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Fallen Angels
Harold Bloom. Mark Podwal, illus.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300123487.  Daedalus Item Code: 92192
 
Every angel is terrifying, Rilke wrote. For Harold Bloom, too, this is true in one sense, since he maintains that all angels are fallen angels. The image of Satan, the greatest of fallen angels, ... (Read More)
 
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A Family of Readers: The Book Lover's Guide to Children's and Young Adult Literature
Roger Sutton & Martha V. Parravano. Gregory Maguire, foreword.
Publisher: Candlewick.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780763632809.  Daedalus Item Code: 33831
 
The editor in chief and the executive editor of The Horn Book Magazine—a premier resource for reviews of books for young readers since 1924—Roger Sutton and Martha Parravano here offer ... (Read More)
 
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Farther Away: Essays
Jonathan Franzen.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374153571.  Daedalus Item Code: 40248
 
In this collection—a follow-up to How to Be Alone, from the National Book Award–winning author of The Corrections and Freedom—Jonathan Franzen gathers together essays and ... (Read More)
 
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Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone: The Essential Writings of Hunter S. Thompson.
Hunter S. Thompson. Jann S. Wenner, ed.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439165959.  Daedalus Item Code: 40848
 
"Buy the ticket, take the ride," was a favorite slogan of Hunter S. Thompson, and it largely defined both his work and his life. This full-blooded collection of his finest work for Rolling ... (Read More)
 
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Forged: Writing in the Name of God—Why the Bible's Authors Are Not Who We Think They Are
Bart D. Ehrman.
Publisher: HarperOne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062012616.  Daedalus Item Code: 41001
 
The author of Jesus, Interrupted and God's Problem here reveals which books in the New Testament were not passed down by Jesus's disciples, but were instead fakes produced by other ... (Read More)
 
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The Four Lost Men: The Previously Unpublished Long Version
Thomas Wolfe. Arlyn & Matthew J. Bruccoli, eds.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781570037337.  Daedalus Item Code: 32799
 
Originally appearing as a short story of 7,000 words in Scribner's Magazine in 1934, "The Four Lost Men" was, like many of Thomas Wolfe's works, considerably shortened for publication. ... (Read More)
 
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A Garden of Greek Verse: Poems of Ancient Greece
Selected by Yvonne Whiteman. Christopher Walker, text.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780711213166.  Daedalus Item Code: 32565
 
In this anthology, poets from Homer and Sappho to Sophocles and Euripides provide a glimpse of the classical world of ancient Greece through their writings. The original verse is accompanied by the ... (Read More)
 
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Generation of Swine: Tales of Shame and Degradation in the '80s
Hunter S. Thompson.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330544887.  Daedalus Item Code: 41283
 
Originally published in 1988 as the second volume of Hunter S. Thompson's "Gonzo Papers," this book collects the best of his 1985–88 weekly columns for the San Francisco Examiner. Against a ... (Read More)
 
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The Gerbil Farmer's Daughter
Holly Robinson.
Publisher: Harmony.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307337450.  Daedalus Item Code: 12131
 
"What kind of Navy officer sits on his ship in the middle of the Mediterranean dreaming of gerbils?" That's the question Holly Robinson sets out to answer in this warm and rollicking memoir of life ... (Read More)
 
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The Gift of Thanks: The Roots and Rituals of Gratitude
Margaret Visser.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780151013319.  Daedalus Item Code: 12186
 
Known as an "anthropologist of everyday life," for producing such books as The Rituals of Dinner (a New York Times Notable Book of the Year that also won the IACP Literary Food Writing ... (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, Apuleius's 2nd-century comic masterpiece traces the hilarious misadventures of a young man who is a bit too curious ... (Read More)
 
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Good Poems, American Places
Garrison Keillor, ed.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670022540.  Daedalus Item Code: 33177
 
In his third collection of Good Poems, following Good Poems and Good Poems for Hard Times, Grammy and Peabody Award winner Garrison Keillor introduces us to more of the plainspoken yet ... (Read More)
 
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