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A Reader's Book of Days: True Tales from the Lives and Works of Writers for Every Day of the Year
Tom Nissley. Joanna Neborsky, illus.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393239621.  Daedalus Item Code: 64021
 
This delight of a book is perfect bedside company. Packed with delicious anecdotes and fun facts for every day of the year—including birthdates and death anniversaries of authors—this is a wonderful ... (Read More)
 
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Reflections
Graham Greene. Judith Adamson, intro.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099582878.  Daedalus Item Code: 70848
 
Whether reporting from the London cinema, Cotswolds villages, secondhand bookshops, war zones, or political trouble spots, Graham Greene's novelistic gifts for detail, drama, and curiosity provide ... (Read More)
 
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Reporting Always: Writings from The New Yorker
Lillian Ross. David Remnick, foreword.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781501116001.  Daedalus Item Code: 63360
 
A staff writer at The New Yorker for more than 60 years, Lillian Ross worked for both the magazine's founding editor, Harold Ross, and its current editor, David Remnick. Ross practically ... (Read More)
 
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Republic of Words: The Atlantic Monthly and Its Writers, 1857–1925
Susan Goodman.
Publisher: University Press New England.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781584659853.  Daedalus Item Code: 44097
 
A list of the authors who have appeared in the Atlantic Monthly reads like a Who's Who of American literature, as it includes Henry Adams, Louisa May Alcott, Kate Chopin, Frederick Douglass, ... (Read More)
 
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The Rilke Alphabet
Ulrich Baer. Andrew Hamilton, trans.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823256297.  Daedalus Item Code: 64053
 
"[This book] consists of 26 freestanding essays, each one sending a sort of mine shaft into the densely layered strata of [Rainer Maria] Rilke's poetry, prose, and letters. Each shaft hits a mother ... (Read More)
 
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The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain
Bill Bryson.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780804172714.  Daedalus Item Code: 69403
 
Twenty years ago, Bill Bryson went on a trip around Britain to discover and celebrate that green and pleasant land, the result being Notes from a Small Island, a true classic and one of the ... (Read More)
 
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The Romantic Poets and Their Circle
Richard Holmes.
Publisher: National Portrait Gallery, London.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781855144774.  Daedalus Item Code: 71231
 
The ideal of the inspired artist owes its origin to the key figures of the Romantic period—Lord Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and John Keats among them—who revolutionized ... (Read More)
 
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Rome and Rhetoric: Shakespeare's Julius Caesar
Garry Wills.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300152180.  Daedalus Item Code: 42102
 
Renaissance plays and poetry in England were saturated with the rhetorical twists that Latin education made familiar to audiences and readers, yet even a formally educated man like Ben Jonson was ... (Read More)
 
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Rotten Reviews Redux: A Literary Companion
Bill Henderson, ed.
Publisher: Pushcart.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781888889680.  Daedalus Item Code: 30919
 
A quarter century ago Pushcart Press took aim at laughable reviews that had trashed literary masterpieces through the centuries, quoting some 175 attacks in a little book that itself became a ... (Read More)
 
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Sartre's Sink: The Great Writers' Complete Book of DIY
Mark Crick.
Publisher: Granta.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847080479.  Daedalus Item Code: 53603
 
For too long, Do-it-Yourself books have suffered the neglect of the literary establishment. Finally, in this follow-up to Kafka's Soup, Mark Crick gives us a collection of essential DIY tips ... (Read More)
 
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Scribble, Scribble, Scribble: Writing on Politics, Ice Cream, Churchill, and My Mother
Simon Schama.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062009869.  Daedalus Item Code: 23955
 
The author of The American Future: A History and the National Book Critics Circle Award finalist Rough Crossings here brings his keen critical sensibility to a wide range of topics. ... (Read More)
 
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Selected Letters
D.H. Lawrence. James T. Boulton, ed.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847490490.  Daedalus Item Code: 53409
 
Writing to aristocrats, fellow authors, painters, publishers, and others from the intelligentsia—and with equal concern to his sisters, a childhood friend suffering from tuberculosis, a post office ... (Read More)
 
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