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Why I Read: The Serious Pleasure of Books
Wendy Lesser.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374289201.  Daedalus Item Code: 62042
 
The founder and editor of The Threepenny Review, Wendy Lesser draws on a lifetime of reading, and decades of editing one of America's most distinguished literary magazines to describe her love ... (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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The Word Exchange: Anglo-Saxon Poems in Translation
Greg Delanty & Michael Matto, eds. Seamus Heaney, foreword.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393079012.  Daedalus Item Code: 61189
 
Encompassing a wide range of voices—from weary sailors to forlorn wives, and from heroic saints to drunken louts—the 123 poems collected here form a composite portrait of medieval England. Offered ... (Read More)
 
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The Words of Others: From Quotations to Culture
Gary Saul Morson.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300167474.  Daedalus Item Code: 62733
 
In this lively gambol through the history of quotations and quotation books, Gary Saul Morson traces our enduring fascination with the words of others. Ranging from the remote past to the present, he ... (Read More)
 
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The World of Charles Dickens: The Life, Times and Works of the Great Victorian Novelist
Martin Fido.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847329431.  Daedalus Item Code: 53163
 
Also the author of the 1970 Short Illustrated Life of Charles Dickens—hailed by The Dickensian as one of the two best books marking the centenary of Dickens's death—Martin Fido here ... (Read More)
 
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The World of Dylan Thomas
Peter Stevenson.
Publisher: Pitkin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781841655345.  Daedalus Item Code: 62357
 
Although writing predominantly in the English language, Dylan Thomas is often regarded as Wales's finest poet. He became popular in his lifetime and remained so after his premature death, acquiring a ... (Read More)
 
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Yaddo: Making American Culture
Micki McGee, ed.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780231147378.  Daedalus Item Code: 54832
 
Established as an artists' community in Saratoga Springs, New York, by a pair of philanthropists, Yaddo has hosted some of the 20th century's most renowned writers, composers, and artists, including ... (Read More)
 
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Yes Please
Amy Poehler.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781447283287.  Daedalus Item Code: 62463
 
She's been Hillary Clinton to Tiny Fey's Sarah Palin; she was the co-anchor (with Fey and later Seth Meyers) of Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update until the week she delivered her first ... (Read More)
 
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