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Paris Was Ours: Thirty-Two Writers Reflect on the City of Light
Penelope Rowlands, ed.
Publisher: Algonquin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781565129535.  Daedalus Item Code: 59657
Paris is "the world capital of memory and desire," concludes one of the contributors to this collection of intimate and insightful memoirs from those who have temporarily called the City of Light ... (Read More)
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Pastors and Masters
Ivy Compton-Burnett. Sue Townsend, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843914532.  Daedalus Item Code: 53764
Half-heartedly running a school for boys, 70-year-old Nicholas Herrick has always wanted to write a novel, but suffers from lack of talent. When he finds a manuscript among a dead man's belongings, ... (Read More)
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Patrick Bronte: Father of Genius
Dudley Green.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752454450.  Daedalus Item Code: 23164
Patrick Brontë (1777–1861) was the father of novelists Anne, Charlotte, and Emily as well as their brother Branwell, yet he was also a fascinating man in his own right, says Dudley Green in this ... (Read More)
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Personal History
Katharine Graham.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375701047.  Daedalus Item Code: 42323
(Winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for Biography) This extraordinarily frank, honest, and generous book by one of America's most famous and admired women contains, as its title suggests, both ... (Read More)
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Philomena: The Poignant True Story of a Mother and the Son She Had to Give Away (Movie Tie-In Edition)
Martin Sixsmith. Judi Dench, foreword.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447245223.  Daedalus Item Code: 52842
As a teenager in Ireland in 1952, Philomena Lee became pregnant and was sent to a convent as a "fallen woman." For three years after her son Anthony was born she cared for him there, until the Church ... (Read More)
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The Picshuas of H.G. Wells: A Burlesque Diary
Gene K. Rinkel & Margaret E. Rinkel.
Publisher: Illinois.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780252030451.  Daedalus Item Code: 50098
Though he was a literary lion who published more than a hundred books—including the science fiction classics The War of the Worlds and The Time Machine—H.G. Wells (1866–1946) also loved ... (Read More)
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The Play of the Eyes
Elias Canetti.
Publisher: Granta.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847083555.  Daedalus Item Code: 53089
This third memoir from Nobel Prize winner Elias Canetti (1905–1994) is set in Vienna between 1931 and 1937, years when Hitler's rise to power—already clear to anyone with eyes to see—was approaching ... (Read More)
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Pleasure Bound: Victorian Sex Rebels and the New Eroticism
Deborah Lutz.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068320.  Daedalus Item Code: 23891
In her smart, provocative account of the erotic undercurrent beneath the surface of Victorian London, Deborah Lutz reveals a daring group of artists and thinkers who defied propriety to explore their ... (Read More)
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The Poets' Corner: The One-and-Only Poetry Book for the Whole Family
John Lithgow, ed.
Publisher: Grand Central.   Format: hardcover & CD.
ISBN: 9780446580021.  Daedalus Item Code: 53251
From listening to his grandmother recite epic poems from memory to curling up in bed while his father read funny verses, John Lithgow grew up with poetry. Here he presents an outstanding treasury of ... (Read More)
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The Poetry Lesson
Andrei Codrescu.
Publisher: Princeton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780691147246.  Daedalus Item Code: 31816
In his hilarious account of the first day of a creative writing course taught by a "typical fin-de-siècle salaried beatnik" (one with an antic imagination, an outsized personality and libido, and an ... (Read More)
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The Poison Belt
Arthur Conan Doyle. Matthew Sweet, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911821.  Daedalus Item Code: 53772
Summoned by their eccentric friend Professor Challenger, adventurers Edward Malone, Professor Summerlee, and Lord John Ruxton travel to his country estate, bringing with them—at the behest of their ... (Read More)
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The Prophet
Kahlil Gibran.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099416937.  Daedalus Item Code: 53300
Translated in 20 languages and read around the world, The Prophet is the best known and best loved of Kahlil Gibran's many writings. Gibran lets his protagonist, called simply the Prophet, ... (Read More)
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