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The Sun and Her Flowers

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A revised hardcover edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller the sun and her flowers by Rupi Kaur, author the #1 New York Times bestseller milk and honey. Her long-awaited second collection of poetry is a vibrant and transcendent journey about growth and healing. Ancestry and honouring one’s roots. Expatriation and rising up to find a home within yourself.  

Divided into five chapters and illustrated by Kaur, the sun and her flowers is a journey of wilting, falling, rooting, rising, and blooming. A celebration of love in all its forms.
this is the recipe of life
said my mother
as she held me in her arms as i wept 
think of those flowers you plant
in the garden each year 
they will teach you
that people too
must wilt
in order to bloom

(c) Baljit Singh

As a 21-year-old university student Rupi Kaur wrote, illustrated, and self-published her first poetry collection, milk and honey. Next came its artistic sibling, the sun and her flowers. These collections have sold over 8 million copies and have been translated into over 40 languages. Her most recent book, home body, debuted #1 on bestseller lists across the world. Rupi’s work touches on love, loss, trauma, healing, femininity, and migration. She feels most at home when creating art or performing her poetry on stage.

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK (October 23, 2018)
  • Length: 256 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781471177910

“Rupi Kaur’s The Sun and Her Flowers is everything her fans have been waiting for. . . . [She’s] perhaps the best-known poet in the English-speaking world at this point.” 

– Bustle

“Rupi Kaur is kicking down the doors of publishing.” 

– The New York Times (Style)

“The poet who touched a nerve.” 

– The Times (London)

“Her work is human experience, tidily aestheticized and monetized, rendered inspirational and relatable in perfect balance.” 

– The Cut

“At once simple, current and hard-hitting.” 

– The Guardian (London)

“One of the most popular writers in the world, full stop.” 

– The Globe and Mail

“The line drawings that accompany her poems are raw, evocative and utterly striking.” 

– Toronto Star

“Rupi Kaur reinvents poetry.” 

– The Economist

“Rupi Kaur sits atop a new wave in poetry.” 

– The Wall Street Journal

“At age 24, Rupi Kaur has been called the voice of her generation (move over, Lena Dunham).” 

– USA Today

“There’s no denying that Rupi Kaur is currently one of the most — if not the most — popular poets in America.”

– Boston Globe

“Rupi Kaur is a rock star.” 

– Kansas City Star

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