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Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone: The Essential Writings of Hunter S. Thompson
Hunter S. Thompson. Jann S. Wenner, ed.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439165959.  Daedalus Item Code: 40848
"Buy the ticket, take the ride," was a favorite slogan of Hunter S. Thompson, and it largely defined both his work and his life. This full-blooded collection of his finest work for Rolling ... (Read More)
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Fidelity: Poems
Grace Paley.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374299064.  Daedalus Item Code: 53103
"Anyone who gets to be / eighty years old says thank you / to the One in charge/ and then immediately begins to complain," noted Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award nominee Grace Paley. Just ... (Read More)
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First Poems
Brenda Meredith Seymour, illus.
Publisher: Lutterworth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780718815264.  Daedalus Item Code: 53417
From the make-believe of Shakespeare's "Where the Bee Sucks" and Robert Graves's "I'd Love to Be a Fairy Child" to the everyday world of William Wordsworth's kitten at play and Kenneth Grahame's ... (Read More)
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Fooling Houdini: Magicians, Mentalists, Math Geeks and the Hidden Powers of the Mind
Alex Stone.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061766213.  Daedalus Item Code: 44337
When Alex Stone was five years old, his father bought him a magic kit—a gift that would spark a lifelong love. Years later, in New York City, he discovered a vibrant underground magic scene, ... (Read More)
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Fruitlands: The Alcott Family and Their Search for Utopia
Richard Francis.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300177909.  Daedalus Item Code: 50804
Fruitlands was one of history's most unsuccessful yet most significant utopian experiments. It was established in Massachusetts in 1843 by Bronson Alcott (whose daughter Louisa May was among the ... (Read More)
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The Gentry Man: A Guide for the Civilized Male: The Best of Gentry Magazine, 1951–1957
Hal Rubenstein, ed.
Publisher: Harper Design.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062088475.  Daedalus Item Code: 41949
More than 50 years after it ceased publication, Gentry magazine remains one of the most influential men's magazines ever created. Publisher William Segal's innovative style magazine broke new ... (Read More)
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Going Home
Doris Lessing.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060976309.  Daedalus Item Code: 44341
This is Doris Lessing's account of her first journey back to Africa, the land in which she grew up and in which so much of her emotion and her concern remained invested. Returning to Southern ... (Read More)
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The Classic Era of American Comics
Nicky Wright.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781780974415.  Daedalus Item Code: 51719
In their 1930s–50s heyday, the top 500 comics sold over 60 million copies a month, and many are still avidly collected today. Nicky Wright tells the fascinating story of the rise of this highly ... (Read More)
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The Golden Age of Crime Fiction: The Authors, the Artists and Their Creations from 1920 to 1950
Peter Haining.
Publisher: Prion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781853758690.  Daedalus Item Code: 51726
From the 1840s to the 1950s, every important element of crime fiction was invented, including such archetypal investigators as the police detective, the amateur sleuth, the hard-boiled private eye, ... (Read More)
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The Golden Ass of Lucius Apuleius
M.D. Usher, adaptation. T. Motley, illus.
Publisher: Godine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781567924183.  Daedalus Item Code: 36319
A favorite of private presses and illustrators since the invention of printing, Lucius Apuleius's 2nd-century comic masterpiece traces the misadventures of a young man who is a bit too curious about ... (Read More)
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Good Prose: The Art of Nonfiction: Stories and Advice from a Lifetime of Writing and Editing
Tracy Kidder & Richard Todd.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400069750.  Daedalus Item Code: 53206
A book about writing, and about a warm and productive literary friendship, this story begins in 1973 at the Boston offices of the Atlantic Monthly, where a young freelance writer named Tracy ... (Read More)
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The Good Rat: A True Story
Jimmy Breslin.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060856694.  Daedalus Item Code: 51309
In a history every bit as compelling as The Godfather, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Branch Rickey and The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight gives us a look through the ... (Read More)
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