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Literary Rogues: A Scandalous History of Wayward Authors
Andrew Shaffer.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062077288.  Daedalus Item Code: 44351
 
There was a time when authors fought with both words and fists, a time when poets—not rock stars—were the ones living fast and dying young, Andrew Shaffer reminds us. Also the author of Great ... (Read More)
 
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Literary Paper Dolls: Includes 16 Masters of the Literary World!
Kyle Hilton.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781452144368.  Daedalus Item Code: 59486
 
The author of Art History Paper Dolls and the creator of dozens of pop-culture paper-doll sets for popular television shows, Kyle Hilton here turns his clever pen to paper-doll portraits of 16 ... (Read More)
 
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Lives Like Loaded Guns: Emily Dickinson and Her Family's Feuds
Lyndall Gordon.
Publisher: Virago.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781844084548.  Daedalus Item Code: 43992
 
The James Tait Black Prize–winning biographer of Virginia Woolf and Mary Wollstonecraft here gives us an entirely new Emily Dickinson—one who at last seems capable of the fierce intelligence at work ... (Read More)
 
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Lives of Eminent Men
John Aubrey. Ruth Scurr, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911616.  Daedalus Item Code: 53727
 
Gentleman scholar John Aubrey (1626–97) spent his life collecting anecdotes, gossip, and biographical details about his illustrious contemporaries, adding liberal doses of off-kilter British wit to ... (Read More)
 
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The Lives of Margaret Fuller: A Biography
John Matteson.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068054.  Daedalus Item Code: 41477
 
Outspoken and quick-witted, idealistic and adventurous, Margaret Fuller (1810–50) was perhaps the most famous American woman of her generation, assays John Matteson, winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize ... (Read More)
 
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Louisa May Alcott: A Personal Biography
Susan Cheever.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781416569923.  Daedalus Item Code: 61841
 
The author of American Bloomsbury returns to Concord, Massachusetts, for this engaging life of its most famous female writer. Louisa May Alcott never intended to write Little Women; she ... (Read More)
 
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Love Haikubes: Create Captivating Haiku with a Roll of the Dice
Emily Dubin, design.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: .
ISBN: 9781452119717.  Daedalus Item Code: 61603
 
Just like the original Haikubes poetry set, this attractive and unusual game features oversized, ivory-like dice with single words on each face; simply roll the cubes and arrange the words to create ... (Read More)
 
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Lyrics of the Sands: (English/Arabic Languages)
Gloria Kifayeh.
Publisher: Stacey International.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781900988896.  Daedalus Item Code: 54627
 
"Let me roam freely over the land, so that we may be free of the evils of a settled life." For millennia, the Bedouin of the Arabian Desert have composed poems about their harsh yet beautiful ... (Read More)
 
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Maeve's Times: Selected Irish Times Writings
Maeve Binchy. Róisín Ingle, ed.
Publisher: Orion.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781409149897.  Daedalus Item Code: 61604
 
"As someone who fell off a chair not long ago trying to hear what they were saying at the next table in a restaurant, I suppose I am obsessively interested in what some might consider the trivia of ... (Read More)
 
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The Making of Middle-Earth: A New Look Inside the World of J.R.R. Tolkien
Christopher Snyder.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781402784767.  Daedalus Item Code: 60567
 
When J.R.R. Tolkien created the realms of Middle-earth in his enormously popular Lord of the Rings saga, he drew on inspirations ranging from the languages, poetry, and mythology of medieval ... (Read More)
 
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Making the Cat Laugh: One Woman's Journal of Single Life on the Margins
Lynne Truss.
Publisher: Fourth Estate.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007355235.  Daedalus Item Code: 53292
 
We know her as the language maven who gave us her zero-tolerance treatise on punctuation, Eats, Shoots and Leaves. But Lynne Truss has been cracking up British readers for years on BBC radio ... (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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