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The Virago Book of Christmas
Michelle Lovric, ed.
Publisher: Virago.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781860499227.  Daedalus Item Code: 43287
 
"Christmas began with a good but harassed woman giving birth, with great joy, in difficult domestic circumstances," writes Michelle Lovric in her introduction to this anthology. "Somewhere between ... (Read More)
 
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Virginia Woolf
Mary Ann Caws.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781585675203.  Daedalus Item Code: 40927
 
A leading figure in the Bloomsbury circle, whose brilliant, stylistically innovative novels of the 1920s—among them To the Lighthouse and Mrs. Dalloway—extended the boundaries of ... (Read More)
 
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Wait Till Next Year
Doris Kearns Goodwin.
Publisher: Aurum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781781312599.  Daedalus Item Code: 61514
 
Set in the suburbs of New York in the 1950s, this is Doris Kearns Goodwin's touching memoir of growing up loving both her family and baseball. The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of No Ordinary ... (Read More)
 
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Waiting for the Barbarians: Essays from the Classics to Pop Culture
Daniel Mendelsohn.
Publisher: New York Review Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590176078.  Daedalus Item Code: 61335
 
(Finalist for the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award and the PEN Art of the Essay Award) The author of The Elusive Embrace and The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million, ... (Read More)
 
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Walking in the Shade: 1949 to 1962
Doris Lessing.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060929565.  Daedalus Item Code: 42991
 
The second volume of Nobel Laureate Doris Lessing's extraordinary autobiography covers the years from her 1949 arrival in war-weary London with her son Peter and the manuscript for The Grass is ... (Read More)
 
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West's World: The Extraordinary Life of Dame Rebecca West
Lorna Gibb.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330464734.  Daedalus Item Code: 53607
 
Born Cicely Fairfield in 1892, Rebecca West was a young woman and a budding actress when she changed her name to that of the feminist heroine in Ibsen's play Rosmersholm. West became a ... (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 Work of Print: Authorship and the English Text Trades, 1660–1760
Lisa Maruca.
Publisher: Washington.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780295987576.  Daedalus Item Code: 60021
 
Tracing a shift in the definition of literature that came about largely in the 18th century, English professor Lisa Maruca considers how the creation of books, or the "work of print," was at first ... (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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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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Young Lawrence: A Portrait of the Legend as a Young Man
Anthony Sattin.
Publisher: John Murray.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781848549128.  Daedalus Item Code: 61318
 
The heroism of T.E. Lawrence during the Arab revolt and his disgust at the subsequent betrayal of the Arabs in the postwar negotiations have become the stuff of legend, but the adventures of Lawrence ... (Read More)
 
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