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Elizabeth Bishop and The New Yorker: The Complete Correspondence
Joelle Biele, ed.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374281380.  Daedalus Item Code: 33070
 
"I sort of see you surrounded with fine-tooth combs, sandpaper, nail files, pots of varnish, etc.—with heaps of used commas and semicolons handy, and little useless phrases taken out of their ... (Read More)
 
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Elizabeth of York: A Tudor Queen and Her World
Alison Weir.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345521378.  Daedalus Item Code: 59183
 
She was the first Tudor queen, and the namesake of her granddaughter Elizabeth I. Elizabeth of York was the first-born child of King Edward IV, and like her brothers, the Princes in the Tower, she ... (Read More)
 
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Endgame: The Spectacular Rise and Fall of Bobby Fischer
Frank Brady.
Publisher: Constable.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780336923.  Daedalus Item Code: 54735
 
At 13, Bobby Fischer was the youngest chess master in U.S. history, but the brilliant player with the genius I.Q. would spend his adult life struggling with paranoia and mental illness. When Fischer ... (Read More)
 
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The English Opium-Eater: A Biography of Thomas de Quincey
Robert Morrison.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605981321.  Daedalus Item Code: 22241
 
Author of the famed and scandalous Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, Thomas de Quincey (1785–1859) enjoyed friendships with leading poets and men of letters in the Romantic and Victorian ... (Read More)
 
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The English Opium-Eater: A Biography of Thomas de Quincey
Robert Morrison.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781605982809.  Daedalus Item Code: 40260
 
Author of the famed and scandalous Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, Thomas de Quincey (1785–1859) enjoyed friendships with leading poets and men of letters in the Romantic and Victorian ... (Read More)
 
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Erasmus Darwin: Sex, Science, & Serendipity
Patricia Fara.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199582662.  Daedalus Item Code: 50938
 
The world, wrote Charles Darwin, resembles "one great slaughter-house, one universal scene of rapacity and injustice." Surprisingly, that nutshell image of competitive natural selection originated ... (Read More)
 
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FDR's Deadly Secret
Steven Lomazow & Eric Fettmann.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781586489069.  Daedalus Item Code: 43411
 
"This is a superior addition to the diseases-of-famous-men genre. Journalist [Eric] Fettmann and neurologist [Steven] Lomazow assert that they've discovered the true cause of FDR's 1945 death, ... (Read More)
 
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Fierce Patriot: The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman
Robert L. O'Connell.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400069729.  Daedalus Item Code: 61556
 
The author of The Ghosts of Cannae, Of Arms and Men, and Soul of the Sword, military historian Robert O'Connell offers this bold, revisionist portrait of William Tecumseh ... (Read More)
 
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Fire Shut Up in My Bones: A Memoir
Charles M. Blow.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544228047.  Daedalus Item Code: 61356
 
(Winner of a Lambda Literary Award and the Ann M. Sperber Biography Award, as well as a New York Times Notable Book of 2014 and a Best Book of the Year for Publishers Weekly and ... (Read More)
 
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First Family: Abigail & John Adams
Joseph J. Ellis.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307269621.  Daedalus Item Code: 43933
 
The author of His Excellency, the Pulitzer Prize winner Founding Brothers, and the National Book Award winner American Sphinx here brings America's preeminent first couple to ... (Read More)
 
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The First Well: A Bethlehem Boyhood
Jabra Ibrahim Jabra. Mohammad Shaheen, foreword. Issa J. Boullata, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913719.  Daedalus Item Code: 53699
 
As a child in British Mandate Palestine, poet and translator Jabra Ibrahim Jabra (1920–94) enjoyed proximity to a rich confluence of cultures in Bethlehem and Jerusalem. In this 1987 memoir, Jabra ... (Read More)
 
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Flappers: Six Women of a Dangerous Generation
Judith Mackrell.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330529525.  Daedalus Item Code: 61509
 
The 1920s were a time of rapid change, and for women it was a major step toward equality and independence. Illustrated with 16 pages of black and white photographs, Judith Mackrell's history is a ... (Read More)
 
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