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Martial's Epigrams: A Selection
Garry Wills, trans.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670020393.  Daedalus Item Code: 12029
 
One of classical literature's greatest satirists, Martial earned his livelihood by excoriating the follies and vices of his time, and set a pattern that satirists have admired and imitated across the ... (Read More)
 
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Memorable Days: The Selected Letters of James Salter and Robert Phelps
John McIntyre, ed. Michael Dirda, foreword.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781582436050.  Daedalus Item Code: 41216
 
James Salter had written two novels, The Hunters and The Arm of Flesh, but it was his third, remarkable novel A Sport and a Pastime, together with his film Three and a ... (Read More)
 
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Mom: A Celebration of Mothers from StoryCorps
Dave Isay, ed.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594202612.  Daedalus Item Code: 31230
 
Through conversations between parents and children, husbands and wives, siblings and friends, the life of the American mother unfolds in this collection of interviews and personal stories from Dave ... (Read More)
 
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Morning, Noon, and Night: Finding the Meaning of Life's Stages Through Books
Arnold Weinstein.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400065868.  Daedalus Item Code: 44358
 
The author of Recovering Your Story: Proust, Joyce, Woolf, Faulkner, Morrison, comparative literature professor Arnold Weinstein here considers how major works of literature have a great deal ... (Read More)
 
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Mr. Ferlinghetti's Poem
David Frampton.
Publisher: Eerdmans.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802852908.  Daedalus Item Code: 32210
 
In swirling, richly textured woodcuts, David Frampton frames and illustrates a poem by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, "Fortune," about a sweltering day from his boyhood in Brooklyn, New York, for readers up ... (Read More)
 
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My Father's Roses: A Family's Journey from World War I to Treblinka
Nancy Kohner.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781605980737.  Daedalus Item Code: 22244
 
Unlike other fathers in their northern English town, Nancy Kohner's father was elegantly dressed after the Eastern European fashion, never without a rose in his lapel. When he died, Kohner delved ... (Read More)
 
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My First Summer in the Sierra: The 100th-Anniversary Illustrated Edition of the American Classic
John Muir. Scot Miller, photog. Dayton Duncan & Ken Burns, foreword.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780618988518.  Daedalus Item Code: 34122
 
The founder of the Sierra Club and a driving force behind the creation of our National Parks, naturalist John Muir penned several classic books that inspired the American conservation movement, ... (Read More)
 
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My Paper Chase: True Stories of Vanished Times
Harold Evans.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316031424.  Daedalus Item Code: 21301
 
"Harold Evans, a Manchester-born British newspaper editor who became an American citizen in 1993, is not as well known as he should be in his adopted country. He has written two best-selling books ... (Read More)
 
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New York Stories
Diana Secker Tesdell, ed.
Publisher: Everyman's Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307594938.  Daedalus Item Code: 49604
 
There's just something about New York City that has always enthralled and inspired writers, and this anthology of vibrant and varied stories provides a kaleidoscopic vision of the city. From the ... (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
José 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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On Travel
Charles Dickens. Pete Orford, intro.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843916123.  Daedalus Item Code: 50017
 
Along with being a consummate novelist, Charles Dickens also made his mark in the genre of travel writing. Undertaken out of curiosity and also inspired by his desire that his books should have ... (Read More)
 
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