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In a Time of Burning

Cheran

In a Time of Burning

This selection of poems by Cheran, one of the most important poets writing in Tamil today, charts the civil war in Sri Lanka of more than three decades, and its aftermath.

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Bones Will Crow

ed. ko ko thett and James Byrne

Bones Will Crow

This is the first anthology of contemporary Burmese poets published in the West, and includes the work of Burmese poets who have been in exile and in prison.

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No Other World: Selected Poems

Kunwar Narain

No Other World: Selected Poems

In a beautifully-modulated translation by his son, Narain's first full-length collection to be published in the UK is selected from five volumes over five decades. Inspired by characters, legends and events in India's rich history, or by life on earth in all its forms, Narain writes with a wisdom and humanity that is both compassionate and moral.

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Dreams that Spell the Light

Shanta Acharya

Dreams that Spell the Light

Shanta Acharya's fifth full-length collection is gentle, poignant and unpretentious. She writes about real concerns with a directness and a linguistic tension which registers her Indian origins without being merely exotic.

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Sonata for Four Hands

Amarjit Chandan

Sonata for Four Hands

Amarjit Chandan's long-awaited first full-length collection to be published in Britain comes with a preface by the distinguished writer John Berger, long-time admirer of Chandan's work. Ironic, lyrical, sometimes angry or regretful, these poems, written in Punjabi but by a poet settled in Britain, add a new dimension to contemporary poetry.

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The Glass-Blower: Selected Poems

Keki N. Daruwalla

The Glass-Blower: Selected Poems

This first full-length volume of Daruwalla's work to be published outside India provides a long-overdue opportunity to become better acquainted with a poet previously encountered in the UK, in tantalizing glimpses, only in anthologies.

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The Punjabi Weddings

Tariq Latif

The Punjabi Weddings

A hybrid of multi-disciplines and cultures, Tariq Latif writes in a range of styles which are as varied and generous as the scope of his subject matter, and his new collection will be welcomed by old friends and new readers alike.

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Kill The Radio

Dorothea Rosa Herliany

Kill The Radio

Dorothea Rosa Herliany is one of the most important contemporary poets writing in Indonesia. This volume presents a selection of her recent verse in the original Bahasa Indonesian and in English translation.

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We of Zipangu

Mutsuo Takahashi

We of Zipangu

We of Zipangu is a selection of the work of Takahashi Mutsuo, one of Japan's leading poets. Like most contemporary Japanese poets, Takahashi writes in free verse style as well as the classic forms of the haiku and the tanka, often dedicating his poems to western writers he admires, among them Jorge Luis Borges, Paul Bowles, Ezra Pound, Michael Longley and Ciaran Carson.

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In the Temple of a Patient God

Bejan Matur

In the Temple of a Patient God

"To read Bejan Matur is to walk into a windswept desert strewn with bones and broken bodies and stones stained red by absent gods. Nothing is whole; nothing explains itself; nothing lasts. Horsemen gallop out of the night only to fade into the mountains on the horizon. Gravestones line the roads. Ruined houses howl with wind while shepherds sing dirges about a shattered, scattered tribe left to wander in the dark. It is a haunted, desolate and fragmented landscape in which every stone glows with a grief beyond words..."

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