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The Torch in My Ear
Elias Canetti.
Publisher: Granta.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847083579.  Daedalus Item Code: 53088
In his second memoir, Nobel Prize winner Elias Canetti (1905–94) gives us a perceptive portrait of Vienna and Berlin in the 1920s, and of Canetti's admiration for his first great mentor, the Viennese ... (Read More)
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Townie: A Memoir
Andre Dubus III.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393064667.  Daedalus Item Code: 23897
(A Finalist for the 2012 Indies Choice Adult Nonfiction Book of the Year and a New York Times Editor's Choice for 2011) The author of the National Book Award Finalist House of Sand ... (Read More)
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Tracks: A Woman's Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback—Movie Tie-In Edition
Robyn Davidson.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780679762874.  Daedalus Item Code: 62299
"I experienced that sinking feeling you get when you know you have conned yourself into doing something difficult and there's no going back." From this seemingly inauspicious beginning, Robyn ... (Read More)
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The Treasures of Noël Coward: Star Quality
Barry Day.
Publisher: Andre Deutsch.   Format: hardcover & DVD.
ISBN: 9780233003498.  Daedalus Item Code: 51753
Playwright, director, actor, songwriter, singer: few artists have influenced popular culture more than Noël Coward. He chronicled high society with sparkling wit, played a crucial role in Britain's ... (Read More)
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The Trials of Radclyffe Hall
Diana Souhami.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780878782.  Daedalus Item Code: 53411
Most famous for The Well of Loneliness, her landmark novel about lesbian love, Radclyffe Hall saw her books "burned in the King's furnace" and her publishers put on trial under the Obscene ... (Read More)
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Under the Sun: The Letters of Bruce Chatwin
Bruce Chatwin. Elizabeth Chatwin & Nicholas Shakespeare, eds.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670022465.  Daedalus Item Code: 31232
The author of such brilliant travel-themed works as In Patagonia and The Songlines, Bruce Chatwin was a nomad whose restless desire for adventure and enlightenment was wholly evident in ... (Read More)
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The Unfinished Life of Benjamin Franklin
Douglas Anderson.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781421405230.  Daedalus Item Code: 63332
It seems only logical that Benjamin Franklin would be as radical and innovative when it came to crafting his autobiography as he was with his inventions and political thought, posits English ... (Read More)
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Virginia Woolf
Mary Ann Caws.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781585675203.  Daedalus Item Code: 40927
A leading figure in the Bloomsbury circle, whose brilliant, stylistically innovative novels of the 1920s—among them To the Lighthouse and Mrs. Dalloway—extended the boundaries of ... (Read More)
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Wait Till Next Year
Doris Kearns Goodwin.
Publisher: Aurum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781781312599.  Daedalus Item Code: 61514
Set in the suburbs of New York in the 1950s, this is Doris Kearns Goodwin's touching memoir of growing up loving both her family and baseball. The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of No Ordinary ... (Read More)
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Walking in the Shade: 1949 to 1962
Doris Lessing.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060929565.  Daedalus Item Code: 42991
The second volume of Nobel Laureate Doris Lessing's extraordinary autobiography covers the years from her 1949 arrival in war-weary London with her son Peter and the manuscript for The Grass is ... (Read More)
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The Warrior's Life
Alfred de Vigny.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141392806.  Daedalus Item Code: 62131
At the end of the Napoleonic Wars, a generation of French soldiers were haunted by defeat, among them the young poet Alfred de Vigny (1797–1863), an aristocrat dispossessed by the Revolution. Noted ... (Read More)
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West's World: The Extraordinary Life of Dame Rebecca West
Lorna Gibb.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330464734.  Daedalus Item Code: 53607
Born Cicely Fairfield in 1892, Rebecca West was a young woman and a budding actress when she changed her name to that of the feminist heroine in Ibsen's play Rosmersholm. West became a ... (Read More)
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