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101 Poems about Childhood
Michael Donaghy, ed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571217854.  Daedalus Item Code: 60378
 
Childhood has proven to be an inexhaustible source of inspiration for poets, and these 101 selections show the many different ways it has been immortalized in verse. Here are poems celebrating the ... (Read More)
 
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19th Century American Writers on Writing
Brenda Wineapple, ed.
Publisher: Trinity University Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781595340696.  Daedalus Item Code: 54863
 
This surprisingly compact volume features essays, letters, poems, prose, and excerpts of interviews by 57 leading American authors of the 19th century. While attempting to decide what it meant to be ... (Read More)
 
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Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Alfred, Lord Tennyson. Mick Imlah, ed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571207008.  Daedalus Item Code: 53922
 
Britain's poet laureate for an unprecedented 42 years, Alfred, Lord Tennyson was among the 19th century's most popular poets. Often drawing upon myths and legends for his subject matter, Tennyson ... (Read More)
 
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All We Know: Three Lives
Lisa Cohen.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374176495.  Daedalus Item Code: 54477
 
(A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2012) Esther Murphy was a brilliant New York intellectual who dazzled friends and strangers with an unstoppable flow of conversation. But she never ... (Read More)
 
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American Smoke: Journeys to the End of the Light
Iain Sinclair.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780865478671.  Daedalus Item Code: 62015
 
Much as he has done for London, Iain Sinclair here traverses the memory-filled landscape of America to pursue a "psychogeography" of the Beats and their fellow travelers. In his riffing style, packed ... (Read More)
 
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The Animals: Love Letters Between Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy
Christopher Isherwood & Don Bachardy. Katherine Buchnell, ed.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374105174.  Daedalus Item Code: 54478
 
English novelist and screenwriter Christopher Isherwood was already famous as the author of Goodbye to Berlin when he met Don Bachardy, a California teenager, on the beach in Santa Monica in ... (Read More)
 
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April Twilights and Other Poems
Willa Cather.
Publisher: Everyman's Library Pocket Poets.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307961464.  Daedalus Item Code: 43849
 
Before her Pulitzer Prize–winning novel One of Ours or her Prairie Trilogy, Willa Cather was best known as an essayist and critic, and her poems were published many times in national magazines ... (Read More)
 
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The Art of Youth: Crane, Carrington, Gershwin, and the Nature of First Acts
Nicholas Delbanco.
Publisher: New Harvest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544114463.  Daedalus Item Code: 53037
 
In a triptych of indelible portraits, Nicholas Delbanco gives us three great creative spirits who lived colorful, productive lives before dying in their 20s or 30s: writer Stephen Crane (The Red ... (Read More)
 
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Arthur Miller
Christopher Bigsby.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780753826157.  Daedalus Item Code: 23095
 
Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Arthur Miller's central decade of work—All My Sons (1947), Death of a Salesman (1949), The Crucible (1953), and A View from the Bridge ... (Read More)
 
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Balzac's Omelette: A Delicious Tour of French Food and Culture with Honoré de Balzac
Anka Muhlstein. Adriana Hunter, trans.
Publisher: Armchair Traveller.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781907973222.  Daedalus Item Code: 54621
 
"Tell me where you eat, what you eat, and at what time you eat, and I will tell you who you are," Honoré de Balzac once claimed. France's food was hardly noteworthy before the Revolution, and Balzac ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2014
Daniel Handler, ed. Lemony Snicket, intro.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544129665.  Daedalus Item Code: 54415
 
Though founding series editor Dave Eggers has left the building—so far as The Best American Nonrequired Reading is concerned, anyway—he has put the enormously popular series in the capable ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2015
Adam Johnson, intro. & ed. 826 National, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544569638.  Daedalus Item Code: 59576
 
Founded by former series editor Dave Eggers and his high-school-age writing students at 826 Valencia in San Francisco, this enormously popular series is edited this year by Adam Johnson, a creative ... (Read More)
 
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