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My Organic Life: How a Pioneering Chef Helped Shape the Way We Eat Today
Nora Pouillon, with Laura Fraser.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385350754.  Daedalus Item Code: 59525
This wonderfully engaging memoir from the woman who founded America's first certified organic restaurant is the story of a largely unheralded culinary pioneer who made it her mission to bring ... (Read More)
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Alan Forrest.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781784297596.  Daedalus Item Code: 54248
Born the son of a Corsican attorney, Napoleon Bonaparte became the most powerful man in Europe, a leader whose charisma and legacy endures even to this day. In this 2011 biography, Alan Forrest ... (Read More)
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Neil Young: A Life in Pictures
Colin Irwin.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847329653.  Daedalus Item Code: 51742
Despite his successes as an innovator and inspiration to other musicians and songwriters, Neil Young has refused to be typified or even pinned down, restlessly changing styles and directions through ... (Read More)
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Nicholas and Alexandra: The Classic Account of the Fall of the Romanov Dynasty
Robert K. Massie.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345438317.  Daedalus Item Code: 62251
Naïve and self-absorbed, Nicholas II and his wife Alexandra were the last Romanov rulers of Russia, losing their lives as the Communists seized power in 1917. As this history by the Pulitzer ... (Read More)
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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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Peter the Great: His Life and World
Robert K. Massie.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345298065.  Daedalus Item Code: 62250
(Winner of the 1981 Pulitzer Prize for Biography) Published 30 years before his superb, Andrew Carnegie Medal–winning biography of Catherine the Great, Robert Massie's biography of Peter the ... (Read More)
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Philip Johnson and His Mischief: Appropriation in Art and Architecture
Christian Bjone.
Publisher: Images Publishing Group.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781864705249.  Daedalus Item Code: 61142
It is not far wrong to characterize postmodernist architect Philip Johnson as the Andy Warhol of architecture, as this lucid monograph makes clear. In the world of modern art, the idea of ... (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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Pity for the Guy: A Biography of Guy Fawkes
John Paul Davis.
Publisher: Peter Owen.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780720613490.  Daedalus Item Code: 52427
The author of Robin Hood: The Unknown Templar returns here with a detailed portrait of the infamous figure behind the 1605 Gunpowder Plot. For hundreds of years Guy Fawkes has been portrayed ... (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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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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