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The Enchanter: Nabokov and Happiness
Lila Azam Zanganeh.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393079920.  Daedalus Item Code: 41472
Delving into the literary worlds of Vladimir Nabokov's Speak, Memory; Ada, or Ardor; and the infamous Lolita, Lila Azam Zanganeh seeks out the Nabokovian experience of time, ... (Read More)
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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: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544287044.  Daedalus Item Code: 59260
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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Everyman's Joyce
W. Terrence Gordon, Eri Hamaji & Jacob Albert.
Publisher: Mark Batty Publisher.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780979554681.  Daedalus Item Code: 50445
Pablo Picasso's assessment of James Joyce as a writer that "all the world can understand" speaks to how a perspective that favors the visual can see through dense texts, allowing meaning to take ... (Read More)
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Fidelity: Poems
Grace Paley.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374299064.  Daedalus Item Code: 53103
"Anyone who gets to be / eighty years old says thank you / to the One in charge/ and then immediately begins to complain," noted Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award nominee Grace Paley. Just ... (Read More)
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Fooling Houdini: Magicians, Mentalists, Math Geeks and the Hidden Powers of the Mind
Alex Stone.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061766213.  Daedalus Item Code: 44337
When Alex Stone was five years old, his father bought him a magic kit—a gift that would spark a lifelong love. Years later, in New York City, he discovered a vibrant underground magic scene, ... (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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Gypsy Boy on the Run: My Escape from a Life Among the Romany Gypsies
Mikey Walsh.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250021878.  Daedalus Item Code: 44216
Having little idea what life is like outside the Romany Gypsy culture, 15-year-old Mikey Walsh nonetheless leaves his family behind to forge a new existence for himself, in this 2011 sequel to his ... (Read More)
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Henry James: The Mature Master
Sheldon M. Novick.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780679450238.  Daedalus Item Code: 00563
The New York Times compared Sheldon Novick's first volume of Henry James's life, The Young Master, to "a movie of James's life, as it unfolds, moment to moment, lending the book a ... (Read More)
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Henry James: His Women and His Art
Lyndall Gordon.
Publisher: Virago.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781844088928.  Daedalus Item Code: 43990
Frequently cited as a homosexual or even an asexual, Henry James nonetheless cultivated two particularly close and tragic friendships with women—James's cousin Minny Temple, who died of tuberculosis ... (Read More)
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Here and Now: Letters: 2008–2011
Paul Auster & J.M. Coetzee.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780571299263.  Daedalus Item Code: 44410
Although Paul Auster and J.M. Coetzee had been reading each other's books for years, the two writers did not meet until February 2008. Not long after, Auster received a letter from the Nobel Prize ... (Read More)
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Hopkins: The Mystic Poets
Gerard Manley Hopkins. Thomas Ryan, preface.
Publisher: Skylight Paths.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594730108.  Daedalus Item Code: 50474
Christian mystical poet Gerard Manley Hopkins is admired for his use of fresh language and startling metaphors to describe the world around him. Beneath the surface of his lovely verse lies a ... (Read More)
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