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Neal Stephenson.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848878556.  Daedalus Item Code: 38329
 
The multiple Hugo and Locus Award–winning author of Cryptonomicon, Anathem, and Reamde, Neal Stephenson here collects previously published short writings, both fiction and ... (Read More)
 
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Spell It Out: The Curious, Enthralling, and Extraordinary Story of English Spelling
David Crystal.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250056122.  Daedalus Item Code: 59214
 
Why is English spelling so difficult? Why do so many of us think of ourselves as bad spellers? Why is there a silent b in debt, and where do all those oughs come from? And why ... (Read More)
 
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Straight on Till Morning: The Life of Beryl Markham
Mary S. Lovell.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393339154.  Daedalus Item Code: 41485
 
Born in England and raised in Kenya, Beryl Markham was a notorious beauty who trained racehorses and had scandalous affairs, though today she is most remembered for her pioneering nonstop flight from ... (Read More)
 
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The Street Philosopher and the Holy Fool: A Syrian Journey
Marius Kociejowski.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750938075.  Daedalus Item Code: 23175
 
Offering an unexpected face of Syria, this unusual book describes an ancient land that has not always been a dangerous and chaotic destination. Ontario-born poet Marius Kociejowski made five journeys ... (Read More)
 
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A Strong West Wind
Gail Caldwell.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812972566.  Daedalus Item Code: 42330
 
A Pulitzer Prize–winning book critic and the author of Let's Take the Long Way Home, her 2010 memoir of her friendship with columnist Caroline Knapp, Gail Caldwell gave us this remarkable ... (Read More)
 
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The Table Comes First: Family, France, and the Meaning of Food
Adam Gopnik.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307476968.  Daedalus Item Code: 29385
 
From the author of Paris to the Moon comes this beguiling tour of the morals and manners of America's present food mania, in search of the deeper truths of eating. Never before have we cared ... (Read More)
 
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A Thousand Times More Fair: What Shakespeare's Plays Teach Us About Justice
Kenji Yoshino.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061769108.  Daedalus Item Code: 36313
 
In this book by the author of Covering (his surprisingly popular discourse on civil rights and discrimination law), constitutional law professor Kenji Yoshino turns to the broad question of ... (Read More)
 
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Thou Spleeny Swag-Bellied Miscreant: Create Your Own Shakespearean Insults
Sarah Royal & Jillian Hofer.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: spiral.
ISBN: 9780762453214.  Daedalus Item Code: 59095
 
If your inventory of insulting invective has run its course; if your pithiest barbs lack the unassailable profundity of Shakespeare's finely crafted cudgels, fear not, tongue-tied plaintiff. Big-city ... (Read More)
 
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Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair
Pablo Neruda. W.S. Merwin, trans. Pablo Picasso, illus.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780142437704.  Daedalus Item Code: 59259
 
First published in 1924 as Veinte poemas de amor y una canción desesperada, this slim volume remains among Nobel Prize–winning poet Pablo Neruda's most popular collections, and contains some ... (Read More)
 
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The Veritable Years: Poems 1949–1966: Volume II of the Collected Poems
William Everson. Allan Campo, foreword. Albert Gelpi, intro. William Harryman, afterword.
Publisher: Black Sparrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781574230826.  Daedalus Item Code: 42448
 
From 1949's The Crooked Lines of God to the 1960–1966 cycle The Rose of Solitude, the San Francisco Renaissance stalwart William Everson wrestles with issues of faith and desire in ... (Read More)
 
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Walking in the Shade: 1949 to 1962
Doris Lessing.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060929565.  Daedalus Item Code: 42991
 
The second volume of Nobel Laureate Doris Lessing's extraordinary autobiography covers the years from her 1949 arrival in war-weary London with her son Peter and the manuscript for The Grass is ... (Read More)
 
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What Matters in Jane Austen?: Twenty Crucial Puzzles Solved
John Mullan.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781620400425.  Daedalus Item Code: 49523
 
Does it seem sometimes as though everything that could be said about Jane Austen already has been? Nay, we say, and as proof we offer this entirely novel approach (pardon the pun) to the works of the ... (Read More)
 
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