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Maverick Genius: The Pioneering Odyssey of Freeman Dyson
Phillip F. Schewe.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312642358.  Daedalus Item Code: 51256
 
Scientist, innovator, rebel—for decades, Freeman Dyson has been regarded as one of the world's most important thinkers. "In the range of his genius, Freeman Dyson is heir to Einstein—a visionary who ... (Read More)
 
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The Mayor of MacDougal Street
Dave Van Ronk with Elijah Wald. Lawrence Block, foreword.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306822162.  Daedalus Item Code: 49071
 
Not only was Dave Van Ronk (1936–2002) one of the founding figures of New York City's 1960s folk music scene—a pioneer of modern acoustic blues, a fine songwriter, a powerful singer, and an ... (Read More)
 
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Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant
Ulysses S. Grant. John Kirk, ed.
Publisher: JG Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781464300769.  Daedalus Item Code: 52200
 
Fast-paced, colorful, and laced with flashes of humor, Ulysses S. Grant's 1885 memoirs provide authoritative accounts of such pivotal Civil War events as the Battle of Shiloh, the Vicksburg and ... (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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Mick Jagger
Philip Norman.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061944857.  Daedalus Item Code: 44356
 
"A great band, said the letter from Decca, one of Britain's major record labels, but you'll never get anywhere with that singer. Mick Jagger, voice and all, has always been one of a kind. [Philip] ... (Read More)
 
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More Scenes from the Rural Life
Verlyn Klinkenborg. Nigel Peake, illus.
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781616891565.  Daedalus Item Code: 50030
 
In his Rural Life column in the New York Times, which ran from 1997 until December 2013, Verlyn Klinkenborg wrote eloquently on every aspect of life on his upstate New York farm, ... (Read More)
 
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Mozart: The Real Amadeus
Michel Parouty.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500300367.  Daedalus Item Code: 33606
 
In popular culture, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart has become almost a savant—an innocent musical prodigy from whom the most magnificent works of the classical era flowed—even though he himself was unaware ... (Read More)
 
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Mrs. Adams in Winter: A Journey in the Last Days of Napoleon
Michael O'Brien.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312681142.  Daedalus Item Code: 44048
 
Early in 1815, Louisa Adams left Saint Petersburg in a Russian carriage on a difficult journey—through eastern Europe and Prussia, and into a France experiencing the tumultuous events surrounding ... (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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A Natural Woman: A Memoir
Carole King.
Publisher: Grand Central.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781455512621.  Daedalus Item Code: 51260
 
At the age of 58, Carole King decided it was high time that she do as many people had asked and write about her life, and though it took her a dozen years to finish it, this fast-moving, grippingly ... (Read More)
 
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Neil Young: A Life in Pictures
Colin Irwin.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847329653.  Daedalus Item Code: 51742
 
Despite his successes as an innovator and inspiration to other musicians and songwriters, Neil Young has refused to be typified or even pinned down, restlessly changing styles and directions through ... (Read More)
 
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Once Upon a Secret: My Hidden Affair with JFK
Mimi Alford.
Publisher: Hutchinson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780091931759.  Daedalus Item Code: 34387
 
In the summer of 1962, 19-year-old Mimi Beardsley arrived in Washington, D.C., to begin an internship in the White House press office. Within days she was introduced to President Kennedy himself, and ... (Read More)
 
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