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bibliophily
The Novel Cure: An A–Z of Literary Remedies
Ella Berthoud & Susan Elderkin.
 
Publisher: Canongate
Format: no jacket
ISBN: 9780857864208
Daedalus Item Code: 70123
 
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mythology
The Mammoth Book of Celtic Myths and Legends
Peter Berresford Ellis.
 
Publisher: Robinson
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781841192482
Daedalus Item Code: 70437
 
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How Proust Can Change Your Life
Alain de Botton.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330354912.  Daedalus Item Code: 70496
 
This very funny book comes as an unlikely combination of two vastly divergent conventions: the literary biography and the self-help manual. The author of On Love transforms Marcel Proust's ... (Read More)
 
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Tarantula
Bob Dylan.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007215041.  Daedalus Item Code: 70477
 
Written in 1966 during the same creative phase that produced Blonde on Blonde, Bob Dylan's poems and experimental prose feature the same wordplay and unconventional imagery that characterize ... (Read More)
 
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Beowulf: Clydesale Classics
Ernest J.B. Kirtian, trans.
Publisher: Clydesdale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781945186073.  Daedalus Item Code: 70691
 
Composed by an unknown poet in the 8th century and committed to manuscript at the turn of the first millennium, Beowulf is the elegiac narrative of the Scandinavian hero who conquers Grendel, ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief Guide to William Shakespeare: Without the Boring Bits
Peter Ackroyd, intro.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849010481.  Daedalus Item Code: 70429
 
Presenting synopses of all the plays, along with character descriptions, source notes, and extracts of famous speeches and exchanges, this is not only a fine introduction to Shakespeare, it is also ... (Read More)
 
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Lust & Wonder: A Memoir
Augusten Burroughs.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312342036.  Daedalus Item Code: 70402
 
Here the author of Running with Scissors and Dry takes an intimate look at the driving forces in one man's life. Augusten Burroughs's singular approach to detailing both the horrific ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief Guide to the Greek Myths: Gods, Monsters, Heroes and the Origins of Storytelling
Stephen P. Kershaw.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845295127.  Daedalus Item Code: 70428
 
From the origins of the gods through the homecomings of Odysseus and the Trojan heroes, from the greed of Midas and his golden touch to the reckless enthusiasm of Icarus flying too close to the sun, ... (Read More)
 
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Ideas of Order: A Close Reading of Shakespeare's Sonnets
Neil L. Rudenstine.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374280154.  Daedalus Item Code: 70037
 
Taken together as a cycle, Shakespeare's sonnets are the single greatest work of lyric poetry in English, as passionate and daring as any love poems we may ever encounter, argues Elizabethan scholar ... (Read More)
 
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American Metempsychosis: Emerson, Whitman, and the New Poetry
John Michael Corrigan.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780823242344.  Daedalus Item Code: 64059
 
"The transmigration of souls is no fable. I would it were, but men and women are only half human," wrote Ralph Waldo Emerson in the essay "History." Although scholars have sometimes tended to ... (Read More)
 
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Where Have You Been?: Selected Essays
Michael Hofmann.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374259969.  Daedalus Item Code: 70040
 
The author of six volumes of poetry and translator of 60 German works, Michael Hofmann has also established himself as one of the keenest critics of contemporary literature. In these 30 collected ... (Read More)
 
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The Shelf: From LEQ to LES: Adventures in Extreme Reading
Phyllis Rose.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780374535360.  Daedalus Item Code: 70039
 
After a career of reading from syllabi and writing about canonical books, the author of The Year of Reading Proust decided to read like an explorer. Casting herself into the untracked ... (Read More)
 
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6. I Used to Know That: Shakespeare: Stuff You Forgot From School
Liz Evers.
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7. What?: Are These the 20 Most Important Questions in Human History—Or is This a Game of 20 Questions?
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