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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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The Chicken Chronicles: Sitting with the Angels Who Have Returned with My Memories: Glorious, Rufus, Gertrude Stein, Splendor, Hortensia, Agnes of God, the Gladyses, and Babe: A Memoir
Alice Walker.
Publisher: New Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781595587749.  Daedalus Item Code: 34937
 
In this offbeat, compassionate, "eccentrically inspirational" (Kirkus Reviews) memoir, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Color Purple shares her experiences raising and caring ... (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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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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The Classics: All You Need to Know, from Zeus's Throne to the Fall of Rome
Caroline Taggart.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781606521328.  Daedalus Item Code: 52211
 
This fun little book is a boon for former students who are now a little foggy on why Cicero was such a big name in ancient Rome. The author of I Used to Know That, Caroline Taggart gives us ... (Read More)
 
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Collected Poems 1943–2004
Richard Wilbur.
Publisher: Harcourt.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780156030793.  Daedalus Item Code: 52620
 
(Includes the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award Winner Things of This World) A winner of the National Book Award and two Pulitzer Prizes, Richard Wilbur has enjoyed a seven-decade ... (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 feeling in poetry. The slaughter of a generation of young men in World War I produced some of the ... (Read More)
 
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'Dangerous Work': Diary of an Arctic Adventure
Arthur Conan Doyle. Jon Lellenberg & Daniel Stashower, eds.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780712358644.  Daedalus Item Code: 52393
 
Long before he created Sherlock Holmes, 20-year-old medical student Arthur Conan Doyle embarked on a seven-month stint as ship's surgeon on an Arctic whaler. A compelling facsimile of Doyle's diary ... (Read More)
 
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The Death of King Arthur: A New Verse Translation
Simon Armitage, trans.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393073973.  Daedalus Item Code: 41469
 
First appearing around 1400, The Alliterative Morte Arthure, or The Death of King Arthur, is one of the most spectacular poems ever written in Middle English. Only one copy of the ... (Read More)
 
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The Delighted States: A Book of Novels, Romances, and Their Unknown Translators, Containing Ten Languages, Set on Four Continents, and Accompanied by Maps, Portraits, Squiggles, Illustrations, and a Variety of Helpful Indexes
Adam Thirlwell.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312428297.  Daedalus Item Code: 31973
 
(Winner of a 2008 Somerset Maugham Award) Having slept with a prostitute in Egypt, Gustave Flaubert begins writing Madame Bovary, which influences the minor French novelist Édouard ... (Read More)
 
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Diaries and Selected Letters
Mikhail Bulgakov. Roger Cockrell, trans.
Publisher: Alma Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847493033.  Daedalus Item Code: 51563
 
Spending much of his career under the scrutiny of the secret police, Russian author Mikhail Bulgakov (1891–1940) wrote The Master and Margarita—now recognized as one of the 20th century's ... (Read More)
 
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