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I Died for Beauty: Dorothy Wrinch and the Cultures of Science
Marjorie Senechal.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199732593.  Daedalus Item Code: 43594
 
A protégé of Bertrand Russell and the first woman to receive a doctor of science degree from Oxford University, Dorothy Wrinch (1894–1976) made major contributions to mathematical physics, ... (Read More)
 
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I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban
Malala Yousafzai, with Christina Lamb.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316322423.  Daedalus Item Code: 49463
 
When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, young Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. She came to public attention at the age of 11 by ... (Read More)
 
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In the Body of the World: A Memoir
Eve Ensler.
Publisher: Metropolis Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805095180.  Daedalus Item Code: 51523
 
Best known as the author of The Vagina Monologues, activist Eve Ensler has devoted her life to the female body—how to talk about it, how to protect and value it. Upon discovering that ... (Read More)
 
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Into the Frame: The Four Loves of Ford Madox Brown
Angela Thirlwell.
Publisher: Chatto & Windus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780701179021.  Daedalus Item Code: 41286
 
Exploring the public art and private demons of Ford Madox Brown, one of the finest but least understood among the Pre-Raphaelite artists, this book is as much about the four women central to his ... (Read More)
 
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It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War
Lynsey Addario.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594205378.  Daedalus Item Code: 59272
 
"We were each begging for our lives because they were deciding whether to execute us, and they had guns to our heads," photojournalist Lynsey Addario told Terry Gross on NPR's Fresh Air. "And ... (Read More)
 
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Jack's Book: An Oral Biography of Jack Kerouac
Barry Gifford & Lawrence Lee.
Publisher: Canongate.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857867643.  Daedalus Item Code: 53599
 
An immensely prolific novelist and poet, Jack Kerouac was perpetually in motion, and remained at the center of a wide circle of friends. In this kaleidoscopic portrait—which features 35 black and ... (Read More)
 
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Joe and Marilyn: Legends in Love
C. David Heymann.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439191774.  Daedalus Item Code: 50180
 
When Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe eloped in January of 1954, their relationship became an international media sensation. Drawing upon archival research and interviews with the couple's family and ... (Read More)
 
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John F. Kennedy: The Life, the Presidency, the Assassination
Ian Shircore & David Southwell.
Publisher: Andre Deutsch.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9780233003979.  Daedalus Item Code: 51731
 
His life and presidency were tragically cut short, but John F. Kennedy's legacy looms large even today. From his wartime heroism to the controversial 1960 election, and from the Cuban Missile Crisis ... (Read More)
 
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Just Kids
Patti Smith.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060936228.  Daedalus Item Code: 38828
 
(National Book Award winner) This incandescent memoir by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame poet Patti Smith well earned the 2010 National Book Award for nonfiction. It is a swift, moving portrait of ... (Read More)
 
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Lady Bird Johnson: An Oral History
Michael L. Gillette.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199908080.  Daedalus Item Code: 50843
 
Over a span of 18 years, Lady Bird Johnson recorded 47 oral history interviews with Michael Gillette and his colleagues at the LBJ Library's Oral History Program. These conversations form the heart ... (Read More)
 
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Langston Hughes: The Value of Contradiction
Bonnie Greer.
Publisher: Blackamber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781906413767.  Daedalus Item Code: 44484
 
Langston Hughes was a man far ahead of his time, notes actress, author, and playwright Bonnie Greer—but his actions were often unpredictable and contradictory, and he refused classification. Hughes ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Greatest Magician in the World: Howard Thurston versus Houdini and the Battles of the American Wizards
Jim Steinmeyer.
Publisher: Tarcher.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780399160035.  Daedalus Item Code: 43394
 
Following his history of stage magic, Hiding the Elephant, illusion designer Jim Steinmeyer here zooms in on the life of the only real rival to Harry Houdini. A magician's magician who ... (Read More)
 
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