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The Argonauts

Maggie Nelson

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2015
An intrepid voyage out to the frontiers of the latest thinking about love, language, and family

The Art of Description

World into Word
Mark Doty

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2010

National Book Award winner Mark Doty's first prose book on the craft of poetry—an ultimately moving argument for the primacy of our senses

The Art of Subtext

Beyond Plot
Charles Baxter

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2007

Charles Baxter inaugurates a new series on the craft of writing with the wit and intelligence he brought to his celebrated book Burning Down the House: Essays on Fiction

The Art of the Poetic Line

James Longenbach

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2007

A seminal study of the line—its shape, its music, its essential rhythms—by one of the finest poetry critics, James Longenbach

Ask Me

100 Essential Poems of William Stafford
William Stafford; Edited by Kim Stafford

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2014

“In our time there has been no poet who revived human hearts and spirits more convincingly than William Stafford.”—Naomi Shihab Nye

Bellocq's Ophelia

Poems
Natasha Trethewey

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2002

Natasha Trethewey's elegant and harrowing sequence of poems imagining the untold history behind the photographs of E. J. Bellocq

Boleto

A Novel
Alyson Hagy

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2013

“[Hagy] provides an unsentimental portrait of modern-day cowboys. . . . She details each twitch of Boleto’s ears in language both acute and lyrical.”—The New Yorker

Burning Down the House

Essays on Fiction
Charles Baxter

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2008

Graywolf reissues one of its most successful essay collections with two new essays and a new forward by Charles Baxter.

Citizen

An American Lyric
Claudia Rankine

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2014
A provocative meditation on race, Claudia Rankine’s long-awaited follow up to her groundbreaking book Don’t Let Me Be Lonely: An American Lyric

City of Bohane

A Novel
Kevin Barry

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2012

A blazingly original, wildly stylish, and pulpy debut novel

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