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Mythology: The Complete Guide to Our Imagined Worlds
Christopher Dell.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500516157.  Daedalus Item Code: 43168
 
Every culture uses myths to help shape and explain our views of man's origin, the world's creation, and the afterlife. In this beautifully bound and arranged book—with 420 images in color and black ... (Read More)
 
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New York Diaries: 1609 to 2009
Teresa Carpenter, ed.
Publisher: Modern Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780679643326.  Daedalus Item Code: 38424
 
A Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and former editor at the Village Voice, Teresa Carpenter is also a lifelong diary enthusiast. Perhaps it was kismet, then, that she should dream up this ... (Read More)
 
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Nom de Plume: A (Secret) History of Pseudonyms
Carmela Ciuraru.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061735264.  Daedalus Item Code: 31599
 
Privacy may seem to be a quaintly old-fashioned idea in our "look at me" era, yet for some of our great writers, a new name—even a new personality—was essential to creative freedom. Carmela Ciuraru ... (Read More)
 
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The Notebook
Jose Saramago. Amanda Hopkinson & Daniel Hahn, trans.
Publisher: Verso.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781844676149.  Daedalus Item Code: 32054
 
Thought-provoking and lyrical, The Notebook records the last year in the life of the Portuguese Nobel laureate through the online blog that his family encouraged him to write. José Saramago ... (Read More)
 
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O'Neill (2-Volume Set): Son and Playwright; Son and Artist
Louis Sheaffer.
Publisher: Cooper Square.   Format: 2 vols., pap.
Daedalus Item Code: 21967
 
(1974 Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography) The most lauded playwright in American history, Eugene O'Neill won four Pulitzer Prizes and the Nobel Prize for a body of work that ... (Read More)
 
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A Pack of Dogs: An Anthology
Lucy Smith, ed. Christopher Brown, illus.
Publisher: Merrell.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781858945316.  Daedalus Item Code: 31248
 
Hilariously illustrated with linocut cartoons by Christopher Brown, this little red book of dogs collects more than 50 tasty scraps of wisdom, humor, celebration, and experience—sometimes ... (Read More)
 
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Patrick Bronte: Father of Genius
Dudley Green.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752454450.  Daedalus Item Code: 23164
 
Patrick Brontë (1777–1861) was the father of novelists Anne, Charlotte, and Emily as well as their brother Branwell, yet he was also a fascinating man in his own right, says Dudley Green in this ... (Read More)
 
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Personal History
Katharine Graham.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375701047.  Daedalus Item Code: 42323
 
(Winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for Biography) This extraordinarily frank, honest, and generous book by one of America's most famous and admired women contains, as its title suggests, both ... (Read More)
 
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The Philosopher and the Wolf: Lessons from the Wild on Love, Death, and Happiness
Mark Rowlands.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605980331.  Daedalus Item Code: 42736
 
Shortly after arriving at the University of Alabama, young philosophy professor Mark Rowlands saw a notice advertising wolf cubs for sale, and decided he had to investigate, if only out of curiosity. ... (Read More)
 
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Pleasure Bound: Victorian Sex Rebels and the New Eroticism
Deborah Lutz.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068320.  Daedalus Item Code: 23891
 
In her smart, provocative account of the erotic undercurrent beneath the surface of Victorian London, Deborah Lutz reveals a daring group of artists and thinkers who defied propriety to explore their ... (Read More)
 
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Poems for the Millennium, Volume 3: The University of California Book of Romantic and Postromantic Poetry
Jerome Rothenberg & Jeffrey C. Robinson, eds.
Publisher: California.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780520255982.  Daedalus Item Code: 24087
 
(American Book Award Winner) The previous two volumes of this acclaimed anthology (the first book won the Josephine Miles Award of the PEN/Oakland Chapter) set forth a decentered revision of ... (Read More)
 
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The Poetry Lesson
Andrei Codrescu.
Publisher: Princeton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780691147246.  Daedalus Item Code: 31816
 
In his hilarious account of the first day of a creative writing course taught by a "typical fin-de-siècle salaried beatnik" (one with an antic imagination, an outsized personality and libido, and an ... (Read More)
 
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