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Alger Hiss: Why He Chose Treason
Christina Shelton.
Publisher: Threshold.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451655421.  Daedalus Item Code: 30632
 
In 1948 former U.S. State Department official Alger Hiss, a participant at the Yalta Conference and the formation of the United Nations, was accused of having been a Soviet spy in the 1930s. Because ... (Read More)
 
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American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant
Ronald C. White.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400069026.  Daedalus Item Code: 69412
 
(First Edition, Autographed) In his time, Ulysses S. Grant was grouped with George Washington and Abraham Lincoln in the "Trinity of Great American Leaders," yet fell out of favor in the 20th ... (Read More)
 
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Ammonites & Leaping Fish: A Life in Time
Penelope Lively.
Publisher: Fig Tree.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780241146385.  Daedalus Item Code: 63022
 
In this charming yet powerful memoir, Penelope Lively, at 80, reports back on what she finds beyond the horizon of old age. There are echoes here of her Booker Prize–winning novel Moon Tiger, ... (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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The Astronaut Wives Club: A True Story
Lily Koppel.
Publisher: Headline.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780755362622.  Daedalus Item Code: 61307
 
As the Mercury Seven astronauts were each launched into space, television cameras focused on the brave smiles of their young wives, transformed overnight from military spouses into American royalty. ... (Read More)
 
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Born to Run
Bruce Springsteen.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781501141515.  Daedalus Item Code: 69643
 
In 2009, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Bruce Springsteen performed at the halftime show of Super Bowl XLIII with the E Street Band, an experience so exhilarating that Springsteen decided to write about ... (Read More)
 
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A Boy at the Hogarth Press
Richard Kennedy. John Randle, intro.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843914617.  Daedalus Item Code: 53671
 
In 1926, 16-year-old Richard Kennedy became Leonard Woolf's protégé at the Woolfs' Hogarth Press. Some 45 years later, and by then a professional illustrator known for such books as The Kingdom of ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of Cleopatra: Last Pharaoh of Egypt
M.J. Trow.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762448012.  Daedalus Item Code: 51769
 
She was variously deemed a reincarnation of the goddess Isis, a fabled beauty, the last pharaoh, a seductress, and a harlot. For 2,000 years we have been telling stories about Cleopatra, yet few ... (Read More)
 
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Brief Lives: Elizabeth Gaskell
Alan Shelston.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843919216.  Daedalus Item Code: 50357
 
Now chiefly remembered for Cranford and the radical North and South, Elizabeth Gaskell (1810–65) was one of the great Victorian novelists; adept at capturing local dialect and the ... (Read More)
 
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Britten's Century: Celebrating 100 Years of Benjamin Britten
Mark Bostridge, ed. Nicholas Kenyon, intro.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781441177902.  Daedalus Item Code: 54606
 
In the nearly four decades since Benjamin Britten's death, appreciation for his music—particularly the opera Peter Grimes and the masterful War Requiem—has only grown, even as his ... (Read More)
 
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The Brontës in Brussels
Helen MacEwan.
Publisher: Peter Owen.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780720615883.  Daedalus Item Code: 62989
 
In 1842, five years before they became popular authors, Charlotte Brontë and her sister Emily arrived in Brussels to "improve their languages," as the British say; "I could acquire a thorough ... (Read More)
 
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The Busiest Man in England: A Life of Joseph Paxton, Gardener, Architect, and Victorian Visionary
Kate Colquhoun.
Publisher: Godine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781567923018.  Daedalus Item Code: 61669
 
Today one would be hard pressed to choose a "preeminent Victorian," but among the Victorians themselves it was agreed that one figure towered above most. Joseph Paxton (1803–65) stood atop the worlds ... (Read More)
 
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