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Leonardo's Legacy: How Da Vinci Reimagined the World
Stefan Klein. Shelley Frisch, trans.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306820083.  Daedalus Item Code: 43414
 
"With my Leonardo library that would require a truck scale to weigh, how did I miss Ludovico Sforza using a remote mill in Mora Bassa for trysts with the Lady with Ermine? The answer: ... (Read More)
 
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The Letters of T.S. Eliot: Volume 2: 1923–1925
Valerie Eliot & Hugh Haughton, eds.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571140817.  Daedalus Item Code: 32676
 
Covering the early years of T.S. Eliot's editorship of The Criterion and the publication of "The Hollow Men," this extensively annotated volume of his correspondence charts his intellectual ... (Read More)
 
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Liberation: Diaries, 1970–1983
Christopher Isherwood. Katherine Bucknell, ed. Edmund White, preface.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062084743.  Daedalus Item Code: 42795
 
Candid and revealing, the final volume of Christopher Isherwood's diaries brings together his thoughts on life, love, and death. Beginning in the period of his life when he wrote Kathleen and ... (Read More)
 
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The Liberator: One World War II Soldier's 500-Day Odyssey from the Beaches of Sicily to the Gates of Dachau
Alex Kershaw.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307887993.  Daedalus Item Code: 42434
 
From the July 1943 Allied landings in Sicily, to May 8, 1945, when victory in Europe was declared, no American regiments saw more action or endured greater risks than the ones commanded by Felix ... (Read More)
 
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Life Below Stairs: True Lives of Edwardian Servants
Alison Maloney.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250017659.  Daedalus Item Code: 43007
 
Upstairs, an aristocratic Edwardian home in early 20th-century England would have been a picture of elegance and order, a place for social gatherings and extravagantly arranged dinner parties. ... (Read More)
 
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The Lincolns: Portrait of a Marriage
Daniel Mark Epstein.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345478009.  Daedalus Item Code: 31283
 
Poet and biographer Daniel Mark Epstein here looks at Lincoln's marriage to Mary Todd, founded in their mutual ambition and unraveled in the demands of the presidency, the tragedies of two sons' ... (Read More)
 
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Little Things in a Big Country: An Artist and Her Dog on the Rocky Mountain Front
Hannah Hinchman.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393328660.  Daedalus Item Code: 23883
 
(Winner of the Mountains & Plains Regional Book Award for Adult Nonfiction) So much claims Hannah Hinchman's attention in this exquisite illustrated journal: blades of grass springing from ... (Read More)
 
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The Lives of Margaret Fuller: A Biography
John Matteson.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068054.  Daedalus Item Code: 41477
 
Outspoken and quick-witted, idealistic and adventurous, Margaret Fuller (1810–1850) was perhaps the most famous American woman of her generation, assays John Matteson—winner of the 2008 Pulitzer ... (Read More)
 
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Losing It: In Which an Aging Professor Laments His Shrinking Brain, Which He Flatters Himself Formerly Did Him Noble Service
William Ian Miller.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300171013.  Daedalus Item Code: 42100
 
A distinguished professor at a top law school, William Miller brings effortless erudition and acerbic wit to this seriously funny look at growing old. The "it" in Miller's title refers mainly to ... (Read More)
 
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Louis Agassiz: Creator of American Science
Christoph Irmscher.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547577678.  Daedalus Item Code: 43551
 
During an 1846 lecture tour in Boston, Swiss biologist Louis Agassiz decided to stay, eventually becoming the best-known American scientist of his era. Renowned for his pioneering studies of the ice ... (Read More)
 
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Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women
Harriet Reisen.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312658878.  Daedalus Item Code: 42468
 
In her vivid, energetic account of the life of Louisa May Alcott, PBS and HBO television documentarian Harriet Reisen portrays a writer as worthy of interest in her own right as her most famous ... (Read More)
 
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Love Letters of Great Men and Women
Ursula Doyle, ed.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330515139.  Daedalus Item Code: 42876
 
From the private papers of Beethoven and Lord Byron to those of Anne Boleyn and Queen Victoria, this anthology collects some of the most romantic letters in history. Passion, jealousy, hope, and ... (Read More)
 
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