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The Other Side of the Tiber: Reflections on Time in Italy
Wallis Wilde-Menozzi.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374280710.  Daedalus Item Code: 50460
 
Having hitchhiked to Rome as a student in the 1960s, American Wallis Wilde-Menozzi fell in love with Italy and eventually settled there. Featuring more than 100 black and white photographs, ... (Read More)
 
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Over Time: My Life as a Sportswriter
Frank Deford.
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802120151.  Daedalus Item Code: 42790
 
Joining the staff of Sports Illustrated fresh out of Princeton in 1962, and still there 50 years later—as well as piloting the ill-fated National Sports Daily; winning Peabody, Emmy, ... (Read More)
 
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Patrick Bronte: Father of Genius
Dudley Green.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752454450.  Daedalus Item Code: 23164
 
Patrick Brontë (1777–1861) was the father of novelists Anne, Charlotte, and Emily as well as their brother Branwell, yet he was also a fascinating man in his own right, says Dudley Green in this ... (Read More)
 
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Personal History
Katharine Graham.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375701047.  Daedalus Item Code: 42323
 
(Winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for Biography) This extraordinarily frank, honest, and generous book by one of America's most famous and admired women contains, as its title suggests, both ... (Read More)
 
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Queen of the Wits: A Life of Laetitia Pilkington
Norma Clarke.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571224296.  Daedalus Item Code: 32684
 
Poetess, fallen woman, and wit, Laetitia Pilkington spent her life as near to celebrity as she was to ruin, in this fascinating biography by the author of Dr. Johnson's Women and The Rise ... (Read More)
 
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Reading My Father: A Memoir
Alexandra Styron.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781416591795.  Daedalus Item Code: 23182
 
In his own memoir Darkness Visible, Pulitzer Prize winner William Styron searingly chronicled his battle with deep depression. Here his youngest daughter Alexandra, herself a novelist, ... (Read More)
 
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The Road to Siena: The Essential Biography of St. Catherine
Edmund G. Gardner. Jon M. Sweeney, ed.
Publisher: Paraclete.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781557256218.  Daedalus Item Code: 44091
 
Catherine of Siena's influence was felt throughout the kingdoms of 14th-century Europe. She enjoyed the confidence of popes, royalty, and most of all, the common people of Italy. A complicated woman, ... (Read More)
 
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Roald Amundsen
Tor Bomann-Larsen. Ingrid Christophersen, trans. Pen Hadow, foreword.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750943444.  Daedalus Item Code: 33575
 
On December 14, 1911, Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen and his team became the first human beings to reach the South Pole, just five weeks before Robert Falcon Scott's ill-fated Terra Nova ... (Read More)
 
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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
Geoffrey C. Ward & Ken Burns.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307700230.  Daedalus Item Code: 49740
 
The Emmy and Peabody Award–winning director of such PBS documentaries as The Civil War, Ken Burns once again teamed up with historian Geoffrey Ward—whose biography of Franklin Roosevelt won ... (Read More)
 
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Rossetti: Painter and Poet
J.B. Bullen.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780711232259.  Daedalus Item Code: 50673
 
One of the most intriguing and flamboyant figures in 19th-century British art, Dante Gabriel Rossetti inspired the first Pre-Raphaelite generation of 1849 and the second generation ten years later. ... (Read More)
 
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Samuel Adams: A Life
Ira Stoll.
Publisher: Free Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780743299121.  Daedalus Item Code: 50644
 
In this stirring biography, Samuel Adams is brought into the first tier of founding fathers—a rank, argues Ira Stoll, that he has long deserved. With eloquence equal to that of Thomas Jefferson and ... (Read More)
 
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Sarah: The Life of Sarah Bernhardt
Robert Gottlieb.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300141276.  Daedalus Item Code: 42104
 
Everything about Sarah Bernhardt is fascinating, from her obscure birth to her enduring fame as an actress who redefined the nature of her art—and particularly her highly public romantic life and her ... (Read More)
 
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