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The Aeneid
Virgil. Robert Fitzgerald, trans.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780679729525.  Daedalus Item Code: 70290
 
Written at the end of Virgil's long life and published after his death in 19 BC—despite its being unfinished, and against the poet's wishes—this is a founding work of the Western canon. The Trojan ... (Read More)
 
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Beowulf: Dover Thrift Edition
R.K. Gordon, trans.
Publisher: Dover.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780486272641.  Daedalus Item Code: 70690
 
Originally written in Old English at the turn of the last millennium, from an oral tradition stretching back to the 8th century, Beowulf celebrates the exploits and heroism of a young nobleman ... (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 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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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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Far and Away: Reporting from the Brink of Change: Seven Continents, Twenty-Five Years
Andrew Solomon.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476795041.  Daedalus Item Code: 70610
 
(A 2016 New York Times Notable Book of the Year) Psychologist Andrew Solomon—the president of PEN American Center and author of the National Book Critics Circle Award winner Far from ... (Read More)
 
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Hemingway's Boat: Everything He Loved in Life, and Lost, 1934–1961
Paul Hendrickson.
Publisher: Bodley Head.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847921932.  Daedalus Item Code: 70542
 
(National Book Critics Circle Award finalist) Covering the time period that begins with the peak of Ernest Hemingway's fame and ends with his suicide, this biography chronicles the writer's ... (Read More)
 
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Hidden Shakespeare: A Biography
Nicholas Fogg.
Publisher: Amberley.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781445607696.  Daedalus Item Code: 70576
 
Is it true that William Shakespeare left school at the age of 13? Did he have an arranged marriage? And how successful was he on the London stage? Even assuming that Shakespeare the man really was ... (Read More)
 
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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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The Mammoth Book of Celtic Myths and Legends
Peter Berresford Ellis.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781841192482.  Daedalus Item Code: 70437
 
From an oral and storytelling culture dating back to the dawn of European civilization, the Celtic peoples have developed one if the world's most vibrant mythologies. In this collection for Irish, ... (Read More)
 
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Mortality
Christopher Hitchens. Graydon Carter, foreword. Carol Blue, afterword.
Publisher: Twelve.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781455502752.  Daedalus Item Code: 70607
 
On June 8, 2010, while on a book tour for his memoir Hitch-22, Christopher Hitchens was stricken with excruciating pain in his chest and thorax. As he would later write in Vanity Fair, ... (Read More)
 
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The Odyssey
Homer. Stephen Mitchell, trans.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451674170.  Daedalus Item Code: 70548
 
In words of great poetic power, Stephen Mitchell's translation brings Odysseus and his adventures vividly to life in a fast stream of action and imagery. Homer's tales of one-eyed man-eating giants; ... (Read More)
 
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