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Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
J.D. Vance.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062300546.  Daedalus Item Code: 79012
 
(One of the New York Times Book Review's 100 Notable Books of 2016 and named as one of the "Six Books to Help Understand Trump's Win") A former marine and a Yale Law School graduate, ... (Read More)
 
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A Hilltop On the Marne: An American's Letters from War-torn France
Mildred Aldrich.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843915010.  Daedalus Item Code: 62170
 
In the spring of 1914, expatriate American journalist Mildred Aldrich bought a country farmhouse near Paris. She wrote heartfelt letters to her friends back home, describing her idyllic life in ... (Read More)
 
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The Historical David: The Real Life of an Invented Hero
Joel Baden.
Publisher: HarperOne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062188311.  Daedalus Item Code: 53215
 
We know the biblical David as the brave young man who defeated Goliath, the first king of a united Israel, the composer of the beloved Psalms, and as the founder of the Davidic bloodline and an ... (Read More)
 
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Hitler: Ascent, 1889–1939
Volker Ullrich.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385354387.  Daedalus Item Code: 69691
 
(A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2016) For all the literature about Adolf Hitler, there have been only a handful of significant biographies, generally focusing on the ... (Read More)
 
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Holding On Upside Down: The Life and Work of Marianne Moore
Linda Leavell.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571301829.  Daedalus Item Code: 54625
 
(Nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award) Although Marianne Moore's poetry was highly praised by T.S. Eliot and Ezra Pound, and although her Collected Poems was honored ... (Read More)
 
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How Georgia Became O'Keeffe: Lessons On The Art Of Living
Karen Karbo.
Publisher: Skirt!.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762781294.  Daedalus Item Code: 70183
 
Among the most popular artists of the 20th century, Georgia O'Keeffe (1887–1986) demonstrated a unique style in her paintings of flowers and desert landscapes; her strong will and independence also ... (Read More)
 
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How to Talk Dirty & Influence People: An Autobiography
Lenny Bruce. Lewis Black, preface. Howard Reich, foreword.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306825293.  Daedalus Item Code: 69497
 
Originally published as a series in Playboy, following Lenny Bruce's landmark 1964 obscenity trial—and shortly before his death at age 40—this remarkable autobiography is presented here with a ... (Read More)
 
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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 Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Maya Angelou.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812980028.  Daedalus Item Code: 49419
 
When this first of her series of autobiographical books was published in 1969—covering her life up to the age of 17, in 1944—the late Maya Angelou garnered the attention of an international audience ... (Read More)
 
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In the Shadow of Islam
Isabelle Eberhardt. Sharon Bangert, trans.
Publisher: Peter Owen.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780720615876.  Daedalus Item Code: 62983
 
The daughter of a Russian anarchist and a runaway mother living in Geneva, Isabelle Eberhardt (1877–1904) read the Quran as a child and became fluent in Arabic. She also began to dress as a boy to ... (Read More)
 
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In Other Words
Jhumpa Lahiri. Ann Goldstein, trans.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781101875551.  Daedalus Item Code: 69096
 
(First Edition, Tipped-in Autograph Page) The Pulitzer Prize and PEN/Hemingway Award–winning author of Interpreter of Maladies, The Namesake, Unaccustomed Earth, and ... (Read More)
 
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Inside a Pearl: My Years in Paris
Edmund White.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408837764.  Daedalus Item Code: 64444
 
Following the memoirs My Lives and City Boy, Edmund White here gives us one of the most essential periods in his life. When he moved to Paris in 1983 he was 43 years old, spoke no ... (Read More)
 
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