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Country Girl: A Memoir
Edna O'Brien.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571269433.  Daedalus Item Code: 53939
(Winner of the 2012 Irish Book Award for Nonfiction, and one of the New York Times Notable Books of 2013) When Edna O'Brien's first novel, The Country Girls, was published in ... (Read More)
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The Delighted States: A Book of Novels, Romances, and Their Unknown Translators, Containing Ten Languages, Set on Four Continents, and Accompanied by Maps, Portraits, Squiggles, Illustrations, and a Variety of Helpful Indexes
Adam Thirlwell.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312428297.  Daedalus Item Code: 31973
(Winner of a 2008 Somerset Maugham Award) Having slept with a prostitute in Egypt, Gustave Flaubert begins writing Madame Bovary, which influences the minor French novelist Édouard ... (Read More)
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Due Considerations: Essays and Criticism
John Updike.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307266408.  Daedalus Item Code: 31048
This sixth collection of essays and literary criticism from the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner opens with a skeptical overview of literary biographies, proceeds to five essays on ... (Read More)
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Essays After Eighty
Donald Hall.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544287044.  Daedalus Item Code: 59260
National Medal of the Arts honoree and former U.S. Poet Laureate Donald Hall has lived a remarkable life of letters, marked by great triumph and shattering loss; here he contemplates the "unknown, ... (Read More)
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Jean de La Fontaine. Gordon Pirie, trans. Gilbert Adair, foreword. Robert Chandler, intro.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911722.  Daedalus Item Code: 50369
From "The Ant and the Grasshopper" to "The Hare and the Tortoise," this dual-language collection of poems by Jean de La Fontaine (1621–95) features some of the world's greatest and best-known fables. ... (Read More)
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The Fall of Arthur
J.R.R. Tolkien. Christopher Tolkien, ed.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544115897.  Daedalus Item Code: 52611
In the 1930s, J.R.R. Tolkien began writing an Old English alliterative epic recounting King Arthur's last days, but the painstaking efforts required to compose the Lord of the Rings books ... (Read More)
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Going Home
Doris Lessing.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060976309.  Daedalus Item Code: 44341
This is Doris Lessing's account of her first journey back to Africa, the land in which she grew up and in which so much of her emotion and her concern remained invested. Returning to Southern ... (Read More)
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Great Short Works of Mark Twain: Old Times on the Mississippi, The Mysterious Stranger, The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg, The Jumping Frog, Jim Baker's Bluejay Yarn, A True Story, and Other Writings
Mark Twin.
Publisher: Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060727864.  Daedalus Item Code: 51047
In a less-than-kind summation on the writing of James Fenimore Cooper, Mark Twain once wrote: "Every time a Cooper person is in peril, and absolute silence is worth four dollars a minute, he is sure ... (Read More)
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Henry D. Thoreau Essays: A Fully Annotated Edition
Henry D. Thoreau. Jeffrey S. Cramer, ed.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300164985.  Daedalus Item Code: 52763
(Runner-Up in Compilations and Anthologies, 2013 New England Book Festival) Also the editor of I to Myself, The Maine Woods, Walden, and other superb annotated collections ... (Read More)
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Hiding Man: A Biography of Donald Barthelme
Tracy Daughtery.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312429300.  Daedalus Item Code: 52068
(A NYTBR Editor's Choice and the Winner of the Oregon Book Award for General Nonfiction) Among the 20th century's most influential short story writers, Donald Barthelme (1931–89) ... (Read More)
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House of Exile: The Lives and Times of Heinrich Mann and Nelly Kroeger-Mann
Evelyn Juers.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780374533410.  Daedalus Item Code: 40829
(Winner of Australia's 2009 Prime Minister's Literary Award for Nonfiction) In 1933 the author and political activist Heinrich Mann and his partner Nelly Kroeger fled Nazi Germany, finding ... (Read More)
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Jack's Book: An Oral Biography of Jack Kerouac
Barry Gifford & Lawrence Lee.
Publisher: Canongate.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857867643.  Daedalus Item Code: 53599
An immensely prolific novelist and poet, Jack Kerouac was perpetually in motion, and remained at the center of a wide circle of friends. In this kaleidoscopic portrait—which features 35 black and ... (Read More)
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