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The Golden Ass of Lucius Apuleius
M.D. Usher, adaptation. T. Motley, illus.
Publisher: Godine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781567924183.  Daedalus Item Code: 36319
 
A favorite of private presses and illustrators since the invention of printing, Apuleius's 2nd-century comic masterpiece traces the misadventures of a young man who is a bit too curious about magic. ... (Read More)
 
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Great Poems for Grand Children
Celestine Frost, ed. Brian Cronin, illus.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781402725128.  Daedalus Item Code: 41916
 
Teacher, poet, and grandmother Celestine Frost has gathered 175 of her favorite verses for all ages and compiled them in an anthology meant for sharing poetry between generations. Arranged topically ... (Read More)
 
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Great Unrecorded History: A New Life of E.M. Forster
Wendy Moffat.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312572891.  Daedalus Item Code: 33351
 
With the posthumous publication of his long-suppressed novel Maurice in 1970, E.M. Forster came out as homosexual—a revelation that made barely a ripple in the literary reputation of the man ... (Read More)
 
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The Greek Myths: Stories of the Greek Gods and Heroes Vividly Retold
Robin Waterfield & Kathryn Waterfield.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780877488.  Daedalus Item Code: 42359
 
From Achilles rampant on the fields of Troy to the gods at sport on Mount Olympus, from Icarus flying too close to the sun to the superhuman feats of Heracles, Theseus, and the wily Odysseus, the ... (Read More)
 
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Handing One Another Along: Literature and Social Reflection: On Character, Courage, and Compassion
Robert Coles. Trevor Hall & Vicki Kennedy, eds.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400062034.  Daedalus Item Code: 38418
 
Based on his own series of undergraduate lectures at Harvard, psychiatrist and Pulitzer Prize–winning author Robert Coles here explores how character, courage, and human and moral understanding are ... (Read More)
 
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Haunted Greenwich Village: Bohemian Banshees, Spooky Sites, and Gonzo Ghost Walks
Retold by Tom Ogden.
Publisher: Globe Pequot.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762770380.  Daedalus Item Code: 41870
 
Collecting tales of ghostly goings-on and otherworldly encounters in Manhattan's bohemian Greenwich Village, practicing magician Tom Ogden introduces us to a colorful cast of spirits and specters, ... (Read More)
 
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Haunted Love: Tales of Ghostly Soulmates, Spooky Suitors, and Eternal Love
Chris Gonsalves.
Publisher: Globe Pequot.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762752768.  Daedalus Item Code: 41872
 
Four centuries ago, French writer François de La Rochefoucauld said, "It is with true love as it is with ghosts; everyone talks about it, but few have seen it." And yet, there are those who have seen ... (Read More)
 
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Henry James: The Mature Master
Sheldon M. Novick.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780679450238.  Daedalus Item Code: 00563
 
The New York Times compared Sheldon Novick's first volume of Henry James's life, The Young Master, to "a movie of James's life, as it unfolds, moment to moment, lending the book a ... (Read More)
 
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Higher Gossip: Essays and Criticism
John Updike.
Publisher: Knopf/QPB.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781620901144.  Daedalus Item Code: 42248
 
In this follow-up to his earlier book of essays and reviews Hugging the Shore, which won a National Book Critics Circle Award, this posthumous collection of miscellaneous prose from John ... (Read More)
 
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Hitch-22: A Memoir
Christopher Hitchens.
Publisher: Twelve.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780446540339.  Daedalus Item Code: 38251
 
Over the course of 60 years, Christopher Hitchens was a citizen of the United States and also the United Kingdom; he was a socialist opposed to the war in Vietnam who became a supporter of the U.S. ... (Read More)
 
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Horace Walpole's Cat
Christopher Frayling.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500514917.  Daedalus Item Code: 41280
 
In February 1747, Selima the tabby fell into a Chinese porcelain tub in Horace Walpole's London house and met her end. Thomas Gray's "Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat, Drowned in a Tub of ... (Read More)
 
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Horoscopes for the Dead: Poems
Billy Collins.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812975628.  Daedalus Item Code: 43502
 
The former Poet Laureate of New York State and the U.S. Poet Laureate from 2001 to 2003, Billy Collins here presents his ninth collection, at once ironic and elegiac, covering love and loss, life and ... (Read More)
 
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