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Everyman's Joyce
W. Terrence Gordon, Eri Hamaji & Jacob Albert.
Publisher: Mark Batty Publisher.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780979554681.  Daedalus Item Code: 50445
 
Pablo Picasso's assessment of James Joyce as a writer that "all the world can understand" speaks to how a perspective that favors the visual can see through dense texts, allowing meaning to take ... (Read More)
 
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Everyman's McLuhan
W. Terrence Gordon, Eri Hamaji & Jacob Albert.
Publisher: Mark Batty Publisher.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780977985012.  Daedalus Item Code: 50446
 
A careful student of 20th-century media, a prolific lecturer and author, and the coiner of such phrases as "global village" and "the medium is the message," Canadian philosopher Marshall McLuhan ... (Read More)
 
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Fatherhood: An Anthology
John Lewis-Stempel, ed.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781585674190.  Daedalus Item Code: 42676
 
In this "literary tool-kit for fathers," historian and journalist John Lewis-Stempel mines 4,000 years of writing, including contemporary fiction, personal letters, ancient Greek poetry, 18th-century ... (Read More)
 
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First Thought, Best Thought: Essential Insights for Writers & Poets
William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Anne Waldman & Diane di Prima.
Publisher: Sounds True.   Format: 4 audio CDs.
ISBN: 9781591791881.  Daedalus Item Code: 51068
 
"First thought, best thought" was the phrase that National Book Award–winning poet Allen Ginsberg used to describe spontaneous writing—a way to minimize the effects of over-thinking and self-editing ... (Read More)
 
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For the Love of Letters: The Joy of Slow Communication
John O'Connell.
Publisher: Marble Arch Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476718804.  Daedalus Item Code: 42677
 
"The nib touches the paper. And instinctively I follow the old formula: address in top right-hand corner; date just beneath it on the left-hand side. My writing looks weird. I hand-write so ... (Read More)
 
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The Four Lost Men: The Previously Unpublished Long Version
Thomas Wolfe. Arlyn & Matthew J. Bruccoli, eds.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781570037337.  Daedalus Item Code: 32799
 
Originally appearing as a short story of 7,000 words in Scribner's Magazine in 1934, this work was, like many of Thomas Wolfe's works, considerably shortened for publication. (Indeed, it was ... (Read More)
 
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Great Short Works of Mark Twain: Old Times on the Mississippi, The Mysterious Stranger, The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg, The Jumping Frog, Jim Baker's Bluejay Yarn, A True Story, and Other Writings
Mark Twin.
Publisher: Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060727864.  Daedalus Item Code: 51047
 
In a less-than-kind summation on the writing of James Fenimore Cooper, Mark Twain once wrote: "Every time a Cooper person is in peril, and absolute silence is worth four dollars a minute, he is sure ... (Read More)
 
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Gypsy Boy on the Run: My Escape from a Life Among the Romany Gypsies
Mikey Walsh.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250021878.  Daedalus Item Code: 44216
 
Having little idea what life is like outside the Romany Gypsy culture, 15-year-old Mikey Walsh nonetheless leaves his family behind to forge a new existence for himself, in this 2011 sequel to his ... (Read More)
 
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Henry James: His Women and His Art
Lyndall Gordon.
Publisher: Virago.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781844088928.  Daedalus Item Code: 43990
 
Frequently cited as a homosexual or even an asexual, Henry James nonetheless cultivated two particularly close and tragic friendships with women—James's cousin Minny Temple, who died of tuberculosis ... (Read More)
 
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Here and Now: Letters: 2008–2011
Paul Auster & J.M. Coetzee.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780571299263.  Daedalus Item Code: 44410
 
Although Paul Auster and J.M. Coetzee had been reading each other's books for years, the two writers did not meet until February 2008. Not long after, Auster received a letter from the Nobel Prize ... (Read More)
 
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Hooking Up
Tom Wolfe.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099565888.  Daedalus Item Code: 51562
 
Ranging from coast to coast in this collection of articles, essays, and fiction, National Book Award winner Tom Wolfe observes the "lurid carnival actually taking place in the mightiest country on ... (Read More)
 
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Inseparable: Desire Between Women in Literature
Emma Donoghue.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307270948.  Daedalus Item Code: 31059
 
The author of Slammerkin and Room, Emma Donoghue here examines how desire between women in literature has been portrayed over the centuries, from schoolgirls and vampires to runaway ... (Read More)
 
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