A Valentine’s Day for the bookish!

February 13, 2012 nyupressblog 0

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we’re skipping the chocolate hearts and giving you 20% off a few of our loveliest books. Check out the few featured below. Or, for a list of all the discounted

Favorite Poem: David Freeland

April 23, 2010 nyupressblog 2

My grandmother, Jean Gosse, wrote poems that reflected daily life and concerns in mid-20th century Newfoundland. At the time “The Little Boy who didn’t pass” was written (the early 1950s), Newfoundland had only recently become

Favorite Poem: Phil Zuckerman

April 23, 2010 nyupressblog 0

Thanatopsis by William Cullen Bryant To him who in the love of Nature holds Communion with her visible forms, she speaks A various language; for his gayer hours She has a voice of gladness, and

Favorite Poem: Mark Chiang

April 22, 2010 nyupressblog 0

HOW TO GET THERE by Shessu Foster HOW TO GET THERE: downhill from the jail where deputies in training formation, stragglers staggering up past the school where we played football on the lawn, down the

Favorite Poem: Andrew Ross

April 22, 2010 nyupressblog 0

The Day Lady Died by Frank O’Hara It is 12:20 in New York a Friday three days after Bastille day, yes it is 1959 and I go get a shoeshine because I will get off

Favorite Poem: Arnaldo Testi

April 21, 2010 nyupressblog 0

Don’t ask me for words by Eugenio Montale (Genoa, 1896 – Milan, 1981; Nobel Prize for Literature, 1975) Don’t ask me for words that might define our formless soul, publish it in letters of fire,

Favorite Poem: Michael Bérubé

April 20, 2010 nyupressblog 0

Byzantium by W. B. Yeats The unpurged images of day recede; The Emperor’s drunken soldiery are abed; Night resonance recedes, night-walkers’ song After great cathedral gong; A starlit or a moonlit dome disdains All that

NYU Press Authors Pick Their Favorite Poems

April 19, 2010 nyupressblog 0

In celebration of National Poetry Month, From the Square will feature NYU Press authors selecting and discussing their favorite poems. Come back every day for a new poem! Participating authors: Hasan Kwame Jeffries, Michael Berube,

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