A Simple Scale plunges back and forwards through the lives of two gay composers – one American, the other Soviet – as they each face persecution, punishment and repression in the turbulent political climates of the ’30s and ’50s. Available now.
<p><em>Way More Than Luck </em>is the vivid debut collection from the well-known young poet and critic Ben Wilkinson. The book opens with a series of poems that, with a remarkable clarity and sympathy, recall a battle with clinical depression: the “days when you weren’t anyone. Days gone undercover...&...
<p><em>Welsh Verse</em>, Tony Conran’s milestone of translation, makes a welcome return. Formerly the <em>Penguin Book of Welsh Verse</em>, Seren has expanded the selection of what is the standard text of high quality translations of Welsh poetry stretching from the sixth century to the late twentieth...