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The Bonds of Interest/Los Intereses Creados: A Dual-Language Book
Jacinto Benavente. Stanley Appelbaum, ed. and trans.
Publisher: Dover.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780486430867.  Daedalus Item Code: 04300
 
One of Spain's most important dramatists of the 20th century and the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1922, Jacinto Benavente y Martinez penned this sparkling satire on selfishness and ... (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 (1828–1910) 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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Butterfly in the Typewriter: The Tragic Life of John Kennedy Toole and the Remarkable Story of A Confederacy of Dunces
Cory MacLauchlin.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306820403.  Daedalus Item Code: 43409
 
Eleven years after John Kennedy Toole's 1969 suicide, his masterpiece A Confederacy of Dunces was finally published, winning the Pulitzer Prize the following year. Despite the belated acclaim, ... (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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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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Conversations with Samuel Beckett and Bram van Velde
Charles Juliet. Tracy Cooke, Aude Jeanson, Axel Nesme, Morgaine Reinl & Janey Tucker, translators.
Publisher: Dalkey Archive.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781564785312.  Daedalus Item Code: 33960
 
Friends, pessimists, recluses—Samuel Beckett and Dutch painter Bram van Velde first became acquainted during their lean years in 1930s Paris, and found they had much in common. Charles Juliet ... (Read More)
 
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Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night
Joyce Sidman. Rick Allen, illus.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547152288.  Daedalus Item Code: 44260
 
Gorgeously illustrated with Rick Allen's elegant block prints, this Newbery Honor Book is filled with the sounds of a summer night and the movements of small creatures, in poems for all ages from the ... (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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