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The Bullfighter Checks Her Makeup: My Encounters with Extraordinary People
Susan Orlean.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375758638.  Daedalus Item Code: 42307
 
Following up Saturday Night and The Orchid Thief, longtime New Yorker staff writer Susan Orlean presented this collection of 22 pieces that she wrote for the magazine. Her ... (Read More)
 
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C.S. Lewis: The Man Behind Narnia
Beatrice Gormley.
Publisher: Eerdmans.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780802853011.  Daedalus Item Code: 32199
 
Illustrated with more than 50 photographs, this is the story of C.S. Lewis's life and work for readers 12 and up, from his boyhood in Belfast, Ireland, where he and his brother created their first ... (Read More)
 
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Cavafy: Poems
C.P. Cavafy. Daniel Mendelsohn, trans. and ed.
Publisher: Everyman's Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780375712425.  Daedalus Item Code: 49265
 
The Alexandrian Greek poet Constantine Cavafy (1863–1933) is a towering figure of 20th-century literature. No other modern poet brought so vividly to life the history and culture of Mediterranean ... (Read More)
 
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Charles Dickens: The Dickens Bicentenary 1812–2012
Lucinda Dickens Hawksley.
Publisher: Insight.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781608870523.  Daedalus Item Code: 32097
 
Produced in association with the Charles Dickens Museum, London, this beautifully decorated visual biography follows Dickens's life through paintings, drawings, and photographs—as well as removable ... (Read More)
 
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The Coming of Night: A Yoruba Creation Myth from West Africa
James Riordan. Jenny Stow, illus.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847802767.  Daedalus Item Code: 32117
 
Long, long ago, when the earth was new, the great river goddess Yemoya sent her daughter Aje to marry a handsome earth chief in the Land of Shining Day, in this retelling of a Yoruba tale by ... (Read More)
 
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The Contemplated Spouse: The Letters of Wallace Stevens to Elsie
J. Donald Blount, ed.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781570032486.  Daedalus Item Code: 23709
 
Here in a single volume are the 272 extant letters written by Wallace Stevens to the woman with whom he shared his life, Elsie Viola Kachel. Written over 25 years, the correspondence reflects Elsie's ... (Read More)
 
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The Continuum Encyclopedia of Young Adult Literature
Bernice E. Cullinan, Bonnie Kunzel, & Deborah A. Wooten, eds.
Publisher: Continuum.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780826417107.  Daedalus Item Code: 42572
 
"The remarkable growth of YA literature in recent years is evident in this massive one-volume encyclopedia. The 800 signed entries, written by 200 contributors, include author profiles, trends, and ... (Read More)
 
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Dante's Divine Comedy: Inferno
Dante Alighieri. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, trans. Anna Amari-Parker, ed.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848378575.  Daedalus Item Code: 41254
 
The first part of Dante Alighieri's 14th-century masterpiece, Inferno is beautifully illustrated here with images ranging from Hieronymus Bosch's paintings of a surreal, hellish landscape to ... (Read More)
 
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Edna St. Vincent Millay: Poetry for Young People
Frances Schoonmaker, ed. Mike Bryce, illus.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780806959283.  Daedalus Item Code: 42692
 
Joining her profiles of Carl Sandburg, Emily Dickinson, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in the Poetry for Young People series, Frances Schoonmaker's introduction to Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Edna ... (Read More)
 
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Enough About You: Notes Toward the New Autobiography
David Shields. Ross McElwee, foreword.
Publisher: Soft Skull.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781593762193.  Daedalus Item Code: 32377
 
What does it mean to construct a self? What does it mean to turn your life into a narrative? What is gained, and what's lost? What lies inevitably are told, and what deeper truths are reached? This ... (Read More)
 
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The Error World: An Affair with Stamps
Simon Garfield.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780151013968.  Daedalus Item Code: 12181
 
This engaging memoir from the author of Mauve illuminates the philatelist's mania for stamp collecting. From the Penny Red to the Blue Mauritius, generations of collectors have been drawn to ... (Read More)
 
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Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm: A New English Version
Philip Pullman.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143107293.  Daedalus Item Code: 49036
 
Two centuries ago, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their first volume of fairy tales. Since then, such stories as "Cinderella," "Snow White," "Rapunzel," and "Hansel and Gretel" have become deeply ... (Read More)
 
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