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Scout, Atticus, and Boo: A Celebration of Fifty Years of To Kill a Mockingbird
Mary McDonagh Murphy. Wally Lamb, foreword.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061924071.  Daedalus Item Code: 34166
 
To Kill a Mockingbird may well be our national novel. Harper Lee's first and only novel, published in July 1960, it is the first adult novel that many of us remember reading, a touchstone that ... (Read More)
 
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Scribble, Scribble, Scribble: Writing on Politics, Ice Cream, Churchill, and My Mother
Simon Schama.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062009869.  Daedalus Item Code: 23955
 
The author of The American Future: A History and the National Book Critics Circle Award finalist Rough Crossings here brings his keen critical sensibility to a wide range of topics. ... (Read More)
 
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A Secret Gift: How One Man's Kindness—and a Trove of Letters—Revealed the Hidden History of the Great Depression
Ted Gup.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594202704.  Daedalus Item Code: 31077
 
Shortly before Christmas 1933 in Depression-scarred Canton, Ohio, 75 families in distress received cash gifts from an anonymous benefactor, after responding to a newspaper ad with descriptions of ... (Read More)
 
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Secret Language
Barry J. Blake.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199579280.  Daedalus Item Code: 24149
 
Ciphers and codes conceal messages and protect secrets; symbols and runes contain hidden or ancient meanings; and languages made to baffle and confuse the uninitiated let insiders talk openly without ... (Read More)
 
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The Selected Canterbury Tales: A New Verse Translation
Geoffrey Chaucer. Sheila Fisher, trans.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393079456.  Daedalus Item Code: 23893
 
In this poetically faithful and engaging translation of 14 selected episodes from The Canterbury Tales, Sheila Fisher presents a vivid and lively new version of Geoffrey Chaucer's lyric ... (Read More)
 
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Seven Mozart Librettos: A Verse Translation
J.D. McClatchy, trans.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393066098.  Daedalus Item Code: 23894
 
The editor of the Yale Review and president of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, as well as a finalist for the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, J.D. McClatchy is also a librettist with ... (Read More)
 
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Sex and the River Styx
Edward Hoagland. Howard Frank Mosher, foreword.
Publisher: Chelsea Green.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781603583374.  Daedalus Item Code: 40076
 
A widely traveled and experienced observer of both human nature and the natural world, Edward Hoagland has been called the best essayist of his time by such writers as John Updike, Philip Roth, ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare: The Life, The Works, The Treasures
Catherine M.S. Alexander.
Publisher: Andre Deutsch.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780233003214.  Daedalus Item Code: 36162
 
Produced in association with the Royal Shakespeare Company and beautifully illustrated with photos from RSC performances and period artwork, this scrapbook album explores William Shakespeare's ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare: Staging the World
Jonathan Bate & Dora Thornton.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199915019.  Daedalus Item Code: 40958
 
Almost as good as time-traveling back to Shakespeare's London to see one of his plays at the Globe Theatre, this heavily illustrated book gives us the streets, shops, and churches that the poet would ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare and His Contemporaries
Charles Nicholl.
Publisher: National Portrait Gallery.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781855143678.  Daedalus Item Code: 36209
 
William Shakespeare and his contemporaries helped create not only a new kind of theatre but also a new form of language, finding expression for what it means to be human. Charles Nicholl, who ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare's Church: A Parish for the World
Val Horsler, Martin Gorick & Paul Edmondson. Jonathan Bate, intro.
Publisher: Third Millenium.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781906507336.  Daedalus Item Code: 34341
 
Known worldwide as the final resting place of William Shakespeare, Stratford-upon-Avon's Trinity Church has a colorful history extending back centuries before the birth of the Bard. With color ... (Read More)
 
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Shining Eyes, Cruel Fortune: The Lives and Loves of Italian Renaissance Women Poets
Irma B. Jaffe with Gernando Colombardo.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback & CD.
ISBN: 9780823221813.  Daedalus Item Code: 33583
 
This book presents the life stories of 12 extraordinary women of Renaissance Italy who lived passionately and recorded in poetry their happiness and heartbreaks. Presented in fully annotated English ... (Read More)
 
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