Books by: Poetry


Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

by William ShakespeareRobert Jackson
1,591,908 voters
In Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare creates a world of violence and generational conflict in which two young people fall in love and die because of that love. The story is rath...
Where the Sidewalk Ends

Where the Sidewalk Ends

by Shel Silverstein
1,003,503 voters
Where the Sidewalk Ends turns forty! Celebrate with this anniversary edition that features an eye-catching commemorative red sticker. This classic poetry collection, which is both ...
The Odyssey

The Odyssey

by HomerRobert FaglesBernard Knox
657,586 voters
Literature's grandest evocation of life's journey, at once an ageless human story and an individual test of moral endurance, Homer's ancient Greek epic The Odyssey is transl...
Macbeth

Macbeth

by William Shakespeare
487,964 voters
Folger Shakespeare Library: the world's leading center for Shakespeare studies.
Each edition includes: Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play; ...
A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

by William ShakespearePaul WerstineCatherine BelseyBarbara A. Mowat
326,244 voters
Shakespeare's intertwined love polygons begin to get complicated from the start--Demetrius and Lysander both want Hermia but she only has eyes for Lysander. Bad news is, Hermia's f...
A Light in the Attic

A Light in the Attic

by Shel Silverstein
291,070 voters
Last night while I lay thinking here
Some Whatifs crawled inside my ear
And pranced and partied all night long
And sang their same old Whatif song:
...
How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

by Dr. Seuss
245,836 voters
"The Grinch hated Christmas! The whole Christmas season!
Now, please don't ask why. No one quite knows the reason."


Dr. Seuss's small-hearted Grinch ranks right...
The Iliad

The Iliad

by HomerRobert FaglesBernard Knox
234,781 voters
The Iliad is one of the two great epics of Homer, and is typically described as one of the greatest war stories of all time, but to say the Iliad is a war story does not begin to d...
The Complete Stories and Poems

The Complete Stories and Poems

by Edgar Allan Poe
158,873 voters
Complete Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe, 1966 BCE. Hardcover with dust jacket, 821 pages, published by Doubleday & Company.
The Canterbury Tales

The Canterbury Tales

by Geoffrey ChaucerNevill Coghill
146,497 voters

The procession that crosses Chaucer's pages is as full of life and as richly textured as a medieval tapestry. The Knight, the Miller, the Friar, the Squire, the Prioress, the Wi...

The Prophet

The Prophet

by Kahlil Gibran
139,185 voters
Kahlil Gibran’s masterpiece, The Prophet, is one of the most beloved classics of our time. Published in 1923, it has been translated into more than twenty languages, and the...
The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew

by William Shakespeare
124,505 voters
Renowned as Shakespeare's most boisterous comedy, The Taming of the Shrew is the tale of two young men, the hopeful Lucentio and the worldly Petruchio, and the two sisters they mee...
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

by Eric CarleBill Martin Jr.
124,226 voters
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? is a children's picture book published in 1967. Written and illustrated by Bill Martin, Jr. and Eric Carle, the book is designed to help to...
The Tempest

The Tempest

by William Shakespeare
121,819 voters
In The Tempest, long considered one of Shakespeare's most lyrical plays, Prospero—a magician on an enchanted island—punishes his enemies, brings happiness to his daughter, a...
Falling Up

Falling Up

by Shel Silverstein
111,292 voters

Millie McDeevit screamed a scream
So loud it made her eyebrows steam.
She screamed so loud
Her jawbone broke,
Her tongue caught fire,
H...
Crank

Crank

by Ellen Hopkins
101,813 voters
In Crank, Ellen Hopkins chronicles the turbulent and often disturbing relationship between Kristina, a character based on her own daughter, and the "monster," the highly add...
Paradise Lost

Paradise Lost

by John Miltonحنا عبودJohn Leonard
94,844 voters
‘Better to reign in Hell, than serve in Heav’n …’

In Paradise Lost, Milton produced a poem of epic scale, conjuring up a vast, awe-inspiring cosmos and rangi...
Inferno

Inferno

by Henry Wadsworth LongfellowAnthony M. EsolenDante Alighieri
85,088 voters
Guided by the poet Virgil, Dante plunges to the very depths of Hell and embarks on his arduous journey towards God. Together they descend through the twenty-four circles of the und...
Horton Hears a Who!

Horton Hears a Who!

by Dr. Seuss
80,105 voters
Academy Award winner Dustin Hoffman's masterful narration brings to life the heartwarming tale of Horton the elephant. Original music and sound effects complement the retelling. An...
The Night Before Christmas

The Night Before Christmas

by Jan BrettClement C. Moore
79,100 voters
Who's that peeking out of the sleigh?

As St. Nick and eight tiny reindeer descend through a brilliant night sky onto the roof of a Victorian house in a snowy New England ...
The Aeneid

The Aeneid

by VirgilRobert Fitzgerald
73,180 voters
The Aeneid (play /əˈniːɪd/; Latin: Aeneis [ajˈneːis]—the title is Greek in form: genitive case Aeneidos) is a Latin epic poem, written by Virgil from 29 to 19 BCE, that tells the l...
The Divine Comedy

The Divine Comedy

by Eugenio MontaleAllen MandelbaumDante Alighieri
72,834 voters
The Divine Comedy, translated by Allen Mandelbaum, begins in a shadowed forest on Good Friday in the year 1300. It proceeds on a journey that, in its intense recreation of t...
Howl and Other Poems

Howl and Other Poems

by Allen GinsbergWilliam Carlos Williams
70,023 voters
The prophetic poem that launched a generation when it was first published in 1956 is here presented in a commemorative fortieth Anniversary Edition.

When the book arrived ...
Antigone

Antigone

by SophoclesJ.E. Thomas
65,972 voters
The curse placed on Oedipus lingers and haunts a younger generation in this new and brilliant translation of Sophocles' classic drama. The daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta, Antigone...
Thus Spoke Zarathustra

Thus Spoke Zarathustra

by Friedrich NietzscheWalter Kaufmann
64,421 voters
Friedrich Nietzsche's most accessible and influential philosophical work, misquoted, misrepresented, brilliantly original and enormously influential, Thus Spoke Zarathustra is tran...
The Complete Poems

The Complete Poems

by Emily DickinsonThomas H. Johnson
60,082 voters
THE ONLY ONE-VOLUME EDITION CONTAINING ALL 1,775 OF EMILY DICKINSON’S POEMS

Only eleven of Emily Dickinson’s poems were published prior to her death in 1886; the st...
Impulse

Impulse

by Ellen Hopkins
58,853 voters
Sometimes you don't wake up. But if you happen to, you know things will never be the same.

Three lives, three different paths to the same destination: Aspen Springs...
Essential Tales and Poems

Essential Tales and Poems

by Benjamin F. FisherEdgar Allan Poe
57,991 voters
The Essential Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe, by Edgar Allan Poe, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to th...
Leaves of Grass

Leaves of Grass

by Walt Whitman
56,843 voters
A collection of quintessentially American poems, the seminal work of one of the most influential writers of the nineteenth century.
THIS ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES:
...
Shakespeare's Sonnets

Shakespeare's Sonnets

by William ShakespeareKatherine Duncan-Jones
56,604 voters
This prize-winning work provides a facsimile of the 1609 Quarto printed in parallel with a conservatively edited, modernized text, as well as commentary that ranges from brief glos...
As You Like It

As You Like It

by William Shakespeare
55,464 voters
As You Like It is a pastoral comedy by William Shakespeare believed to have been written in 1599 or early 1600 and first published in the First Folio, 1623. The play's first...
The Raven

The Raven

by Gustave DoréEdgar Allan Poe
54,153 voters
In Gustave Doré, one of the most prolific and successful book illustrators of the late 19h century, Edgar Allan Poe's renowned poem The Raven found perhaps its most perfect artisti...
Out of the Dust

Out of the Dust

by Karen Hesse
52,203 voters
When Billie Jo is just fourteen she must endure heart-wrenching ordeals that no child should have to face. The quiet strength she displays while dealing with unspeakable loss is as...
Glass

Glass

by Ellen Hopkins
50,919 voters
Crank. Glass. Ice. Crystal. Whatever you call it, it's all the same: a monster. And once it's got hold of you, this monster will never let you go.

Kristina thinks she can contr...

Burned

Burned

by Ellen Hopkins
47,531 voters
I do know things really began to spin out of control after my first sex dream.

It all started with a dream. Nothing exceptional, just a typical fantasy about a boy, the ...

The Iliad/The Odyssey

The Iliad/The Odyssey

by HomerRobert FaglesBernard Knox
46,700 voters
Gripping listeners and readers for more than 2,700 years, 'The Iliad' is the story of the Trojan War and the rage of Achilles. Combining the skills of a poet and scholar, Robert Fa...
The Epic of Gilgamesh

The Epic of Gilgamesh

by N.K. SandarsAnonymous
42,811 voters
A great king, strong as the stars in Heaven. Enkidu, a wild and mighty hero, is created by the gods to challenge the arrogant King Gilgamesh. But instead of killing each other, the...
Faust: First Part

Faust: First Part

by Peter SalmJohann Wolfgang von Goethe
42,656 voters
Goethe’s masterpiece and perhaps the greatest work in German literature, Faust has made the legendary German alchemist one of the central myths of the Western world. Here indeed is...
Metamorphoses

Metamorphoses

by OvidDenis FeeneyDavid Raeburn
41,759 voters
Metamorphoses (from Greek μετά meta and μορφή morphē, meaning "changes of shape"), is a Latin narrative poem in fifteen books describing the history of the world from its creation ...
Fox in Socks

Fox in Socks

by Dr. Seuss
39,424 voters
In this hilarious book, the irrepressible Fox in Socks teaches a baffled Mr. Knox some of the slickest, quickest tongue-twisters in town.


With his unique combination ...
The Complete Works

The Complete Works

by William Shakespeare
39,248 voters
The tempest --
Two gentlemen of Verona --
Merry wives of Windsor --
Twelfth night, or, What you will --
Measure for measure --
Much ado about nothing --
A m...
The Pit and the Pendulum

The Pit and the Pendulum

by Edgar Allan Poe
39,021 voters
The blackness of eternal night encompassed me. The intense darkness oppressed and stifled me so that I struggled for breath.Having been condemned to death by the Spanish Inquisitio...
Dr. Faustus

Dr. Faustus

by Christopher Marlowe
38,774 voters
One of Western culture's most enduring myths recounts a learned German doctor's sale of his soul to the devil in exchange for knowledge and power. Elizabethan playwright Chris...
Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders

Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders

by Neil Gaiman
38,113 voters
This is a stunning collection of short stories by acclaimed fantasy writer Neil Gaiman. His distinctive genius has been championed by writers as diverse as Norman Mailer and Stephe...
The Waste Land and Other Poems

The Waste Land and Other Poems

by T.S. Eliot
37,519 voters
Few readers need any introduction to the work of the most influential poet of the twentieth century. In addition to the title poem, this selecion includes "The Love Song of J. Alfr...
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

by Samuel Taylor ColeridgeGustave Doré
36,217 voters
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (originally "The Rime of the Ancyent Marinere") is the longest major poem by the English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge, written in 1797–98 and...
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

by Burton RaffelNeil D. IsaacsUnknown
35,894 voters
Written by an anonymous 14th-century poet, this epic poem is recognized as an equal of Chaucer's masterworks and of the great Old English poems, including "Beowulf." This edition i...
Sold

Sold

by Patricia McCormick
35,330 voters
Lakshmi is a thirteen-year-old girl who lives with her family in a small hut on a mountain in Nepal. Though she is desperately poor, her life is full of simple pleasures, like play...
The Gashlycrumb Tinies

The Gashlycrumb Tinies

by Edward Gorey
35,277 voters
The Gashlycrumb Tinies: or, After the Outing is an abecedarian book written by Edward Gorey that was first published in 1963. Gorey tells the tale of 26 children (each representing...
Ariel

Ariel

by Sylvia Plath
34,313 voters
"In these poems...Sylvia Plath becomes herself, becomes something imaginary, newly, wildly and subtly created."
-- From the Introduction by Robert Lowell
The Raven and other poems

The Raven and other poems

by Philip PullmanEdgar Allan Poe
33,873 voters
A chilling, thrilling collection of Edgar Allan Poe's poetry, introduced by best-selling author Philip Pullman

The Raven . . . Annabel Lee . . . Ulalume . . . these are so...
The Poetry of Robert Frost

The Poetry of Robert Frost

by Robert FrostEdward Connery Lathem
32,966 voters
The only comprehensive gathering of Frost's published poetry, this affordable volume offers the entire contents of his eleven books of verse, from A Boy's Will (1913) t...
The Bhagavad Gita

The Bhagavad Gita

by Juan MascaróSimon BrodbeckKrishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
32,506 voters
The Bhagavad Gita is an intensely spiritual work that forms the cornerstone of the Hindu faith, and is also one of the masterpieces of Sanskrit poetry. It describes how, at ...
Eugene Onegin

Eugene Onegin

by Alexander PushkinJames E. Falen
32,284 voters
Eugene Onegin is the master work of the poet whom Russians regard as the fountainhead of their literature. Set in imperial Russia during the 1820s, Pushkin's novel in verse follows...
The Qur'an / القرآن الكريم

The Qur'an / القرآن الكريم

by Anonymous
31,374 voters
The Quran (English pronunciation: /kɔrˈɑːn/; Arabic: القرآن‎ al-qurʾān, IPA: [qurˈʔaːn], literally meaning "the recitation"), also transliterated Qur'an, Koran, Al-Coran, Coran, Ku...
Invisible Cities

Invisible Cities

by William WeaverItalo Calvino
31,025 voters
"Kublai Khan does not necessarily believe everything Marco Polo says when he describes the cities visited on his expeditions, but the emperor of the Tartars does continue listening...
Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair

Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair

by Pablo NerudaCristina GarcíaW.S. Merwin
30,931 voters
Drawn from the most intimate and personal associations, Pablo Neruda's most beloved collection of poetry juxtaposes the exuberance of youthful passion with the desolation of grief,...
The Road Not Taken and Other Poems

The Road Not Taken and Other Poems

by Robert Frost
29,613 voters
"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I--
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference."

These deceptively simple lines from the title poem o...
Love That Dog

Love That Dog

by Sharon Creech
29,598 voters
"I guess it does
look like a poem
when you see it
typed up
like that."

Jack hates poetry. Only girls write it and every time he tries to, his brain feels e...
Richard III

Richard III

by William ShakespeareJohn Jowett
28,502 voters
Richard III is one of Shakespeare's most popular plays on the stage and has been adapted successfully for film. This new and innovative edition recognizes the play's pre-eminence a...
Henry V

Henry V

by William ShakespearePaul WerstineBarbara A. Mowat
28,372 voters
Henry V is Shakespeare’s most famous “war play”; it includes the storied English victory over the French at Agincourt. Some of it glorifies war, especially the choruses and ...
The Waste Land

The Waste Land

by T.S. EliotMichael North
28,159 voters
The text of Eliot's 1922 masterpiece is accompanied by thorough explanatory annotations as well as by Eliot's own knotty notes, some of which require annotation themselves.

...
The Collected Poems of W.B. Yeats

The Collected Poems of W.B. Yeats

by W.B. YeatsRichard J. Finneran
27,735 voters
The Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats includes all of the poems authorized by Yeats for inclusion in his standard canon. Breathtaking in range, it encompasses the entire arc of...
Amphigorey

Amphigorey

by Edward Gorey
27,651 voters
The title of this deliciously creepy collection of Gorey's work stems from the word amphigory, meaning a nonsense verse or composition. As always, Gorey's painstakingly cros...
Les Fleurs du Mal

Les Fleurs du Mal

by Charles BaudelaireRichard Howard
26,270 voters
Presents the first American translation of the complete text of Baudelaire's 1857 masterwork and includes the complete original French texts for easy comparison.
The Collected Poems

The Collected Poems

by Ted HughesSylvia Plath
26,060 voters
The aim of the present complete edition, which contains a numbered sequence of the 224 poems written after 1956 together with a further 50 poems chosen from her pre-1956 work, is t...
There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly

There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly

by Pam Adams
26,056 voters
Through the use of die-cutting, this book tells the story of "There was an Old Lady who Swallowed a Fly". The holes in the page are designed to draw the reader through the book.
Pale Fire

Pale Fire

by Vladimir Nabokov
25,828 voters
The urbane authority that Vladimir Nabokov brought to every word he ever wrote, and the ironic amusement he cultivated in response to being uprooted and politically exiled twice in...
Songs of Innocence and of Experience

Songs of Innocence and of Experience

by William Blake
25,808 voters
Songs of Experience is a 1794 poetry collection of 26 poems forming the second part of William Blake's Songs of Innocence and of Experience. Some of the poems, such as The Little B...
Moo, Baa, La La La!

Moo, Baa, La La La!

by Sandra Boynton
25,652 voters
Serious silliness for all ages. Artist Sandra Boynton is back and better than ever with completely redrawn versions of her multi-million selling board books. These whimsical and hi...
Chicken Soup with Rice: A Book of Months

Chicken Soup with Rice: A Book of Months

by Maurice Sendak
25,210 voters
Each month is gay,
each season nice,
when eating
chicken soup
with rice.
Letters to a Young Poet

Letters to a Young Poet

by Rainer Maria RilkeFranz Xaver KappusReginald Snell
24,173 voters
In 1903, a student at a military academy sent some of his verses to a well-known Austrian poet, requesting an assessment of their value. The older artist, Rainer Maria Rilke (1875–...
for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf

for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf

by Ntozake Shange
23,693 voters
From its inception in California in 1974 to its highly acclaimed critical success at Joseph Papp's Public Theater and on Broadway, the Obie Award-winning for colored girls who h...
The Complete Stories and Poems

The Complete Stories and Poems

by Lewis Carroll
23,061 voters
This commemorative oversized volume of the complete collection of stories and poems of Lewis Carol showcases his ingenious use of word play, inverted logic and satire. Lewis Carrol...
The Foot Book: Dr. Seuss's Wacky Book of Opposites

The Foot Book: Dr. Seuss's Wacky Book of Opposites

by Dr. Seuss
22,135 voters
A toe-tapper babies will love--the classic Seussian book about opposites: "Wet foot, dry foot. Low foot, high foot..."  

This Little Book is an adaptation of the original ...
The Cat in the Hat Comes Back

The Cat in the Hat Comes Back

by Dr. Seuss
22,028 voters
The Cat in the Hat returns for more out-of-control fun in this wintry Beginner Book by Dr. Seuss. It’s a snowy day and Dick and Sally are stuck shoveling . . . until the Cat in the...
100 Selected Poems

100 Selected Poems

by E.E. Cummings
21,892 voters
E.E. Cummings is without question one of the major poets of this century, and this volume, first published in 1959, is indispensable for every lover of modern lyrical verse. It con...
The Missing Piece

The Missing Piece

by Shel Silverstein
20,775 voters
It was missing a piece.
And it was not happy.
So it set off in search
of its missing piece.
And as it rolled
it sang this song -
Oh I'm lookin' for my ...
A Child's Garden of Verses

A Child's Garden of Verses

by Tasha TudorRobert Louis Stevenson
20,131 voters
All the joys and sorrows, fears and fantasies of an imaginative solitary child are brought together in this edition of a much-loved classic. Stevenson's timeless verses bear witnes...
The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy and Other Stories

The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy and Other Stories

by Tim Burton
19,139 voters
From breathtaking stop-action animation to bittersweet modern fairy tales, filmmaker Tim Burton has become known for his unique visual brilliance – witty and macabre at once...
Love Is a Dog from Hell

Love Is a Dog from Hell

by Charles Bukowski
19,049 voters
Poems rising from and returning to Bukowski's personal experiences reflect people, objects, places, and events of the external world, and reflects on them, on their way out and bac...
Is Your Mama a Llama?

Is Your Mama a Llama?

by Steven KelloggDeborah Guarino
18,875 voters
Lloyd the Llama discovers what kind of animal his mama really is in this delightful guessing game picture book, filled with whimsical riddles and endearing illustrations. Rhyming q...
Complete Poems, 1904-1962

Complete Poems, 1904-1962

by E.E. Cummings
18,507 voters
At the time of his death in 1962, E. E. Cummings was, next to Robert Frost, the most widely read poet in America. Combining Thoreau's controlled belligerence with the brash abandon...
When We Were Very Young

When We Were Very Young

by Ernest H. ShepardA.A. Milne
17,500 voters
When We Were Very Young and Now We Are Six complete the four-volume set of deluxe editions of the Milne and Shepard classic works. Like their companions, the Winni...
Collected Poems, 1909-1962

Collected Poems, 1909-1962

by T.S. Eliot
17,033 voters
There is no more authoritative collection of the poetry that Eliot himself wished to preserve than this volume, published two years before his death in 1965.

Poet, dramati...
The Complete Poems

The Complete Poems

by John Keats
16,761 voters
'I think I shall be among the English Poets after my death,' John Keats soberly prophesied in 1818 as he started writing the blankverse epic Hyperion. Today he endures as th...
Selected Poems

Selected Poems

by Emily Dickinson
15,819 voters
Wonderful selection of this great poet's greatest, most popular poems. Includes "There's a certain slant of light," "Because I could not stop for death," "It was not death for I st...
The Heart of a Woman

The Heart of a Woman

by Maya Angelou
15,698 voters
Maya Angelou has fascinated, moved, and inspired countless readers with the first three volumes of her autobiography, one of the most remarkable personal narratives of our age. Now...
Now We Are Six

Now We Are Six

by Ernest H. ShepardA.A. Milne
15,694 voters
When We Were Very Young and Now We Are Six complete the four-volume set of deluxe editions of the Milne and Shepard classic works. Like their companions, the Winni...
Notes of a Dirty Old Man

Notes of a Dirty Old Man

by Charles Bukowski
15,202 voters
People come to my door?too many of them really?and knock to tell me Notes of a Dirty Old Man turns them on. A bum off the road brings in a gypsy and his wife and we talk. . . drink...
Faust

Faust

by Walter KaufmannJohann Wolfgang von Goethe
15,075 voters
Goethe’s Faust reworks the late medieval myth of a brilliant scholar so disillusioned he resolves to make a contract with Mephistopheles. The devil will do all he asks on Earth and...
Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats

Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats

by T.S. EliotEdward Gorey
15,061 voters
T. S. Eliot's playful cat poems have delighted readers and cat lovers around the world ever since they were first published in 1939. They were originally composed for his godchildr...
King Henry IV, Part 1

King Henry IV, Part 1

by William ShakespeareDavid Scott Kastan
14,637 voters
David Scott Kastan lucidly explores the remarkable richness and the ambitious design of King Henry IV Part 1 and shows how these complicate any easy s...
Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul: 101 Stories of Life, Love and Learning

Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul: 101 Stories of Life, Love and Learning

by Mark Victor HansenJack CanfieldKimberly Kirberger
14,595 voters
Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul: 101 Stories of Life, Love and Learning (Chicken Soup for the Soul)
The Lady of Shalott

The Lady of Shalott

by Charles KeepingAlfred Tennyson
14,508 voters
The Lady of Shalott is the third book in Visions in Poetry, an award-winning series of classic poems illustrated by outstanding contemporary artists in stunning hardcover editions....
The Poetry of Pablo Neruda

The Poetry of Pablo Neruda

by Pablo NerudaIlan Stavans
14,333 voters
The most comprehensive English-language collection of work ever by "the greatest poet of the twentieth century - in any language" - Gabriel García Márquez

"In his work a c...
The Complete Poetry and Prose

The Complete Poetry and Prose

by Harold BloomWilliam BlakeDavid V. Erdman
14,088 voters
Since its first publication in 1965, this edition has been widely hailed as the best available text of Blake's poetry and prose. Now revised, it includes up-to-date work on variant...
Tales of Ordinary Madness

Tales of Ordinary Madness

by Charles Bukowski
13,726 voters
Inspired by D.H. Lawrence, Chekhov and Hemingway, Bukowski's writing is passionate, extreme and has attracted a cult following, while his life was as weird and wild as the tales he...