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Enthusiasms
Mark Girouard.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780711233294.  Daedalus Item Code: 50663
 
Does a neglected masterpiece by Jane Austen enshrine her first love affair? Who was Vita Sackville-West's real grandfather? And what clues are there to the identity of "Walter," doyen of Victorian ... (Read More)
 
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Essays After Eighty
Donald Hall.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544570313.  Daedalus Item Code: 64527
 
National Medal of the Arts honoree and former U.S. Poet Laureate Donald Hall has lived a remarkable life of letters, marked by great triumph and shattering loss; here he contemplates the "unknown, ... (Read More)
 
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Essays on India
Carlo Levi. Anita Desai, foreword. Antony Shugaar, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843914402.  Daedalus Item Code: 53691
 
Visiting India in the late 1950s, the author of Christ Stopped at Eboli documented a nation still in the first throes of independence and modernity. A painter and doctor by vocation, Carlo ... (Read More)
 
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The First Well: A Bethlehem Boyhood
Jabra Ibrahim Jabra. Mohammad Shaheen, foreword. Issa J. Boullata, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913719.  Daedalus Item Code: 53699
 
As a child in British Mandate Palestine, poet and translator Jabra Ibrahim Jabra (1920–94) enjoyed proximity to a rich confluence of cultures in Bethlehem and Jerusalem. In this 1987 memoir, Jabra ... (Read More)
 
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Gerard Manley Hopkins
Gerard Manley Hopkins. John Stammers, ed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571230686.  Daedalus Item Code: 64762
 
The Jesuit priest Gerard Manley Hopkins's (1844–89) poetry is characterized by its innovative use of rhythm and rich vocabulary; most of his works, however, weren't published until decades after his ... (Read More)
 
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The Givenness of Things: Essays
Marilynne Robinson.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250097316.  Daedalus Item Code: 69455
 
The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Gilead, Lila, and Housekeeping, Marilynne Robinson here delivers an impassioned critique of contemporary society while arguing that reverence ... (Read More)
 
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The Golden Ass of Lucius Apuleius
M.D. Usher, adaptation. T. Motley, illus.
Publisher: Godine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781567924183.  Daedalus Item Code: 36319
 
A favorite of private presses and illustrators since the invention of printing, Lucius Apuleius's 2nd-century comic masterpiece traces the misadventures of a young man who is a bit too curious about ... (Read More)
 
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The Grail: A Secret History
John Matthews.
Publisher: Barron's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780764158674.  Daedalus Item Code: 60442
 
What is the Holy Grail? It has been variously described as a stone, a chalice, and even as an enduring idea that encapsulates Christian mysticism. In this book, illustrated with some 90 color images, ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Detective: The Amazing Rise and Immortal Life of Sherlock Holmes
Zach Dundas.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544214040.  Daedalus Item Code: 64531
 
Today he is the inspiration for innumerable adaptations, blockbuster movies, hit television shows, raucous Twitter banter, and thriving subcultures. What is it about Arthur Conan Doyle's peculiar ... (Read More)
 
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A Guinea Pig Oliver Twist
Charles Dickens. Retold by Alex Goodwin. Tess Gammell, photog.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781632867087.  Daedalus Item Code: 69453
 
After we giggled our way through A Guinea Pig Nativity and nearly swooned over A Guinea Pig Pride & Prejudice, all we could think was "Please sir? We want some more!" Happily, our pleas ... (Read More)
 
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H.G. Wells: Another Kind of Life
Michael Sherborne. Christopher Priest, foreword.
Publisher: Peter Owen.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780720613919.  Daedalus Item Code: 62994
 
When Herbert George Wells left school in 1880 at 13 he seemed destined for obscurity, yet he became one of the most famous writers in the world. He established the science fiction genre with such ... (Read More)
 
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Halala Madiba: Nelson Mandela in Poetry
Richard Bartlett & Morakabe Seakhoa, eds. Nadine Gordimer, foreword.
Publisher: Aflame Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780955233906.  Daedalus Item Code: 43283
 
A broad spectrum of writers—including Wole Soyinka, Ntozake Shange, Seamus Heaney, Tupac Shakur, and Adonis—pay tribute to Nelson Mandela in this collection spanning his imprisonment in 1963 through ... (Read More)
 
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