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Fur Coats in Tahiti
ISBN: PB: 9781784107635, Carcanet, July 2019
80 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
Fur Coats in Tahiti is a cocktail of borrowed forms and modes from Dada, Surrealism, Fluxus, the OuLiPo, the Vienna Group, and the New York school. Jeremy Over mixes collage, doodles, erasures, findings, and mistranslations to create unlikely meeting...
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City of Departures
ISBN: PB: 9781784107598, Carcanet, July 2019
80 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
"City of Departures" is Helen Tookey's second Carcanet collection, following her 2014 "Missel-Child", an 'exceptional volume... from a powerful and intelligent imagination' (Jeffrey Wainwright). "City of Departures" is a collection of uncanny spaces...
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A Map Towards Fluency
ISBN: PB: 9781784108403, Carcanet, June 2019
80 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
A Map Towards Fluency, Lisa Kelly's first collection, considers words, the power they impart, the power their absence withholds. Forgetting, mis-hearing, mis-remembering all challenge the imagination to find ways round and ways through. `The idea of...
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The Silence
ISBN: PB: 9781784107475, Carcanet, June 2019
64 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
The title poem of John Greening's "The Silence" is a meditation on Sibelius and the thirty years he spent grappling with an eighth symphony that he eventually burned. The poem is emblematic of a broader concern with the mystery of the creative proces...
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Tripping Over Clouds
ISBN: PB: 9781784107437, Carcanet, June 2019
64 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
"Tripping Over Clouds" issues a bold challenge to Ezra Pound's maxim to 'go in fear of abstractions'. Underpinning this is a re-imagining of abstraction as a prior state of possibility from which the world and ourselves are constantly re-emerging – a...
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God Breaketh Not All Men's Hearts Alike: New and Selected Poems
ISBN: PB: 9781784107550, Carcanet, June 2019
160 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
Death is a many-colored harlequin,' Stanley Moss addirmed on his ninety-second birthday. Rosanna Warren writes of his latest poems, 'Undaunted, outrageously alive, Moss flaunts more colors than the Grim Reaper ever dreamed of, laughs in his face, rhy...
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Skin Can Hold 
ISBN: PB: 9781784107314, Carcanet, May 2019
128 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
Vahni Capildeo, author of "Measures of Expatriation" (Forward Prize, 2016), returns with her third Carcanet collection, "Skin Can Hold". The collection marks an experimental departure for a traditionally pen-and-paper poet as she explores embodied pr...
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Korean Treasures, Volume 2 Rare Books, Manuscripts and Artefacts in the Bodleian Libraries and Museums of Oxford University
ISBN: HB: 9781851245260, Bodleian Library Publishing, May 2019
160 pp., 25x21 cm, 120 colour illus.
Many important and valuable rare books, manuscripts and artefacts related to Korea have been acquired by donations throughout the long history of the Bodleian Libraries and the museums of the University of Oxford. However, due to an early lack of spe...
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A Few Interiors
ISBN: PB: 9781784107352, Carcanet, May 2019
64 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
"A Few Interiors" is the debut collection from an alumna of Carcanet's "New Poetries" series, and a recent favourite in the pages of "PN Review". Rowland Bagnall's poems are, in various ways, about seeing things – movies, paintings, landscapes, rooms...
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Nineveh
ISBN: PB: 9781784107390, Carcanet, May 2019
80 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
Zohar Atkins's first collection "Nineveh" takes its modernist bearings from Edmond Jabes, Paul Celan, and Yehudah Amichai; but also, merrily, from John Ashbery and Frank O'hara. His poems offer humor and hospitality alongside deep learning and enigma...
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