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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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Mr. Ferlinghetti's Poem
David Frampton.
Publisher: Eerdmans.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802852908.  Daedalus Item Code: 32210
 
In swirling, richly textured woodcuts, David Frampton frames and illustrates a poem by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, "Fortune," about a sweltering day from his boyhood in Brooklyn, New York, for readers up ... (Read More)
 
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Mrs. Lirriper
Charles Dickens. Philip Hensher, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843911319.  Daedalus Item Code: 53744
 
Recently widowed, Mrs. Lirriper devotes her energies to attending to the needs of her assorted lodgers; but when a newborn child is abandoned to her care, she enlists longtime resident, the Major, as ... (Read More)
 
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The Muse In The Bottle: Great Writers on the Joy of Drinking
Charles Coulombe.
Publisher: Citadel.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780806523712.  Daedalus Item Code: 53234
 
The triumph of the toast, the camaraderie of the bar, the punishment of the hangover, the sweet joy of living to imbibe another day—this delightfully tipsy anthology celebrates the diverse pleasures ... (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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Myths & Legends: An Illustrated Guide to Their Origins and Meanings
Philip Wilkinson.
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781405335522.  Daedalus Item Code: 61299
 
Abundantly and beautifully illustrated—most of the two-page spreads feature up to a dozen captioned images, and there are numerous large photos and artworks filling two pages—this encyclopedic guide ... (Read More)
 
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The New York Review Abroad: Fifty Years of International Reportage
Robert B. Silvers, ed. Ian Buruma, prologue.
Publisher: New York Review Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590176313.  Daedalus Item Code: 61450
 
For more than 50 years, the New York Review of Books has dispatched talented, socially committed writers—from political activists to Nobel Prize–winning novelists—to cover both international ... (Read More)
 
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The Notebook
José Saramago. Amanda Hopkinson & Daniel Hahn, trans.
Publisher: Verso.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781844676149.  Daedalus Item Code: 32054
 
Thought-provoking and lyrical, The Notebook records the last year in the life of the Portuguese Nobel laureate through the online blog that his family encouraged him to write. José Saramago ... (Read More)
 
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O, What a Luxury: Verses Lyrical, Vulgar, Pathetic & Profound
Garrison Keillor.
Publisher: Grove.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802121615.  Daedalus Item Code: 54392
 
Although A Prairie Home Companion host Garrison Keillor has edited several anthologies of his favorite poems, this is the first published collection of his own light verse—dedicated to Ogden ... (Read More)
 
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On London
Charles Dickens.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843916154.  Daedalus Item Code: 53757
 
The sense of place was of the utmost importance to Charles Dickens, and nowhere is more associated with him than London; Dickens spent several hours a day exploring its streets and inhabitants, and ... (Read More)
 
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One for the Books
Joe Queenan.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670025824.  Daedalus Item Code: 43879
 
The author of Closing Time: A Memoir, columnist Joe Queenan became a voracious reader as a means of escape from a joyless childhood in a Philadelphia housing project. Over the years he has ... (Read More)
 
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Ooga-booga
Frederick Seidel.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571244089.  Daedalus Item Code: 61461
 
(Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award) "She loves the hippos bathing in the perspiring water / Her curls are African lions exploding from a thicket," writes Frederick Seidel in ... (Read More)
 
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