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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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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 Ideal Bookshelf
Jane Mount, illus. Thessaly La Force, ed.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316200905.  Daedalus Item Code: 62906
In this unusual book of portraits, illustrator Jane Mount depicts such cultural figures as Michael Chabon, David Chang, Jennifer Egan, Malcolm Gladwell, Miranda July, Maira Kalman, Thomas Keller, ... (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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Norman Mailer: A Double Life
J. Michael Lennon.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439150191.  Daedalus Item Code: 42616
One of the giants of American letters, Norman Mailer was a novelist, journalist, biographer, and filmmaker; a provocateur, as well as a passionate observer; and a husband, father, and serial ... (Read More)
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The Novelist's Lexicon: Writers on the Words That Define Their Work
Villa Gillet, ed.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780231150804.  Daedalus Item Code: 54816
Originally published in France in 2008, this book collects more than 70 defining essays from the writers who attended the International Forum of the Novel, hosted by Le Monde and Villa Gillet ... (Read More)
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On the Art of Making Up One's Mind
Jerome K. Jerome. Joseph Connolly, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843916079.  Daedalus Item Code: 50392
Culled from his sequel to The Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow, these five fictionalized essays by Jerome K. Jerome (1859–1927)—featuring his trademark dry wit—include the Cinderella spoof "On ... (Read More)
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On War
George Bernard Shaw. Philip Pullman, foreword. J.P. Wearing, ed.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843916116.  Daedalus Item Code: 53761
An avowed enemy of cant whose lifetime encompassed several of history's most destructive conflicts, George Bernard Shaw frequently criticized war and the people who support it. These freestanding ... (Read More)
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