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The Best American Sports Writing 2015
Wright Thompson, ed. Glenn Stout, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544340053.  Daedalus Item Code: 59577
 
For 25 years this particular Best American series has built a solid reputation for showcasing the greatest sports journalism of the past year, culled from hundreds of national, regional, and ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Travel Writing 2015
Andrew McCarthy, ed. Jason Wilson, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544569645.  Daedalus Item Code: 59578
 
In his introduction, guest editor Andrew McCarthy notes that the best travel writing is about "the anonymous and solitary traveler capturing a moment in time and place, giving meaning to his or her ... (Read More)
 
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Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen
Mary Norris.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393352146.  Daedalus Item Code: 69194
 
(Named a Best Book of 2015 by NPR, Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, and Library Journal) New Yorker staffer Mary Norris has spent nearly four decades maintaining ... (Read More)
 
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The Biographical Dictionary of Literary Failure
C.D. Rose, ed. Andrew Gallix, intro.
Publisher: Melville House.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781612193786.  Daedalus Item Code: 59082
 
Compiling more than 51 of history's most notable cases of authors suffering a complete lack of literary success, this darkly comic, decidedly erudite little tome profiles the greatest writers who ... (Read More)
 
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The Book of the Duchess
Geoffrey Chaucer. Bernard O'Donoghue, foreword. E.B. Richmond, trans. and intro.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911579.  Daedalus Item Code: 53670
 
In the earliest of Geoffrey Chaucer's major works, an insomniac poet lies in bed reading, and when he finally falls asleep, has a radiant vision of himself in a room whose windows depict the history ... (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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A Boy at the Hogarth Press
Richard Kennedy. John Randle, intro.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843914617.  Daedalus Item Code: 53671
 
In 1926, 16-year-old Richard Kennedy became Leonard Woolf's protégé at the Woolfs' Hogarth Press. Some 45 years later, and by then a professional illustrator known for such books as The Kingdom of ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of Diaries: From Pepys to Blogs
Alexandra Johnson.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843919704.  Daedalus Item Code: 50348
 
"Whom do I tell when I tell the blank page?" Virginia Woolf asked her own diary, while today, personal bloggers now possess the extraordinary ability to project their inmost lives to all those with ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of Fables: From Aesop to Flash Fiction
Lee Rourke.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843919711.  Daedalus Item Code: 50350
 
This unique survey traces the long history of a form currently enjoying a popular resurgence, both online and in the printed works of talented young authors. As we emerge from modernism and its ... (Read More)
 
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Brief Lives: Elizabeth Gaskell
Alan Shelston.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843919216.  Daedalus Item Code: 50357
 
Now chiefly remembered for Cranford and the radical North and South, Elizabeth Gaskell (1810–65) was one of the great Victorian novelists; adept at capturing local dialect and the ... (Read More)
 
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Carmen
Prosper Mérimée. Philip Pullman, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910961.  Daedalus Item Code: 53676
 
Among the leading French authors of his day, Prosper Mérimée achieved his greatest success with the 1856 novella Carmen, adapted two decades later into the classic opera by Georges Bizet. When ... (Read More)
 
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Charles Dickens in Love
Robert Garnett.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605983950.  Daedalus Item Code: 51294
 
Charles Dickens's gift for creating memorable and believable female characters owes much to his love for three women over the course of his lifetime, suggests Robert Garnett. In this biography—which ... (Read More)
 
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