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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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Upstream: Selected Essays
Mary Oliver.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594206702.  Daedalus Item Code: 69650
 
"In the beginning I was so young and such a stranger to myself I hardly existed. I had to go out into the world and see it and hear it and react to it, before I knew at all who I was, what I was, ... (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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Virginia Woolf: Life Portraits
Zena Alkayat. Nina Cosford, illus.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780711236653.  Daedalus Item Code: 64487
 
From Virginia Woolf's idyllic childhood to the formation of the revolutionary Bloomsbury Group, and from the publication of such influential books as A Room of One's Own and Mrs. ... (Read More)
 
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A Visitor's Guide to the Literary South
Trish Foxwell.
Publisher: Countryman.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781581571493.  Daedalus Item Code: 64025
 
From the Louisville hotel that inspired F. Scott Fitzgerald to pen The Great Gatsby to the Jackson, Mississippi home where Eudora Welty lived for three-quarters of a century, and from Ernest ... (Read More)
 
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W.H. Auden Collected Longer Poems
W.H. Auden.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571283491.  Daedalus Item Code: 64763
 
First published in 1968, this companion volume to the Collected Shorter Poems was compiled by W.H. Auden to bring together six of his longer poetic works, originally published between 1930 and ... (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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What Comes Next and How to Like It: A Memoir
Abigail Thomas.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476785059.  Daedalus Item Code: 64147
 
In her memoir A Three Dog Life, Abigail Thomas wrote about the heartbreaking loss of her husband. But what comes after such a devastating change? How does an animal lover cope with the death ... (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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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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