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Where I'm Reading From: The Changing World of Books
Tim Parks.
 
Publisher: Harvill Secker
Format: no jacket
ISBN: 9781846559037
Daedalus Item Code: 63664
 
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Sherlock Holmes FAQ: All That's Left to Know about the World's ...
Dave Thompson.
 
Publisher: Applause
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781480331495
Daedalus Item Code: 63326
 
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The Forty-Nine Steps
Roberto Calasso. John Shepley, trans.
Publisher: Minnesota.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780816630981.  Daedalus Item Code: 63632
 
In this collection of 21 essays—a philosophical and literary companion to his 1988 book The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony—Italian polymath Roberto Calasso presents daring interpretations of ... (Read More)
 
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Where I'm Reading From: The Changing World of Books
Tim Parks.
Publisher: Harvill Secker.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781846559037.  Daedalus Item Code: 63664
 
Should you finish every book you start? How has your family influenced the way you read? What is literary style? How is the Nobel Prize like the World Cup? As a novelist, translator, and critic, ... (Read More)
 
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Essays After Eighty
Donald Hall.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544570313.  Daedalus Item Code: 63668
 
National Medal of the Arts honoree and former U.S. Poet Laureate Donald Hall has lived a remarkable life of letters, marked by great triumph and shattering loss; here he contemplates the "unknown, ... (Read More)
 
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The Brontës in Brussels
Helen MacEwan.
Publisher: Peter Owen.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780720615883.  Daedalus Item Code: 62989
 
In 1842, five years before they became popular authors, Charlotte Brontë and her sister Emily arrived in Brussels to "improve their languages," as the British say; "I could acquire a thorough ... (Read More)
 
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The Forty-Nine Steps
Roberto Calasso. John Shepley, trans.
Publisher: Minnesota.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780816630981.  Daedalus Item Code: 63632
 
In this collection of 21 essays—a philosophical and literary companion to his 1988 book The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony—Italian polymath Roberto Calasso presents daring interpretations of ... (Read More)
 
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Letters to Poseidon
Cees Nooteboom.
Publisher: Maclehose Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781623659141.  Daedalus Item Code: 63113
 
As autumn falls each year, Goethe Prize–winning Dutch novelist, poet, and travel writer Cees Nooteboom writes Poseidon a letter requesting permission to return to his home in Minorca the following ... (Read More)
 
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Maeve's Times: Selected Irish Times Writings
Maeve Binchy. Róisín Ingle, ed.
Publisher: Orion.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781409149897.  Daedalus Item Code: 63579
 
"As someone who fell off a chair not long ago trying to hear what they were saying at the next table in a restaurant, I suppose I am obsessively interested in what some might consider the trivia of ... (Read More)
 
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A Journey into Dorothy Parker's New York: Second Edition: ArtPlace Series
Kevin C. Fitzpatrick.
Publisher: Roaring Forties Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781938901072.  Daedalus Item Code: 63743
 
Take a journey into the city of theaters, bars, and hotel rooms where Dorothy Parker sharpened her wit, polished her writing, and captured the edgy mood of her times. Her life and work "were not only ... (Read More)
 
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Medieval Love Poetry
John Cherry, ed.
Publisher: British Museum Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780714150161.  Daedalus Item Code: 62976
 
The quest is the essence of medieval romance, whether the search is for the Holy Grail or for the ideal beloved, and love itself was variously the object of the quest or a snare that hindered its ... (Read More)
 
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London Fragments: A Literary Expedition
Rüdiger Görner. Debra Marmor & Herbert Danner, trans.
Publisher: Armchair Traveller.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781906598730.  Daedalus Item Code: 63297
 
On 10 strolls through some of the most interesting areas of London, Rüdiger Görner re-discovers the literary landscape of the capital. He meets Shakespeare, Heine, and Hogarth south of the river; ... (Read More)
 
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