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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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Charles Dickens in Love
Robert Garnett.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605983950.  Daedalus Item Code: 51294
 
Charles Dickens's gift for creating memorable and believable female characters owes much to his love for three women over the course of his lifetime, suggests Robert Garnett. In this biography—which ... (Read More)
 
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The Charleston Bulletin Supplements
Virginia Woolf & Quentin Bell. Claudia Olk, ed.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780712358910.  Daedalus Item Code: 52391
 
In the summer of 1923 Virginia Woolf's nephews, Quentin and Julian Bell, started a family newspaper, The Charleston Bulletin. Quentin asked his aunt Virginia for a contribution—"it seemed ... (Read More)
 
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Cheese, Pears, and History in a Proverb
Massimo Montanari.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780231152518.  Daedalus Item Code: 62021
 
Intrigued by the Italian expression "Do not let the peasant know how good cheese is with pears," Massimo Montanari set out to unravel the phrase's origin and utility. Perusing archival cookbooks, ... (Read More)
 
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Childhood Memories and Other Stories
Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa. Ian Thomson, foreword. Stephen Parkin, trans. Gioacchino Lanza Tomasi & Alessandro Gallenzi, eds.
Publisher: Alma Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847493057.  Daedalus Item Code: 51588
 
The author of The Leopard, one of the most poignant and enduringly popular novels of the 20th century, Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa left only a few other pieces of fiction when he died ... (Read More)
 
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City Poet: The Life and Times of Frank O'Hara
Brad Gooch.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062303417.  Daedalus Item Code: 54070
 
A poet surrounded by artworks and artists, Frank O'Hara was a magnetic literary figure at the center of New York's cultural life during the 1950s and 60s, and a leading proponent of the New York ... (Read More)
 
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Classic American Love Poems
Hippocrene Books, eds. Rosemary Fox, illus.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780781808941.  Daedalus Item Code: 52170
 
This anthology presents more than 100 inspiring love poems from 47 American poets, encompassing works from colonial days to the 20th century and touching on themes of patriotism, familial and ... (Read More)
 
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Clea
Lawrence Durrell.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780140153224.  Daedalus Item Code: 60996
 
The four novels of the Alexandria QuartetJustine, Balthazar, Mountolive, and Clea—follow a circle of couples as they come together and part with growing and then ... (Read More)
 
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The Colossus of New York: A City in Thirteen Parts: Unabridged
Colson Whitehead.
Publisher: Recorded Books.   Format: 3 audio CDs.
ISBN: 9781402563430.  Daedalus Item Code: 61859
 
The author of the PEN/Hemingway Award finalist The Intuitionist and the National Book Critics Circle Award and Pulitzer Prize finalist John Henry Days here gives us a memorable tribute ... (Read More)
 
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Connecting with E.M. Forster: A Memoir
Tim Leggatt.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913757.  Daedalus Item Code: 53680
 
Drawing upon unpublished letters and his travel journal, Tim Leggatt chronicles the last years of his friend E.M. Forster, in this memoir from 2012. An undergraduate at the time, Leggatt found the ... (Read More)
 
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Constellation of Genius: 1922: Modernism and All that Jazz
Kevin Jackson.
Publisher: Windmill Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099559023.  Daedalus Item Code: 51081
 
1922 was the spectacular year that F. Scott Fitzgerald chose as a backdrop for The Great Gatsby. It was also the year in which James Joyce's Ulysses and T.S. Eliot's The Waste ... (Read More)
 
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A Corner of a Foreign Field: The Illustrated Poetry of the First World War
Fiona Waters, ed.
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781909242487.  Daedalus Item Code: 44270
 
For some the only possible reaction of the rational mind to the insanity of war is to distill their feelings in poetry. The slaughter of a generation of young men in World War I produced some of the ... (Read More)
 
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