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Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Selected by James Fenton.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571274284.  Daedalus Item Code: 53909
 
Born in Ottery St. Mary, Devon, Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834) was the youngest son of a clergyman. He first met Dorothy and William Wordsworth in 1797 and a close association developed between ... (Read More)
 
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Scout, Atticus & Boo: A Celebration of Fifty Years of To Kill a Mockingbird
Mary McDonagh Murphy. Wally Lamb, foreword.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061924125.  Daedalus Item Code: 51330
 
The late Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize–winning book, published in 1960, is the first adult novel that many of us remember reading, a national touchstone that continues to sell nearly a million copies a ... (Read More)
 
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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 Socialite Who Killed A Nazi with Her Bare Hands and 143 Other Fascinating People Who Died This Past Year: The Best of the New York Times Obituaries
William McDonald, ed. Tom Rachman, foreword.
Publisher: Workman.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780761170877.  Daedalus Item Code: 42701
 
A Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist as well as the obituaries editor at the Times since 2006, William McDonald knows a good story when he hears it, especially if it already has an ending. Here ... (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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Talk to the Hand: The Utter Bloody Rudeness of Everyday Life (or Six Good Reasons to Stay Home and Bolt the Door)
Lynne Truss.
Publisher: Fourth Estate.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007329076.  Daedalus Item Code: 53303
 
Why are people so crass, selfish, and inconsiderate? Is it anything to do with the way everything in our lives is organized to keep us at arm's length? Why do we have to put up with so much swearing, ... (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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