"The Sirens" by Tomaž Šalamun

Slovenian poet Tomaž Šalamun reads "The Sirens" from his eleventh poetry collection in English, The Blue Tower, released by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in October.

Page One: Where New and Noteworthy Books Begin

With so many good books being published every month, some literary titles worth exploring can get lost in the stacks. Page One offers the first lines of a dozen recently released books, including Aracelis Girmay’s Kingdom Animalia, and Tomaž Šalamun’s The Blue Tower, as the starting point for a closer look at these new and noteworthy titles.