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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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The Great Detective: The Amazing Rise and Immortal Life of Sherlock Holmes
Zach Dundas.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544214040.  Daedalus Item Code: 64531
 
Today he is the inspiration for innumerable adaptations, blockbuster movies, hit television shows, raucous Twitter banter, and thriving subcultures. What is it about Arthur Conan Doyle's peculiar ... (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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The Givenness of Things: Essays
Marilynne Robinson.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250097316.  Daedalus Item Code: 69455
 
The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Gilead, Lila, and Housekeeping, Marilynne Robinson here delivers an impassioned critique of contemporary society while arguing that reverence ... (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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It's Been Said Before: A Guide to the Use and Abuse of Clichés
Orin Hargraves.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199315734.  Daedalus Item Code: 63919
 
We often use clichés for comedic effect in speaking, and take pains to avoid them when writing—but do we always recognize them? And why do they persist in our language? Lexicographer Orin Hargraves ... (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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Mourning Philology: Art and Religion at the Margins of the Ottoman Empire
Marc Nichanian. G.M. Goshgarian & Jeff Fort, trans.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780823255245.  Daedalus Item Code: 64083
 
"Pagan life seduces me a little more with each passing day. If it were possible today, I would change my religion and would joyfully embrace poetic paganism," stated the poet Daniel Varuzhan in 1908. ... (Read More)
 
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