Language for a New Century presents the works of 400 South Asian, East Asian, Middle Eastern, and Central Asian poets as well as the works of those in the Diaspora. This anthology is organized by theme rather than nationality; each section begins with an essay from the editors that introduces the pieces and encourages the reader to reflect on their own sense of self.
Discovered after his death, the poetry of Tupac Shakur sheds light on the artist’s innermost thoughts and is shared here in The Rose That Grew from Concrete. These poems, created from the time he was nineteen, are written in Tupac’s own hand and express his honest views on the world in which he lived.
Need more Kerouac in your life after seeing On the Road? Book of Haikus highlights Kerouac’s experimentation with haiku throughout his career, a lesser-known talent of the writer. Kerouac scholar Regina Weinreich shares an incomplete draft of a haiku manuscript found in Kerouac’s archives along with a large amount of his other haiku derived from both published and unpublished sources.
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