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Louis Agassiz: Creator of American Science
Christoph Irmscher.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547577678.  Daedalus Item Code: 43551
 
During an 1846 lecture tour in Boston, Swiss biologist Louis Agassiz decided to stay, eventually becoming the best-known American scientist of his era. Renowned for his pioneering studies of the ice ... (Read More)
 
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Love and Kisses and a Halo of Truffles: Letters to Helen Evans Brown
James Beard. John Ferrone, ed.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781559703185.  Daedalus Item Code: 41543
 
A pioneer of modern American cookery, James Beard was for more than five decades America's most celebrated cook and food writer. This book collects a rich cache of more than 300 letters—many ... (Read More)
 
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Love and Capital: Karl and Jenny Marx and the Birth of a Revolution
Mary Gabriel.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316066129.  Daedalus Item Code: 29451
 
(Finalist for the 2011 National Book Award, the Pulitzer Prize, and the National Book Critics Circle Award; Named One of the Year's Best Nonfiction Books by the Washington Post, Boston ... (Read More)
 
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Masquerade: The Incredible True Story of How George Soros' Father Outsmarted the Gestapo
Tivadar Soros. Paul Soros & George Soros, forewords. Humphrey Tonkin, trans.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781611450248.  Daedalus Item Code: 33023
 
This remarkable account of survival comes from a Jewish lawyer in Budapest, who secured fake Christian identities for himself, his wife, and his two children following the invasion of the Germans in ... (Read More)
 
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The Mayor of MacDougal Street
Dave Van Ronk with Elijah Wald. Lawrence Block, foreword.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306822162.  Daedalus Item Code: 49071
 
Not only was Dave Van Ronk (1936–2002) one of the founding figures of New York City's 1960s folk music scene—a pioneer of modern acoustic blues, a fine songwriter, a powerful singer, and an ... (Read More)
 
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Meeting Jimmie Rodgers: How America's Original Roots Music Hero Changed the Pop Sounds of a Century
Barry Mazor.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199891863.  Daedalus Item Code: 34485
 
(Winner of the 2010 Belmont Book Award for the Best Book on Country Music) Often considered to be the Father of Country Music, Jimmie Rodgers rose from obscurity to stardom on the strength of ... (Read More)
 
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Memoir of Italo Svevo
Italo Svevo & Livia Veneziani Svevo. P.N. Furbank, preface.
Publisher: Libris.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781870352536.  Daedalus Item Code: 40879
 
The author of The Confessions of Zeno, as well as a model for James Joyce's hero Leopold Bloom, Italo Svevo (1861–1928) often wrote on the theme of marriage. So it seems appropriate that his ... (Read More)
 
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Memorable Days: The Selected Letters of James Salter and Robert Phelps
John McIntyre, ed. Michael Dirda, foreword.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781582436050.  Daedalus Item Code: 32392
 
James Salter had written two novels, The Hunters and The Arm of Flesh, but it was his third, remarkable novel A Sport and a Pastime, together with his film Three and a ... (Read More)
 
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Mom & Me & Mom
Maya Angelou.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400066117.  Daedalus Item Code: 49413
 
Returning to the memoir decades after her six-volume autobiography practically re-invented the form, Maya Angelou here charts the most formative relationship of her life in this stirring portrait. ... (Read More)
 
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My Father's Roses: A Family's Journey from World War I to Treblinka
Nancy Kohner.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781605980737.  Daedalus Item Code: 22244
 
Unlike other fathers in their northern English town, Nancy Kohner's father was elegantly dressed after the Eastern European fashion, never without a rose in his lapel. When he died, Kohner delved ... (Read More)
 
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Oink: My Life with Mini-Pigs
Matt Whyman.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451618280.  Daedalus Item Code: 40851
 
English novelist Matt Whyman once enjoyed a quiet writer's life in the countryside, until his career wife Emma discovered the existence of a pig said to fit in a handbag. After seeing a few ... (Read More)
 
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The Owl Who Liked Sitting on Caesar: Living with a Tawny Owl
Martin Windrow. Christa Hook, illus.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374228460.  Daedalus Item Code: 49572
 
They were an odd couple, the British military historian and the tawny owl he named Mumble, sharing a flat in a South London tower block. And yet the two would soon prove to be all but inseparable; as ... (Read More)
 
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