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Seabiscuit: An American Legend
Laura Hillenbrand.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780449005613.  Daedalus Item Code: 42328
 
(Named one of the best books of 2001 by the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Economist, and BookSense; finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and Los ... (Read More)
 
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The Secret Rescue: An Untold Story of American Nurses and Medics Behind Nazi Lines
Cate Lineberry.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316220224.  Daedalus Item Code: 60508
 
(Edgar Award Finalist) When 26 American flight nurses and medics were sent to evacuate wounded and sick troops in November 1943, they didn't anticipate their transport plane crash-landing in ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare: Staging the World
Jonathan Bate & Dora Thornton.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199915019.  Daedalus Item Code: 40958
 
Almost as good as time-traveling back to Shakespeare's London to see one of his plays at the Globe Theatre, this heavily illustrated book gives us the streets, shops, and churches that the poet would ... (Read More)
 
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Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis
Timothy Egan.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544102767.  Daedalus Item Code: 60330
 
(Winner of the 2012 Carnegie Medal for Nonfiction) Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter Timothy Egan, author of The Big Burn and the National Book Award winner The Worst Hard Time, ... (Read More)
 
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Snakes with Wings & Gold-Digging Ants
Herodotus. Aubrey de Selincourt & John Marincola, trans.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141025339.  Daedalus Item Code: 32345
 
Because so much of what we know of the ancient world comes from Herodotus, writing in the 5th century BC, he will always remain, as Cicero deemed him, the Father of Historians. At the same time, a ... (Read More)
 
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The Trust: The Private and Powerful Family Behind The New York Times
Susan E. Tifft & Alex S. Jones.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316836319.  Daedalus Item Code: 21313
 
(National Book Critics Circle Award finalist) Throughout the 20th century and into the 21st, a single family has controlled America's newspaper of record, setting the agenda not only for the ... (Read More)
 
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The Ugly Renaissance: Sex, Greed, Violence and Depravity in an Age of Beauty
Alexander Lee.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345802927.  Daedalus Item Code: 59904
 
(Named a Book of the Year by London's Times Literary Supplement) Today tourists flock to Italy to admire the stunning achievements of the Renaissance—paintings, statues, and buildings ... (Read More)
 
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Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption (Movie Tie-In Edition)
Laura Hillenbrand.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812987119.  Daedalus Item Code: 59113
 
He was a prankster, a free spirit, and a hell-raising kid on the streets of Torrance, California, in the 1930s, but Louie Zamperini found a purpose in running; his blazing performance at the 1936 ... (Read More)
 
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Victorian Scotland
James Crawford. Lesley Ferguson. & Kristina Watson.
Publisher: Royal Commision on Ancient & Historical Momuments.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781902419640.  Daedalus Item Code: 54769
 
The Victorians were a society driven by curiosity, a zeal for invention, and an enormous appetite for economic consumption, and by the end of the 19th century, Scotland in particular was a nation ... (Read More)
 
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Wilson
A. Scott Berg.
Publisher: Putnam.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780399159213.  Daedalus Item Code: 52926
 
(Nominated for the 2014 PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography) A hundred years after his inauguration, Woodrow Wilson still stands as one of the most influential figures of the 20th ... (Read More)
 
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The Witches: Salem, 1692
Stacy Schiff.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316200608.  Daedalus Item Code: 59743
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) The author of Cleopatra: A Life, the Pulitzer Prize winner Véra, the Pulitzer Prize finalist Saint-Exupéry, A Biography, and the George ... (Read More)
 
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A Woman in Berlin: Eight Weeks in the Conquered City—A Diary
Anonymous. Philip Boehm, trans.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312426118.  Daedalus Item Code: 59036
 
(New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice) For eight weeks in 1945, as Berlin fell to the Russian army, a young woman kept a daily record of life in her apartment building and among ... (Read More)
 
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