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Everyman's Joyce
W. Terrence Gordon, Eri Hamaji & Jacob Albert.
Publisher: Mark Batty Publisher.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780979554681.  Daedalus Item Code: 50445
Pablo Picasso's assessment of James Joyce as a writer that "all the world can understand" speaks to how a perspective that favors the visual can see through dense texts, allowing meaning to take ... (Read More)
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Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Children's Book: Life Lessons from Notable People from All Walks of Life
Anita Silvey, ed.
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781596433953.  Daedalus Item Code: 52063
"What children's book changed the way you see the world?" Horn Book Magazine editor and children's book publisher Anita Silvey asked this question of more than a hundred respected and admired ... (Read More)
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Jean de La Fontaine. Gordon Pirie, trans. Gilbert Adair, foreword. Robert Chandler, intro.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911722.  Daedalus Item Code: 50369
From "The Ant and the Grasshopper" to "The Hare and the Tortoise," this dual-language collection of poems by Jean de La Fontaine (1621–95) features some of the world's greatest and best-known fables. ... (Read More)
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Fallen Angels
Harold Bloom. Mark Podwal, illus.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300123487.  Daedalus Item Code: 92192
Every angel is terrifying, Rilke wrote. For Harold Bloom, too, this is true in one sense, since he maintains that all angels are fallen angels. As in his most recent book of criticism, The Daemon ... (Read More)
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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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The First Well: A Bethlehem Boyhood
Jabra Ibrahim Jabra. Mohammad Shaheen, foreword. Issa J. Boullata, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913719.  Daedalus Item Code: 53699
As a child in British Mandate Palestine, poet and translator Jabra Ibrahim Jabra (1920–94) enjoyed proximity to a rich confluence of cultures in Bethlehem and Jerusalem. In this 1987 memoir, Jabra ... (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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The Givenness of Things: Essays
Marilynne Robinson.
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374298470.  Daedalus Item Code: 59737
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Gilead, Lila, and Housekeeping, Marilynne Robinson here delivers an impassioned critique of ... (Read More)
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The Gods of Olympus: A History
Barbara Graziosi.
Publisher: Metropolitan.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805091571.  Daedalus Item Code: 54508
The author of Inventing Homer and Homer in the Twentieth Century, classics professor Barbara Graziosi here offers an elegant and entertaining account of the evolution of Greek gods ... (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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