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Mania: The Story of the Outraged & Outrageous Lives That Launched a Cultural Revolution
Ronald K.L. Collins & David M. Skover.
Publisher: Top Five.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781938938023.  Daedalus Item Code: 43192
 
By the time 19-year-old Lucien Carr stabbed his obsessive pursuer David Kammerer to death on the banks of the Hudson River in August 1944, it was clear that the hard-partying teenager who had brought ... (Read More)
 
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The Master of Us All: Balenciaga, His Workrooms, His World
Mary Blume.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374298739.  Daedalus Item Code: 53505
 
When Cristóbal Balenciaga died in 1972, it was front-page news in the New York Times. One of the most innovative and admired figures in the history of haute couture, Balenciaga was, said Elsa ... (Read More)
 
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Meeting the Devil: A Book of Memoir from the London Review of Books
Alan Bennett, preface.
Publisher: William Heinemann.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780434022670.  Daedalus Item Code: 53400
 
Autobiography has been an essential element of the London Review of Books since its founding in 1979, and this volume collects many outstanding pieces of memoir that first appeared in the ... (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
 
The late 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 ... (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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Mom & Me & Mom
Maya Angelou.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400066117.  Daedalus Item Code: 52577
 
Returning to the memoir decades after her six-volume autobiography practically re-invented the form, Maya Angelou here charts the most formative relationship of her life in this stirring portrait. ... (Read More)
 
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Mortality
Christopher Hitchens. Graydon Carter, foreword. Carol Blue, afterword.
Publisher: Twelve.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781455502752.  Daedalus Item Code: 60501
 
On June 8, 2010, while on a book tour for his memoir Hitch-22, Christopher Hitchens was stricken with excruciating pain in his chest and thorax. As he would later write in Vanity Fair, ... (Read More)
 
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My Crazy Century: A Memoir
Ivan Klíma. Craig Cravens, trans.
Publisher: Grove.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802121707.  Daedalus Item Code: 54391
 
In his intimate autobiography, spanning six decades of war, totalitarianism, censorship, and the fight for democracy in the 20th century, Czech writer Ivan Klíma—author of four New York Times ... (Read More)
 
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My Organic Life: How a Pioneering Chef Helped Shape the Way We Eat Today
Nora Pouillon, with Laura Fraser.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385350754.  Daedalus Item Code: 59525
 
This wonderfully engaging memoir from the woman who founded America's first certified organic restaurant is the story of a largely unheralded culinary pioneer who made it her mission to bring ... (Read More)
 
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Nancy: The Story of Lady Astor
Adrian Fort.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250042675.  Daedalus Item Code: 54693
 
When Virginian divorcée Nancy Langhorne Shaw married Englishman Waldorf Astor, she joined one of the richest families in the world. Not content to be a hostess, Lady Astor became the first female ... (Read More)
 
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Napoleon
Alan Forrest.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781784297596.  Daedalus Item Code: 54248
 
Born the son of a Corsican attorney, Napoleon Bonaparte became the most powerful man in Europe, a leader whose charisma and legacy endures even to this day. In this 2011 biography, Alan Forrest ... (Read More)
 
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