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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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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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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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The Kraus Project: Essays by Karl Kraus (English/German Languages)
Karl Kraus. Jonathan Franzen, ed. Paul Reitter & Daniel Kehlmann, notes.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374182212.  Daedalus Item Code: 54522
A hundred years ago, Viennese satirist Karl Kraus was among the most penetrating and prophetic writers in Europe—a relentless critic of the popular media's manipulation of reality, the dehumanizing ... (Read More)
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Lazy B: Growing up on a Cattle Ranch in the American Southwest
Sandra Day O'Connor & H. Alan Day.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812966732.  Daedalus Item Code: 62281
What was it in Sandra Day O'Connor's background and early life that helped make her the first female justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, and one of the most powerful women in America? In this ... (Read More)
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Leaving Before the Rains Come
Alexandra Fuller.
Publisher: Harvill Secker.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781846559563.  Daedalus Item Code: 63660
Looking to rebuild after a painful divorce, memoirist Alexandra Fuller—who also gave us Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight and Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness—turns to her ... (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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The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid: A Memoir
Bill Bryson.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767919371.  Daedalus Item Code: 62226
Born in the middle of the American century (1951) in the middle of the United States (Des Moines), Bill Bryson, like millions of his peers, grew up with a rich fantasy life as a superhero—in his ... (Read More)
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