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The Night Abraham Called to the Stars: Poems
Robert Bly.
 
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780060934446
Daedalus Item Code: 64809
 
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Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure
Artemis Cooper.
 
Publisher: John Murray
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780719554490
Daedalus Item Code: 70124
 
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What Makes This Book So Great: Re-Reading the Classics of Science Fiction and Fantasy
Jo Walton.
Publisher: Tor.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780765331939.  Daedalus Item Code: 64821
 
The author of the Hugo and Nebula Award winner Among Others, science fiction writer and voracious reader Jo Walton was invited by Tor Books to blog regularly on Tor.com about her reading and ... (Read More)
 
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Hotel Florida: Truth, Love, and Death in the Spanish Civil War
Amanda Vaill.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374172992.  Daedalus Item Code: 70033
 
Madrid 1936. In a city blasted by a civil war that many fear will cross borders and engulf Europe, six people meet and find their lives changed forever. Author of the National Book Critics Circle ... (Read More)
 
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Gerard Manley Hopkins
Gerard Manley Hopkins. John Stammers, ed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571230686.  Daedalus Item Code: 64762
 
The Jesuit priest Gerard Manley Hopkins's (1844–89) poetry is characterized by its innovative use of rhythm and rich vocabulary; most of his works, however, weren't published until decades after his ... (Read More)
 
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Why Homer Matters
Adam Nicolson.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781627791793.  Daedalus Item Code: 70041
 
He has written on the origins of the King James Bible, on navigating the battered Atlantic coast of Britain, and on his grandmother Vita Sackville-West's gardens at his ancestral home of ... (Read More)
 
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Selected Letters of Norman Mailer
J. Michael Lennon, ed.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400066230.  Daedalus Item Code: 64814
 
Over the course of a nearly 60-year career, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Armies of the Night and The Executioner's Song wrote more than 30 novels and nonfiction books; ... (Read More)
 
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The Dictionary of Mythology: An A–Z of Themes, Legends and Heroes
J.A. Coleman. George Davidson, ed.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781784044787.  Daedalus Item Code: 64236
 
An engineer and surveyor as well as a logophile and author of several crossword dictionaries, James Coleman produced the encyclopedic first edition of The Dictionary of Mythology in 2007, a ... (Read More)
 
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The Way the World Works
Nicholson Baker.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781471102660.  Daedalus Item Code: 64746
 
In this collection of essays spanning 15 years, the author of Human Smoke and the National Book Critics Circle Award winner Double Fold ranges from international political controversy ... (Read More)
 
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The Daemon Knows: Literary Greatness and the American Sublime
Harold Bloom.
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812997828.  Daedalus Item Code: 63713
 
(Named a Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post and Kirkus Reviews) What makes the classic American writers different from their European predecessors? It is the intensity ... (Read More)
 
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Essays After Eighty
Donald Hall.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544570313.  Daedalus Item Code: 64527
 
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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By the Book: Writers on Literature and the Literary Life from The New York Times Book Review
Pamela Paul, ed. Scott Turow, foreword.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781627791458.  Daedalus Item Code: 70043
 
What do your favorite writers read? Who are their favorite characters? What is their writing regimen, and what's on their nightstand? Every Sunday, readers of the New York Times Book Review ... (Read More)
 
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