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Sydney and Violet: Their Life with T.S. Eliot, Proust, Joyce, and the Excruciatingly Irascible Wyndham Lewis
Stephen Klaidman.
Publisher: Nan A. Talese.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385534093.  Daedalus Item Code: 53395
 
Even the most brilliant writer is nothing without the right reader. To many of the most creative minds in pre–World War II Britain, those readers included Sydney and Violet Schiff. Sydney, himself a ... (Read More)
 
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Table of Contents: From Breakfast with Anita Diamant to Dessert with James Patterson—A Generous Helping of Recipes, Writings and Insights from Today's Bestselling Authors
Judy Gelman & Vicki Levy Krupp.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440504037.  Daedalus Item Code: 43154
 
If you've wished you could enjoy an Italian dinner with Frances Mayes, or wanted to get a peek at Philippa Gregory's Tudor cookbook, the creators of BookClubCookbook.com break bread with some of our ... (Read More)
 
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Tablet & Pen: Literary Landscapes from the Modern Middle East
Reza Aslan, ed.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393065855.  Daedalus Item Code: 41486
 
Spanning a century of modern Middle Eastern literature—from the Arab poet Khalil Gibran to the Nobel laureates Naguib Mahfouz and Orhan Pamuk, from the great Syrian-Lebanese poet Adonis to the grand ... (Read More)
 
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Tarantula
Bob Dylan.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007215041.  Daedalus Item Code: 63758
 
Written in 1966 during the same creative phase that produced Blonde on Blonde, Bob Dylan's poems and experimental prose feature the same wordplay and unconventional imagery that characterize ... (Read More)
 
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Their Other Side: Six American Women & the Lure to Italy
Helen Barolini.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823226306.  Daedalus Item Code: 64054
 
Exploring what Italy meant to half a dozen brilliant American women, Helen Barolini traces the nation's appearances in the poems of Emily Dickinson—who never traveled there—and in the life and ... (Read More)
 
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Three Gay Tales from Grimm: Translated and Illustrated by Wanda Gág
Wanda Gág.
Publisher: Minnesota.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780816656905.  Daedalus Item Code: 63635
 
Bound by a common thread—a serene foolishness cropping up in various characters, and absurd situations—the three charming tales in this long-unavailable book from 1943 are not as well-known as they ... (Read More)
 
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Time to Be in Earnest: A Fragment of Autobiography
P.D. James.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571200948.  Daedalus Item Code: 63840
 
On the day she turned 77, the extraordinary P.D. James embarked on an endeavor unlike any other in her career: writing a personal memoir in the form of a diary. Over the course of a year she set down ... (Read More)
 
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Too Good to Be True: The Colossal Book of Urban Legends
Jan Harold Brunvand.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393347159.  Daedalus Item Code: 64024
 
Alligators in the sewers? A maniac in the back seat? An earwig tunneling into someone's ear? No, it didn't really happen to your friend's sister's neighbor, Jan Brunvand assures us—it's an urban ... (Read More)
 
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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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