Last Post
ISBN: PB: 9781800173033, Carcanet, February 2023
384 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
The letters in "Last Post", addressed to celebrated people of Raphael's close and more distant acquaintance, drawn in part from his memoirs, display his "iridescent intelligence, seductive charm, urbane temper and unflagging delight" (TLS).
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Swimming Between Islands
ISBN: PB: 9781800171374, Carcanet, February 2023
72 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
This debut collection ventures into Northern islands, finding new ways of talking about connection, silences and belonging.
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Fourth Sister
ISBN: PB: 9781800173057, Carcanet, February 2023
96 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
Following her Seamus Heaney Prize-winning debut, "So Many Rooms", this second collection tells stories, many of them with powerful historical resonance, drawing on lived experience, relationships, pain and love.
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Bride of Ice Selected Poems
ISBN: PB: 9781800172272, Carcanet, January 2023
186 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
When Elaine Feinstein first read the poems of Marina Tsvetaeva in Russian in the 1960s, the encounter transformed her. "What drew me to her initially", she writes, "was the intensity of her emotions, and the honesty with which she exposed them". Her...
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More Sky
ISBN: PB: 9781800173019, Carcanet, January 2023
96 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
This debut collection is an exploration of grief, addiction, violence, mental illness and working-class masculinity framed within the dynamic of a father / son relationship.
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NB by J. C. A walk through the Times Literary Supplement
ISBN: PB: 9781800172883, Carcanet, December 2022
320 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
The N. B. column in the Times Literary Supplement, signed at the foot by J. C., occupied the back page of the paper for thirteen years. For a decade before that, it was in the middle pages. That's roughly 60,000 words a year for twenty-three years....
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This Afterlife Selected Poems
ISBN: PB: 9781800172678, Carcanet, December 2022
260 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
"The ancients taught me how to sound modern", Alicia Elsbeth Stallings said in an interview. "They showed me that technique was not the enemy of urgency, but the instrument". For her, "technique" is rooted in traditions of strict forms and meters, an...
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Selected Poems
ISBN: PB: 9781800172906, Carcanet, December 2022
144 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
To mark the centenary of Donald Davie's birth, Carcanet publishes a new "Selected Poems" drawn from the full trajectory of his poetry and showing his skills as lyric, satirical, elegiac, epistolary and philosophical poet. He was, par excellence, the...
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Greengown New and Selected Poems
ISBN: PB: 9781800172791, Carcanet, November 2022
220 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
David Kinloch is one of the notable Scottish poets of his generation. His friend Edwin Morgan admired his 'sparkling poems full of sensuous richness and linguistic inventiveness'; and Douglas Messerli declared, "David Kinloch is surely one of the mos...
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Arctic Elegies
ISBN: PB: 9781800172630, Carcanet, November 2022
80 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
This is a mighty book of Norths: northern geographies, histories, lights; a place of definition, frost and cold. There is an unfaltering Recusant spirit about these poems, a survival through defeat and a sense of underlying permanences. Each poem ha...
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