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Letters of Ted Hughes
Ted Hughes. Christopher Reid, ed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571221387.  Daedalus Item Code: 53945
Revered and reviled, the late British Poet Laureate Ted Hughes was best known as a poet and translator, but in this book of nearly 300 of his letters—including 16 pages of black and white ... (Read More)
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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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Lewis Coolidge and the Voyage of the Amethyst, 1806–1811
Evabeth Miller Kienast & John Phillip Felt, eds.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781570038167.  Daedalus Item Code: 41790
Lewis Coolidge (1783–1871) was a nephew of Billy Dawes, the man who accompanied Paul Revere on his legendary midnight ride, and that adventurous spirit seems to have run in the family: in 1806 ... (Read More)
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A Life of Discovery: Michael Faraday, Giant of the Scientific Revolution
James Hamilton.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400060160.  Daedalus Item Code: 53365
Born at the turn of the 19th century, at the end of both the scientific revolution and the Enlightenment, Michael Faraday was the son of a blacksmith and had a slim education, yet he was gifted with ... (Read More)
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The Life of Evelyn Underhill: An Intimate Portrait of the Groundbreaking Author of Mysticism
Margaret Cropper. Dana Greene, foreword.
Publisher: Skylight Paths.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781893361706.  Daedalus Item Code: 50476
One of the most acclaimed spiritual thinkers of her day and the author of the 1911 treatise Mysticism, British theologian Evelyn Underhill (1875–1941) urged believers to seek God through ... (Read More)
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A Life of Philip K. Dick: The Man Who Remembered the Future
Anthony Peake.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782122425.  Daedalus Item Code: 54095
A hugely influential writer, Philip K. Dick drew upon his own life to address themes of drug abuse, paranoia, and transcendental experiences, and his books have been turned into such films as ... (Read More)
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The Light of the World: A Memoir
Elizabeth Alexander.
Publisher: Grand Central.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781455599875.  Daedalus Item Code: 59508
The author of six books of poetry (including the Pulitzer Prize finalist American Sublime) and the poet who composed and recited "Praise Song for the Day" for Barack Obama's 2009 inauguration, ... (Read More)
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Lives Like Loaded Guns: Emily Dickinson and Her Family's Feuds
Lyndall Gordon.
Publisher: Virago.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781844084548.  Daedalus Item Code: 43992
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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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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Love and Kisses and a Halo of Truffles: Letters to Helen Evans Brown
James Beard. John Ferrone, ed.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781559703185.  Daedalus Item Code: 41543
A pioneer of modern American cookery, James Beard was for more than five decades America's most celebrated cook and food writer. This book collects a rich cache of more than 300 letters—many ... (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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Marc Blitzstein: His Life, His Work, His World
Howard Pollack.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199791590.  Daedalus Item Code: 43600
A composer and lyricist of enormous innovation and influence, Marc Blitzstein remains one of the most versatile and fascinating figures in the history of American music. A prominent leftist who was ... (Read More)
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