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The Letters of T.S. Eliot: Volume 2: 1923–1925
Valerie Eliot & Hugh Haughton, eds.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571140817.  Daedalus Item Code: 32676
Covering the early years of T.S. Eliot's editorship of The Criterion and the publication of "The Hollow Men," this extensively annotated volume of his correspondence charts his intellectual ... (Read More)
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The List Lover's Guide to Jane Austen
Joan Strasbaugh.
Publisher: Sourcebooks.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781402282034.  Daedalus Item Code: 52081
It's Jane Austen as you've never seen her before, in a surprising and entertaining miscellany. Here you will find lists of her friends and her beaux, every place she lived or visited, her nieces and ... (Read More)
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A Literary Love Affair
Natalie Thomas & Benjamin O'Mahony, readers.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: 1 audio CD.
ISBN: 9780712351362.  Daedalus Item Code: 53120
This spoken-word anthology of poems, letters, and extracts from classic novels looks back over some of the great love affairs of literary history in works by British poets and authors from ... (Read More)
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Literary Rogues: A Scandalous History of Wayward Authors
Andrew Shaffer.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062077288.  Daedalus Item Code: 44351
There was a time when authors fought with both words and fists, a time when poets—not rock stars—were the ones living fast and dying young, Andrew Shaffer reminds us. Also the author of Great ... (Read More)
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Literary Paper Dolls: Includes 16 Masters of the Literary World!
Kyle Hilton.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781452144368.  Daedalus Item Code: 59486
The author of Art History Paper Dolls and the creator of dozens of pop-culture paper-doll sets for popular television shows, Kyle Hilton here turns his clever pen to paper-doll portraits of 16 ... (Read More)
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Lives Like Loaded Guns: Emily Dickinson and Her Family's Feuds
Lyndall Gordon.
Publisher: Virago.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781844084548.  Daedalus Item Code: 43992
The James Tait Black Prize–winning biographer of Virginia Woolf and Mary Wollstonecraft here gives us an entirely new Emily Dickinson—one who at last seems capable of the fierce intelligence at work ... (Read More)
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Lives of Eminent Men
John Aubrey. Ruth Scurr, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911616.  Daedalus Item Code: 53727
Gentleman scholar John Aubrey (1626–97) spent his life collecting anecdotes, gossip, and biographical details about his illustrious contemporaries, adding liberal doses of off-kilter British wit to ... (Read More)
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The Lives of Margaret Fuller: A Biography
John Matteson.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068054.  Daedalus Item Code: 41477
Outspoken and quick-witted, idealistic and adventurous, Margaret Fuller (1810–50) was perhaps the most famous American woman of her generation, assays John Matteson, winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize ... (Read More)
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Lotus Quest: In Search of the Sacred Flower
Mark Griffiths.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845951009.  Daedalus Item Code: 33625
The lotus is the world's most iconic flower, a symbol of spiritual awakening and growth for many of the world's major religious disciplines. Inspired by receiving seeds from a 3,000-year-old lotus, ... (Read More)
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Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women
Harriet Reisen.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312658878.  Daedalus Item Code: 42468
In her vivid, energetic account of the life of Louisa May Alcott, PBS and HBO television documentarian Harriet Reisen portrays a writer as worthy of interest in her own right as her most famous ... (Read More)
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Lyrics of the Sands: (English/Arabic Languages)
Gloria Kifayeh.
Publisher: Stacey International.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781900988896.  Daedalus Item Code: 54627
"Let me roam freely over the land, so that we may be free of the evils of a settled life." For millennia, the Bedouin of the Arabian Desert have composed poems about their harsh yet beautiful ... (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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