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New York Stories
Diana Secker Tesdell, ed.
Publisher: Everyman's Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307594938.  Daedalus Item Code: 49604
 
There's just something about New York City that has always enthralled and inspired writers, and this anthology of vibrant and varied stories provides a kaleidoscopic vision of the city. From the ... (Read More)
 
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Object Lessons: The Paris Review Presents the Art of the Short Story
Lorin Stein & Sadie Stein.
Publisher: William Heinemann.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780434022250.  Daedalus Item Code: 44412
 
What does it take to write a great short story? In this really lovely embossed-cover edition, 20 contemporary masters of the genre answer that question, each introducing a favorite story from the ... (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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Patrick Bronte: Father of Genius
Dudley Green.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752454450.  Daedalus Item Code: 23164
 
Patrick Brontë (1777–1861) was the father of novelists Anne, Charlotte, and Emily as well as their brother Branwell, yet he was also a fascinating man in his own right, says Dudley Green in this ... (Read More)
 
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The Penguin Anthology of Twentieth-Century American Poetry
Rita Dove, ed.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143121480.  Daedalus Item Code: 38947
 
Introducing readers to hundreds of the most significant and compelling poems in English, Pulitzer Prize winner and former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove surveys the full spectrum of American poetry of ... (Read More)
 
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Planisphere: New Poems
John Ashbery.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061915222.  Daedalus Item Code: 44366
 
"What can one say about a new book by John Ashbery? That Ashbery is as prolific in his 80s as ever? Yes, there are 99 new poems, sequenced alphabetically and most of them a page long, in this book. ... (Read More)
 
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Poisoned Pens: Literary Invective from Amis to Zola
Gary Dexter, ed.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780711231627.  Daedalus Item Code: 31586
 
"With the single exception of Homer, there is no eminent writer, not even Sir Walter Scott, whom I can despise so entirely as I despise Shakespeare," George Bernard Shaw once opined in a double-edged ... (Read More)
 
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Queen of the Wits: A Life of Laetitia Pilkington
Norma Clarke.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571224296.  Daedalus Item Code: 32684
 
Poetess, fallen woman, and wit, Laetitia Pilkington spent her life as near to celebrity as she was to ruin, in this fascinating biography by the author of Dr. Johnson's Women and The Rise ... (Read More)
 
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The Quotable Paul Johnson: A Topical Compilation of His Wit, Wisdom and Satire
Paul Johnson. William F. Buckley Jr., intro. George J. Marlin, Richard P. Rabatin, Heather Richardson Higgins, eds.
Publisher: Noonday.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780374524234.  Daedalus Item Code: 33850
 
Since the publication of Modern Times, Intellectuals, and History of the Jews, among dozens of histories and polemics, Paul Johnson has been recognized as one of the world's ... (Read More)
 
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Raymond Carver: A Writer's Life
Carol Sklenicka.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780743262453.  Daedalus Item Code: 33213
 
(One of the New York Times Book Review's Ten Best Books of 2009) The Times of London called Raymond Carver "the American Chekhov." Carver thought of himself as "a lucky man" ... (Read More)
 
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The Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama
John Gassner & Edward Quinn, eds.
Publisher: Dover.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780486420646.  Daedalus Item Code: 04176
 
The first single-volume reference of its kind, this comprehensive 1969 work traces world drama from its earliest ritual forms. It focuses on the literary content of the plays, with articles by nearly ... (Read More)
 
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Reporting at Wit's End: Tales from The New Yorker
St. Clair McKelway.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781608190348.  Daedalus Item Code: 31921
 
"Why does A.J. Liebling remain a vibrant role model for writers while the superb, prolific St. Clair McKelway has been sorely forgotten?" James Wolcott asked this question in a recent review of the ... (Read More)
 
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