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Julia's Cats: Julia Child's Life in the Company of Cats
Patricia Barey & Therese Burson.
Publisher: Abrams Image.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781419702754.  Daedalus Item Code: 42466
 
While the world remembers Julia Child as the adventurous, charismatic woman who brought French cuisine to America and became an icon of television cooking shows, there's an aspect of her life that's ... (Read More)
 
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Just One Catch: A Biography of Joseph Heller
Tracy Daugherty.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312596859.  Daedalus Item Code: 33185
 
Joseph Heller was a Coney Island kid, the son of Russian immigrants, whose experience flying WWII bombing missions over France would become the inspiration for Catch-22 ("The only war novel ... (Read More)
 
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Keith Richards: A Rock 'n' Roll Life
Bill Milkowski.
Publisher: David & Charles.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781446302552.  Daedalus Item Code: 40119
 
This album celebrates Keith Richards's 50 years as a defining rock guitarist, spanning his career in large black and white and color photos up to 19 x 11 1/2 inches. With his often-contentious ... (Read More)
 
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The King's Smuggler: Jane Whorwood, Secret Agent to Charles I
John Fox.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752450018.  Daedalus Item Code: 23173
 
Jane Whorwood (1612–84) was one of Charles I's closest confidantes, an extraordinary woman who emerges in this biography as a forgotten key player in the English Civil War. The daughter of Scots ... (Read More)
 
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The King's Speech: How One Man Saved the British Monarchy
Mark Logue & Peter Conradi.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857381118.  Daedalus Item Code: 22520
 
Lionel Logue was a self-taught and virtually unknown speech therapist. Yet it was this outgoing, amiable man who almost single-handedly turned the nervous, tongue-tied Duke of York into one of ... (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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Liberation: Diaries, 1970–1983
Christopher Isherwood. Katherine Bucknell, ed. Edmund White, preface.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062084743.  Daedalus Item Code: 42795
 
Candid and revealing, the final volume of Christopher Isherwood's diaries brings together his thoughts on life, love, and death. Beginning in the period of his life when he wrote Kathleen and ... (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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The Lives of Margaret Fuller: A Biography
John Matteson.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068054.  Daedalus Item Code: 41477
 
Outspoken and quick-witted, idealistic and adventurous, Margaret Fuller (1810–1850) was perhaps the most famous American woman of her generation, assays John Matteson—winner of the 2008 Pulitzer ... (Read More)
 
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Losing It: In Which an Aging Professor Laments His Shrinking Brain, Which He Flatters Himself Formerly Did Him Noble Service
William Ian Miller.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300171013.  Daedalus Item Code: 42100
 
A distinguished professor at a top law school, William Miller brings effortless erudition and acerbic wit to this seriously funny look at growing old. The "it" in Miller's title refers mainly to ... (Read More)
 
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Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women
Harriet Reisen.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312658878.  Daedalus Item Code: 42468
 
In her vivid, energetic account of the life of Louisa May Alcott, PBS and HBO television documentarian Harriet Reisen portrays a writer as worthy of interest in her own right as her most famous ... (Read More)
 
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