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The Testament of Cresseid & Seven Fables
Robert Henryson. Seamus Heaney, trans.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571249282.  Daedalus Item Code: 21191
 
The greatest of the late medieval Scottish poets, Robert Henryson wrote in Lowland Scots, a distinctive northern version of English, and was profoundly influenced by Chaucer's vision of the frailty ... (Read More)
 
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A Thousand Mornings: Poems
Mary Oliver.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143124054.  Daedalus Item Code: 39042
 
"I go down to the shore in the morning / and depending on the hour the waves / are rolling in or moving out," Mary Oliver writes in this first poem from A Thousand Mornings, "and I say, oh, I ... (Read More)
 
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Thou Spleeny Swag-Bellied Miscreant: Create Your Own Shakespearean Insults
Sarah Royal & Jillian Hofer.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: spiral.
ISBN: 9780762453214.  Daedalus Item Code: 59095
 
If your inventory of insulting invective has run its course; if your pithiest barbs lack the unassailable profundity of Shakespeare's finely crafted cudgels, fear not, tongue-tied plaintiff. Big-city ... (Read More)
 
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Toponymity: An Atlas of Words
John Bemelmans Marciano.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781608193707.  Daedalus Item Code: 31926
 
It's no secret that America's cookouts owe a lot to the exports of the European towns of Frankfurt and Hamburg, but we may not realize how much we've also taken from Budweis and Pilsen. Likewise, we ... (Read More)
 
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Tracks: A Woman's Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback
Robyn Davidson.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780679762874.  Daedalus Item Code: 52289
 
"I experienced that sinking feeling you get when you know you have conned yourself into doing something difficult and there's no going back." From this seemingly inauspicious beginning, Robyn ... (Read More)
 
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The Veritable Years: Poems 1949–1966: Volume II of the Collected Poems
William Everson. Allan Campo, foreword. Albert Gelpi, intro. William Harryman, afterword.
Publisher: Black Sparrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781574230826.  Daedalus Item Code: 42448
 
From 1949's The Crooked Lines of God to the 1960–1966 cycle The Rose of Solitude, the San Francisco Renaissance stalwart William Everson wrestles with issues of faith and desire in ... (Read More)
 
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Voices of Time: A Life in Stories
Eduardo Galeano. Mark Fried, trans.
Publisher: Metropolitan.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805077674.  Daedalus Item Code: 30618
 
A dazzling kaleidoscope of 333 one-page vignettes, this collection by the author of Memory of Fire and Upside Down touches on such topics as childhood and love, music and plants, fear ... (Read More)
 
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Walking in the Shade: 1949 to 1962
Doris Lessing.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060929565.  Daedalus Item Code: 42991
 
The second volume of Nobel Laureate Doris Lessing's extraordinary autobiography covers the years from her 1949 arrival in war-weary London with her son Peter and the manuscript for The Grass is ... (Read More)
 
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The Warden of English: The Life of H.W. Fowler
Jenny McMorris.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780198605256.  Daedalus Item Code: 43540
 
You might imagine the author of H.W. Fowler's A Dictionary of Modern English Usage—a reference still used everyday, and nicknamed simply "Fowler"—to be a bit of a fusty old librarian. Here ... (Read More)
 
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Watching the Spring Festival: Poems
Frank Bidart.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780374531720.  Daedalus Item Code: 32003
 
(Finalist for the 2008 National Book Award for Poetry) This is Frank Bidart's first book of lyrics, and the first book by the Bollingen Prize winner and Pulitzer nominee that is not dominated ... (Read More)
 
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What There Is to Say We Have Said: The Correspondence of Eudora Welty and William Maxwell
Suzanne Marrs, ed.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547376493.  Daedalus Item Code: 34135
 
Over 50 years, Pulitzer Prize winner Eudora Welty and New Yorker editor William Maxwell penned warm and intelligent letters to each other, sharing worries about work and family, literary ... (Read More)
 
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Whitman: The Mystic Poets
Walt Whitman. Gary David Comstock, preface.
Publisher: Skylight Paths.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594730412.  Daedalus Item Code: 50475
 
Arguably the most innovative and influential American poet of the 19th century, the self-proclaimed "American Bard," Walt Whitman challenged his contemporaries to resist conforming to society and ... (Read More)
 
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