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Take your time and enjoy browsing our selection of poetry books, new and old, including poetry anthologies and classic poetry. From Shakespeare plays to Sylvia Plath's poetry, you'll also find books on popular plays and drama books as well as books on literary theory and criticism.
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Our Best Poetry, Drama & Critcism Books

In Wartime
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Conversations on Love
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Four Thousand Weeks
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Storyland: A New Mythology of Britain
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Novelist as a Vocation
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Agatha Christie
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A Message from Ukraine
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Healing Through Words
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Manifesto
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Mythos
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Milk and Honey
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What Writers Read
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The The Sun and Her Flowers
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Pandora's Jar
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The Years
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Faith, Hope and Carnage
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Super-infinite
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Our Best New Poetry, Drama & Criticism Hardback Books

Getting Better
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Novelist as a Vocation
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Agatha Christie
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Healing Through Words
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What Writers Read
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Faith, Hope and Carnage
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Who Are You Calling Vermin?
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Nobody Asked For This
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Diary of a Tuscan Bookshop
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Tribute
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The Waste Land
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The Book Of Desire
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Blurb Your Enthusiasm
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Black and Female
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All the Knowledge in the World
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The Crane Wife
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Teller of the Unexpected
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Our Best New Poetry, Drama & Criticism Paperback Books

Manifesto
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The Most of Nora Ephron
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Notes on Grief
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The Fire of Joy
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The Young H.G. Wells
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On Freedom
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Writing from Ukraine
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Poems
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Everybody
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Fifty Forgotten Books
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Shakespeare for Every Day of the Year
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This is the Canon
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East Side Voices
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When My Brother Was an Aztec
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Allegorizings
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Pessoa
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Burning Man
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A Vertical Art
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Luxury Editions & Gift Books

The Poetry Pharmacy
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Mythology
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Eliot's Book of Bookish Lists
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On Cats
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The Penguin Modern Classics Book
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The Lyrics
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The Writer's Map
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Ex Libris
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A Poet for Every Day of the Year
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Boundless Books
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Black Joy
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3212
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Collected Poems
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Literary Landscapes
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Decadence
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Writers
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Our Most Popular Pages

Musical Notes

Our best books of song lyrics

How To Be Invisible
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Sundog
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Patti Smith Collected Lyrics, 1970-2015
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One Hundred Lyrics and a Poem
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How To Be Invisible
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Mother, Brother, Lover
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Forever Words
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A Lover Sings: Selected Lyrics
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The Complete Lyrics
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The Lyrics of Syd Barrett
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Useless Magic
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Morning Glory on the Vine
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Side by Side
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I'll Be Your Mirror
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Fear Stalks the Land!
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Keep 'Er Lit
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So This is Permanence
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Wrote For Luck
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Our Best Poetry Books

Healing Through Words
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The The Sun and Her Flowers
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The Poetry Pharmacy
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The Odyssey
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Inferno
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Who Are You Calling Vermin?
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The Iliad
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Days Like These
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The Prophet
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Milk and Honey
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100 Poems
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Cerys Matthews' Under Milk Wood
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The Way Back Home
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Tribute
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Advent Street
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Pam Ayres on Animals
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Poetry Unbound
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Faber & Faber Desk Diary 2023
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Our Best Literary Criticism & Essays

Let Me Tell You What I Mean
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Why I Write
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Mantel Pieces
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A Swim in a Pond in the Rain
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Books v. Cigarettes
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The Fire Next Time
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Why We Read
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This Is Shakespeare
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Trick Mirror
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Agatha Christie's Poirot
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Intimations
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When I Dare to Be Powerful
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The Amis Collection
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Everybody
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How Do We Know We're Doing It Right?
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Burning Questions
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At the Pond
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Our Best Drama Books

An Inspector Calls
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Prima Facie (NHB Modern Plays)
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A Streetcar Named Desire
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Othello
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Hamlet
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Macbeth
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Death of a Salesman
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The Crucible
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Romeo and Juliet
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Blood Brothers
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Waiting for Godot
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Leopoldstadt
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Fleabag: The Special Edition
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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
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A View from the Bridge
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Great Books You Must Read

Our selection of classic paperbacks

Book of Longing
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On Writing
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Sister Outsider
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Ten Years in an Open Necked Shirt
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The Opposite of Loneliness
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Shakespeare
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Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair
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Six Poets: Hardy to Larkin
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The Peace of Wild Things
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The Divine Comedy
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The Ode Less Travelled
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Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know
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Essays
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On Writers and Writing
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1606
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How Proust Can Change Your Life
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