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The English Opium-Eater: A Biography of Thomas de Quincey
Robert Morrison.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605981321.  Daedalus Item Code: 22241
 
Author of the famed and scandalous Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, Thomas de Quincey (17851859) enjoyed friendships with leading poets and men of letters in the Romantic and Victorian ... (Read More)
 
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The English Opium-Eater: A Biography of Thomas de Quincey
Robert Morrison.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781605982809.  Daedalus Item Code: 40260
 
Author of the famed and scandalous Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, Thomas de Quincey (17851859) enjoyed friendships with leading poets and men of letters in the Romantic and Victorian ... (Read More)
 
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Erasmus Darwin: Sex, Science, and Serendipity
Patricia Fara.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199582662.  Daedalus Item Code: 50938
 
The world, wrote Charles Darwin, resembles "one great slaughter-house, one universal scene of rapacity and injustice." Surprisingly, that nutshell image of competitive natural selection originated ... (Read More)
 
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Everyman's Joyce
W. Terrence Gordon, Eri Hamaji & Jacob Albert.
Publisher: Mark Batty Publisher.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780979554681.  Daedalus Item Code: 50445
 
Pablo Picasso's assessment of James Joyce as a writer that "all the world can understand" speaks to how a perspective that favors the visual can see through dense texts, allowing meaning to take ... (Read More)
 
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Everyman's McLuhan
W. Terrence Gordon, Eri Hamaji & Jacob Albert.
Publisher: Mark Batty Publisher.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780977985012.  Daedalus Item Code: 50446
 
A careful student of 20th-century media, a prolific lecturer and author, and the coiner of such phrases as "global village" and "the medium is the message," Canadian philosopher Marshall McLuhan ... (Read More)
 
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Explorer of the Mind: The Illustrated Biography of Sigmund Freud
Ruth Sheppard. Ivan Ward & Carol Seigel, foreword.
Publisher: Andre Deutsch.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9780233003306.  Daedalus Item Code: 41594
 
The "father of psychoanalysis," who developed such therapeutic innovations as the "talking cure," free association, and dream interpretation, Sigmund Freud remains a towering figure in the field of ... (Read More)
 
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Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr
Nancy Isenberg.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143113713.  Daedalus Item Code: 44333
 
Arguing that Aaron Burr's legacy was thoroughly tarred by his political enemies, the author of Sex and Citizenship in Antebellum America here paints a portrait of a man who truly deserves to ... (Read More)
 
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FDR's Deadly Secret
Steven Lomazow & Eric Fettmann.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781586489069.  Daedalus Item Code: 43411
 
"This is a superior addition to the diseases-of-famous-men genre. Journalist [Eric] Fettmann and neurologist [Steven] Lomazow assert that they've discovered the true cause of FDR's 1945 death, ... (Read More)
 
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First Family: Abigail & John Adams
Joseph J. Ellis.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307269621.  Daedalus Item Code: 43933
 
The author of His Excellency, the Pulitzer Prize winner Founding Brothers, and the National Book Award winner American Sphinx here brings America's preeminent first couple to ... (Read More)
 
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Frederick the Great
Nancy Mitford. Liesl Schillinger, intro.
Publisher: New York Review Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781590176238.  Daedalus Item Code: 52224
 
Prussia's King Frederick II (171286) is today best remembered for successfully defending his tiny country against France, Austria, and Russia during the Seven Years' War. But in his youth, the ... (Read More)
 
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Furious Cool: Richard Pryor and the World that Made Him
David Henry & Joe Henry.
Publisher: Algonquin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781616200787.  Daedalus Item Code: 43844
 
Richard Pryor was one of the most influential performers of the later 20th century, and certainly he was the most successful black actor/comedian ever, argue the authors of this revelatory and ... (Read More)
 
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Galileo
J.L. Heilbron.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199655984.  Daedalus Item Code: 50940
 
He has been celebrated variously as a brilliant mathematician and as a martyr to science, but in this beautifully illustrated biography by science historian John Heilbron, Galileo emerges as a much ... (Read More)
 
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