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My Crazy Century: A Memoir
Ivan Klíma. Craig Cravens, trans.
Publisher: Grove.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802121707.  Daedalus Item Code: 54391
 
In his intimate autobiography, spanning six decades of war, totalitarianism, censorship, and the fight for democracy in the 20th century, Czech writer Ivan Klíma—author of four New York Times ... (Read More)
 
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My Ideal Bookshelf
Jane Mount, illus. Thessaly La Force, ed.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316200905.  Daedalus Item Code: 62906
 
In this unusual book of portraits, illustrator Jane Mount depicts such cultural figures as Michael Chabon, David Chang, Jennifer Egan, Malcolm Gladwell, Miranda July, Maira Kalman, Thomas Keller, ... (Read More)
 
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My Prizes: An Accounting
Thomas Bernhard. Carol Brown Janeway, trans.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307272874.  Daedalus Item Code: 31062
 
This book of brilliant and viciously funny recollections from one of 20th-century literature's more notorious enfants terribles—written in 1980 but unpublished for two decades—tells the story of the ... (Read More)
 
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The News: A User's Manual
Alain de Botton.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307379122.  Daedalus Item Code: 61652
 
The news is everywhere—and we can't stop constantly checking it, now that it's on our computer screens—but what is this doing to our minds? The author of How Proust Can Change Your Life and ... (Read More)
 
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The Notebook
José Saramago. Amanda Hopkinson & Daniel Hahn, trans.
Publisher: Verso.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781844676149.  Daedalus Item Code: 32054
 
Thought-provoking and lyrical, The Notebook records the last year in the life of the Portuguese Nobel laureate through the online blog that his family encouraged him to write. José Saramago ... (Read More)
 
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Notebook 1967–68
Robert Lowell.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780374532109.  Daedalus Item Code: 11921
 
A cycle of unrhymed sonnets dealing with public and private crises, marriage, middle age, and fatherhood, Notebook 1967–68 is considered by many readers to be one of two-time Pulitzer Prize ... (Read More)
 
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The Novelist's Lexicon: Writers on the Words That Define Their Work
Villa Gillet, ed.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780231150804.  Daedalus Item Code: 54816
 
Originally published in France in 2008, this book collects more than 70 defining essays from the writers who attended the International Forum of the Novel, hosted by Le Monde and Villa Gillet ... (Read More)
 
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The Odes of Horace
Horace. Jeffrey H. Kaimowitz, trans. Ronnie Ancona, intro.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780801889967.  Daedalus Item Code: 63330
 
This new translation of Horace by a specialist in classical Roman poetry renders The Odes in modern, metrical English verse rather than the more common free verse found in many other ... (Read More)
 
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One for the Books
Joe Queenan.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670025824.  Daedalus Item Code: 43879
 
The author of Closing Time: A Memoir, columnist Joe Queenan became a voracious reader as a means of escape from a joyless childhood in a Philadelphia housing project. Over the years he has ... (Read More)
 
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The Ordinary Acrobat: A Journey into the Wondrous World of the Circus, Past and Present
Duncan Wall.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307271723.  Daedalus Item Code: 62908
 
When Duncan Wall visited his first nouveau cirque as a college student in Paris, everything about it—the monochromatic costumes, the acrobat singing Simon and Garfunkel songs, the juggler reciting ... (Read More)
 
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Orienting Arthur Waley: Japonism, Orientalism, and the Creation of Japanese Literature in English
John Walter de Gruchy.
Publisher: Hawaii.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780824825676.  Daedalus Item Code: 50743
 
This study of orientalist, translator, and poet Arthur Waley (1889–1966) and his Japanese translations provides a provocative examination of Waley's contribution to 20th-century English literature ... (Read More)
 
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Oscar Wilde: The Great Drama of His Life—How His Tragedy Reflected His Personality
Ashley H. Robins.
Publisher: Sussex Academic.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781845194345.  Daedalus Item Code: 61499
 
In the early 1890s Oscar Wilde enjoyed one of the most high-profile reputations in Britain and yet, virtually overnight, he was plunged into disgrace and ruin. Psychiatrist Ashley Robins here ... (Read More)
 
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