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Juan Felipe Herrera: U.S. Poet Laureate

A short while ago it was announced that Juan Felipe Herrera is the current U. S. Poet Laureate. Those of you who were in attendance when he came to Seattle for the Seattle Arts & Lectures Poetry Series a year ago this month, and likely if… Read More


It took us 20 years to do it, but by gum we've got 'em now! They are available for sale at $14 for sizes medium through XL; $15 for XXL; and $16 for XXXL. If you are one of our Gross Customers (that is, you've… Read More

Recent Signed Books

Thanks to either the poet walking into the store (Goldbarth, Schomburg, Skoog) or us meeting the poet through our partnership with the wonderful Seattle Arts & Lectures Poetry Series (Hayes) we have some recently signed books on the shelf. Let us know if you'd like… Read More

Some of the Goods

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A Sweet Bargain

We’ve plumped up the sale section with a number of books, including this delicious item — the boxed hardcover set of Elizabeth Bishop’s Poems and Prose for a mere $26.50. That’s a savings of nearly $50 off the original price, which you can spend on ice cream. Or more books (they last a lot longer).

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Another Couple Handfuls of Used Books

Here’s a half-peck (or so) we’ve got available as of today! Come and take a peek. The Game of Boxes by Catherine Barnett ($4.50 paperback) The Practice of Poetry: Writing Exercises from Poets Who Teach edited by Robin Behn & Chase Twichell ($5.50 pb) Eyes, Stones by Elana Bell ($3.50 pb) Against Forgetting: Twentieth-Century Poetry… Read more »

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Interesting Finds, Some Rare

Thee by Conrad Aiken with drawings by Leonard Baskin. A limited edition hardcover in slipcase, signed by Aiken and Baskin. This is copy number 53 of 100, published 1967 by George Braziller. Book and slipcase are in excellent condition. $75 14 By Emily Dickinson: With Selected Criticism edited by Thomas M. Davis. A variety of… Read more »

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Further Adventures in Book Buying

We have acquired still more used books, submitted now for your perusal! And a much shorter post regarding scarcer or pricier beasts will soon follow. When the Squirrels Came for Her, She Was Already Dressed and Waiting by Karen Finneyfrock ($18.50 paperback) Selected Poems by Bertolt Brecht ($5.50 pb) When the Only Light Is Fire… Read more »

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Used Titles, Part III

Yet another helping of used books we’ve welcomed into our midst… Men in the Off Hours by Anne Carson ($16.50 hard cover, 1st) The Complete Poems by Anne Sexton ($7.50 paperback) Blues and Greens: A Produce Worker’s Journal by Alan Lau ($6.50 pb) Plainwater: Essays and Poetry by Anne Carson ($7.50 pb) Poems Seven: New… Read more »

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