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The Finger: A Handbook
Angus Trumble.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374154981.  Daedalus Item Code: 20448
 
From the author of A Brief History of the Smile comes this complete index of the digit. Art historian Angus Trumble examines the finger from every possible angle in this mix of art and ... (Read More)
 
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A Fistful of Pearls: And Other Tales from Iraq
Elizabeth Laird. Shelley Fowles, illus.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845076412.  Daedalus Item Code: 34354
 
Powerful Caliphs, talking elephants, mysterious magicians—the folk tales of Iraq are filled with otherworldly creatures, enchantment, and earthy humor, hearkening back to a happier time in the ... (Read More)
 
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A Fork in the Road: A Memoir
Andre Brink.
Publisher: Harvell Secker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846552441.  Daedalus Item Code: 24054
 
A three-time winner of the prestigious Central News Agency Literary Award (an honor he shares with J.M. Coetzee, Nadine Gordimer, and Chris Barnard) and twice shortlisted for the Booker Prize, André ... (Read More)
 
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A Garden of Greek Verse: Poems of Ancient Greece
Selected by Yvonne Whiteman. Christopher Walker, text.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780711213166.  Daedalus Item Code: 32565
 
In this anthology, poets from Homer and Sappho to Sophocles and Euripides provide a glimpse of the classical world of ancient Greece through their writings. The original verse is accompanied by the ... (Read More)
 
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The Girl Who Married a Ghost: And Other Tales from Nigeria
Ifeoma Onyefulu. Julia Cairns, illus.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847801760.  Daedalus Item Code: 34355
 
Drawing on fables she heard as a child in her village in eastern Nigeria, Ifeoma Onyefulu presents ten stories of spirits and crafty animals for readers 8 to 12. In one tale, the greatest wrestler in ... (Read More)
 
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The Grand Chorus of Complaint: Authors and the Business Ethics of American Publishing
Michael J. Everton.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199751785.  Daedalus Item Code: 30721
 
When Lord Byron toasted Napoleon for executing a bookseller, or when American satirist Fitz-Greene Halleck picketed his New York publisher for trying to starve him, each was taking part in a ... (Read More)
 
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Great Unrecorded History: A New Life of E.M. Forster
Wendy Moffat.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312572891.  Daedalus Item Code: 33351
 
With the posthumous publication of his long-suppressed novel Maurice in 1970, E.M. Forster came out as homosexual—a revelation that made barely a ripple in the literary reputation of the man ... (Read More)
 
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The Greatest Jewish Stories Ever Told
David Patterson, ed.
Publisher: Jonathan David.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780824603991.  Daedalus Item Code: 41461
 
In this collection—later reprinted as Greatest Jewish Stories—National Jewish Book Award winner David Patterson brings together biblical, Talmudic, Midrashic, kabbalistic, folk, Hasidic, and ... (Read More)
 
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Hans Christian Andersen: Denmark's Famous Author
Anna Carew-Miller. Kirill Chelushkin, illus.
Publisher: Mason Crest.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781590841600.  Daedalus Item Code: 30988
 
Born in 1805 in the Danish town of Odense, near Copenhagen, Hans Christian Andersen was indeed an ugly duckling. Though his looks kept him apart from other children, and later made it difficult for ... (Read More)
 
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Higher Gossip: Essays and Criticism
John Updike.
Publisher: Knopf/QPB.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781620901144.  Daedalus Item Code: 42248
 
In this follow-up to his earlier book of essays and reviews Hugging the Shore, which won a National Book Critics Circle Award, this posthumous collection of miscellaneous prose from John ... (Read More)
 
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A History of Longmans and Their Books, 1724–1990: Longevity in Publishing
Asa Briggs.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780712348737.  Daedalus Item Code: 41151
 
Founded by Thomas Longman in Paternoster Row in 1724 London, Longmans is the oldest commercial publisher in the United Kingdom whose authors have included William Wordsworth and Sir Walter Scott, ... (Read More)
 
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The House of Harper: The Making of a Modern Publisher
Eugene Exman.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061936661.  Daedalus Item Code: 13795
 
In 1817 four young Harper brothers opened a printing shop in downtown Manhattan. Two centuries later, their small enterprise has grown into one of the world's largest and most successful publishing ... (Read More)
 
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