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HOW TO BE PERFECT

Ron Padgett, Jason Novak

“Make eye contact with a tree.” “Do not practice cannibalism.” “Wear comfortable shoes." “Sing, every once in a while.” “In later life, become a mystic.” Offbeat, warm, and funny, Ron...

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THE EDWARD GOREY PRACTICAL CATS 2017 MINI WALL CALENDAR

Edward Gorey, T.S. Eliot

Author and master illustrator Edward St. John Gorey (American, 1925–2000) lent his sharp wit and nimble hand to the book jacket and interior illustrations for Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats by...

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A LOVER SINGS: SELECTED LYRICS

Billy Bragg

Billy Bragg is one of Britain's most distinctive and accomplished songwriters, whose work has articulated the passions, both personal and political, of Britain during the past five decades. A Lover Sings...

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PRIESTESS OF MORPHINE

Marie-Madeleine, Ronald K. Siegel, Eric A. Bye, Stephen J. Getz, Amy Shapiro

Here are the erotic writings of a Jewish lesbian who met fame in Germany before and during the Nazi era. Marie-Madeleine was a German Jew, lesbian poet and novelist whose eroticism and love for morphine...

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THE RAVEN

Lou Reed, Mattotti

In 2000, veteran rock 'n' roller Lou Reed, legendary director Robert Wilson, and a cast of singers and actors premiered Reed's musical POEtry in Hamburg's Thalia Theater. An ambitious combination of...

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THE TIMID CABBAGE

Femke Hiemstra, Charles Krafft

"The Timid Cabbage" Hardcover Book featuring original drawings by artist Femke Hiemstra & written by Charles Krafft. "It began with a poem written by and sent to Femke by artist, Charles Krafft. Femke...

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HEARTFIRE

Various

The Revolutionary Poets Brigade is a group of poets in the San Francisco Bay Area dedicated to bringing positive change in the world through the power of poetry. The brigade is poised to gather for community...

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AGAINST REFUSING (LIMITED EDITION)

Lee Ranaldo

A collection of poems and other writings by the guitarist and co-founder of the music group, Sonic Youth. One of 100 limited-edition numbered copies signed by Lee Ranaldo. Hand bound hardcover cloth on...

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DINNERS AND NIGHTMARES

Diane di Prima

Diane di Prima has long been recognized as one of the strongest voices of her generation, and one of the few women able to break through the male-dominated beatnik scene. Her poetic portrayal of lowlife...

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KENNETH PATCHEN READS WITH JAZZ (CD)

Kenneth Patchen

Kenneth Patchen reads his poetry, accompanied by the jazz stylings of the Alan Neil Quartet (originally released circa 1959), and the Jazz Chamber Sextet (originally released circa 1958). "Puts muscles...

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REVOLUTIONARY LETTERS

Diane di Prima

Revolutionary Letters is an American classic arising from the utopian anarchism for which Diane di Prima has long been a spokesperson. The first of these poems were written during the active days of the...

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THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LEFT AND WRONG (CD)

Taylor Mali

This is vintage Taylor Mali. Eighteen tracks that will make you laugh or cry or think or all three at once. The power of this entertainer runs the gamut from the fine and beautiful writing of "My Grief...

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