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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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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 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 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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Noel and Cole: The Sophisticates
Stephen Citron.
Publisher: Hal Leonard.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780634093029.  Daedalus Item Code: 51034
 
Himself a composer and lyricist, Stephen Citron here offers an insightful parallel biography of Noël Coward and Cole Porter, two giants of musical theater in the 20th century who both brought ... (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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Open Heart
Elie Wiesel. Marion Wiesel, trans.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307961846.  Daedalus Item Code: 43121
 
In 2011, facing emergency heart surgery and his own mortality at the age of 82, Elie Wiesel reflected on his life. In this slim yet profound book, originally published in French and here translated ... (Read More)
 
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