McKellen (Gus the Theatre Cat), James Corden (Bustopher Jones), Jennifer Hudson (Grizabella), Jason Derulo (Rum Tum Tugger), and Rebel Wilson (


Fierce Fairytales: Poems and Stories to Stir Your Soul Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316420747
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Published: Hachette Books - September 11th, 2018

Poet, writer, and Instagram sensation Nikita Gill returns with a collection of fairytales poetically retold for a new generation of women.

Traditional fairytales are rife with cliches and gender stereotypes: beautiful, silent princesses; ugly, jealous, and bitter villainesses; girls who need rescuing; and men who take all the glory.