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A Brilliant Darkness: The Extraordinary Life and Mysterious Disappearance of Ettore Majorana, the Troubled Genius of the Nuclear Age
João Magueijo.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465009039.  Daedalus Item Code: 32961
 
On March 26, 1938, Italian nuclear physicist Ettore Majorana boarded a ship in Palermo, cash and passport in hand, and was never seen again. Theoretical physicist João Magueijo—the author of ... (Read More)
 
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Bruce Springsteen and the Promise of Rock 'N' Roll
Marc Dolan.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393081350.  Daedalus Item Code: 54633
 
Smart and incisive, this book from English, American studies, and film professor Marc Dolan takes us through Bruce Springsteen's life by tracing the cultural, political, and personal forces that ... (Read More)
 
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Call Me Burroughs: A Life
Barry Miles.
Publisher: Twelve.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781455511952.  Daedalus Item Code: 54277
 
Notorious for his bohemian lifestyle and admired for such novels as Naked Lunch, William S. Burroughs spent most of his 83 years very much in the public eye. Drawing upon extensive research ... (Read More)
 
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Call the Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times
Jennifer Worth.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143123255.  Daedalus Item Code: 60994
 
A sensation on British television every bit as dramatic and popular as Downton Abbey, Call the Midwife is based on this gripping memoir by former midwife Jennifer Worth, "at once ... (Read More)
 
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Caravans and Wedding Bands: Memories of a Romany Life
Eva Petulengro.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447209447.  Daedalus Item Code: 52832
 
In this sequel to her heartwarming memoir The Girl in the Painted Caravan, Eva Petulengro tells how she married outside her Romany culture in 1964, giving up her gypsy caravan for life with a ... (Read More)
 
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Catherine of Aragon: The Spanish Queen of Henry VIII
Giles Tremlett.
Publisher: Walker & Company.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802779168.  Daedalus Item Code: 53187
 
The image of Catherine of Aragon has always paled when compared to the vivacious sexuality of Anne Boleyn. But when Henry VIII married Catherine, she was a passionate auburn-haired beauty. As Giles ... (Read More)
 
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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Robert K. Massie.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780679456728.  Daedalus Item Code: 54278
 
(Winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction) The Pulitzer Prize–winning biographer of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and the Romanov family returns with the ... (Read More)
 
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Cecil B. DeMille and the Golden Calf
Simon Louvish.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571229000.  Daedalus Item Code: 44395
 
An enduring Hollywood legend, Cecil B. DeMille is remembered—and sometimes reviled—for his grandiose biblical sagas, including Samson and Delilah and his 1956 version of The Ten ... (Read More)
 
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Cézanne: A Life
Alex Danchev.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307377074.  Daedalus Item Code: 54685
 
So profound was Paul Cézanne's influence upon 20th-century art that both Picasso and Matisse averred that he was "the father of us all." Believing that understanding the man is an essential part of ... (Read More)
 
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Charles Dickens: A Celebration of His Life and Work
Charles Mosley.
Publisher: Worth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849310253.  Daedalus Item Code: 40768
 
Heavily illustrated with captioned color reproductions of art, engravings, photos, and such ephemera as original title pages, this book from the author of Hans Christian Andersen: The Illustrated ... (Read More)
 
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Charles Dickens
Michael Slater.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300170931.  Daedalus Item Code: 42504
 
The past president of the International Dickens Fellowship, former editor of The Dickensian, and longtime trustee of the Charles Dickens Museum, literature professor Michael Slater gives us an ... (Read More)
 
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Charles Dickens at Home
Hilary Macaskill. Florian Schweizer, foreword. Graham Salter, photos.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780711232273.  Daedalus Item Code: 50657
 
Giving us an uncommonly close-up look at one of the world's most popular and celebrated authors of the past two centuries, this book is a detailed, highly visual tour of the places where Charles ... (Read More)
 
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