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The Adventures of Henry Thoreau: A Young Man's Unlikely Path to Walden Pond
Michael Sims.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781408830499.  Daedalus Item Code: 63084
 
The author of The Story of Charlotte's Web, as well as Apollo's Fire and Adam's Navel, Michael Sims here gives us a vivid portrait of an insecure boy named Henry Thoreau, as he ... (Read More)
 
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Ammonites and 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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Churchill
Ashley Jackson.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781623658045.  Daedalus Item Code: 63127
 
In this follow-up to The British Empire and the Second World War, Ashley Jackson paints an unvarnished portrait of Winston Churchill, who attracted far more criticism alive than he has since ... (Read More)
 
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Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America
T.J. Stiles.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307592644.  Daedalus Item Code: 63247
 
(Winner of the Pulitzer Prize) From the Pulitzer Prize– and National Book Award–winning author of The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, this new biography of George ... (Read More)
 
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The Diary of Lena Mukhina: A Girl's Life in the Siege of Leningrad
Lena Mukhina. Amanda Love Darragh, trans.
Publisher: Macmillan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447284352.  Daedalus Item Code: 63045
 
In May 1941 Lena Mukhina was an ordinary teenage girl, worrying in her diary about her homework and whether Vova—the boy she liked—liked her. Then in June, Hitler broke his pact with Stalin and ... (Read More)
 
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Do The Birds Still Sing In Hell?
Horace Greasley.
Publisher: John Blake.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782192275.  Daedalus Item Code: 63090
 
Horace "Jim" Greasley was 20 in the spring of 1939 when Nazi Germany invaded Czechoslovakia, followed by Poland. A year later Greasley was in a muddy field south of Cherbourg, France, with just 30 ... (Read More)
 
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Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune
Bill Dedman & Paul Clark Newell Jr.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345534521.  Daedalus Item Code: 62052
 
When Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Bill Dedman noticed in 2009 a grand home for sale—a mansion that had been unoccupied for nearly 60 years—he had stumbled onto a compelling mystery. The house ... (Read More)
 
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Hermann Hesse: The Classic Biography
Bernhard Zeller. Mark Hollebone, trans.
Publisher: Peter Owen.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780720616163.  Daedalus Item Code: 62995
 
The recipient of the 1946 Nobel Prize for Literature, Herman Hesse (1877–1962) is considered to be one of the major writers of the 20th century. This biography, originally published in German soon ... (Read More)
 
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I'm Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen
Sylvie Simmons.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099549321.  Daedalus Item Code: 62398
 
The musical legend behind such unforgettable, often-covered ballads as "Suzanne," "Bird on the Wire," and "Hallelujah," as well as groundbreaking literary works like Beautiful Losers and ... (Read More)
 
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Portrait of the Writer: Literary Lives in Focus
Goffredo Fofi, foreword.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500517178.  Daedalus Item Code: 63160
 
There's something about a good author photo that seems to give us extra insight into their works, as if the look in their eyes somehow explains their view on the world. This album profiles 250 of the ... (Read More)
 
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Song Without Words: The Photographs & Diaries of Countess Sophia Tolstoy
Leah Bendavid-Val.
Publisher: National Geographic.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781426201738.  Daedalus Item Code: 62683
 
Married to a titan of the literary world in pre-revolutionary Russia, Sophia Tolstoy was a deeply religious and traditional woman as well as a rebellious and remarkably modern one. For 48 years she ... (Read More)
 
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The Thoreau You Don't Know: The Father of Nature Writers on the Importance of Cities, Finance, and Fooling Around
Robert Sullivan.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061710322.  Daedalus Item Code: 61662
 
(A New York Times Editors' Choice) Many readers think they know Henry David Thoreau, imagining the solitary curmudgeon with the shack out in the woods. But in this delightfully engaging ... (Read More)
 
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