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Websterisms: A Collection of Words and Definitions Set Forth by the Founding Father of American English
Arthur Schulman. Jill Lepore, intro.
Publisher: Free Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781416561361.  Daedalus Item Code: 00555
 
What makes American English American? In 1800, irascible patriot Noah Webster set out to answer this question by tirelessly recording the vocabulary of the American citizen. Though he was a political ... (Read More)
 
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What Should I Do With My Life?: The True Story of People Who Answered the Ultimate Question
Po Bronson.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375758980.  Daedalus Item Code: 42336
 
Having traveled the country in search of individuals who have struggled to find their calling, Po Bronson offers stories of 57 very different people trying to answer such questions as, "Is a career ... (Read More)
 
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What There Is to Say We Have Said: The Correspondence of Eudora Welty and William Maxwell
Suzanne Marrs, ed.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547376493.  Daedalus Item Code: 34135
 
Over 50 years, Pulitzer Prize winner Eudora Welty and New Yorker editor William Maxwell penned warm and intelligent letters to each other, sharing worries about work and family, literary ... (Read More)
 
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The Wicked Wit of Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens. Shelley Klein, ed.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843175681.  Daedalus Item Code: 42890
 
Renowned for his trenchant commentary and his beloved characters, Charles Dickens has also been enjoyed in no small part for his rather juicy summings-up of those whose measure fell short. In this ... (Read More)
 
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Woman of Letters: Irene Nemirovsky and Suite Francaise
Irene Nemirovsky. Olivier Corpet & Garrett White, eds.
Publisher: Five Ties.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780979472756.  Daedalus Item Code: 12567
 
Compiled with the assistance of her daughter Denise Epstein, Woman of Letters explores the life of Irène Némirovsky, author of the landmark novel Suite Française. Born in Kiev in 1903, ... (Read More)
 
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Working Words: Punching the Clock and Kicking Out the Jams
M.L. Liebler, ed. Ed Hamper, foreword.
Publisher: Coffee House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781566892483.  Daedalus Item Code: 33647
 
Poets, rock stars, filmmakers, activists, novelists, and historians lend their voices to this lyrical collection of pieces about the daily grind, about living while barely making one, about farmers, ... (Read More)
 
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Wretched Writing: A Compendium of Crimes Against the English Language
Ross Petras & Kathryn Petras.
Publisher: Perigee.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780399159244.  Daedalus Item Code: 43150
 
Wretched writing is the lowest of the low, a felonious assault on the English language, committed usually by amateurs but also by good writers on a bad day. It's also very funny, and here the authors ... (Read More)
 
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Writing the Garden: A Literary Conversation Across Two Centuries
Elizabeth Barlow Rogers. Mark Bartlett, preface.
Publisher: Godine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781567924404.  Daedalus Item Code: 36324
 
(2012 American Horticultural Society Book Award) An utterly charming little tome, with petite color and black and white illustrations tucked in amid the words of Gertrude Jekyll and Reginald ... (Read More)
 
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Yours Ever: People and Their Letters
Thomas Mallon.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780679444268.  Daedalus Item Code: 31064
 
From the author of A Book of One's Own and Stolen Words comes this thoughtful, wide-ranging, at times eccentric survey of the epistolary art. Interwoven with Thomas Mallon's eloquent ... (Read More)
 
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