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Titian: The Last Days
Mark Hudson.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802710765.  Daedalus Item Code: 31925
The author of Our Grandmothers' Drums, which won the Somerset Maugham and Thomas Cook awards, Mark Hudson here admires the remarkable, highly experimental late work of Tiziano Vecelli ... (Read More)
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The Torch in My Ear
Elias Canetti.
Publisher: Granta.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847083579.  Daedalus Item Code: 53088
In his second memoir, Nobel Prize winner Elias Canetti (1905Ė1994) gives us a perceptive portrait of Vienna and Berlin in the 1920s, and of Canetti's admiration for his first great mentor, the ... (Read More)
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Townie: A Memoir
Andre Dubus III.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393064667.  Daedalus Item Code: 23897
(A Finalist for the 2012 Indies Choice Adult Nonfiction Book of the Year and a New York Times Editor's Choice for 2011) The author of the National Book Award Finalist House of Sand ... (Read More)
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Travelling to Infinity: The True Story Behind The Theory of Everything
Jane Hawking.
Publisher: Alma Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781846883668.  Daedalus Item Code: 54352
Even as he made unprecedented discoveries in cosmology, Stephen Hawking's body was gradually incapacitated by ALS, a motor neurone disease; his wife Jane put her own career on hold and balanced his ... (Read More)
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The Treasures of Mozart
John Irving.
Publisher: Andre Deutsch.   Format: hardcover & CD.
ISBN: 9780233002729.  Daedalus Item Code: 51752
In addition to chronicling the brief yet extraordinarily productive life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and analyzing some of his most characteristic works, this large-format, slipcased book also ... (Read More)
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The Treasures of NoŽl Coward: Star Quality
Barry Day.
Publisher: Andre Deutsch.   Format: hardcover & DVD.
ISBN: 9780233003498.  Daedalus Item Code: 51753
Playwright, director, actor, songwriter, singer: few artists have influenced popular culture more than NoŽl Coward. He chronicled high society with sparkling wit, played a crucial role in Britain's ... (Read More)
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The Trials of Radclyffe Hall
Diana Souhami.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780878782.  Daedalus Item Code: 53411
Most famous for The Well of Loneliness, her landmark novel about lesbian love, Radclyffe Hall saw her books "burned in the King's furnace" and her publishers put on trial under the Obscene ... (Read More)
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The True Benjamin Franklin: An Illuminating Look into the Life of One of Our Greatest Founding Fathers
Sydney George Fisher.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781629144030.  Daedalus Item Code: 54011
Seeking to resurrect Benjamin Franklin, the man, from the shroud of myth that had enveloped the Founding Fathers, this 1898 biography from Philadelphia lawyer and colonial historian Sydney George ... (Read More)
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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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Twelve Years a Slave
Solomon Northup. Dolen Perkins-Valdez, intro.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476767345.  Daedalus Item Code: 54590
The inspiration for the triple Oscar-winning film of the same name, this is the 1853 memoir of Solomon Northup, a black man born free in upstate New York who was drugged, beaten, and sold in the ... (Read More)
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Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption (Movie Tie-In Edition)
Laura Hillenbrand.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812987119.  Daedalus Item Code: 59113
He was a prankster, a free spirit, and a hell-raising kid on the streets of Torrance, California, in the 1930s, but Louie Zamperini found a purpose in running; his blazing performance at the 1936 ... (Read More)
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Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood
Oliver Sacks.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375704048.  Daedalus Item Code: 54039
(A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice) The late scientist and storyteller Oliver Sacks evokes the wartime England of his childhood in this memoir, in which he reveals how his ... (Read More)
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