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Unlikely Collaboration: Gertrude Stein, Bernard Fa˙, and the Vichy Dilemma
Barbara Will.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780231152624.  Daedalus Item Code: 54830
 
In 1941, Jewish-American writer and avant-garde icon Gertrude Stein embarked on one of the strangest intellectual projects of her life, translating for American audiences the speeches of Marshal ... (Read More)
 
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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: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780684847955.  Daedalus Item Code: 54702
 
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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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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The Warden of English: The Life of H.W. Fowler
Jenny McMorris.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780198605256.  Daedalus Item Code: 43540
 
You might imagine the author of H.W. Fowler's A Dictionary of Modern English Usage—a reference still used everyday, and nicknamed simply "Fowler"—to be a bit of a fusty old librarian. Here ... (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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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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Who is Mark Twain?
Mark Twain.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061735011.  Daedalus Item Code: 51345
 
"You had better shove this in the stove," Mark Twain said at the top of an 1865 letter to his brother, "for I don't want any absurd 'literary remains' and 'unpublished letters of Mark Twain' ... (Read More)
 
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Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?
Jeanette Winterson.
Publisher: Grove.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802120106.  Daedalus Item Code: 52529
 
(One of the New York Times Book Review's 100 Notable Books of 2012) The Whitbread Prize–winning author of Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, Lighthousekeeping, and The ... (Read More)
 
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William Blake: Poetical Sketches
William Blake. Robin Hamlyn, intro.
Publisher: Tate.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781854377685.  Daedalus Item Code: 60262
 
Originally appearing in 1783, Poetical Sketches was the first and only volume of William Blake's prose and poetry printed in his lifetime, published in a private run of 40 copies. This edition ... (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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