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Second Simplicity: New Poetry and Prose, 1991–2011
Yves Bonnefoy. Hoyt Rogers, trans.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300176254.  Daedalus Item Code: 42105
 
French poet Yves Bonnefoy's career extends back seven decades, but his creative impulse is as strong as ever, as shown by this anthology of poems and experimental prose pieces culled from such books ... (Read More)
 
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Seductive Harmonies: The Poetry of Music
Deborah Gaye, ed.
Publisher: Avalanche.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781874392699.  Daedalus Item Code: 60382
 
Variously inspired by music, or musical in their evocations of rhythm, song, and dancing, this collection bridges the narrow divide between poetry and music, bringing together some 100 mellifluous ... (Read More)
 
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Sir Walter Ralegh
Walter Ralegh. Ruth Padel, ed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571238040.  Daedalus Item Code: 53919
 
Given the considerable efforts that Walter Ralegh expended on politics, warfare, and the exploration of the New World, it is remarkable that he found the leisure to write poetry. Nonetheless, ... (Read More)
 
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The Sovereign Adventure: The Grail of Mankind
Anna Morduch.
Publisher: James Clarke & Co..   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780227677544.  Daedalus Item Code: 52463
 
A find from a small British publisher, this 1970 publication is a philosophical tract written by Anna Morduch, better known as Anna Gmeyner, author of the novel Manja, who fled Nazi Germany in ... (Read More)
 
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Speak, Nabokov
Michael Maar. Ross Benjamin, trans.
Publisher: Verso.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781844674374.  Daedalus Item Code: 32058
 
On the eve of the posthumous publication of Vladimir Nabokov's unfinished novel The Original of Laura, Nabokov scholar Michael Maar penned this follow-up to his brilliant critical study The ... (Read More)
 
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The Story of Charlotte's Web: E.B. White and the Birth of a Children's Classic
Michael Sims.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781408823057.  Daedalus Item Code: 54090
 
While composing what would become his most enduring and popular book, E.B. White obeyed that oft-repeated maxim: "Write what you know." Helpless pigs, silly geese, clever spiders, greedy rats—White ... (Read More)
 
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Take the Cannoli: Stories From the New World
Sarah Vowell.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780743205405.  Daedalus Item Code: 62633
 
In her first collection of personal essays, the author of The Wordy Shipmates, Unfamiliar Fishes, and Lafayette and the Somewhat United States tackles such subjects as identity, ... (Read More)
 
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Ted Hughes: Selected Translations
Ted Hughes.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571221400.  Daedalus Item Code: 53946
 
"Few poets have acquired so many and such diverse literary personae during their careers as Ted Hughes. There's the raw Yorkshire firebrand who burst onto the English literary scene in the late ... (Read More)
 
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Telling Dildrams and Talking Whiff-Whaff: A General Dictionary of Provincialisms, Written with a View to Rescue from Oblivion the Fast Fading Relics of By-Gone Days
William Holloway. David Crystal, foreword.
Publisher: Old House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781908402363.  Daedalus Item Code: 51474
 
Though it joins many a modern compendium of colorful English cant, this particular dictionary was written in 1839 by William Holloway (1786–1870), who sought to capture the rich language of regional ... (Read More)
 
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Telling Times: Writing and Living, 1954–2008
Nadine Gordimer.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393066289.  Daedalus Item Code: 23896
 
"Ours is the most solitary of occupations; the only comparison I can think of is keeper of a lighthouse. But the analogy mustn't go too far," insisted the late Nobel Prize winner Nadine Gordimer. "We ... (Read More)
 
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The Tender Hour of Twilight: Paris in the '50s, New York in the '60s: A Memoir of Publishing's Golden Age
Richard Seaver. Jeanette Seaver, ed. James Salter, intro.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374273781.  Daedalus Item Code: 40254
 
From Samuel Beckett to William S. Burroughs, from The Story of O to The Autobiography of Malcolm X, this memoir by iconic editor, publisher, translator, and literary troublemaker ... (Read More)
 
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Thom Gunn
Thom Gunn. August Kleinzahler, ed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571230693.  Daedalus Item Code: 53912
 
Born in Great Britain but spending most of his life in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury district, Thom Gunn (1929–2004) masterfully chronicled his bohemian lifestyle and the wonders of nature in such ... (Read More)
 
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