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The Lost Carving: A Journey to the Heart of Making
David Esterly.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143124412.  Daedalus Item Code: 49101
 
Awestruck at the sight of Grinling Gibbons's 300-year-old carved woodwork in a London church, David Esterly chose to dedicate his life to ornamental woodcarving—its physical rhythms, intricate ... (Read More)
 
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Love and Kisses and a Halo of Truffles: Letters to Helen Evans Brown
James Beard. John Ferrone, ed.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781559703185.  Daedalus Item Code: 41543
 
A pioneer of modern American cookery, James Beard was for more than five decades America's most celebrated cook and food writer. This book collects a rich cache of more than 300 letters—many ... (Read More)
 
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Love and Capital: Karl and Jenny Marx and the Birth of a Revolution
Mary Gabriel.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316066129.  Daedalus Item Code: 29451
 
(Finalist for the 2011 National Book Award, the Pulitzer Prize, and the National Book Critics Circle Award; Named One of the Year's Best Nonfiction Books by the Washington Post, Boston ... (Read More)
 
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Machiavelli: A Biography
Miles J. Unger.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781416556282.  Daedalus Item Code: 43687
 
The name of Niccolò Machiavelli has become synonymous with the cynical and selfish pursuit of power, but the real Machiavelli, says Miles Unger, was a humane and perceptive writer whose controversial ... (Read More)
 
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Marilyn Monroe: The Final Years
Keith Badman.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312607142.  Daedalus Item Code: 43876
 
Marilyn Monroe died at the age of 36 under circumstances that have remained mysterious and contentious to this day. Keith Badman serves as biographer and detective as he traces Marilyn's activities ... (Read More)
 
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The Mayor of MacDougal Street
Dave Van Ronk with Elijah Wald. Lawrence Block, foreword.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306822162.  Daedalus Item Code: 49071
 
Not only was Dave Van Ronk (1936–2002) one of the founding figures of New York City's 1960s folk music scene—a pioneer of modern acoustic blues, a fine songwriter, a powerful singer, and an ... (Read More)
 
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Meeting Jimmie Rodgers: How America's Original Roots Music Hero Changed the Pop Sounds of a Century
Barry Mazor.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199891863.  Daedalus Item Code: 34485
 
(Winner of the 2010 Belmont Book Award for the Best Book on Country Music) Often considered to be the Father of Country Music, Jimmie Rodgers rose from obscurity to stardom on the strength of ... (Read More)
 
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Memoir of Italo Svevo
Italo Svevo & Livia Veneziani Svevo. P.N. Furbank, preface.
Publisher: Libris.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781870352536.  Daedalus Item Code: 40879
 
The author of The Confessions of Zeno, as well as a model for James Joyce's hero Leopold Bloom, Italo Svevo (1861–1928) often wrote on the theme of marriage. So it seems appropriate that his ... (Read More)
 
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Memorable Days: The Selected Letters of James Salter and Robert Phelps
John McIntyre, ed. Michael Dirda, foreword.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781582436050.  Daedalus Item Code: 32392
 
James Salter had written two novels, The Hunters and The Arm of Flesh, but it was his third, remarkable novel A Sport and a Pastime, together with his film Three and a ... (Read More)
 
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A Mended and Broken Heart: The Life and Love of Francis of Assisi
Wendy Murray.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465032327.  Daedalus Item Code: 43416
 
In 1228, Pope Gregory IX rushed to canonize Francis of Assisi only two years after his death. The Church then eliminated significant aspects of his biography from the public record, for Francis's ... (Read More)
 
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My Father's Roses: A Family's Journey from World War I to Treblinka
Nancy Kohner.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781605980737.  Daedalus Item Code: 22244
 
Unlike other fathers in their northern English town, Nancy Kohner's father was elegantly dressed after the Eastern European fashion, never without a rose in his lapel. When he died, Kohner delved ... (Read More)
 
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Nancy: The Story of Lady Astor
Adrian Fort.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312599034.  Daedalus Item Code: 43009
 
When Virginian divorcée Nancy Langhorne Shaw married Englishman Waldorf Astor, she joined one of the richest families in the world. Not content to be a hostess, Lady Astor became the first female ... (Read More)
 
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