Books published by New Star Books

If Wants to Be the Same As Is

New Star Books | June 21, 2018 | 640 pages
Poetry. A selection from the 22 books published during David Bromige's lifetime, IF WANTS TO BE THE SAME AS IS charts the course of one of the 21st century poetry masters from high modernism through L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E to his own distinct place. It includes the unpublished work American Testament, as... More Info

Posh Lust

New Star Books | May 15, 2014 | 86 pages
Posh Lust is about poetry that is everywhere findable, provided the bits of "everywhere" are words and provided this life is lettered. Posh Lust is poetry from "below." People study poetry and some read it. Poetry is a pinnacle art as in "a small ornamental turret" even when it's a drunk imaginary... More Info

Rua da Felicidade

New Star Books | October 10, 2013 | 96 pages
Rua Da Felicidade is an actual place, a "Street of Happiness" in colonial Macau, where from the 1920s to the 1950s it was said that every desire could be fulfilled — for a price. It is a book written against the appropriative gesture, against the grain of what we too often believe we can possess... More Info

Social Work with Rural Peoples (Third Edition)

New Star Books | July 20, 2006 | 128 pages
The gist of Collier’s genuinely radical book is that for the rural social worker to be effective, she must be able to identify with the struggles of the people she is trying to help — that trying to maintain “professional”, “objective” distance will merely ensure that the social worker... More Info