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The Burning Leg: Walking Scenes from Classic Fiction
Will Self, foreword. Duncan Minshull, ed.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843917151.  Daedalus Item Code: 43280
Walkers, like lovers of literature, are driven by the urge to explore, and writers have blessed their fictional characters with this impulse since the earliest of narratives. From Milton's Adam and ... (Read More)
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Burning the Days
James Salter.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780330448826.  Daedalus Item Code: 51077
The author of the PEN/Faulkner and PEN/Malamud Award–winning story collections Dusk and Other Stories and Last Night, as well as a string of superb novels, the late James Salter gave us ... (Read More)
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By the Book: Writers on Literature and the Literary Life from the New York Times Book Review
Pamela Paul, ed. Scott Turow, foreword. Jillian Tamaki, illus.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781627791458.  Daedalus Item Code: 49432
What do your favorite writers read? Who are their favorite characters? What is their writing regimen, and what's on their nightstand? Every Sunday, readers of the New York Times Book Review ... (Read More)
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Caravans and Wedding Bands: Memories of a Romany Life
Eva Petulengro.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447209447.  Daedalus Item Code: 52832
In this sequel to her heartwarming memoir The Girl in the Painted Caravan, Eva Petulengro tells how she married outside her Romany culture in 1964, giving up her gypsy caravan for life with a ... (Read More)
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Charles Dickens: A Celebration of His Life and Work
Charles Mosley.
Publisher: Worth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849310253.  Daedalus Item Code: 40768
Heavily illustrated with captioned color reproductions of art, engravings, photos, and such ephemera as original title pages, this book from the author of Hans Christian Andersen: The Illustrated ... (Read More)
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Charles Dickens
Michael Slater.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300170931.  Daedalus Item Code: 42504
The past president of the International Dickens Fellowship, former editor of The Dickensian, and longtime trustee of the Charles Dickens Museum, literature professor Michael Slater gives us an ... (Read More)
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Charles Dickens: England's Most Captivating Storyteller
Catherine Wells-Cole.
Publisher: Templar.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780763655679.  Daedalus Item Code: 50539
The world of Charles Dickens—both in his stories and in the real world of Victorian England—are vividly depicted in this scrapbook biography for readers 9 and up and Dickens fans of all ages.

"This ... (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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The Charleston Bulletin Supplements
Virginia Woolf & Quentin Bell. Claudia Olk, ed.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780712358910.  Daedalus Item Code: 52391
In the summer of 1923 Virginia Woolf's nephews, Quentin and Julian Bell, started a family newspaper, The Charleston Bulletin. Quentin asked his aunt Virginia for a contribution—"it seemed ... (Read More)
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The Chicken Chronicles: Sitting with the Angels Who Have Returned with My Memories: Glorious, Rufus, Gertrude Stein, Splendor, Hortensia, Agnes of God, the Gladyses, and Babe: A Memoir
Alice Walker.
Publisher: New Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781595587749.  Daedalus Item Code: 34937
In this offbeat, compassionate, "eccentrically inspirational" (Kirkus Reviews) memoir, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Color Purple shares her experiences raising and caring ... (Read More)
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Childhood Memories and Other Stories
Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa. Ian Thomson, foreword. Stephen Parkin, trans. Gioacchino Lanza Tomasi & Alessandro Gallenzi, eds.
Publisher: Alma Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847493057.  Daedalus Item Code: 51588
The author of The Leopard, one of the most poignant and enduringly popular novels of the 20th century, Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa left only a few other pieces of fiction when he died ... (Read More)
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