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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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The Treasures of Noël 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 Noël Coward. He chronicled high society with sparkling wit, played a crucial role in Britain's ... (Read More)
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Treasury of Indian Love: Poems & Proverbs from the Indian Sub-Continent: In the Language of India and English
Christopher Shackle & Nicholas Awde, eds.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780781806701.  Daedalus Item Code: 52179
From a classified list of kisses ("The passion-kindling kiss: When she looks at his face while he sleeps and kisses it to show her desire. / The distracted kiss: When she kisses him while he is ... (Read More)
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Treasury of Roman Love: Poems, Quotations & Proverbs in Latin and English
Richard A. Branyon, ed.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780781803090.  Daedalus Item Code: 52181
"Suns when they sink can rise again, / But we, when our brief light has shone, / Must sleep through the long night ... // Nobody can do evil to us / By keeping count of our kisses." So wrote Catullus ... (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 Trust: The Private and Powerful Family Behind The New York Times
Susan E. Tifft & Alex S. Jones.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316836319.  Daedalus Item Code: 21313
(National Book Critics Circle Award finalist) Throughout the 20th century and into the 21st, a single family has controlled America's newspaper of record, setting the agenda not only for the ... (Read More)
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Truth's Ragged Edge: The Rise of the American Novel
Philip F. Gura.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780809094455.  Daedalus Item Code: 44290
The author of the 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award finalist American Transcendentalism: A History, cultural historian Philip Gura here presents an original and illuminating survey of ... (Read More)
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Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood
Oliver Sacks.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375704048.  Daedalus Item Code: 54039
(A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice) Scientist and storyteller Oliver Sacks evokes the wartime England of his childhood in this memoir, in which he reveals how his early ... (Read More)
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An Uncommon Heroine: Scarlett, Edna, Sula—and More Than 20 Other of the Most Remarkable Women in Literature
Jamie Cox Roberston.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440504174.  Daedalus Item Code: 42472
"One is not born a woman, one becomes one," wrote Simone de Beauvoir, and here the founding editor of Southern Literary Review and author of A Literary Paris introduces us to 25 of the ... (Read More)
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Under the Sun: The Letters of Bruce Chatwin
Bruce Chatwin. Elizabeth Chatwin & Nicholas Shakespeare, eds.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670022465.  Daedalus Item Code: 31232
The author of such brilliant travel-themed works as In Patagonia and The Songlines, Bruce Chatwin was a nomad whose restless desire for adventure and enlightenment was wholly evident in ... (Read More)
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Venus in the Cloister: Or the Nun in a Chemise
Abbé du Prat. Andrew Brown, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911920.  Daedalus Item Code: 53815
Naïve Sister Agnès was only 13 when she entered the convent, but she is soon under the tutelage of the considerably more worldly Sister Angélique, who will instruct her in bringing pleasure to ... (Read More)
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The Village: 400 Years of Beats and Bohemians, Radicals and Rogues—A History of Greenwich Village
John Strausbaugh.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062078193.  Daedalus Item Code: 53533
From Dutch settlers to Washington Square patricians, from the studios of abstract expressionists to the hangouts of the Beats, from the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire to the Stonewall riots, John ... (Read More)
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