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Meeting the Devil: A Book of Memoir from the London Review of Books
Alan Bennett, preface.
Publisher: William Heinemann.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780434022670.  Daedalus Item Code: 53400
 
Autobiography has been an essential element of the London Review of Books since its founding in 1979, and this volume collects many outstanding pieces of memoir that first appeared in the ... (Read More)
 
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Memorable Days: The Selected Letters of James Salter and Robert Phelps
John McIntyre, ed. Michael Dirda, foreword.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781582436050.  Daedalus Item Code: 41216
 
The late James Salter had written two novels, The Hunters and The Arm of Flesh, but it was his third, remarkable novel A Sport and a Pastime, together with his film Three ... (Read More)
 
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The Midas Touch: World Mythology in Bite-Sized Chunks
Mark Daniels.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782430353.  Daedalus Item Code: 53293
 
In Western astrology, the signs of the zodiac are named in honor of Greek myths. J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings was heavily influenced by Norse mythology. Flora and Fauna, the names of ... (Read More)
 
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The Miller's Tale: Dual-Language Edition
Geoffrey Chaucer. E.B. Richmond, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911715.  Daedalus Item Code: 50388
 
The drunken miller entertains his fellow pilgrims with an account of the scholar, Nicholas, who seduces his aged landlord's beautiful young wife Alison, in the second of Chaucer's Canterbury ... (Read More)
 
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The Missing Ink: How Handwriting Made Us Who We Are
Philip Hensher.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447221692.  Daedalus Item Code: 54841
 
When London columnist and arts critic Philip Hensher realized that he had no idea what a close friend's handwriting looked like, he felt as though something was missing from their friendship; having ... (Read More)
 
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Modern and Contemporary Swiss Poetry: An Anthology
Luzius Keller, ed.
Publisher: Dalkey Archive.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781564787880.  Daedalus Item Code: 34011
 
Swiss modernist poetry has been highly influential for more than a century but has not yet gained the international recognition of its French and German counterparts; this anthology serves as an ... (Read More)
 
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Monsieur Proust's Library
Anka Muhlstein.
Publisher: Other Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590515662.  Daedalus Item Code: 51366
 
Reading was so important to Marcel Proust that it sometimes seems as if all the characters in his novels—servants and masters, children and parents, artists and physicians—were devoted readers; ... (Read More)
 
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The Muse In The Bottle: Great Writers on the Joy of Drinking
Charles Coulombe.
Publisher: Citadel.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780806523712.  Daedalus Item Code: 53234
 
The triumph of the toast, the camaraderie of the bar, the punishment of the hangover, the sweet joy of living to imbibe another day—this delightfully tipsy anthology celebrates the diverse pleasures ... (Read More)
 
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My Brother's Book
Maurice Sendak. Stephen Greenblatt, intro.
Publisher: HarperCollins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062234896.  Daedalus Item Code: 54691
 
Fifty years after Where the Wild Things Are comes this last book by Maurice Sendak, completed before his death in 2012. With influences from Shakespeare and William Blake, Sendak pays homage ... (Read More)
 
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My Prizes: An Accounting
Thomas Bernhard. Carol Brown Janeway, trans.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307272874.  Daedalus Item Code: 31062
 
This book of brilliant and viciously funny recollections from one of 20th-century literature's more notorious enfants terribles—written in 1980 but unpublished for two decades—tells the story of the ... (Read More)
 
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New Selected Journals, 1939–1995
Stephen Spender. Lara Feigel, John Sutherland & Natasha Spender, eds.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571237579.  Daedalus Item Code: 53943
 
While Stephen Spender's reputation was established by his poetry and his autobiography World Within World, over the course of his long life he also poured his thoughts and feelings into his ... (Read More)
 
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Night of the Republic: Poems
Alan Shapiro.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547329703.  Daedalus Item Code: 62524
 
(Finalist for the 2012 National Book Award for Poetry) This 12th collection by one of America's most inventive and accessible poets takes us on an unsettling night tour of America's public ... (Read More)
 
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