Grolier Poetry Book Shop
Phone: 617-547-4648
Welcome to Grolier Poetry Bookshop
​Poetry is honored every day at the Grolier Poetry Book Shop in Harvard Square, the oldest continuous poetry book shop in the United States. We stock over 15,000 current volumes of trade, small press, and university publications as well as books related to prosody, poetry markets, and spoken word CDs.
6 Plympton Street,     Harvard Square
Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02138

Phone: 617-547-4648

Hours of operation:

Tues. and Wed. : 11am-7pm

Thurs.-Saturday: 11am-6pm

Closed Sunday and Monday
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Book of the day 
The Moon Before Morning
by W.S. Merwin

​"Merwin's signature refusal to use punctuation, and the way his push-me-pull-you lines capture the connectedness of time, space and the natural world, are unique in Anglo-American verse. So his new collection would be an event even if it consisted of nothing but fragments. But The Moon Before Morning is a book of drive, finesse and astonishing beauty. Far from fragmentary, it is also substantial, its more than 120 pages divided into four sections. Among its themes are remembering and forgetting, the natural world and love of place."
​-Fiona Sampson
​From The Guardian

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