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Scientific Lives
John Aubrey. Ruth Scurr, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911692.  Daedalus Item Code: 53788
 
Selected from John Aubrey's sprawling work of 17th-century biography, Brief Lives, this anthology brings together his writings on 39 contemporary scientists, explorers, and men of innovation, ... (Read More)
 
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Seductive Harmonies: The Poetry of Music
Deborah Gaye, ed.
Publisher: Avalanche.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781874392699.  Daedalus Item Code: 60382
 
Variously inspired by music, or musical in their evocations of rhythm, song, and dancing, this collection bridges the narrow divide between poetry and music, bringing together some 100 mellifluous ... (Read More)
 
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So Long as Men Can Breathe: The Untold Story of Shakespeare's Sonnets
Clinton Heylin.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306818059.  Daedalus Item Code: 41016
 
A "bookleg," as defined by Clinton Heylin, is an unauthorized collection of previously unavailable material that has been published without the author's permission—a bootlegged book. And though the ... (Read More)
 
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The Sovereign Adventure: The Grail of Mankind
Anna Morduch.
Publisher: James Clarke & Co..   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780227677544.  Daedalus Item Code: 52463
 
A find from a small British publisher, this 1970 publication is a philosophical tract written by Anna Morduch, better known as Anna Gmeyner, author of the novel Manja, who fled Nazi Germany in ... (Read More)
 
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Sydney and Violet: Their Life with T.S. Eliot, Proust, Joyce, and the Excruciatingly Irascible Wyndham Lewis
Stephen Klaidman.
Publisher: Nan A. Talese.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385534093.  Daedalus Item Code: 53395
 
Even the most brilliant writer is nothing without the right reader. To many of the most creative minds in pre–World War II Britain, those readers included Sydney and Violet Schiff. Sydney, himself a ... (Read More)
 
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Thom Gunn
Thom Gunn. August Kleinzahler, ed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571230693.  Daedalus Item Code: 53912
 
Born in Great Britain but spending most of his life in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury district, Thom Gunn (1929–2004) masterfully chronicled his bohemian lifestyle and the wonders of nature in such ... (Read More)
 
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Thomas Campion
Thomas Campion. Charles Simic, ed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571236640.  Daedalus Item Code: 53907
 
Although many poets have had their verses set to music, Thomas Campion (1567–1620) was distinguished by his adaptations of his own lyrics, penning more than 100 lute songs and masques. Primarily ... (Read More)
 
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Thomas Hardy: The World of His Novels
J.B. Bullen.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780711232754.  Daedalus Item Code: 61397
 
Thomas Hardy's Wessex is one of the great literary evocations of place, populated with colorful and dramatic characters; as his admirers know, this "partly real, partly dream-country" was firmly ... (Read More)
 
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Too Good to Be True: The Colossal Book of Urban Legends
Jan Harold Brunvand.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393347159.  Daedalus Item Code: 64024
 
Alligators in the sewers? A maniac in the back seat? An earwig tunneling into someone's ear? No, it didn't really happen to your friend's sister's neighbor, Jan Brunvand assures us—it's an urban ... (Read More)
 
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The Treasured Writings of Kahlil Gibran
Kahlil Gibran.
Publisher: Castle Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780785830610.  Daedalus Item Code: 62826
 
Admired by millions on the strength of The Prophet, Kahlil Gibran (1883–1931) wrote many other books in his relatively short life. This generous sampling of the Lebanese-American ... (Read More)
 
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The Trials of Radclyffe Hall
Diana Souhami.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780878782.  Daedalus Item Code: 53411
 
Most famous for The Well of Loneliness, her landmark novel about lesbian love, Radclyffe Hall saw her books "burned in the King's furnace" and her publishers put on trial under the Obscene ... (Read More)
 
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True Friendship: Geoffrey Hill, Anthony Hecht, and Robert Lowell Under the Sign of Eliot and Pound
Christopher Ricks.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300171464.  Daedalus Item Code: 42514
 
Described by the New York Review of Books as "probably the greatest living scholar and editor of modern English-language poetry ... a critic of unrivaled authority," humanities professor ... (Read More)
 
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