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Letters to Pauline
Stendhal. Andrew Brown, trans. Adam Thirwell, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911678.  Daedalus Item Code: 53724
 
Determined to take his younger sister Pauline's education in hand, Henri Beyle—better known as Stendhal (1783–1842)—was obliged to continue her tuition in epistolary fashion on leaving Grenoble. In ... (Read More)
 
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The Life of George Washington
John Marshall. Wayne LaPierre, intro.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781629145013.  Daedalus Item Code: 63982
 
Biographies of George Washington are legion, but this one has the distinction of being written by John Marshall (1755–1835), who—prior to his 34 years of service as a Supreme Court Justice—fought ... (Read More)
 
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The Light of the World: A Memoir
Elizabeth Alexander.
Publisher: Grand Central.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781455599868.  Daedalus Item Code: 69485
 
(Finalist for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in Biography and the National Book Critics Circle Award, a New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice, and a New Yorker, Boston Globe, ... (Read More)
 
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Louisa May Alcott: A Personal Biography
Susan Cheever.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781416569923.  Daedalus Item Code: 61841
 
The author of American Bloomsbury returns to Concord, Massachusetts, for this engaging life of its most famous female writer. Louisa May Alcott never intended to write Little Women; she ... (Read More)
 
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Lust & Wonder: A Memoir
Augusten Burroughs.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312342036.  Daedalus Item Code: 70402
 
Here the author of Running with Scissors and Dry takes an intimate look at the driving forces in one man's life. Augusten Burroughs's singular approach to detailing both the horrific ... (Read More)
 
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Mallarmé: The Politics of the Siren
Jacques Rancière. Steven Corcoran, trans.
Publisher: Continuum.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780826438409.  Daedalus Item Code: 62176
 
Often considered a difficult and austere poet, Stéphane Mallarmé (1842–98) has been widely misunderstood for more than a century, posits philosopher Jacques Rancière, who stresses that the French ... (Read More)
 
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The Man from Mars: Ray Palmer's Amazing Pulp Journey
Fred Nadis.
Publisher: Tarcher.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780399160547.  Daedalus Item Code: 62904
 
Meet Ray Palmer, a hustler, a trickster, and a visionary. Though diminutive—he stood at just over four feet tall—Palmer was nevertheless an indomitable force in the science fiction and supernatural ... (Read More)
 
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The Man He Became: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency
James Tobin.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780743265157.  Daedalus Item Code: 62133
 
In 1921, at the age of 39, Franklin D. Roosevelt was the brightest young star in the Democratic Party. One day he was racing his children around their summer home; two days later he could not stand ... (Read More)
 
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Man in Profile: Joseph Mitchell of The New Yorker
Thomas Kunkel.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780375508905.  Daedalus Item Code: 63421
 
(Winner of the Sperber Prize and named one of the Best Books of 2015 by the San Francisco Chronicle and Publishers Weekly) The legendary New Yorker profile writer and ... (Read More)
 
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The Man Within My Head
Pico Iyer.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307267610.  Daedalus Item Code: 44353
 
We all carry people inside our heads—actors, leaders, writers, figures out of history or fiction—who sometimes seem closer to us than people we know; here Pico Iyer sets out to unravel the mysterious ... (Read More)
 
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Marlene: Marlene Dietrich, A Personal Biography
Charlotte Chandler.
Publisher: Applause.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781557838384.  Daedalus Item Code: 63325
 
In the mid-1970s Charlotte Chandler interviewed Marlene Dietrich in the reclusive actress's Paris apartment. Her career was all but over, but she agreed to meet because Chandler hadn't known Dietrich ... (Read More)
 
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Medical Saints: Cosmas and Damian in a Postmodern World
Jacalyn Duffin.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199743179.  Daedalus Item Code: 60927
 
Cosmas and Damian were martyred around the year 300 in what is now Syria. Called the Anargyroi ("without silver") because they charged no fees, they became patrons of medicine, surgery, and ... (Read More)
 
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