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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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Generation of Swine: Tales of Shame and Degradation in the '80s
Hunter S. Thompson.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330544887.  Daedalus Item Code: 41283
 
Originally published in 1988 as the second volume of Hunter S. Thompson's "Gonzo Papers," this book collects the best of his 1985–88 weekly columns for the San Francisco Examiner. Against a ... (Read More)
 
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The Gift of Thanks: The Roots and Rituals of Gratitude
Margaret Visser.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780151013319.  Daedalus Item Code: 12186
 
Known as an "anthropologist of everyday life," for producing such books as The Rituals of Dinner (a New York Times Notable Book of the Year that also won the IACP Literary Food Writing ... (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 Poems for Grand Children
Celestine Frost, ed. Brian Cronin, illus.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781402725128.  Daedalus Item Code: 41916
 
Teacher, poet, and grandmother Celestine Frost has gathered 175 of her favorite verses for all ages and compiled them in an anthology meant for sharing poetry between generations. Arranged topically ... (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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Haunted Love: Tales of Ghostly Soulmates, Spooky Suitors, and Eternal Love
Chris Gonsalves.
Publisher: Globe Pequot.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762752768.  Daedalus Item Code: 41872
 
Four centuries ago, French writer François de La Rochefoucauld said, "It is with true love as it is with ghosts; everyone talks about it, but few have seen it." And yet, there are those who have seen ... (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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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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Humorists: From Hogarth to Noel Coward
Paul Johnson.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061825927.  Daedalus Item Code: 40718
 
The author of Creators and Heroes, as well as Modern Times and History of Christianity, here turns to the finest wits of the Western world. Paul Johnson surveys a diverse ... (Read More)
 
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