It might be bitter cold outside, but we're all warmed up at Literati because love is in the air! Here's some suggestions for books to gift your special Valentine — young or old.
This Nobel Prize-winning poetry collection, first published in 1924, is one of Neruda's most popular works. By using metaphors found in nature, he celebrates love and achieves harmony.
A compilation of 154 written by Shakespeare on all manner of themes from love and fidelity to politics and lineage. Many of the sonnets, commonly called the precreation sonnets, were commissioned — a fact which calls a simple, romantic reading into question.
"The Dream of a Common Language explores the contours of a woman's heart and mind in language for everybody - language whose plainness, laughter, questions and nobility everyone can respond to . . . No one is writing better or more needed verse than this." - Boston Evening Globe
With the same brilliant wit and hilarious realism that made Love Poems for Married People a hit, this collection of poems takes on the greatest "joy" in life: children.
Charged with sensuality and passion, Pablo Neruda's love poems caused a scandal when published anonymously in 1952. In later editions, these verses became the most celebrated of Neruda's oeuvre, captivating readers with earthbound images that reveal in gentllingering lines an erotic re-imagining of the world through the prism of a lover's body. Written on the island of Capri, where Neruda took refuge in the arms of his lover Matilde Urrutia, Love Poems embraces the seascapes around them, saturating the images of endless shores and waves with a yearning eroticism.
Of the nine books of lyrics the ancient Greek poet Sappho is said to have composed, only one poem has survived complete, the rest of fragments. In this translation, poet Anne Carson presents all of Sappho's fragments, in Greek and in English, as if on the ragged scaps of papyrus that preserve them.
Best-selling poet Lang Leav presents a gorgeous hardcover gift book featuring the best of Lullabies and Love & Misadventure plus thirty-five new poems, along with original color illustrations by the author.
"If I have any secret stash of poems, anywhere, it might be about love, not anger," Mary Oliver once said in an interview. In this stunning new collection we can immerse ourselves in Oliver's love poems where great happiness abounds. In Felicity she examines what it means to love another person, opening our eyes to the territory within our own hearts - to the wild and to the quiet.
Filled with wisdom and encouragement, every single page of this collection of prose and poetry is a testament to the power of words, and the impact they can have on the relationships you build with others. And most importantly, offering powerful insights into love, heartbreak, relationships, and self-empowerment.
An illustrated collection of love and relationship advice from New Yorker writer Patricia Marx, with illustrations from New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast.
Part of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh's charming series of books from exploring the essential foundations of mindful meditation and practise. How to Love shows that when we feel closer to our loved ones, we are also more connected to the world as a whole.
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A vibrant collection of love stories from a debut author, retelling myths, folktales, and histories from around the world.
Edited by longtime Modern Love editor Daniel Jones, featuring a diverse selection of contributors, this is the perfect book for anyone who's loved, lost, stalked an ex on social media, or pined for true romance - in other words, anyone interested in the endlessly complicated workings of the human heart.
You'11 laugh, you'll cry, you'll be swept away in less time than it takes to read this paragraph. Here are 175 true stories, honest, funny, tender, and wise, each as moving as a lyric poem, all told in no more than one hundred words. Perfect Valentine's gift!
As she shares stories of the people, places, ideals, and art to which she has remained indelibly committed, writer Ann Patchett brings into focus the large experiences and small moments that have shaped her as a daughter, wife, and writer.
Falling in love is easy. Staying in love - that's the challenge. How can you keep your relationship fresh and growing amid the demands, conflicts, and just plain boredom of everyday life? These essays will help guide you.
From the author of Maybe in Another Life comes a breathtaking new love story about a woman unexpectedly forced to choose between the husband she has long thought dead and the fiancé who has finally brought her back to life.
When a fake relationship between scientists meets the irresistible force of attraction, it throws one woman's carefully calculated theories on love into chaos.
A TV meteorologist and a sports reporter scheme to reunite their divorced bosses with unforecasted results in this electrifying romance from the author of The Ex Talk.
From author of Red, White & Royal Blue comes a new romantic comedy that will stop readers in their tracks...Casey McQuiston’s bestselling One Last Stop is a magical, sexy, big-hearted romance where the impossible becomes possible as August does everything in her power to save the girl lost in time.
When fate and tacos bring Ramón and Julieta together on the Day of the Dead, the star-crossed pair must make a choice: accept the bitter food rivalry that drives them apart or surrender to a love that consumes them. Perfect for fans of Jane the Virgin.
A chance to rewrite their ending is worth the risk in this swoony romantic comedy from Kosoko Jackson.
From Tracey Garvis Graves author of The Girl He Used to Know comes a love song of a story about starting over and second chances.
Novelist Adriana Trigiani and illustrator Amy June Bates team up for a heartwarming picture book about a how a family comes together to celebrate Valentine's Day.
A young girl and her grandmother count up to their next visit and then do all of their favorite things together in this joyful rhyming picture book.
A beautiful fable about the nature of love, from beloved, award-winning picture book creators Mac Barnett and Carson Ellis.
"What is love?" a young boy asks. "I can't answer that," his grandmother says . . . and so the boy goes out into the world to find out.
A celebration of love in all its forms and grounded in mindfulness and wellness, I Am Love asks readers to look inward when they feel afraid, angry, hurt, or sad. When a storm is brewing inside us and the skies grow dark, the transformative power of love lets the light back in.
From the author of Love Monster comes the irresistible story of one slug's search for love in this endearing rhyming picture book perfect for Valentine's Day!
Step 2 Readers use basic vocabulary and short sentences to tell simple stories, for children who recognize familiar words and can sound out new words with help. Rhyme and rhythmic text paired with picture clues help children decode the story. Families will relate to the last minute scramble to create special valentines for classmates in this Llama Llama Step 2 reader. Gilroy Goat is stumped about what to create. But in the end, he comes up with an idea that is all his own!
One love, one heart, let's get together and feel all right. Adapted from Bob Marley's most beloved song, One Love brings the joyful spirit and unforgettable lyrics to life for a new generation.
This sweet and playful board book tells in simple, beautiful verse how the journey that parents take to have their baby leads them to their perfect little one.
"Guess how much I love you," says Little Nutbrown Hare. Little Nutbrown Hare shows his daddy how much he loves him: as wide as he can reach and as far as he can hop. But Big Nutbrown Hare, who can reach farther and hop higher, loves him back just as much. Well then, Little Nutbrown Hare loves him right up to the moon, but that's just halfway to Big Nutbrown Hare's love for him.
From author and illustrator duo Sam McBratney and Anita Jeram comes the delightful sequel to the heartwarming picture book classic Guess How Much I Love You.