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The Trust: The Private and Powerful Family Behind The New York Times
Susan E. Tifft & Alex S. Jones.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316836319.  Daedalus Item Code: 21313
 
(National Book Critics Circle Award finalist) Throughout the 20th century and into the 21st, a single family has controlled America's newspaper of record, setting the agenda not only for the ... (Read More)
 
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Two Americans: Truman, Eisenhower, and a Dangerous World
William Lee Miller.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307595645.  Daedalus Item Code: 41997
 
President Harry Truman and his successor Dwight Eisenhower were both Midwesterners, alike in many ways—and sharply differed in others. This book from the author of Arguing About Slavery and ... (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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Unsinkable: A Memoir
Debbie Reynolds & Dorian Hannaway.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062213655.  Daedalus Item Code: 42758
 
In the closing pages of her 1988 autobiography Debbie: My Life, iconic actress and Hollywood memorabilia collector Debbie Reynolds wrote about finding her "brave, loyal, and loving" new ... (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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Washington: The Indispensable Man: The Illustrated Edition
James Thomas Flexner.
Publisher: Sterling/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781454904847.  Daedalus Item Code: 42214
 
Historian James Thomas Flexner won both a National Book Award and a special Pulitzer Prize citation for his four-volume biography of George Washington, in which the author moved beyond what he termed ... (Read More)
 
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Wave
Sonali Deraniyagala.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345804310.  Daedalus Item Code: 49160
 
(Finalist for the 2013 National Book Critics Circle Award and a Top Ten Book of the Year for the New York Times) In this stunning memoir, London economist Sonali Deraniyagala takes us ... (Read More)
 
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What There Is to Say We Have Said: The Correspondence of Eudora Welty and William Maxwell
Suzanne Marrs, ed.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547376493.  Daedalus Item Code: 34135
 
Over 50 years, Pulitzer Prize winner Eudora Welty and New Yorker editor William Maxwell penned warm and intelligent letters to each other, sharing worries about work and family, literary ... (Read More)
 
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Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
Cheryl Strayed.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307476074.  Daedalus Item Code: 38645
 
(Oprah Book Club 2.0 Selection, June 2012; Best Book of 2012: NPR, St. Louis Dispatch, Vogue; Best Nonfiction Book of 2012, Boston Globe) At 22, Cheryl Strayed thought she ... (Read More)
 
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Wild Bill Donovan: The Spy Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage
Douglas Waller.
Publisher: Free Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781416567448.  Daedalus Item Code: 34453
 
A mythic figure whose legacy is still intensely debated, "Wild Bill" Donovan was director of the Office of Strategic Services (the country's first national intelligence agency) and the father of ... (Read More)
 
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The Woman Who Shot Mussolini
Frances Stonor Saunders.
Publisher: Metropolitan.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805091212.  Daedalus Item Code: 21728
 
At 11 a.m. on April 7, 1926, a woman stepped out of the crowd on Rome's Campidoglio Square. Less than a foot in front of her stood Benito Mussolini. As he raised his arm to give the Fascist salute, ... (Read More)
 
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Woman of Letters: Irene Nemirovsky and Suite Francaise
Irene Nemirovsky. Olivier Corpet & Garrett White, eds.
Publisher: Five Ties.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780979472756.  Daedalus Item Code: 12567
 
Compiled with the assistance of her daughter Denise Epstein, Woman of Letters explores the life of Irène Némirovsky, author of the landmark novel Suite Française. Born in Kiev in 1903, ... (Read More)
 
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