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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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When You Are Engulfed in Flames
David Sedaris.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316143479.  Daedalus Item Code: 44379
 
In essay after essay, David Sedaris's sixth collection of drop-dead funny proceeds from bizarre conundrums of daily life—having a lozenge fall from your mouth into the lap of a fellow passenger on a ... (Read More)
 
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Why Homer Matters
Adam Nicolson.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781627791793.  Daedalus Item Code: 59114
 
He has written on the origins of the King James Bible, on navigating the battered Atlantic coast of Britain, and on his grandmother Vita Sackville-West's gardens at his ancestral home of ... (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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Wilkie Collins
Peter Ackroyd.
Publisher: Chatto & Windus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780701169909.  Daedalus Item Code: 44419
 
Short and oddly built, with a head too big for his body, and frequently dressed in colorful clothes "as if playing a certain part in the great general drama of life," Wilkie Collins looked distinctly ... (Read More)
 
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Woman of Letters: Irène Némirovsky and Suite Française
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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Wordsworth's Gardens
Carol Buchanan. Richard Buchanan, photos. Peter Elkington, foreword.
Publisher: Texas Tech.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780896724457.  Daedalus Item Code: 44006
 
A true environmentalist, more than a century before anyone coined the term, William Wordsworth was splendidly attuned to the natural world surrounding him in England's Lake District, and his poetry ... (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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