The Indie Poetry Bestseller List

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    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending April 30, 2017.

    1. Milk and Honey
    Rupi Kaur, Andrews McMeel, $14.99, 9781449474256

    2. The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life
    Kwame Alexander, HMH Books for Young Readers, $14.99, 9780544570979

    3. Envelope Poems
    Emily Dickinson, New Directions, $12.95, 9780811225823

    4. Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets
    Kwame Alexander, Candlewick Press, $16.99, 9780763680947

    5. Blue Horses: Poems
    Mary Oliver, Penguin, $16, 9780143127819

    6. Moo
    Sharon Creech, Harper, $16.99, 9780062415240

    7. Dog Songs
    Mary Oliver, Penguin, $16, 9780143125839

    8. Love Poems
    Pablo Neruda, New Directions, $11.95, 9780811217293

    9. The Rain in Portugal
    Billy Collins, Random House, $26, 9780679644064

    10. The Princess Saves Herself in This One
    Amanda Lovelace, Andrews McMeel, $14.99, 9781449486419

    11. Felicity
    Mary Oliver, Penguin Press, $24.95, 9781594206764

    12. New and Selected Poems, Volume One
    Mary Oliver, Beacon Press, $18, 9780807068779

    13. French Love Poems
    New Directions, $11.95, 9780811225595

    14. Aimless Love
    Billy Collins, Random House, $17, 9780812982671

    15. The Prophet
    Kahlil Gibran, Knopf, $15, 9780394404288

    16. Bluets
    Maggie Nelson, Wave Books, $16, 9781933517407

    17. Whereas: Poems
    Layli Long Soldier, Graywolf Press, $16, 9781555977672

    18. There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyonce
    Morgan Parker, Tin House Books, $14.95, 9781941040539

    19. The Essential Rumi
    Jalal al-Din Rumi, Coleman Barks (Trans.), Harper, $16.99, 9780062509598

    20. Night Sky With Exit Wounds
    Ocean Vuong, Copper Canyon Press, $16, 9781556594953

    21. Book of Longing
    Leonard Cohen, Ecco, $13.99, 9780061125614

    22. A Thousand Mornings: Poems
    Mary Oliver, Penguin, $17, 9780143124054

    23. She Walks in Beauty: A Woman’s Journey Through Poems
    Caroline Kennedy, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781455564071

    24. On Love
    Charles Bukowski, Ecco, $15.99, 9780062420732

    25. Poems That Make Grown Women Cry
    Anthony Holden, Ben Holden, S&S, $18, 9781501121869