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The Churchills: In Love and War
Mary S. Lovell.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393062304.  Daedalus Item Code: 23875
The biographer of Beryl Markham and the Mitford sisters here presents the epic story of one of England's greatest families, focusing on the towering figure of Winston Churchill. The first Duke of ... (Read More)
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Cleopatra the Great: The Woman Behind the Legend
Joann Fletcher.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060585594.  Daedalus Item Code: 44325
World-renowned Egyptologist Joann Fletcher offers an extraordinary look at the legendary Cleopatra, drawing on astonishing new evidence about Cleopatra's life—including tax records, personal ... (Read More)
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The Complete Works of Primo Levi
Primo Levi. Ann Goldstein, ed. Toni Morrison, intro.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: 3 vols, boxed.
ISBN: 9780871404565.  Daedalus Item Code: 59387
Once described by Philip Roth as that "quicksilver little woodland creature enlivened by the forest's most astute intelligence," Italian-born chemist Primo Levi has been considered a heroic figure in ... (Read More)
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Congressman Lincoln: The Making of America's Greatest President
Chris DeRose.
Publisher: Threshold.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451697285.  Daedalus Item Code: 51840
Despite serving just one term in the House of Representatives, Abraham Lincoln's character and political outlook were deeply influenced by the experience, assays the author of Founding Rivals. ... (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Drawing upon unpublished letters and his travel journal, Tim Leggatt chronicles the last years of his friend E.M. Forster, in this memoir from 2012.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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Country Girl: A Memoir
Edna O'Brien.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571269433.  Daedalus Item Code: 53939
(Winner of the 2012 Irish Book Award for Nonfiction, and one of the New York Times Notable Books of 2013) When Edna O'Brien's first novel, The Country Girls, was published in ... (Read More)
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The Criminal Conversation of Mrs Norton
Diane Atkinson.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099556480.  Daedalus Item Code: 51082
Married at 19 to bullying Tory lawyer George Norton, Caroline Sheridan had become a respected poet and a celebrated society beauty when she separated from her husband. He then accused her of ... (Read More)
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Selected Letters
D.H. Lawrence. James T. Boulton, ed.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847490490.  Daedalus Item Code: 53409
Writing to aristocrats, fellow authors, painters, publishers, and others from the intelligentsia—and with equal concern to his sisters, a childhood friend suffering from tuberculosis, a post office ... (Read More)
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Darwin: Portrait of a Genius
Paul Johnson.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670025718.  Daedalus Item Code: 52560
The author of Socrates: A Man for Our Times; Jesus: A Biography from a Believer; and Churchill, as well as Modern Times, historian Paul Johnson here looks at one of the ... (Read More)
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Dashiell Hammett: Man of Mystery
Sally Cline.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781611457841.  Daedalus Item Code: 53983
Dashiell Hammett changed the face of crime fiction; in five novels and a string of stories, he interpreted the mystery genre as literature and practically invented the hard-boiled detective, from the ... (Read More)
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Dear Friend and Gardener: Letters on Life and Gardening: New Illustrated Edition
Christopher Lloyd & Beth Chatto. Fergus Garrett, intro.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780711234611.  Daedalus Item Code: 54325
In their long exchange of personal letters, two of Britain's leading gardeners—Beth Chatto and her protégé Christopher Lloyd—shared their successes and failures in their two very different gardens. ... (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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