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The Man Within My Head
Pico Iyer.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307267610.  Daedalus Item Code: 44353
We all carry people inside our heads—actors, leaders, writers, figures out of history or fiction—who sometimes seem closer to us than people we know; here Pico Iyer sets out to unravel the mysterious ... (Read More)
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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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Mark Twain: Man in White: The Grand Adventure of His Final Years
Michael Shelden.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780679448006.  Daedalus Item Code: 38422
Late in 1906, 71-year-old Mark Twain attended a meeting on copyright law at the Library of Congress. The arrival of the famous author caused the usual stir—then Twain took off his overcoat to reveal ... (Read More)
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Measure for Measure: An Anthology of Poetic Meters
Annie Finch & Alexandra Oliver, eds.
Publisher: Everyman's Library Pocket Poets.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780375712487.  Daedalus Item Code: 59376
Another handsome entry in the Pocket Poets series from Everyman's Library—with cloth covers, cream pages, and a ribbon marker—this hand-sized book collects some of the best rhythmic lines in ... (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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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 & 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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The Merchant's Tale: Dual-Language Edition
Geoffrey Chaucer. E.B. Richmond, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911999.  Daedalus Item Code: 53739
In the merchant's risqué tale, the aged, lascivious knight January marries the attractive teenager May. Soon, though, January loses his sight, and—in an unforgettable scene—his young wife and her ... (Read More)
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The Midas Touch: World Mythology in Bite-Sized Chunks
Mark Daniels.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782430353.  Daedalus Item Code: 53293
In Western astrology, the signs of the zodiac are named in honor of Greek myths. J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings was heavily influenced by Norse mythology. Flora and Fauna, the names of ... (Read More)
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Modern Love and Poems of the English Roadside, with Poems and Ballads
George Meredith. Rebecca N. Mitchell & Criscillia Benford, eds.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300173178.  Daedalus Item Code: 52757
A "writer's writer" who is best recalled today as the author of such novels as Diana of the Crossways, George Meredith was also in his time an esteemed poet. Dismissed by much of his reading ... (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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Monsieur Proust's Library
Anka Muhlstein.
Publisher: Other Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590515662.  Daedalus Item Code: 51366
Reading was so important to Marcel Proust that it sometimes seems as if all the characters in his novels—servants and masters, children and parents, artists and physicians—were devoted readers; ... (Read More)
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