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The Love & Wars of Lina Prokofiev
Simon Morrison.
Publisher: Harvill Secker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846557316.  Daedalus Item Code: 50892
In the winter of 1948, Lina Prokofiev—the wife of composer Serge Prokofiev—was alone in her Moscow apartment one night when the telephone rang. The caller insisted that she come downstairs to collect ... (Read More)
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Love Song: The Lives of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya
Ethan Mordden.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312676575.  Daedalus Item Code: 43008
The preeminent historian of Broadway, Ethan Mordden here gives us the romantic and creative partnership of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya, chronicling their entwined careers against the background of the ... (Read More)
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Love and Capital: Karl and Jenny Marx and the Birth of a Revolution
Mary Gabriel.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316066129.  Daedalus Item Code: 29451
(Finalist for the 2011 National Book Award, the Pulitzer Prize, and the National Book Critics Circle Award; Named One of the Year's Best Nonfiction Books by the Washington Post, Boston ... (Read More)
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Madison and Jefferson
Andrew Burstein & Nancy Isenberg.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812979008.  Daedalus Item Code: 51965
The enduring friendship between the third and fourth presidents has long been the stuff of legend, with James Madison usually being relegated to the role of Thomas Jefferson's lieutenant. As this ... (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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A Man of Misconceptions: The Life of an Eccentric in an Age of Change
John Glassie.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594488719.  Daedalus Item Code: 43117
(A Scientific American Best Science Book of 2012 and a New York Times Book Review "Editor's Choice") The interests of 17th-century priest-scientist Athanasius Kircher knew no ... (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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Mania: The Story of the Outraged & Outrageous Lives That Launched a Cultural Revolution
Ronald K.L. Collins & David M. Skover.
Publisher: Top Five.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781938938023.  Daedalus Item Code: 43192
By the time 19-year-old Lucien Carr stabbed his obsessive pursuer David Kammerer to death on the banks of the Hudson River in August 1944, it was clear that the hard-partying teenager who had brought ... (Read More)
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The Master of Us All: Balenciaga, His Workrooms, His World
Mary Blume.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374298739.  Daedalus Item Code: 53505
When Cristóbal Balenciaga died in 1972, it was front-page news in the New York Times. One of the most innovative and admired figures in the history of haute couture, Balenciaga was, said Elsa ... (Read More)
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Master of War: The Life of General George H. Thomas
Benson Bobrick.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780743290258.  Daedalus Item Code: 53506
The author of Testament: A Soldier's Story of the Civil War, historian Benson Bobrick here vividly portrays one of the Union's most underappreciated generals in the Civil War, arguing that ... (Read More)
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Masters of Sex: The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, the Couple Who Taught America How to Love
Thomas Maier.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465079995.  Daedalus Item Code: 41628
Convincing hundreds of men and women to shed their clothes and copulate for the purposes of scientific inquiry, William Masters and Virginia Johnson began their research partnership in the mid-1950s ... (Read More)
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Meeting the Devil: A Book of Memoir from the London Review of Books
Alan Bennett, preface.
Publisher: William Heinemann.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780434022670.  Daedalus Item Code: 53400
Autobiography has been an essential element of the London Review of Books since its founding in 1979, and this volume collects many outstanding pieces of memoir that first appeared in the ... (Read More)
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