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Love and Capital: Karl and Jenny Marx and the Birth of a Revolution
Mary Gabriel.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316066129.  Daedalus Item Code: 29451
 
(Finalist for the 2011 National Book Award, the Pulitzer Prize, and the National Book Critics Circle Award; Named One of the Year's Best Nonfiction Books by the Washington Post, Boston ... (Read More)
 
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A Man of Misconceptions: The Life of an Eccentric in an Age of Change
John Glassie.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594488719.  Daedalus Item Code: 43117
 
(A Scientific American Best Science Book of 2012 and a New York Times Book Review "Editor's Choice") The interests of 17th-century priest-scientist Athanasius Kircher knew no ... (Read More)
 
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Mary Queen of Scots
Antonia Fraser.
Publisher: Delta.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780385311298.  Daedalus Item Code: 59134
 
(Winner of the 1969 James Tait Black Memorial Prize) A winner of the Wolfson History Prize and a CWA Gold Dagger for Non-fiction, Antonia Fraser has penned several notable histories of ... (Read More)
 
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Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Volume 3
Robert A. Caro.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780394720951.  Daedalus Item Code: 52296
 
(Winner of the 2002 National Book Award and the 2003 Pulitzer Prize) Spanning Lyndon Johnson's dynamic Senate career from his arrival in 1950 (after 12 years in the House of Representatives) ... (Read More)
 
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Nicholas and Alexandra: The Classic Account of the Fall of the Romanov Dynasty
Robert K. Massie.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345438317.  Daedalus Item Code: 62251
 
Naïve and self-absorbed, Nicholas II and his wife Alexandra were the last Romanov rulers of Russia, losing their lives as the Communists seized power in 1917. As this history by the Pulitzer ... (Read More)
 
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On My Own
Diane Rehm.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781101875285.  Daedalus Item Code: 69098
 
(First Edition, Autographed) The host of her own hugely popular talk show on National Public Radio since 1979, and accustomed to interviewing figures from Barack Obama to Fred Rogers before ... (Read More)
 
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Peter the Great: His Life and World
Robert K. Massie.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345298065.  Daedalus Item Code: 62250
 
(Winner of the 1981 Pulitzer Prize for Biography) Published 30 years before his superb, Andrew Carnegie Medal–winning biography of Catherine the Great, Robert Massie's biography of Peter the ... (Read More)
 
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Respect: The Life of Aretha Franklin
David Ritz.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316196833.  Daedalus Item Code: 61656
 
(One of Rolling Stone's 10 Best Music Books of 2014) The golden daughter of a progressive and promiscuous Baptist preacher, Aretha Franklin was a gospel prodigy, as David Ritz tells us ... (Read More)
 
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Rosenfeld's Lives: Fame, Oblivion, and the Furies of Writing
Steven J. Zipperstein.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300126495.  Daedalus Item Code: 42103
 
(2010 National Jewish Book Award Finalist) Born in Chicago in 1918, the prodigiously gifted and erudite Isaac Rosenfeld was deemed a genius upon the 1946 publication of his first novel ... (Read More)
 
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Satchel: The Life and Times of an American Legend
Larry Tye.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812977974.  Daedalus Item Code: 62296
 
(Winner of the 2009 Casey Award for Best Baseball Book of the Year; named one of the Best Books of 2009 by the Chicago Tribune and Kansas City Star; and a New York Times ... (Read More)
 
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Strindberg: A Life
Sue Prideaux.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300136937.  Daedalus Item Code: 51994
 
(Winner of the 2012 Duff Cooper Prize and a finalist for the Samuel Johnson Prize) The author of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize winner Edvard Munch: Behind the Scream here gives us ... (Read More)
 
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Telling Times: Writing and Living, 1954–2008
Nadine Gordimer.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393066289.  Daedalus Item Code: 23896
 
"Ours is the most solitary of occupations; the only comparison I can think of is keeper of a lighthouse. But the analogy mustn't go too far," insisted the late Nobel Prize winner Nadine Gordimer. "We ... (Read More)
 
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