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Cleopatra's Nose: 39 Varieties of Desire
Judith Thurman.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374126513.  Daedalus Item Code: 33134
Gathering essays and profiles that span 20 years of her cultural criticism for The New Yorker, Judith Thurman displays her fascination with human vanity, femininity, and "women's work," be it ... (Read More)
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Coffee with Marilyn
Yona Zeldis McDonough. Gloria Steinem, foreword.
Publisher: Duncan Baird.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781844835102.  Daedalus Item Code: 30875
Interviewer: "How did you feel when you heard about your first major movie deal?"

Marilyn Monroe: "When Gentlemen Prefer Blondes came out, I was happy—incredibly happy. I remember driving ... (Read More)

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The Contemplated Spouse: The Letters of Wallace Stevens to Elsie
J. Donald Blount, ed.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781570032486.  Daedalus Item Code: 23709
Here in a single volume are the 272 extant letters written by Wallace Stevens to the woman with whom he shared his life, Elsie Viola Kachel. Written over 25 years, the correspondence reflects Elsie's ... (Read More)
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Dog Songs: Poems
Mary Oliver. John Burgoyne, illus.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594204784.  Daedalus Item Code: 39038
Beloved by her readers, and special to the poet's own heart, the dog poems of Pulitzer Prize winner Mary Oliver have long offered a particular and intimate window into a very private world. Dog ... (Read More)
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Eminent Outlaws: The Gay Writers Who Changed America
Christopher Bram.
Publisher: Twelve/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780446563130.  Daedalus Item Code: 33272
In the years following World War II a group of gay writers established themselves as major cultural figures in American life, including Truman Capote, Gore Vidal, Tennessee Williams, James Baldwin, ... (Read More)
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Every Day by the Sun: A Memoir of the Faulkners of Mississippi
Dean Faulkner Wells.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307591043.  Daedalus Item Code: 32591
An author (The Ghosts of Rowan Oak), a publisher (Yoknapatawpha Press), and the niece of William Faulkner, Dean Faulkner Wells chronicles the Faulkners of Mississippi, whose legacy includes ... (Read More)
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Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm: A New English Version
Philip Pullman.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143107293.  Daedalus Item Code: 49036
Two centuries ago, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their first volume of fairy tales. Since then, such stories as "Cinderella," "Snow White," "Rapunzel," and "Hansel and Gretel" have become deeply ... (Read More)
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A Family of Readers: The Book Lover's Guide to Children's and Young Adult Literature
Roger Sutton & Martha V. Parravano. Gregory Maguire, foreword.
Publisher: Candlewick.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780763632809.  Daedalus Item Code: 33831
The editor in chief and the executive editor of The Horn Book Magazine—a premier resource for reviews of books for young readers since 1924—Roger Sutton and Martha Parravano here offer ... (Read More)
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Finding My Elegy: New and Selected Poems
Ursula K. Le Guin.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547858203.  Daedalus Item Code: 41725
Long known for her tales of other worlds, for which she has earned the National Book Award, the Kafka Award, and numerous Hugo and Nebula Awards, Ursula Le Guin started her writing career as a poet. ... (Read More)
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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 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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Good Poems, American Places
Garrison Keillor, ed.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670022540.  Daedalus Item Code: 33177
In his third collection of Good Poems, following Good Poems and Good Poems for Hard Times, Grammy and Peabody Award winner Garrison Keillor introduces us to more of the plainspoken yet ... (Read More)
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