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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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A Student's Guide to Classics
Bruce S. Thornton.
Publisher: ISI Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781932236156.  Daedalus Item Code: 31160
 
Classics is the discipline that studies the language, literature, history, and civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome, two cultures that bequeathed to the West the greater part of its intellectual, ... (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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Troilus and Cressida
Geoffrey Chaucer. George Philip Krapp, trans.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780394701424.  Daedalus Item Code: 40672
 
Written in the late 14th century and set during the siege of Troy, this tragic verse romance is considered by many to be—as C.S. Lewis called it—Chaucer's greatest poem, with a far-reaching literary ... (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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Why Homer Matters
Adam Nicolson.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781627791793.  Daedalus Item Code: 59114
 
He has written on the origins of the King James Bible, on navigating the battered Atlantic coast of Britain, and on his grandmother Vita Sackville-West's gardens at his ancestral home of ... (Read More)
 
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Wilkie Collins
Peter Ackroyd.
Publisher: Chatto & Windus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780701169909.  Daedalus Item Code: 44419
 
Short and oddly built, with a head too big for his body, and frequently dressed in colorful clothes "as if playing a certain part in the great general drama of life," Wilkie Collins looked distinctly ... (Read More)
 
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Words Alone: Yeats and His Inheritances
R.F. Foster.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199592166.  Daedalus Item Code: 32825
 
The author of a two-volume biography of W.B. Yeats that was hailed in the New York Review of Books as "a triumph of scholarship, thought, and empathy such as one would hardly have thought ... (Read More)
 
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Words in Air: The Complete Correspondence Between Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell
Thomas Travisano & Saskia Hamilton, eds.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780374531898.  Daedalus Item Code: 31981
 
When she met Robert Lowell in 1947 Elizabeth Bishop wrote that she "loved him at first sight." The candid, affectionate, complex, and loving friendship of the two American poets is recorded in ... (Read More)
 
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Wordsworth's Gardens
Carol Buchanan. Richard Buchanan, photos. Peter Elkington, foreword.
Publisher: Texas Tech.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780896724457.  Daedalus Item Code: 44006
 
A true environmentalist, more than a century before anyone coined the term, William Wordsworth was splendidly attuned to the natural world surrounding him in England's Lake District, and his poetry ... (Read More)
 
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