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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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The Household Tips of the Great Writers
Mark Crick.
Publisher: Granta.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847082527.  Daedalus Item Code: 53596
 
Just because they have deep thoughts and singular perspectives on the human condition doesn't mean that the great writers of literature don't occasionally have to throw a dinner party, caulk a ... (Read More)
 
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Hyde Park Gate News: The Stephen Family Newspaper
Virginia Woolf, Vanessa Bell, with Thoby Stephen. Hermione Lee, foreword. Gill Lowe, ed.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911418.  Daedalus Item Code: 53713
 
As children, Virginia Woolf, elder sister Vanessa Bell, and brother Thoby Stephen collaborated on their very own family newspaper. This anthology pairs a selection from these texts with 16 pages of ... (Read More)
 
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I Used to Know That: Shakespeare: Stuff You Forgot From School
Liz Evers.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781606522462.  Daedalus Item Code: 63574
 
Everyone knows his name, and most English speakers have studied him at some point, but the scope of Shakespeare's influence on our culture is so vast that we can all be forgiven for not remembering ... (Read More)
 
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The Impossible Exile: Stefan Zweig at the End of the World
George Prochnik.
Publisher: Other Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590516126.  Daedalus Item Code: 61244
 
By the 1930s, Austria's Stefan Zweig had become the most widely translated living author in the world; his novels, short stories, and biographies were so compelling that they became instant ... (Read More)
 
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Inferno: Volume 1 of the Divine Comedy
Dante Alighieri. Robin Kirkpatrick, trans.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143124788.  Daedalus Item Code: 51249
 
The first and most famous of the three canticles in Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy, Inferno describes Dante's descent into Hell with Virgil as his guide. Through nine increasingly ... (Read More)
 
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Inside a Pearl: My Years in Paris
Edmund White.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781408820452.  Daedalus Item Code: 63303
 
Following the memoirs My Lives and City Boy, Edmund White here gives us one of the most essential periods in his life. When he moved to Paris in 1983 he was 43 years old, spoke no ... (Read More)
 
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J.D. Salinger: The Escape Artist
Thomas Beller.
Publisher: New Harvest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544261990.  Daedalus Item Code: 61361
 
J.D. Salinger published his first story in The New Yorker at age 29; three years later came The Catcher in the Rye, a novel that has sold more than 65 million copies and achieved mythic ... (Read More)
 
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Jane Austen's England
Roy & Lesley Adkins.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670785841.  Daedalus Item Code: 61001
 
This cultural snapshot of everyday life in the world of Jane Austen, from the authors of Nelson's Trafalgar and The War for All the Oceans, explores the customs and culture of Austen's ... (Read More)
 
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Jason and the Argonauts: Myths and Legends
Neil Smith. José Daniel Cabrera Peña, illus.
Publisher: Osprey.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780967226.  Daedalus Item Code: 63057
 
The voyage of Jason and the Argonauts and their hunt for the Golden Fleece remains one of the most popular of the ancient Greek myths, and its themes and characters are described here in detail. Sent ... (Read More)
 
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Jim, Who Ran Away From His Nurse and Was Eaten By a Lion: A Cautionary Tale
Hilaire Belloc. Mini Grey, illus.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: pop-up book.
ISBN: 9780375859700.  Daedalus Item Code: 20569
 
As much for adult fans of Edward Gorey as it is for children 8 and up with a sense of ironic humor, this mock cautionary tale by Hilaire Belloc, originally penned in 1907, is set perfectly with Mini ... (Read More)
 
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Joseph Anton: A Memoir
Salman Rushdie.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812992786.  Daedalus Item Code: 41062
 
(Named one of the Best Books of 2012 by London's Economist, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Seattle Times, the Kansas City Star, and Newsweek) The author of ... (Read More)
 
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