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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 BecketóWarrior, 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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Tibetan Peach Pie: A True Account of an Imaginative Life
Tom Robbins.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062267405.  Daedalus Item Code: 54080
 
"This is not an autobiography. God forbid!" writes Tom Robbins in this book. Autobiography is fueled by ego and I could make a long list of persons whose belly buttons I'd rather be contemplating ... (Read More)
 
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Tigress of Forlž: The Life of Caterina Sforza
Elizabeth Lev.
Publisher: Head of Zeus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781908800176.  Daedalus Item Code: 54263
 
A strategist to match Machiavelli (with whom she had an affair), a warrior who stood toe to toe with the Borgias, a wife whose three marriages would end in bloodshed and heartbreak, and a mother ... (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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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 (1905Ė94) gives us a perceptive portrait of Vienna and Berlin in the 1920s, and of Canetti's admiration for his first great mentor, the Viennese ... (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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