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A Brief History of Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Guide to the World's Most Famous Detective
Nigel Cawthorne.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762444083.  Daedalus Item Code: 42867
 
Created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1887, the most famous detective in the world appeared originally in four novels and 56 short stories. Sherlock Holmes was not the first literary detective, yet he ... (Read More)
 
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Brief Lives: Leo Tolstoy
Anthony Briggs.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843919117.  Daedalus Item Code: 50362
 
A man of stark contradictions and boundless energy, Leo Tolstoy (18281910) was born into a life of privilege, yet became a soldier, novelist, and religious philosopher. In this succinct biography, ... (Read More)
 
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Broken Land: Poems of Brooklyn
Julia Spicher Kasdorf & Michael Tyrell, eds. Hal Sirowitz, foreword.
Publisher: NYU.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780814748039.  Daedalus Item Code: 41799
 
Famed for its remarkable bridge and the nostalgic pleasures of Coney Island, this tribute to New York City's most populous borough features 135 poems from the colonial period to the present, ... (Read More)
 
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Che in Verse
Gavin O'Toole & Georgina Jimenez, eds.
Publisher: Aflame Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780955233951.  Daedalus Item Code: 43281
 
The iconic revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara was a devoted fan of poetry, able to reel off numerous poems from memory; in this anthology the poets reciprocate with impassioned tributes of their ... (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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Dante's Inferno
Dante Alighieri. Steve Ellis, trans.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099583424.  Daedalus Item Code: 50224
 
When Dante, as a character in his own masterwork, finds himself lost in a dark and menacing wood, the ghost of Virgil offers to lead him to safety. It is a path that will take him through the kingdom ... (Read More)
 
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Dearest Father
Franz Kafka. Hannah & Richard Stokes, trans.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847490254.  Daedalus Item Code: 51577
 
In such novels as The Metamorphosis and The Trial, Franz Kafka betrays a fear of paternal authority that was hardly fictional for this Czech author. Written in 1919 while suffering from ... (Read More)
 
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Dickens and the Artists
Mark Bills, ed.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300176025.  Daedalus Item Code: 42485
 
A remarkably visual writer, Charles Dickens grew out of a tradition where illustrations formed a significant part of both serial publications and books, and maintained close friendships with such ... (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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Enthusiasms
Mark Girouard.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780711233294.  Daedalus Item Code: 50663
 
Does a neglected masterpiece by Jane Austen enshrine her first love affair? Who was Vita Sackville-West's real grandfather? And what clues are there to the identity of "Walter," doyen of Victorian ... (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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Everyman's Joyce
W. Terrence Gordon, Eri Hamaji & Jacob Albert.
Publisher: Mark Batty Publisher.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780979554681.  Daedalus Item Code: 50445
 
Pablo Picasso's assessment of James Joyce as a writer that "all the world can understand" speaks to how a perspective that favors the visual can see through dense texts, allowing meaning to take ... (Read More)
 
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