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Tchaikovsky: His Life & Music
Jeremy Siepmann.
Publisher: Sourcebooks.   Format: 2 cloth books & CDs.
ISBN: 9781402210013.  Daedalus Item Code: 52891
 
Consumed with self-doubt and often misunderstood in his own time, Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky now ranks among the most popular classical composers. Jeremy Siepmann recounts the life of the man who ... (Read More)
 
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Telling Times: Writing and Living, 1954–2008
Nadine Gordimer.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393066289.  Daedalus Item Code: 23896
 
"Ours is the most solitary of occupations; the only comparison I can think of is keeper of a lighthouse. But the analogy mustn't go too far," insisted the late Nobel Prize winner Nadine Gordimer. "We ... (Read More)
 
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The Tender Hour of Twilight: Paris in the '50s, New York in the '60s: A Memoir of Publishing's Golden Age
Richard Seaver. Jeanette Seaver, ed. James Salter, intro.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374273781.  Daedalus Item Code: 40254
 
From Samuel Beckett to William S. Burroughs, from The Story of O to The Autobiography of Malcolm X, this memoir by iconic editor, publisher, translator, and literary troublemaker ... (Read More)
 
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Thomas Becket—Warrior, Priest, Rebel: A Nine-Hundred-Year-Old Story, Retold
John Guy.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400069071.  Daedalus Item Code: 53572
 
From his middle-class early years to his appointment as Archbishop of Canterbury, and from his exile in France to his assassination, the life of 12th-century martyr Thomas Becket is given a ... (Read More)
 
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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Jon Meacham.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812979480.  Daedalus Item Code: 52287
 
The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of the Andrew Jackson biography American Lion and the profile Franklin and Winston here gives us new perspective on one of our most iconic founders. ... (Read More)
 
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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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Tolstoy: A Russian Life
Rosamund Bartlett.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780151014385.  Daedalus Item Code: 52618
 
The author of Chekhov: Scenes from a Life and a translator of his stories, Rosamund Bartlett here looks to the literary figure that Chekhov—and indeed all of Russia—revered above all others. ... (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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Tracks: A Woman's Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback
Robyn Davidson.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780679762874.  Daedalus Item Code: 52289
 
"I experienced that sinking feeling you get when you know you have conned yourself into doing something difficult and there's no going back." From this seemingly inauspicious beginning, Robyn ... (Read More)
 
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Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt
H.W. Brands.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307277947.  Daedalus Item Code: 52291
 
(Pulitzer Prize Finalist) In this Washington Post Best Book of the Year, the Pulitzer Prize–nominated biographer of Benjamin Franklin and Andrew Jackson evokes the qualities that made ... (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 Noël 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 Noël Coward. He chronicled high society with sparkling wit, played a crucial role in Britain's ... (Read More)
 
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