Field Work

8 best books like Field Work (Seamus Heaney): End Times: A Brief Guide to the End of the World: Asteroids, Super Volcanoes, Rogue Robots, and More, Offshore, Calling a Wolf a Wolf, Wade in the Water: Poems, The Wild Iris, Beastly Tales from Here and There, Sweet Machine, American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin

End Times: A Brief Guide to the End of the World: Asteroids, Super Volcanoes, Rogue Robots, and More
AuthorBryan Walsh
What is going to cause our extinction?

How can we save ourselves and our future?

End Times answers the most important questions facing humankind
End Times is a compelling work of skilled reportage that peels back the layers of complexity around the unthinkable-and inevitable-end...
AuthorPenelope Fitzgerald
On the Battersea Reach of the Thames, a mixed bag of the slightly disreputable, the temporarily lost, and the patently eccentric live on houseboats, rising and falling with the great river’s tides. Belonging to neither land nor sea, they cling to one another in a motley yet kindly society. There is...
Calling a Wolf a Wolf
AuthorKaveh Akbar
"The struggle from late youth on, with and without God, agony, narcotics and love is a torment rarely recorded with such sustained eloquence and passion as you will find in this collection." —Fanny Howe

This highly-anticipated debut boldly confronts addiction and courses the strenuous...
Wade in the Water: Poems
AuthorTracy K. Smith
Shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize
Finalist for the Forward Prize for Best Collection

The extraordinary new poetry collection by Tracy K. Smith, the Poet Laureate of the United States Even the men in black armor, the ones
Jangling handcuffs and keys, what elseAre they...
The Wild Iris
AuthorLouise Glück
I had a Creative Writing teacher who asked me once if I would like anyone other than myself to read my poetry. When I answered, “Yes,” she advised me to make the suffering in my poems more universal and less personal.

Poetry is obviously personal, but she explained to me that, if I had a husband...
AuthorVikram Seth
DISCLAIMER: By the time she finished the book, the reviewer was so deeply influenced by the rhymes in this little book of tales that she couldn't keep the wannabe poet inside her from casting forth the following lines.

In world of beasts and that of men,
There have been a few...
AuthorMark Doty
Mark Doty's last two award-winning collections of poetry, as well as his acclaimed memoir Heaven's Coast, used the devastation of AIDS as a lens through which to consider questions of loss, love and identity. The poems in his new collection, Sweet Machine, see the world from a new, hard-won perspective:...
American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin
AuthorTerrance Hayes
In seventy poems bearing the same title, Terrance Hayes explores the meanings of American, of assassin, and of love in the sonnet form. Written during the first two hundred days of the Trump presidency, these poems are haunted by the country's past and future eras and errors, its dreams and nightmares....
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