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Arthur Miller
Christopher Bigsby.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780753826157.  Daedalus Item Code: 23095
Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Arthur Miller's central decade of work—All My Sons (1947), Death of a Salesman (1949), The Crucible (1953), and A View from the Bridge ... (Read More)
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An Artist in Treason: The Extraordinary Double Life of General James Wilkinson
Andro Linklater.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780802777713.  Daedalus Item Code: 31868
For almost two decades, through the War of 1812, James Wilkinson was the senior general in the United States Army. He was also a spy for the Spanish secret service—a position all the more remarkable ... (Read More)
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Bad Boy: My Life On and Off the Canvas
Eric Fischl & Michael Stone.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780770435578.  Daedalus Item Code: 51236
With such notorious and controversial paintings as Bad Boy and Sleepwalker, Eric Fischl joined the front ranks of American artists in the highly charged and competitive New York art ... (Read More)
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The Ballad of Bob Dylan: A Portrait
Daniel Mark Epstein.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061807336.  Daedalus Item Code: 43960
Through the lens of four seminal concerts, the poet and biographer who gave us Lincoln and Whitman and The Lincolns: Portrait of a Marriage here offers an intimate, vivid, and ... (Read More)
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Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates.
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812993547.  Daedalus Item Code: 59768
The author of The Beautiful Struggle and winner of the National Magazine Award, the Hillman Prize, and the George Polk Award, Atlantic correspondent Ta-Nehisi Coates here gives us the ... (Read More)
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Bob Dylan by Greil Marcus: Writings 1968–2010
Greil Marcus.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781610391993.  Daedalus Item Code: 51764
Notoriously private and often unwilling to comment on his music, Bob Dylan nonetheless found his ideal chronicler in critic Greil Marcus. Beginning with Marcus's first meeting with Dylan in 1963 and ... (Read More)
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Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin
Jill Lepore.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307948830.  Daedalus Item Code: 59759
(Finalist for the 2013 National Book Award for Nonfiction, a New York Times Notable Book, and named a Best Book of 2013 by the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, and NPR) ... (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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The Boxer's Story: Fighting for My Life in the Nazi Camps
Nathan Shapow, with Bob Harris.
Publisher: Robson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849541909.  Daedalus Item Code: 53429
As a teenager in Latvia, Nathan Shapow had little on his mind other than becoming a champion boxer. But the Nazi invasion of Europe forced him into a different sort of fight, in which his talents ... (Read More)
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Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness
Susannah Cahalan.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451621389.  Daedalus Item Code: 53315
One day in 2009, journalist Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a strange hospital room, strapped to her bed, under guard, and unable to move or speak. A wristband marked her as a "flight risk," and ... (Read More)
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Brave Companions: Portraits in History
David McCullough.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780671792763.  Daedalus Item Code: 53829
Resolute individuals have often inspired the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Truman and John Adams; this 1992 anthology collects 17 of his essays on a wide range of intrepid ... (Read More)
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A Brief Guide to J.R.R. Tolkien: The Unauthorized Guide to the Author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings
Nigel Cawthorne.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762447411.  Daedalus Item Code: 43401
J.R.R. Tolkien was a bookish, pipe-smoking, bike-riding Oxford don, most comfortable at home or with his "Inkling" friends like C.S. Lewis, but found himself suddenly famous when his Lord of the ... (Read More)
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