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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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Master of War: The Life of General George H. Thomas
Benson Bobrick.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780743290258.  Daedalus Item Code: 53506
The author of Testament: A Soldier's Story of the Civil War, historian Benson Bobrick here vividly portrays one of the Union's most underappreciated generals in the Civil War, arguing that ... (Read More)
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Masters of Sex: The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, the Couple Who Taught America How to Love
Thomas Maier.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465079995.  Daedalus Item Code: 41628
Convincing hundreds of men and women to shed their clothes and copulate for the purposes of scientific inquiry, William Masters and Virginia Johnson began their research partnership in the mid-1950s ... (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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Memories of the Great and the Good
Alistair Cooke.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781611457186.  Daedalus Item Code: 54001
Over the course of his long career, Alistair Cooke has known and interviewed hundreds of the most influential men and women of the 20th century. Here he has collected his memories of those whom he ... (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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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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Christopher Hitchens. Graydon Carter, foreword. Carol Blue, afterword.
Publisher: Twelve.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781455502752.  Daedalus Item Code: 53233
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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