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P.G. Wodehouse: A Life in Letters
P.G. Wodehouse. Sophie Ratcliffe, ed.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099514794.  Daedalus Item Code: 52406
One of the funniest and most admired writers of the 20th century, the creator of Jeeves & Wooster, Psmith, and the Empress of Blandings, P.G. Wodehouse was in life a quiet, retiring man who shied ... (Read More)
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Philomena: The Poignant True Story of a Mother and the Son She Had to Give Away (Movie Tie-In Edition)
Martin Sixsmith. Judi Dench, foreword.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447245223.  Daedalus Item Code: 52842
As a teenager in Ireland in 1952, Philomena Lee became pregnant and was sent to a convent as a "fallen woman." For three years after her son Anthony was born she cared for him there, until the Church ... (Read More)
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The Picshuas of H.G. Wells: A Burlesque Diary
Gene K. Rinkel & Margaret E. Rinkel.
Publisher: Illinois.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780252030451.  Daedalus Item Code: 50098
Though he was a literary lion who published more than a hundred books—including the science fiction classics The War of the Worlds and The Time Machine—H.G. Wells (1866–1946) also loved ... (Read More)
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The Play of the Eyes
Elias Canetti.
Publisher: Granta.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847083555.  Daedalus Item Code: 53089
This third memoir from Nobel Prize winner Elias Canetti (1905–94) is set in Vienna between 1931 and 1937, years when Hitler's rise to power—already clear to anyone with eyes to see—was approaching ... (Read More)
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Pleasure Bound: Victorian Sex Rebels and the New Eroticism
Deborah Lutz.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068320.  Daedalus Item Code: 23891
In her smart, provocative account of the erotic undercurrent beneath the surface of Victorian London, Deborah Lutz reveals a daring group of artists and thinkers who defied propriety to explore their ... (Read More)
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The Poets' Daughters: Dora Wordsworth and Sara Coleridge
Katie Waldegrave.
Publisher: Windmill Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099537342.  Daedalus Item Code: 62965
Dora Wordsworth and Sara Coleridge were lifelong friends. They were also the daughters of poetic geniuses and best friends William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, who ushered in Romanticism ... (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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The Rambler's Countryside Companion: A Collection of Unusual and Interesting Facts from Relics of the Past to Countryside Oddments, Curios, Customs, and Wisdom
E. Mansell.
Publisher: Bounty Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780753719749.  Daedalus Item Code: 40740
"Years ago, I was asked by a member of a Rambling Club to which I belonged, what was the meaning of the word Lychgate. Not being able to give an explanation, I took the first opportunity of looking ... (Read More)
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Read This!: Handpicked Favorites from America's Indie Bookstores
Ann Patchett, intro.
Publisher: Coffee House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781566893138.  Daedalus Item Code: 62086
Don't know what to read next? This little handbook compiles must-read book recommendations from 25 independent bookstores, including City Lights Bookstore, Magers & Quinn, Faulkner House, Skylight ... (Read More)
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Reporting Always: Writings from The New Yorker
Lillian Ross. David Remnick, foreword.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781501116001.  Daedalus Item Code: 63360
A staff writer at The New Yorker for more than 60 years, Lillian Ross worked for both the magazine's founding editor, Harold Ross, and its current editor, David Remnick. Ross practically ... (Read More)
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Republic of Words: The Atlantic Monthly and Its Writers, 1857–1925
Susan Goodman.
Publisher: University Press New England.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781584659853.  Daedalus Item Code: 44097
A list of the authors who have appeared in the Atlantic Monthly reads like a Who's Who of American literature, as it includes Henry Adams, Louisa May Alcott, Kate Chopin, Frederick Douglass, ... (Read More)
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Robert Burns
Robert Burns. Don Paterson, ed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571275519.  Daedalus Item Code: 53905
"Ae fond kiss, and then we sever; / Ae farewell, and then for ever! / Deep in heart-wrung tears I'll pledge thee, / Warring sighs and groans I'll wage thee," wrote Robert Burns in "Song." Widely ... (Read More)
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