Christmas 2016: Poetry

New collections by John Ashbery and Anna Carson are joined by a debut collection from our very own John Clegg, who you might well meet at our front desk if you visit us in Bury Place.

Commotion of the Birds

John Ashbery

From the publisher:

The commotion of fifty-five new poems: Ashbery at his most vertiginous, witty, irresistible. ‘And the tenses, unstable, invite the past to move in on the present and future.’


Charlotte Newman

From the publisher:

Voracious in her critique of modernity, Charlotte Newman ranges across the spectra of social and sexual politics – from Brexit to the Bechdel Test via Renaissance art and ...