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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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The Bedside, Bathtub & Armchair Companion to Mark Twain: A Book for the Young and the Old, the Rich and the Poor
Pam McAllister.
Publisher: Continuum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780826418135.  Daedalus Item Code: 42569
 
You know that Mark Twain's real name was Sam Clemens, but did you know that he is believed to be the first author to submit a typewritten manuscript? That he had red hair, a funny way of talking, 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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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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The Books They Gave Me: True Stories of Life, Love, and Lit
Jen Adams.
Publisher: Free Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451688795.  Daedalus Item Code: 42610
 
The gift of a book becomes part of the story of your life. Perhaps it came with a note as simple as "This made me think of you," but it takes up residence in your heart and your home. A reader of ... (Read More)
 
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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable: 18th Edition
Philip Pullman, foreword. Camilla Rockwood, ed.
Publisher: Brewer's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780550104113.  Daedalus Item Code: 41823
 
First published in 1870 by Dr. Ebenezer Cobham Brewer, the legendary Brewer’s has been updated many times since then, and so in this 18th edition you will find Harry Potter, blog, designer ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief Guide to J.R.R. Tolkien: The Unauthorized Guide to the Author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings
Nigel Cawthorne.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762447411.  Daedalus Item Code: 43401
 
J.R.R. Tolkien was a bookish, pipe-smoking, bike-riding Oxford don, most comfortable at home or with his "Inkling" friends like C.S. Lewis, but found himself suddenly famous when his Lord of the ... (Read More)
 
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