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An Autobiography of Joseph Conrad
Joseph Conrad. Stephen Brennan, ed.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781626361386.  Daedalus Item Code: 52121
 
Born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski in 1857, the author of Heart of Darkness and Lord Jim lived a life as vivid and adventurous as those of his fictional characters. Leaving Poland ... (Read More)
 
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Beethoven: The Man Revealed
John Suchet.
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781416145011.  Daedalus Item Code: 61107
 
Beethoven scholar and classical radio host John Suchet has had a lifelong interest in Ludwig van Beethoven and his music. Here he illuminates the composer's difficult childhood, his struggle to ... (Read More)
 
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Beethoven: Anguish and Triumph
Jan Swafford.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780618054749.  Daedalus Item Code: 61121
 
(A New York Times Editor's Choice) Over the past century and a half, Ludwig van Beethoven has become such an iconic figure that the historical reality of the composer has become lost to ... (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
 
(Winner of the 2015 National Book Award for Nonfiction and one of the New York Times's 10 Best Books of the Year) The author of The Beautiful Struggle and winner of the National ... (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 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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A Brief History of Cleopatra: Last Pharaoh of Egypt
M.J. Trow.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762448012.  Daedalus Item Code: 51769
 
She was variously deemed a reincarnation of the goddess Isis, a fabled beauty, the last pharaoh, a seductress, and a harlot. For 2,000 years we have been telling stories about Cleopatra, yet few ... (Read More)
 
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Brief Lives: Jane Austen
Fiona Stafford.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843919063.  Daedalus Item Code: 53673
 
Over the last two centuries, Jane Austen's novels have grown exponentially in fame, yet the author herself remains in many ways a mystery. Fiona Stafford assesses Austen's books in the context of ... (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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Charles Dickens' Favorite Daughter: The Life, Loves, and Art of Katey Dickens Perugini
Lucinda Hawksley.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762785216.  Daedalus Item Code: 51293
 
Also the biographer of Pre-Raphaelite artists' model Lizzie Siddal, as well as Charles Dickens himself, Lucinda Hawksley here gives us the life of Dickens's daughter Katey, who refused to be eclipsed ... (Read More)
 
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City Poet: The Life and Times of Frank O'Hara
Brad Gooch.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062303417.  Daedalus Item Code: 54070
 
A poet surrounded by artworks and artists, Frank O'Hara was a magnetic literary figure at the center of New York's cultural life during the 1950s and 60s, and a leading proponent of the New York ... (Read More)
 
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