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Elizabeth Bishop and The New Yorker: The Complete Correspondence
Joelle Biele, ed.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374281380.  Daedalus Item Code: 33070
 
"I sort of see you surrounded with fine-tooth combs, sandpaper, nail files, pots of varnish, etc.—with heaps of used commas and semicolons handy, and little useless phrases taken out of their ... (Read More)
 
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Elizabeth I and Her World
Susan Watkins. Mark Fiennes, photos.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500286951.  Daedalus Item Code: 31442
 
Illustrated with 154 color reproductions of art and page-filling photographs of castles and grounds, this book from the author of Jane Austen: In Style provides a close-up account of a ... (Read More)
 
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The English Opium-Eater: A Biography of Thomas de Quincey
Robert Morrison.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605981321.  Daedalus Item Code: 22241
 
Author of the famed and scandalous Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, Thomas de Quincey (1785–1859) enjoyed friendships with leading poets and men of letters in the Romantic and Victorian ... (Read More)
 
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The English Opium-Eater: A Biography of Thomas de Quincey
Robert Morrison.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781605982809.  Daedalus Item Code: 40260
 
Author of the famed and scandalous Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, Thomas de Quincey (1785–1859) enjoyed friendships with leading poets and men of letters in the Romantic and Victorian ... (Read More)
 
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The Error World: An Affair with Stamps
Simon Garfield.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780151013968.  Daedalus Item Code: 12181
 
This engaging memoir from the author of Mauve illuminates the philatelist's mania for stamp collecting. From the Penny Red to the Blue Mauritius, generations of collectors have been drawn to ... (Read More)
 
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Evel: The High-Flying Life of Evel Knievel: American Showman, Daredevil, and Legend
Leigh Montville.
Publisher: Doubleday/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385527453.  Daedalus Item Code: 31623
 
A high-flying daredevil, the father of extreme sports, the personification of excitement and danger and showmanship, motorcycle stuntman Evel Knievel represented a unique slice of American culture in ... (Read More)
 
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Explorer of the Mind: The Illustrated Biography of Sigmund Freud
Ruth Sheppard. Ivan Ward & Carol Seigel, foreword.
Publisher: Andre Deutsch.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9780233003306.  Daedalus Item Code: 41594
 
The "father of psychoanalysis," who developed such therapeutic innovations as the "talking cure," free association, and dream interpretation, Sigmund Freud remains a towering figure in the field of ... (Read More)
 
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Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father
Alysia Abbott.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393348903.  Daedalus Item Code: 49189
 
(A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice, named one of the Best Books of 2013 by the San Francisco Chronicle and Shelf Awareness, and an ALA Stonewall Honor Book and ... (Read More)
 
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FDR's Deadly Secret
Steven Lomazow & Eric Fettmann.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781586489069.  Daedalus Item Code: 43411
 
"This is a superior addition to the diseases-of-famous-men genre. Journalist [Eric] Fettmann and neurologist [Steven] Lomazow assert that they've discovered the true cause of FDR's 1945 death, ... (Read More)
 
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Fly Rod Crosby: The Woman Who Marketed Maine
Julia A. Hunter & Earle G. Shettleworth Jr. E.R. Starbird, photos.
Publisher: Tilbury House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780884482208.  Daedalus Item Code: 43344
 
She described herself as "a plain woman of uncertain age, standing six feet in my stockings. I have earned my bread for a good many years doing the work of a bank clerk. I scribble a bit for various ... (Read More)
 
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The Fractalist: Memoir of a Scientific Maverick
Benoit B. Mandelbrot.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307377357.  Daedalus Item Code: 43107
 
The father of fractal geometry, who spent more than 35 years at IBM as a research scientist, Benoit Mandelbrot changed how we look at both the natural world and the financial world, transforming our ... (Read More)
 
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Fresh from the Farm: A Year of Recipes and Stories
Susie Middleton.
Publisher: Taunton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781600859045.  Daedalus Item Code: 49178
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) Part cookbook, part memoir, this book chronicles a year of Susie Middleton's life in rural Martha's Vineyard as she puts behind her a city job and a suburban ... (Read More)
 
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