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Bad Girls Need Love Too: Pleasure Yourself with Pulp Fiction
Gary Lovisi.
Publisher: Krause.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781440213571.  Daedalus Item Code: 32695
 
They were the sirens of the pulp fiction racks; daringly dressed or undressed, these voluptuous vixens lounged across lurid paperback covers, promising sin and seduction while really just looking for ... (Read More)
 
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Beaton in the Sixties: More Unexpurgated Diaries
Cecil Beaton. Hugo Vickers, intro.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780753820209.  Daedalus Item Code: 32290
 
The enthusiastic reception for The Unexpurgated Beaton, the first volume of the diaries of Cecil Beaton as he wrote them, prompted his biographer and literary trustee Hugo Vickers to return to ... (Read More)
 
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The Bedside Book of Beasts: A Wildlife Miscellany
Graeme Gibson.
Publisher: Nan A. Talese.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385524599.  Daedalus Item Code: 12912
 
This beautifully illuminated companion to Graeme Gibson's Bedside Book of Birds explores the relationships between predators and their prey in the animal kingdom—here are beasts rampaging and ... (Read More)
 
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Between the Covers: The Book Babes' Guide to a Woman's Reading Pleasures
Margo Hammond & Ellen Heltzel.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780738212296.  Daedalus Item Code: 01255
 
The Ebert & Roeper of the bibliophile world, Margo Hammond (longtime book editor for the St. Petersburg Times) and Ellen Heltzel (a member of the National Book Critics Circle) here recommend ... (Read More)
 
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Between the Sheets: The Literary Liaisons of Nine 20th-Century Women Writers
Lesley McDowell.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590202388.  Daedalus Item Code: 22284
 
Why did a gifted writer like Sylvia Plath stumble into a marriage that drove her to suicide? Why did Hilda Doolittle want to marry Ezra Pound when she was attracted to women? And why did Simone de ... (Read More)
 
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The Big New Yorker Book of Cats
Anthony Lane, foreword.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780679644774.  Daedalus Item Code: 38850
 
Look what The New Yorker dragged in: a haughtily superior companion volume to The Big New Yorker Book of Dogs, this time celebrating the feline half of the domestic pet equation in a ... (Read More)
 
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Black Gold of the Sun: Searching for Home in Africa and Beyond
Ekow Eshun.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780375424182.  Daedalus Item Code: 83654
 
At the age of 33, Ekow Eshun leaves a London that has never felt like home and travels to Ghana, in order to search for his roots. Along the way he reflects on others who have made the same journey, ... (Read More)
 
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The Book of Love: In Search of the Kamasutra
James McConnachie.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843543732.  Daedalus Item Code: 31035
 
Notorious as a manual of sexual instruction, the Kamasutra was written in 3rd-century northern India, when erotic culture lay at the heart of an exquisite civilization. And yet, as travel ... (Read More)
 
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The Book of William: How Shakespeare's First Folio Conquered the World
Paul Collins.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781596911956.  Daedalus Item Code: 33167
 
A book sold for shillings in the streets of London, later whisked away to Manhattan for millions, and then stored deep within the vaults of Tokyo, William Shakespeare's First Folio of 1623 has, above ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief Guide to Shakespeare: Without the Boring Bits
Peter Ackroyd.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762438549.  Daedalus Item Code: 32952
 
Presenting synopses of all the plays, along with character descriptions, source notes, and extracts of famous speeches and exchanges, this is not only a fine introduction to Shakespeare, it is also ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief Guide to the Greek Myths
Stephen P. Kershaw.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845295127.  Daedalus Item Code: 21978
 
From the origins of the gods through the homecomings of Odysseus and the Trojan heroes, from the greed of Midas and his golden touch to the reckless enthusiasm of Icarus flying too close to the sun, ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of Robin Hood: The True History Behind the Legend
Nigel Cawthorne.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762438518.  Daedalus Item Code: 32957
 
Who was Robin Hood? Throughout history the figures of the hooded man of Sherwood Forest and his band of outlaws have transfixed readers and viewers—but who was the real Robin Hood? The story grew out ... (Read More)
 
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