Poem as lyric travelogue, ireland, england, romania, Italy, poet as ""little wanderer"" - this is the basis for Jennifer Horne's new book of poems set in Greece, and the southern U. S.
Go Giants: PoemsW. W. Norton & Company - Go for the throat. An inventive new collection by the writer whom Colm Tóibín called “an assured and brilliant voice in Irish poetry. Go giants, nick laird’s stunning third volume of poetry, is full of "epic ambition. In a collection that’s "easily his most accomplished to date…Laird gives everything of himself in a poetry as expansive and thought-provoking as his considered response to an infinitely complicated universe needs it to be" The Guardian.
Go tell the Spartans. From go giants:Go in peace to love and serve the. Go to hell. Go up in smoke. Go giants is a brash, brave, and wildly imaginative new collection. Go for broke. Laird boldly engages with topics ranging from fatherhood and marriage to mass destruction and the cosmos. Go tell Aunt Rhody. Go and get help.
Go Giants: Poems - Go into detail. Go down in flames. Go directly to jail.
Swing Time: A NovelPenguin Books - A new york times bestseller * finalist for the national book critics circle Award for Fiction * Longlisted for the Man Booker PrizeAn ambitious, exuberant new novel moving from North West London to West Africa, from the multi-award-winning author of White Teeth and On Beauty. Two brown girls dream of being dancers—but only one, Tracey, has talent.
It's a close but complicated childhood friendship that ends abruptly in their early twenties, never to be revisited, but never quite forgotten, either. Tracey makes it to the chorus line but struggles with adult life, while her friend leaves the old neighborhood behind, traveling the world as an assistant to a famous singer, Aimee, observing close up how the one percent live.
Swing Time: A Novel - But when aimee develops grand philanthropic ambitions, where diaspora tourists travel back in time to find their roots, young men risk their lives to escape into a different future, the women dance just like Tracey—the same twists, the story moves from London to West Africa, the same shakes—and the origins of a profound inequality are not a matter of distant history, but a present dance to the music of time.
. The other has ideas: about rhythm and time, about black bodies and black music, what constitutes a tribe, or makes a person truly free.
Serafina and the Splintered Heart Serafina Book 3Disney-Hyperion - The storms are coming. Something has happened to Serafina. In the epic third installment of robert beatty's #1 bestselling series, Serafina takes her rightful place among literary champions as she battles fiercely to defend all she loves and become everything that she is meant to be. She has awoken into a darkness she does not understand, scarred from a terrible battle, only to find that life at Biltmore Estate has changed in unimaginable ways.
With only days to achieve the impossible, serafina fights to reclaim herself as the Guardian of Biltmore, friend of Braeden, daughter of her Pa, and heroine of the Blue Ridge Mountains and all the folk and creatures that call it home. Serafina must uncover the truth about what has happened to her and find a way to harness her strange new powers before it's too late.
Serafina and the Splintered Heart Serafina Book 3 - Old friends do unthinkable things and enemies seem all around. A mysterious threat moves towards Biltmore, a force without a name, bringing with it violent storms and flooding that stands to uproot everything in its path.