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Days That I'll Remember: Spending Time with John Lennon and Yoko Ono
Jonathan Cott.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385536370.  Daedalus Item Code: 62888
A contributing editor at Rolling Stone since its inception (as well as a biographer of Bob Dylan and co-editor of The Ballad of John and Yoko), Jonathan Cott met John Lennon in 1968 and ... (Read More)
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The Discovery of Jeanne Baret: A Story of Science, the High Seas, and the First Woman to Circumnavigate the Globe
Glynis Ridley.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307463524.  Daedalus Item Code: 23501
An herbologist in 18th-century France and the lover of botanist Philibert Commerson, Jeanne Baret disguised herself as a man to accompany him on the first French circumnavigation of the world. Glynis ... (Read More)
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Elihu Washburne: The Diary and Letters of America's Minister to France During the Siege and Commune of Paris
Michael Hill. David McCullough, foreword.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451665284.  Daedalus Item Code: 38259
A congressman from Illinois and a confidante of Lincoln and Grant during the Civil War, Elihu Washburne was appointed Minister to France in 1869, arriving in Europe shortly before the outbreak of the ... (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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Elizabeth of York: A Tudor Queen and Her World
Alison Weir.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345521361.  Daedalus Item Code: 62050
She was the first Tudor queen, and the namesake of her granddaughter Elizabeth I. Elizabeth of York was the first-born child of King Edward IV, and like her brothers, the Princes in the Tower, she ... (Read More)
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English & Catholic: The Lords Baltimore in the Seventeenth Century
John D. Krugler.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780801879630.  Daedalus Item Code: 63233
To be English and Catholic in the 16th and 17th centuries was to face persecution, financial penalties, and sometimes death; some English Catholics prospered, however, reconciling their faith and ... (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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Erasmus Darwin: Sex, Science, & Serendipity
Patricia Fara.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199582662.  Daedalus Item Code: 50938
The world, wrote Charles Darwin, resembles "one great slaughter-house, one universal scene of rapacity and injustice." Surprisingly, that nutshell image of competitive natural selection originated ... (Read More)
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Gandhi Before India
Ramachandra Guha.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385532297.  Daedalus Item Code: 63399
Although we tend to visualize Mohandas Gandhi in his old age—a peaceful sage leading India on its path toward its independence—many of his ideas and tactics were developed much earlier during his ... (Read More)
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George Devey: Architect: 1820–1886
Jill Allibone.
Publisher: Lutterworth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780718827854.  Daedalus Item Code: 52451
A major contributor to the British vernacular architecture revival of the 1860s, George Devey is best remembered for the country houses and estates he designed for the Rothschild family. Featuring ... (Read More)
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George Kennan: A Writing Life
Lee Congdon.
Publisher: ISI Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781933859712.  Daedalus Item Code: 31151
There were two George Kennans, posits history professor Lee Congdon: the first was a diplomat and ambassador to the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia, a tough political realist who gained fame as the ... (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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