Poetry Bestsellers

A very legitimate list of our poetry bestsellers.

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Please note that many books are currently unavailable for home delivery. However, we’re still able to send you some of our favourites, old and new – browse the full list at londonreviewbookbox.co.uk/collections/staff-picks.

Soho

Richard Scott

From the publisher:

In this intimate and vital debut, Richard Scott creates an uncompromising portrait of love and gay shame.

£10.99

The Built Environment

Emily Hasler

From the publisher:

A breath-taking collection that moves between local and distant, urban and rural, past and present. This is poetry of emotional density with a lightness of touch, structural ...

£9.99

Who Is Mary Sue?

Sophie Collins

From the publisher:

In the language of fan fiction, a ‘Mary Sue’ is an idealised and implausibly flawless character: a female archetype that can infuriate audiences for its perceived ...

£10.99

Calling a Wolf a Wolf

Kaveh Akbar

From the publisher:

A POETRY BOOK SOCIETY RECOMMENDATION SHORTLISTED FOR THE FELIX DENNIS PRIZE FOR BEST FIRST COLLECTION 2018 I could not be held responsible for desire he could not be held at ...

£9.99

Don’t Call Us Dead

Danez Smith

From the publisher:

Begins with a sequence that imagines an afterlife for black men shot by police, a place where suspicion, violence, and grief are forgotten and replaced with safety, love, and ...

£10.99

Three Poems

Hannah Sullivan

Lavinia Greenlaw writes:

The long poem pre-empts its own significance. We expect more of it and less of ourselves, adjusting our pace and investing in the big picture. Hannah Sullivan’s ...

£10.99

Hera Lindsay Bird

Hera Lindsay Bird

From the publisher:

‘Without doubt the most arresting and original new young poet, on the page and in performance’ – Carol Ann Duffy A Sunday Times Book of the Year and New Zealand’s ...

£9.99

Kumukanda

Kayo Chingonyi

From the publisher:

Translating as ‘initiation’, kumukanda is the name given to the rites a young boy from the Luvale tribe must pass through before he is considered a man. In this book, the ...

£10.00

A Hurry of English

Mary Jean Chan

From the publisher:

The sense of movement in Mary Jean Chan’s deft and assured debut pamphlet is both external and internal, as she strives to forge new relationships with her parents and ...

£5.00