Graham Christian

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The Death of Sitting Bear: New and Selected Poems

An admirable capstone to a distinguished literary career, this splendid selection should be a treasure for Momaday’s readers and an excellent introduction for those new to Native American writing.
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Survival Is a Style

Essential for Wiman’s readers, this new collection will also speak to any poet or reader alienated by the hard cynicism of much contemporary verse.

The Hardy Tree

Any new collection by Bierds is a blessing, and this one will not disappoint; her sensitive poems about Turing are lessons for aspiring readers or poets on the application of history to the creative impulse and power of poetry to illuminate the past.
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The Government Lake: Last Poems

Tate’s readers will not be disappointed in his final work, which evinces no diminishment of his talent or failure of his wry-necked perspective on worldly experience.

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Little Glass Planet: Poems

Idiosyncratic and memorable, Gibson's poetry will reward readers even through its moments of anguish: "If we belong to anything in the universe,/ it's to our own music."
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no time like now: Poems

A grim but somehow salutary record of our moment from one of our truly distinctive poetic voices

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Little Glass Planet: Poems

Idiosyncratic and memorable, Gibson’s poetry will reward readers even through its moments of anguish: “If we belong to anything in the universe,/ it’s to our own music.”
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Soft Targets

Not easy or comforting reading, Landau’s latest works as both memory and warning. For serious readers of poetry.

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Spell

This collection, an important milestone in an important career, is suitably spellbinding as a whole, with many individual successes ("Pause"; "Monody"; "The Poet") likely to last. For all readers of contemporary poetry.

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