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Mary Poppins, She Wrote: The Life of P.L. Travers
Valerie Lawson.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781476762920.  Daedalus Item Code: 49091
 
She is best remembered for the creation of her sharp-tongued nanny Mary Poppins (although the Poppins we know best is Walt Disney's cheerful, watered-down version, whose contentious adaptation was ... (Read More)
 
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Memorable Days: The Selected Letters of James Salter and Robert Phelps
John McIntyre, ed. Michael Dirda, foreword.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781582436050.  Daedalus Item Code: 41216
 
James Salter had written two novels, The Hunters and The Arm of Flesh, but it was his third, remarkable novel A Sport and a Pastime, together with his film Three and a ... (Read More)
 
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The Mind-Body Problem: Poems
Katha Pollitt.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400063338.  Daedalus Item Code: 21527
 
In her second book of poems, following her National Book Critics Circle Award–winning 1982 collection Antarctic Traveller, Katha Pollitt takes the ordinary events of life (her own and others) ... (Read More)
 
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Miss Jane Austen's Guide to Modern Life's Dilemmas: Answers to Your Most Burning Questions About Life (and What to Wear) from the Great Novelist Herself
Rebecca Smith.
Publisher: Tarcher.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780399160615.  Daedalus Item Code: 41959
 
The author of such novels as Bluebird Café and Happy Birthday and All That here turns to a persuasive bit of nonfiction. Rebecca Smith channels her great-great-great-great aunt's ... (Read More)
 
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The Missing Ink: The Lost Art of Handwriting
Philip Hensher.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780865478022.  Daedalus Item Code: 49182
 
When London columnist and arts critic Philip Hensher realized that he had no idea what a close friend's handwriting looked like, he felt as though something was missing from their friendship; having ... (Read More)
 
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Mom: A Celebration of Mothers from StoryCorps
Dave Isay, ed.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594202612.  Daedalus Item Code: 31230
 
Through conversations between parents and children, husbands and wives, siblings and friends, the life of the American mother unfolds in this collection of interviews and personal stories from Dave ... (Read More)
 
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Mr. Ferlinghetti's Poem
David Frampton.
Publisher: Eerdmans.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802852908.  Daedalus Item Code: 32210
 
In swirling, richly textured woodcuts, David Frampton frames and illustrates a poem by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, "Fortune," about a sweltering day from his boyhood in Brooklyn, New York, for readers up ... (Read More)
 
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My Father's Roses: A Family's Journey from World War I to Treblinka
Nancy Kohner.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781605980737.  Daedalus Item Code: 22244
 
Unlike other fathers in their northern English town, Nancy Kohner's father was elegantly dressed after the Eastern European fashion, never without a rose in his lapel. When he died, Kohner delved ... (Read More)
 
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My First Summer in the Sierra: The 100th Anniversary Illustrated Edition of the American Classic
John Muir. Scot Miller, photog. Dayton Duncan & Ken Burns, foreword.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780618988518.  Daedalus Item Code: 34122
 
The founder of the Sierra Club and a driving force behind the creation of our National Parks, naturalist John Muir penned several classic books that inspired the American conservation movement, ... (Read More)
 
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My Heart in Company: The Work of J.M. Barrie and the Birth of Peter Pan
Timothy G. Young.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300134032.  Daedalus Item Code: 40127
 
Connecticut's Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library has an unparalleled collection of J.M. Barrie memorabilia, much of it acquired from Barrie's secretary Cynthia Asquith. This book depicts a ... (Read More)
 
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My Paper Chase: True Stories of Vanished Times
Harold Evans.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316031424.  Daedalus Item Code: 21301
 
"Harold Evans, a Manchester-born British newspaper editor who became an American citizen in 1993, is not as well known as he should be in his adopted country. He has written two best-selling books ... (Read More)
 
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Mythology: The Complete Guide to Our Imagined Worlds
Christopher Dell.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500516157.  Daedalus Item Code: 43168
 
Every culture uses myths to help shape and explain our views of man's origin, the world's creation, and the afterlife. In this beautifully bound and arranged book—with 420 images in color and black ... (Read More)
 
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