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La Batarde: The Bastard
Violette Leduc. Deborah Levy, intro. Simone de Beauvoir, foreword. Derek Coltman, trans.
Publisher: Dalkey Archive.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781564782892.  Daedalus Item Code: 33994
 
"My case is not unique: I am afraid of dying and distressed at being in this world." Humiliated by the circumstances of her birth and by her physical appearance, Violette Leduc sought solace in a ... (Read More)
 
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Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey
The Countess of Carnarvon.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780385344968.  Daedalus Item Code: 38843
 
In this juicy and entertaining companion piece to Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey, Fiona, the 8th Countess of Carnarvon, continues the saga of Highclere Castle with the story of ... (Read More)
 
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The Letters of Rosa Luxemburg
Rosa Luxemburg. Annelies Laschitza, Georg Adler & Peter Hudis, eds.
Publisher: Verso.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781844674534.  Daedalus Item Code: 38443
 
A Polish-born Jewish revolutionary and a great theoretical mind of the European socialist movement, Rosa Luxemburg (1871–1919) was an activist and author in Germany and Poland who participated in the ... (Read More)
 
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The Letters of T.S. Eliot: Volume 2: 1923–1925
Valerie Eliot & Hugh Haughton, eds.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571140817.  Daedalus Item Code: 32676
 
Covering the early years of T.S. Eliot's editorship of The Criterion and the publication of "The Hollow Men," this extensively annotated volume of his correspondence charts his intellectual ... (Read More)
 
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The Lincolns: Portrait of a Marriage
Daniel Mark Epstein.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345478009.  Daedalus Item Code: 31283
 
Poet and biographer Daniel Mark Epstein here looks at Lincoln's marriage to Mary Todd, founded in their mutual ambition and unraveled in the demands of the presidency, the tragedies of two sons' ... (Read More)
 
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Little Things in a Big Country: An Artist and Her Dog on the Rocky Mountain Front
Hannah Hinchman.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393328660.  Daedalus Item Code: 23883
 
(Winner of the Mountains & Plains Regional Book Award for Adult Nonfiction) So much claims Hannah Hinchman's attention in this exquisite illustrated journal: blades of grass springing from ... (Read More)
 
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Lives Like Loaded Guns: Emily Dickinson and Her Family's Feuds
Lyndall Gordon.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670021932.  Daedalus Item Code: 23340
 
The James Tait Black Prize–winning biographer of Virginia Woolf and Mary Wollstonecraft here gives us an entirely new Emily Dickinson—one who at last seems capable of the fierce intelligence at work ... (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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Margaret Sanger: A Life of Passion
Jean H. Baker.
Publisher: Hill & Wang/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780809094981.  Daedalus Item Code: 38052
 
After abandoning her family, nurse-midwife Margaret Sanger (1879–1966) devoted herself to the cause of birth control, believing it an essential cornerstone for women's rights and the best way to ... (Read More)
 
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Maidens' Trip: A Wartime Adventure on the Grand Union Canal
Emma Smith.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408801253.  Daedalus Item Code: 41293
 
(Winner of the 1949 John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize) Emma Smith's first book (her second was the James Tait Black Memorial Prize winner The Far Cry) is a now-classic memoir about her ... (Read More)
 
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Marmee & Louisa: The Untold Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Mother
Eve LaPlante.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451620672.  Daedalus Item Code: 49058
 
(One of NPR's Top Ten Books of 2012 and an Indie Next Great Read) Since Louisa May Alcott's Little Women first appeared nearly 150 years ago, Jo March and her calm, stalwart "Marmee" ... (Read More)
 
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Mary Poppins, She Wrote: The Life of P.L. Travers
Valerie Lawson.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781476762920.  Daedalus Item Code: 49091
 
She is best remembered for the creation of her sharp-tongued nanny Mary Poppins (although the Poppins we know best is Walt Disney's cheerful, watered-down version, whose contentious adaptation was ... (Read More)
 
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