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Personal History
Katharine Graham.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375701047.  Daedalus Item Code: 42323
 
(Winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for Biography) This extraordinarily frank, honest, and generous book by one of America's most famous and admired women contains, as its title suggests, both ... (Read More)
 
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The Piano Shop on the Left Bank: Discovering a Forgotten Passion in a Paris Atelier
Thad Carhart.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375758621.  Daedalus Item Code: 43513
 
(Named one of the Washington Post Book World's Best Books of 2000) Walking his two young children to school in his Paris neighborhood every morning, expatriate American Thad Carhart ... (Read More)
 
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Poems for the Millennium, Volume 3: The University of California Book of Romantic and Postromantic Poetry
Jerome Rothenberg & Jeffrey C. Robinson, eds.
Publisher: California.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780520255982.  Daedalus Item Code: 24087
 
(American Book Award Winner) The previous two volumes of this acclaimed anthology (the first book won the Josephine Miles Award of the PEN/Oakland Chapter) set forth a decentered revision of ... (Read More)
 
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The Portable Dorothy Parker
Dorothy Parker. Marion Meade, ed.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143039532.  Daedalus Item Code: 49055
 
The second revision since its original publication in 1944, this sublime collection of the wit and wisdom of Dorothy Parker ranges over the verse, stories, essays, and journalism of one of the 20th ... (Read More)
 
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Prose: The Century Edition
Elizabeth Bishop. Lloyd Schwartz, ed.
Publisher: Chatto & Windus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780701186272.  Daedalus Item Code: 34389
 
A former U.S. Poet Laureate as well as the winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, poet Elizabeth Bishop is not nearly so well known for her prose, yet she was a dazzling and ... (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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The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century!
Steven Pinker.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670025855.  Daedalus Item Code: 49630
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) Is the English language being corrupted by texting and social media? Does the young adult generation even care about good writing? Can we make it better? And ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare: Staging the World
Jonathan Bate & Dora Thornton.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199915019.  Daedalus Item Code: 40958
 
Almost as good as time-traveling back to Shakespeare's London to see one of his plays at the Globe Theatre, this heavily illustrated book gives us the streets, shops, and churches that the poet would ... (Read More)
 
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Snakes with Wings & Gold-Digging Ants
Herodotus. Aubrey de Selincourt & John Marincola, trans.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141025339.  Daedalus Item Code: 32345
 
Because so much of what we know of the ancient world comes from Herodotus, writing in the 5th century BC, he will always remain, as Cicero deemed him, the Father of Historians. At the same time, a ... (Read More)
 
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A Strong West Wind
Gail Caldwell.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812972566.  Daedalus Item Code: 42330
 
A Pulitzer Prize–winning book critic and the author of Let's Take the Long Way Home, her 2010 memoir of her friendship with columnist Caroline Knapp, Gail Caldwell gave us this remarkable ... (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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Time Bites: Views & Reviews
Doris Lessing.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060831417.  Daedalus Item Code: 42989
 
In Doris Lessing's best essays are the wisdom and insight of a Nobel Prize–winning writer who learned, over the course of a career spanning more than half a century, to read the world differently. ... (Read More)
 
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