Poetry

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    Paper House
    By Jean Janzen
    (Good Books)
    A cold wind, but not a bitter one, blows through the poems in this collection by celebrated poet, Jean Janzen. Here she writes about aging, intimate love, the bearing away of children, light, and as always, memory. A cold wind, but not a bitter one, blows through the poems in Part 1 of Jean Janzen's... [READ MORE]
    Rumi
    A New Translation of Selected Poems
    By Rumi, Translated by Farrukh Dhondy
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Now in paperback, a new translation of the Sufi mystic’s verse, hailed as “authentic” and “exquisite.” Championed by icons of American pop culture such as Madonna, Donna Karan, and Deepak Chopra, Rumi has won such a following in this country that he was once proclaimed our bestselling poet. But translations... [READ MORE]
    The Inferno
    A New Verse Translation
    By Dante Alighieri, Translated by Peter Thornton
    (Arcade Publishing)
    This enthralling new translation of Dante’s Inferno “immediately joins ranks with the very best” (Richard Lansing).One of the world’s transcendent literary masterpieces, the Inferno tells the timeless story of Dante’s journey through the nine circles of hell, guided by the poet Virgil, when in midlife... [READ MORE]
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