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Just One Catch: A Biography of Joseph Heller
Tracy Daugherty.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312596859.  Daedalus Item Code: 33185
 
Joseph Heller was a Coney Island kid, the son of Russian immigrants, whose experience flying WWII bombing missions over France would become the inspiration for Catch-22 ("The only war novel ... (Read More)
 
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Kathleen and Christopher: Christopher Isherwood's Letters to His Mother
Lisa Colletta, ed.
Publisher: Minnesota.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780816645800.  Daedalus Item Code: 63634
 
Opening a window into an enigmatic period in Christopher Isherwood's life, this book collects more than a hundred previously unpublished letters he wrote to his mother Kathleen between 1935 and 1940, ... (Read More)
 
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The Kraus Project: Essays by Karl Kraus (English/German Languages)
Karl Kraus. Jonathan Franzen, ed. Paul Reitter & Daniel Kehlmann, notes.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374182212.  Daedalus Item Code: 54522
 
A hundred years ago, Viennese satirist Karl Kraus was among the most penetrating and prophetic writers in Europe—a relentless critic of the popular media's manipulation of reality, the dehumanizing ... (Read More)
 
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The Lexicographer's Dilemma: The Evolution of "Proper" English, from Shakespeare to South Park
Jack Lynch.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717009.  Daedalus Item Code: 31909
 
In its long history, the English language has had many lawmakers—those who have tried to regulate, politicize, or otherwise organize the way we speak. English professor and Samuel Johnson scholar ... (Read More)
 
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The Lives of Margaret Fuller: A Biography
John Matteson.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068054.  Daedalus Item Code: 41477
 
Outspoken and quick-witted, idealistic and adventurous, Margaret Fuller (1810–50) was perhaps the most famous American woman of her generation, assays John Matteson, winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize ... (Read More)
 
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Loaded Words
Marjorie Garber.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823242054.  Daedalus Item Code: 64067
 
Suggesting that words are intoxicating, highly charged, and even dangerous, Marjorie Garber invites us on this exploration of language. Ranging freely through such subjects as Mad magazine to ... (Read More)
 
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Lolita: The Story of a Cover Girl: Vladimir Nabokov's Novel in Art and Design
John Bertram & Yuri Leving, eds.
Publisher: Print.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440329869.  Daedalus Item Code: 44064
 
What should Lolita look like? The question has dogged book-cover designers since 1955, when Lolita was first published in a plain green wrapper. The heroine of Vladimir Nabokov's classic novel ... (Read More)
 
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Love Poems
Bertolt Brecht. David Constantine & Tom Kuhn, trans. Barbara Brecht-Schall, foreword.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871408563.  Daedalus Item Code: 64018
 
Best known to the English-speaking world for the play The Caucasian Chalk Circle and the libretto to The Threepenny Opera, Bertolt Brecht (1898–1956) has long been considered by German ... (Read More)
 
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The Man from Mars: Ray Palmer's Amazing Pulp Journey
Fred Nadis.
Publisher: Tarcher.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780399160547.  Daedalus Item Code: 62904
 
Meet Ray Palmer, a hustler, a trickster, and a visionary. Though diminutive—he stood at just over four feet tall—Palmer was nevertheless an indomitable force in the science fiction and supernatural ... (Read More)
 
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The Man Within My Head
Pico Iyer.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307267610.  Daedalus Item Code: 44353
 
We all carry people inside our heads—actors, leaders, writers, figures out of history or fiction—who sometimes seem closer to us than people we know; here Pico Iyer sets out to unravel the mysterious ... (Read More)
 
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Mania: The Story of the Outraged & Outrageous Lives That Launched a Cultural Revolution
Ronald K.L. Collins & David M. Skover.
Publisher: Top Five.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781938938023.  Daedalus Item Code: 43192
 
By the time 19-year-old Lucien Carr stabbed his obsessive pursuer David Kammerer to death on the banks of the Hudson River in August 1944, it was clear that the hard-partying teenager who had brought ... (Read More)
 
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Mark Twain's America: A Celebration in Words and Images
Harry L. Katz. Lewis H. Lapham, foreword.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316209397.  Daedalus Item Code: 61646
 
We know Mark Twain today as the author of classics like The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, but in his own time Twain—born Samuel Langhorne Clemens—was a controversial satirist and public figure who ... (Read More)
 
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