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Medical Saints: Cosmas and Damian in a Postmodern World
Jacalyn Duffin.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199743179.  Daedalus Item Code: 60927
 
Cosmas and Damian were martyred around the year 300 in what is now Syria. Called the Anargyroi ("without silver") because they charged no fees, they became patrons of medicine, surgery, and ... (Read More)
 
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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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Memories: From Moscow to the Black Sea
Teffi. Robert Chandler, et al., trans. Edythe Haber, intro.
Publisher: New York Review Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781590179512.  Daedalus Item Code: 69359
 
(One of Daedalus's 25 Books to Read by Labor Day) Nicknamed "the female Chekhov," Nadezhda Lokhvitskaya—Teffi—was a wildly popular writer in pre-revolutionary Russia, a favorite of both Tsar ... (Read More)
 
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Mervyn Peake's Vast Alchemies: The Illustrated Biography
G. Peter Winnington.
Publisher: Peter Owen.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780720613414.  Daedalus Item Code: 62999
 
Following decades of research into the life and work of English novelist, poet, playwright, and artist Mervyn Peake, this superb illustrated biography follows Peake, the son of missionary parents, ... (Read More)
 
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Mick Jagger
Philip Norman.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061944857.  Daedalus Item Code: 44356
 
"A great band, said the letter from Decca, one of Britain's major record labels, but you'll never get anywhere with that singer. Mick Jagger, voice and all, has always been one of a kind. [Philip] ... (Read More)
 
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Mozart: A Life
Paul Johnson.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670026371.  Daedalus Item Code: 61650
 
Franz Liszt once said that W.A. Mozart composed more bars than a trained copyist could write in a lifetime. Mozart's gift with orchestral instruments was also remarkable, as he mastered all of them ... (Read More)
 
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"Mr. President": George Washington and the Making of the Nation's Highest Office
Harlow Giles Unger.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306819612.  Daedalus Item Code: 62552
 
Although the framers gave the president little authority, George Washington knew that whatever he did would establish the abilities of future presidents to defend the nation, and so ignored the ... (Read More)
 
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Mrs. Robinson's Disgrace: The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady
Kate Summerscale.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781608199341.  Daedalus Item Code: 50278
 
Headstrong, high-spirited, and already widowed, Isabella Walker became Mrs. Henry Robinson at age 31 in 1844. Henry was a successful civil engineer, and moved Isabella and their two sons to Edinburgh ... (Read More)
 
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My Life with Che: The Making of a Revolutionary
Hilda Gadea. Ricardo Gadea, foreword.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780230614420.  Daedalus Item Code: 53507
 
In this memoir of Che Guevara, his first wife Hilda Gadea gives us a vivid portrait of Guevara as political icon, romantic wanderer, philosopher, doting suitor, and father. Ernesto Guevara sought out ... (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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My Organic Life: How a Pioneering Chef Helped Shape the Way We Eat Today
Nora Pouillon, with Laura Fraser.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385350754.  Daedalus Item Code: 59525
 
This wonderfully engaging memoir from the woman who founded America's first certified organic restaurant is the story of a largely unheralded culinary pioneer who made it her mission to bring ... (Read More)
 
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