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Henry VIII: The Charismatic King Who Reforged a Nation
Kathy Elgin.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782122159.  Daedalus Item Code: 60290
A man of deep contradictions, Henry VIII struggled to maintain royal pomp, even as he ruthlessly eliminated everyone whom he believed stood against him. Featuring 175 black and white illustrations, ... (Read More)
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Henry VIII: The Life and Rule of England's Nero
John Matusiak.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750960892.  Daedalus Item Code: 62355
Five centuries after he ascended the throne, the reputation of Henry VIII is generally being rehabilitated and subtly sanitized. Tudor historian John Matusiak paints a considerably less flattering ... (Read More)
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Heroes, Rascals, & Rogues: A Compendium of Notable Historical Characters, Who Have Made Their Names ... By Foul Means or Fair
Rupert Matthews & John Birdsall.
Publisher: AA Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780749558888.  Daedalus Item Code: 42870
Heavily illustrated and compulsively readable, this book of popular biography packs in hundreds of profiles of famous, infamous, and all-but-forgotten figures of ancient and recent times, from ... (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's Last Secretary: A Firsthand Account of Life with Hitler
Traudl Junge. Melissa Müller, ed. Anthea Bell, trans.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781611453232.  Daedalus Item Code: 63980
Though she came to Berlin with dreams of becoming a ballerina, Traudl Junge—née Gertraud Humps—supported herself with her typing, and was selected by Adolf Hitler in 1942 to be his personal ... (Read More)
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Hitler's Piano Player: The Rise and Fall of Ernst Hanfstaengl, Confidant of Hitler, Friend of the Allies
Peter Conradi.
Publisher: Duckworth.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780715635285.  Daedalus Item Code: 61479
An early and ardent supporter of Adolph Hitler, cosmopolitan businessman Ernst Hanfstaengl helped to finance the publication of Mein Kampf and wrote jingoistic music for the German military. ... (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 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'm Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen
Sylvie Simmons.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099549321.  Daedalus Item Code: 62398
The musical legend behind such unforgettable, often-covered ballads as "Suzanne," "Bird on the Wire," and "Hallelujah," as well as groundbreaking literary works like Beautiful Losers and ... (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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