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The Busiest Man in England: A Life of Joseph Paxton, Gardener, Architect, and Victorian Visionary
Kate Colquhoun.
Publisher: Godine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781567923018.  Daedalus Item Code: 61669
 
Today one would be hard pressed to choose a "preeminent Victorian," but among the Victorians themselves it was agreed that one figure towered above most. Joseph Paxton (1803–65) stood atop the worlds ... (Read More)
 
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Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant?: A Memoir
Roz Chast.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781632861016.  Daedalus Item Code: 69454
 
(Winner of the 2014 National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography and the 2015 Reuben Award from the National Cartoonists Society; finalist for the National Book Award and the New England ... (Read More)
 
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Charles Dickens at Home
Hilary Macaskill. Florian Schweizer, foreword. Graham Salter, photos.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780711232273.  Daedalus Item Code: 50657
 
Giving us an uncommonly close-up look at one of the world's most popular and celebrated authors of the past two centuries, this book is a detailed, highly visual tour of the places where Charles ... (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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Churchill
Ashley Jackson.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781623658045.  Daedalus Item Code: 63127
 
In this follow-up to The British Empire and the Second World War, Ashley Jackson paints an unvarnished portrait of Winston Churchill, who attracted far more criticism alive than he has since ... (Read More)
 
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Churchill: The Life: An Authorized Pictorial Biography
Max Arthur.
Publisher: Firefly.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781770856325.  Daedalus Item Code: 63246
 
Rare photos, documents, and personal objects abound in this rich visual biography of Winston Churchill, taking him from his unhappy student days through his courageous adventures in South Africa, his ... (Read More)
 
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Composed: A Memoir
Rosanne Cash.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143119395.  Daedalus Item Code: 62638
 
Having moved gracefully from Nashville stardom to critical success as a singer-songwriter and author of essays and short stories, Rosanne Cash here offers a candid and beautifully written account of ... (Read More)
 
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Counting One's Blessings: The Selected Letters of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
William Shawcross, ed.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374185220.  Daedalus Item Code: 61236
 
Also the writer of the BBC television series Monarchy and Queen and Country, William Shawcross produced an enormously successful official biography of the Queen Mother, the mother of ... (Read More)
 
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Crossing the Borders of Time: A True Story of War, Exile, and Love Reclaimed
Leslie Maitland.
Publisher: Other Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590514962.  Daedalus Item Code: 51354
 
On a pier in Marseille in 1942, with desperate refugees pressing to board one of the last ships to escape France before the Nazis closed its ports, an 18-year-old German Jewish girl named Janine was ... (Read More)
 
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David Crockett in Congress: The Rise and Fall of the Poor Man's Friend
James R. Boylston & Allen J. Wiener.
Publisher: Bright Sky Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781933979519.  Daedalus Item Code: 63536
 
Our common view of David Crockett as the buckskin-clad frontiersman who stepped in as an admirable if somewhat inept and naive politician is a flawed one, argue Alamo historian James Boylston and ... (Read More)
 
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Defiant Brides: The Untold Story of Two Revolutionary-Era Women and the Radical Men They Married
Nancy Rubin Stuart.
Publisher: Beacon Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780807001172.  Daedalus Item Code: 63173
 
When Peggy Shippen, a celebrated blonde belle of Philadelphia, defied her family to marry American military hero Benedict Arnold in 1779, she anticipated a life of fame and fortune, but financial ... (Read More)
 
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The Diary of Lena Mukhina: A Girl's Life in the Siege of Leningrad
Lena Mukhina. Amanda Love Darragh, trans.
Publisher: Macmillan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447284352.  Daedalus Item Code: 63045
 
In May 1941 Lena Mukhina was an ordinary teenage girl, worrying in her diary about her homework and whether Vova—the boy she liked—liked her. Then in June, Hitler broke his pact with Stalin and ... (Read More)
 
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