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Magic: The Western Tradition
Francis King.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500810088.  Daedalus Item Code: 40755
 
From the earliest human civilizations to the present day, magic has been a fixture in our culture, encompassing everything from alchemy and witchcraft to astrology and the Kabbalah. This history ... (Read More)
 
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The Mammoth Book of International Erotica
Maxim Jakubowski, ed.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780786717286.  Daedalus Item Code: 43875
 
Proving that eroticism—and writing about it—is a truly worldwide phenomenon, editor Maxim Jakubowski has assembled a diverse trove of racy stories and novel excerpts from France, Italy, Argentina, ... (Read More)
 
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The Man Within My Head
Pico Iyer.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307267610.  Daedalus Item Code: 44353
 
We all carry people inside our heads—actors, leaders, writers, figures out of history or fiction—who sometimes seem closer to us than people we know; here Pico Iyer sets out to unravel the mysterious ... (Read More)
 
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Mania: The Story of the Outraged & Outrageous Lives That Launched a Cultural Revolution
Ronald K.L. Collins & David M. Skover.
Publisher: Top Five.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781938938023.  Daedalus Item Code: 43192
 
By the time 19-year-old Lucien Carr stabbed his obsessive pursuer David Kammerer to death on the banks of the Hudson River in August 1944, it was clear that the hard-partying teenager who had brought ... (Read More)
 
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Mark Twain: Man in White: The Grand Adventure of His Final Years
Michael Shelden.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780679448006.  Daedalus Item Code: 38422
 
Late in 1906, 71-year-old Mark Twain attended a meeting on copyright law at the Library of Congress. The arrival of the famous author caused the usual stir—then Twain took off his overcoat to reveal ... (Read More)
 
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Marmee & Louisa: The Untold Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Mother
Eve LaPlante.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451620672.  Daedalus Item Code: 44155
 
(One of NPR's Top Ten Books of 2012 and an Indie Next Great Read) Since Louisa May Alcott's Little Women first appeared nearly 150 years ago, Jo March and her calm, stalwart "Marmee" ... (Read More)
 
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Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes
Maria Konnikova.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143124344.  Daedalus Item Code: 43958
 
No fictional character is more renowned for his powers of thought and observation than Sherlock Holmes. But are his intellectual gifts the stuff of fiction alone, or can we learn to cultivate these ... (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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Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home
Rhoda Janzen.
Publisher: Holiday House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780805092257.  Daedalus Item Code: 44355
 
Not long after Rhoda Janzen turned 43, her world turned upside down. The same week that her husband of 15 years left her for a guy he met online, she was battered from head to toe in a car wreck. ... (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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Morning, Noon, and Night: Finding the Meaning of Life's Stages Through Books
Arnold Weinstein.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400065868.  Daedalus Item Code: 44358
 
The author of Recovering Your Story: Proust, Joyce, Woolf, Faulkner, Morrison, comparative literature professor Arnold Weinstein here considers how major works of literature have a great deal ... (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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