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New and Recommended: Poetry

Selected by the Bookshop


The LRB Bookshop’s poetry section is the largest in London. Read on for a selection of new titles we’re excited about.

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An electrifying and original sequence of poems, using AI as a creative resource.Sam Riviere is a past master of taking and exploiting 'found' content and process and transforming it into poetry that captivates and unsettles. Here, he…

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The new collection from 'one of America's most legendary living poets' (Ocean Vuong), written in the drive to fall in love with the world again not as it was, but as it iswhen the hammerapproached we thoughtis that thing coming this…

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The long-awaited collection from one of Britain’s finest poets, and a chronicle of activism in the UK over six decades.May Day is the long-awaited new poetry collection from one of our best-loved poets and former Makar of…

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A remarkable new collection exploring ageing, mortality and environmental destruction - from our finest Scottish lyric poetA remarkable new collection exploring ageing, mortality and environmental destruction - from our finest Scottish…

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The title of Sylvia Legris' melopoeic collection The Principle of Rapid Peering comes from a phrase the nineteenth-century ornithologist and field biologist Joseph Grinnell used to describe the feeding behaviour of certain birds. Rather…

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A timely and innovative new poetry collection from the winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award 2022Them! by Harry Josephine Giles is an exuberant collection of poems about trans life as it is lived today, through the lenses of work,…

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A collection full of comfort, vulnerability, rage and inspiration from one of the powerhouses of British poetry and award-winning novelist Salena GoddenWith Love, Grief and Fury contains love poems, for people and the planet. Grief…

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Crystal traces the arc of one woman’s experience after the discovery that her partner is addicted to crystal meth. In a highly original poetic act of reclamation, it plunders the drug itself and makes of it an overarching conceit…

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*WINNER OF THE WRITERS' PRIZE - BOOK OF THE YEAR*Inspired by a true story, The Home Child is a beautiful novel-in-verse about a child far from home‘Ground-breaking’ Benjamin Zephaniah * ‘Beautifully…

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