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Snakes with Wings & Gold-Digging Ants
Herodotus. Aubrey de Selincourt & John Marincola, trans.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141025339.  Daedalus Item Code: 32345
 
Because so much of what we know of the ancient world comes from Herodotus, writing in the 5th century BC, he will always remain, as Cicero deemed him, the Father of Historians. At the same time, a ... (Read More)
 
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Snow-Storm in August: Washington City, Francis Scott Key, and the Forgotten Race Riot of 1835
Jefferson Morley.
Publisher: Nan A. Talese.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385533379.  Daedalus Item Code: 41991
 
In 1835 the nation's capital simmered with racial tension as newly freed African Americans from the South poured in, outnumbering slaves in the city for the first time. Among the enslaved was ... (Read More)
 
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So Long as Men Can Breathe: The Untold Story of Shakespeare's Sonnets
Clinton Heylin.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306818059.  Daedalus Item Code: 41016
 
A "bookleg," as defined by Clinton Heylin, is an unauthorized collection of previously unavailable material that has been published without the author's permission—a bootlegged book. And though the ... (Read More)
 
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So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Book #4
Douglas Adams.
Publisher: Del Rey.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345479969.  Daedalus Item Code: 42318
 
Arthur Dent falls in love, in this fourth book in the misnamed Hitchhiker's trilogy, and the universe will never be the same. Deposited back on earth—a replacement planet, provided by the ... (Read More)
 
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So Long, Scout and Other Stories: More Outdoor Stories of Maine
Gerald E. Lewis.
Publisher: Harcourt.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780945432005.  Daedalus Item Code: 41561
 
A native of Boothbay Harbor, Gerald Lewis retired from a career as an English teacher, tree surgeon, plumber, clam- and worm-digger, hunter and trapper, Registered Maine Guide, deck hand, potato ... (Read More)
 
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Solar System: Includes 20 New Images of Mars from Curiosity
David W. Hughes & Carole Stott.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781454911906.  Daedalus Item Code: 52094
 
Starting at the sun, this lavishly illustrated guide moves outward, providing up-to-date information about our solar system's planets and their moons. With stunning color images on nearly every ... (Read More)
 
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Some Dogs Do: Storybook and DVD
Jez Alborough. Kevin Whately, reader.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: paperback & DVD.
ISBN: 9781406359183.  Daedalus Item Code: 43900
 
One day, when Sid the dog is walking to school, he suddenly gets a happy feeling and he floats right up to the sky, in this gentle tale for prereaders by the author of Duck in the Truck and ... (Read More)
 
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Some Girls, Some Hats and Hitler: A True Story
Trudi Kanter. Linda Grant, intro.
Publisher: Virago.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781844088089.  Daedalus Item Code: 43997
 
In 1938, beautiful and charismatic Trudi Kanter—a hat designer for the best-dressed women in Vienna—fell in love with businessman Walter Ehrlich. But as Hitler's tanks rolled into Austria, the world ... (Read More)
 
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Some Remarks
Neal Stephenson.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848878556.  Daedalus Item Code: 38329
 
The multiple Hugo and Locus Award–winning author of Cryptonomicon, Anathem, and Reamde, Neal Stephenson here collects previously published short writings, both fiction and ... (Read More)
 
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Some Luck
Jane Smiley.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307700315.  Daedalus Item Code: 49563
 
(Autographed First Edition)

(Nominated for the 2014 National Book Award) Earning starred reviews from Library Journal, Booklist, Publishers Weekly, and Kirkus ... (Read More)

 
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"Something Urgent I Have to Say to You": The Life and Works of William Carlos Williams
Herbert Leibowitz.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374113292.  Daedalus Item Code: 33085
 
Friends with most of the contemporary innovators of his era—Ezra Pound, James Joyce, Ford Madox Ford, and Louis Zukofsky, among others—William Carlos Williams made a radical break with the modernist ... (Read More)
 
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Somewhere Towards the End: A Memoir
Diana Athill.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393338003.  Daedalus Item Code: 51334
 
(Winner of the 2009 National Book Critics Circle Award in Autobiography and the Costa Book Award for Biography) One of the great editors in British publishing, Diana Athill spent more than ... (Read More)
 
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