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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 Yonkers, 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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New York Diaries: 1609 to 2009
Teresa Carpenter, ed.
Publisher: Modern Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780679643326.  Daedalus Item Code: 38424
 
A Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and former editor at the Village Voice, Teresa Carpenter is also a lifelong diary enthusiast. Perhaps it was kismet, then, that she should dream up this ... (Read More)
 
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Nom de Plume: A (Secret) History of Pseudonyms
Carmela Ciuraru.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061735264.  Daedalus Item Code: 31599
 
Privacy may seem to be a quaintly old-fashioned idea in our "look at me" era, yet for some of our great writers, a new name—even a new personality—was essential to creative freedom. Carmela Ciuraru ... (Read More)
 
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The Notebook
Jose Saramago. Amanda Hopkinson & Daniel Hahn, trans.
Publisher: Verso.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781844676149.  Daedalus Item Code: 32054
 
Thought-provoking and lyrical, The Notebook records the last year in the life of the Portuguese Nobel laureate through the online blog that his family encouraged him to write. José Saramago ... (Read More)
 
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A Pack of Dogs: An Anthology
Lucy Smith, ed. Christopher Brown, illus.
Publisher: Merrell.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781858945316.  Daedalus Item Code: 31248
 
Hilariously illustrated with linocut cartoons by Christopher Brown, this little red book of dogs collects more than 50 tasty scraps of wisdom, humor, celebration, and experience—sometimes ... (Read More)
 
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Patrick Bronte: Father of Genius
Dudley Green.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752454450.  Daedalus Item Code: 23164
 
Patrick Brontë (1777–1861) was the father of novelists Anne, Charlotte, and Emily as well as their brother Branwell, yet he was also a fascinating man in his own right, says Dudley Green in this ... (Read More)
 
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