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Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News

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Longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction "There Kevin Young goes again, giving us books we greatly need, cleverly disguised as books we merely want. Unexpectedly essential."-Marlon James Award-winning poet and critic Kevin Young tours us through a…
Brown: Poems
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|This title releases April 17, 2018

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James Brown. John Brown's raid. Brown v. the Topeka Board of Ed. The prize-winning author of Blue Laws meditates on all things "brown" in this powerful new collection. Divided into "Home Recordings" and "Field Recordings," Brown speaks to the way personal…
The Art Of Losing: Poems Of Grief And Healing

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The Art of Losing is the first anthology of its kind, delivering poetry with a purpose. Editor Kevin Young has introduced and selected 150 devastatingly beautiful poems that embrace the pain and heartbreak of mourning. Divided into five sections (Reckoning,…
The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton 1965-2010
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|September 7, 2012

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Winner of the 2013 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for Poetry The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton 1965-2010 may be the most important book of poetry to appear in years." - Publishers Weekly "All poetry readers will want to own this book; almost everything is in…
The Grey Album: On The Blackness Of Blackness
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|March 13, 2012

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*Finalist for the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism* *A Publishers Weekly Top 10 Literary Criticism and Essays Pick for Spring 2012* The Grey Album, the first work of prose by the brilliant poet Kevin Young, winner of the Graywolf Press…
The Body's Question: Poems
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|October 1, 2003

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The debut collection by the Poet Laureate of the United States * Winner of the 2002 Cave Canem Poetry Prize * You are pure appetite. I am pure Appetite. You are a phantom In that far-off city where daylight Climbs cathedral walls, stone by stolen stone. --from…
Dear Darkness: Poems
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|July 6, 2010

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Delivered in Young’s classic bluesy tone, this powerful collection of poems about the American family, smoky Southern food, and the losses that time inevitably brings “bristles with life, nerve and, best of all, wit” ( San Francisco Chronicle).
Deviance and Social Control in Sport
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|August 11, 2008

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Drawing on their cutting-edge research in criminology and deviance in the discipline of sociology, the authors provide an understanding of sport-related deviance through the application of various approaches to deviance in a sport context.
Book Of Hours: Poems
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|October 13, 2015

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A decade after the sudden and tragic loss of his father, we witness the unfolding of grief. “In the night I brush / my teeth with a razor,” he tells us, in one of the collection’s piercing two-line poems. Capturing the strange silence of…
Jelly Roll: A Blues
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|February 1, 2005

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In this jaunty and intimate collection, Kevin Young invents a language as shimmying and comic, as low-down and high-hearted, as the music from which he draws inspiration. With titles such as “Stride Piano,” “Gutbucket,” and…
Off Grid Living: 23 Tips to Re-Assemble Your Life and Disappear Living off The Grid

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If you want to understand the meaning and benefits of the off grid living, read the Off Grid Living: 23 Tips to Re-Assemble Your Life and Disappear Living off The Grid. The book is designed for your guidance so that you can understand the importance of…
For The Confederate Dead
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|September 9, 2008

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The award-winning “lively and excellent collection” (Los Angeles Times) about the South and its legacy, about African-American griefs and passages, from the author of Jelly Roll and Black Maria , a poet who has “set himself apart from his peers…
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