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The David Foster Wallace Reader
David Foster Wallace.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316182393.  Daedalus Item Code: 63384
Where does one begin to explore a writer as original and brilliant as David Foster Wallace? This collection offers an ideal introduction, with a variety of his most dazzling, funniest, and most ... (Read More)
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The Death of King Arthur: A New Verse Translation
Simon Armitage, trans.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393073973.  Daedalus Item Code: 41469
First appearing around 1400, The Alliterative Morte Arthure, or The Death of King Arthur, is one of the most spectacular poems ever written in Middle English. Only one copy of the ... (Read More)
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Do-It-Yourself Brain Surgery: and Other Implausibly Titled Books
Joel Rickett.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781608190195.  Daedalus Item Code: 31886
The year 2008 marked the 30th anniversary of the Diagram Prize, Britain's annual contest to determine the oddest book title of the year—a hilarious celebration of the barmy side of publishing. Here ... (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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Elizabeth Bishop and The New Yorker: The Complete Correspondence
Joelle Biele, ed.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374281380.  Daedalus Item Code: 33070
"I sort of see you surrounded with fine-tooth combs, sandpaper, nail files, pots of varnish, etc.—with heaps of used commas and semicolons handy, and little useless phrases taken out of their ... (Read More)
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The Enchanter: Nabokov and Happiness
Lila Azam Zanganeh.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393079920.  Daedalus Item Code: 41472
Delving into the literary worlds of Vladimir Nabokov's Speak, Memory; Ada, or Ardor; and the infamous Lolita, Lila Azam Zanganeh seeks out the Nabokovian experience of time, ... (Read More)
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The English Opium-Eater: A Biography of Thomas de Quincey
Robert Morrison.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605981321.  Daedalus Item Code: 22241
Author of the famed and scandalous Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, Thomas de Quincey (1785–1859) enjoyed friendships with leading poets and men of letters in the Romantic and Victorian ... (Read More)
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The Fifth Impossibility: Essays on Exile and Language
Norman Manea.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300179958.  Daedalus Item Code: 42506
Deported to a concentration camp in 1941, where he remained until the end of the war, Romanian Jewish novelist and cultural critic Norman Manea left his homeland once more in 1986 to escape the ... (Read More)
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The Forty-Nine Steps
Roberto Calasso. John Shepley, trans.
Publisher: Minnesota.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780816630981.  Daedalus Item Code: 63632
In this collection of 21 essays—a philosophical and literary companion to his 1988 book The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony—Italian polymath Roberto Calasso presents daring interpretations of ... (Read More)
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The Great Charles Dickens Scandal
Michael Slater.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300112191.  Daedalus Item Code: 51988
Charles Dickens was regarded as the great proponent of hearth and home in Victorian Britain, though in 1858 this image was nearly shattered by the breakup of his marriage and rumors of a scandalous ... (Read More)
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Halala Madiba: Nelson Mandela in Poetry
Richard Bartlett & Morakabe Seakhoa, eds. Nadine Gordimer, foreword.
Publisher: Aflame Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780955233906.  Daedalus Item Code: 43283
A broad spectrum of writers—including Wole Soyinka, Ntozake Shange, Seamus Heaney, Tupac Shakur, and Adonis—pay tribute to Nelson Mandela in this collection spanning his imprisonment in 1963 through ... (Read More)
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Hans Christian Andersen: European Witness
Paul Binding.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300169232.  Daedalus Item Code: 62700
He is best known as a writer of fairy tales—indeed, the Hans Christian Andersen Award is the most prestigious international children's book award, the so-called "Nobel Prize for Children's ... (Read More)
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