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An Uncommon Heroine: Scarlett, Edna, Sula—and More Than 20 Other of the Most Remarkable Women in Literature
Jamie Cox Roberston.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440504174.  Daedalus Item Code: 42472
"One is not born a woman, one becomes one," wrote Simone de Beauvoir, and here the founding editor of Southern Literary Review and author of A Literary Paris introduces us to 25 of the ... (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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Unlikely Collaboration: Gertrude Stein, Bernard Fay, and the Vichy Dilemma
Barbara Will.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780231152631.  Daedalus Item Code: 61617
In 1941, Jewish-American writer and avant-garde icon Gertrude Stein embarked on one of the strangest intellectual projects of her life, translating for American audiences the speeches of Marshal ... (Read More)
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The Virago Book of Christmas
Michelle Lovric, ed.
Publisher: Virago.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781860499227.  Daedalus Item Code: 43287
"Christmas began with a good but harassed woman giving birth, with great joy, in difficult domestic circumstances," writes Michelle Lovric in her introduction to this anthology. "Somewhere between ... (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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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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When Books Went to War: The Stories that Helped Us Win World War II
Molly Guptill Manning.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544535022.  Daedalus Item Code: 62532
America in World War II faced an enemy in Europe that had banned and burned more than 100 million books. In response, librarians launched a campaign that sent millions of donated hardcover books ... (Read More)
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Where I'm Reading From: The Changing World of Books
Tim Parks.
Publisher: Harvill Secker.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781846559037.  Daedalus Item Code: 63664
Should you finish every book you start? How has your family influenced the way you read? What is literary style? How is the Nobel Prize like the World Cup? As a novelist, translator, and critic, ... (Read More)
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Why I Read: The Serious Pleasure of Books
Wendy Lesser.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374289201.  Daedalus Item Code: 62042
The founder and editor of The Threepenny Review, Wendy Lesser draws on a lifetime of reading, and decades of editing one of America's most distinguished literary magazines to describe her love ... (Read More)
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The Woman Reader
Belinda Jack.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300120455.  Daedalus Item Code: 61546
In a lively story rarely told, the author of George Sand: A Woman's Life Writ Large here explores the evolution of women's reading and the seemingly endless controversies it has inspired. ... (Read More)
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