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  • YOU GET SO ALONE AT TIMES THAT IT JUST MAKES SENSE
    YOU GET SO ALONE AT TIMES THAT IT JUST MAKES SENSE
    BUKOWSKI CHARLES
    ISBN: 9780876856833
    Title: YOU GET SO ALONE AT TIMES THAT IT JUST MAKES SENSE
    Author: BUKOWSKI CHARLES
    Format: TRADE PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    Charles Bukowski examines cats and his childhood in You Get So Alone at Times, a book of poetry that reveals his tender side. He delves into his youth to analyze its repercussions.

    Imprint: ECCO
    RRP: $32.99

    Price: $32.99
  • ZANZIBAR LIGHT
    ZANZIBAR LIGHT
    MEAD PHILIP
    ISBN: 9781922181701
    Title: ZANZIBAR LIGHT
    Author: MEAD PHILIP
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    These poems play with the endlessly malleable form of the sonnet, across a spectrum of tone and register, from traditional to terminals. They are in the innovative traditions of contemporary poetry that are willing to explore and remediate any of the conventions of the poetic archive. In the longer form poems shifting states of consciousness are tagged to scraps of language and mysteriously resonant scenes of contemporary life. The emphasis is always on the ephemeral, the intersections of dreamscapes with the barely noticeable strata of everyday life. The sentences are always close to ordinary, but unafraid to follow the runs of association and blockage generated by language itself.

    ‘This is a book of cross-talking voices coming from the same source. Meditative poems about landscape necessarily collide and upend the tangents of modernity, the ironies of the “civilized.” The sonnets in the book work individually and collectively, and there's an underlying journey in search of equanimity and knowledge but constantly being confronted and re-routed by the insensitivities, opportunisms and commercial bru

    Imprint: VAGABOND PRESS
    RRP: $25.00

    Price: $25.00
  • ZONAL
    ZONAL
    PATERSON DON
    ISBN: 9780571338245
    Title: ZONAL
    Author: PATERSON DON
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    Zonal is an experiment in science-fictional and fantastic autobiography, with all of its poems taking their imaginative cue from the first season of The Twilight Zone (1959-1960), playing fast and loose with both their source material and their author's own life.

    Imprint: Faber and Faber
    RRP: $32.99

    Price: $32.99
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