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Tolstoy: A Russian Life
Rosamund Bartlett.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780151014385.  Daedalus Item Code: 43271
 
The author of Chekhov: Scenes from a Life and a translator of his stories, Rosamund Bartlett here looks to the literary figure that Chekhov—and indeed all of Russia—revered above all others. ... (Read More)
 
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The Trip to Echo Spring: On Writers and Drinking
Olivia Laing.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250063731.  Daedalus Item Code: 49526
 
(One of the New York Times Book Review's Best Books of 2014) In this captivating and highly original account of how writers in the grip of alcoholism created some of the greatest works ... (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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Under My Skin: Volume One of My Autobiography, to 1949
Doris Lessing.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060926649.  Daedalus Item Code: 42990
 
"I was born with skins too few. Or they were scrubbed off me by ... robust and efficient hands." The experiences absorbed through these "skins too few" are evoked in this first memoir by Nobel ... (Read More)
 
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Understand Greek Mythology: A Teach Yourself Guide
Steve Eddy & Claire Hamilton.
Publisher: McGraw-Hill.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781444163469.  Daedalus Item Code: 44116
 
From the Minotaur to the Golden Fleece, ancient Greek myths shaped, and were in turn shaped by, one of the most significant cultures in the history of civilization; even today, stories about Oedipus, ... (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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The Way the World Works
Nicholson Baker.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781416572473.  Daedalus Item Code: 43689
 
In this collection of essays spanning 15 years, the author of Human Smoke and the National Book Critics Circle Award winner Double Fold ranges from international political controversy ... (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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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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