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The Shape of Things to Come: Prophecy and the American Voice
Greil Marcus.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374104382.  Daedalus Item Code: 90547
 
"[Greil] Marcus, perhaps America's most imaginative social critic, here attempts to define America as 'a story told more in art than in politics' by yoking together the works of several disparate ... (Read More)
 
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Shining Eyes, Cruel Fortune: The Lives and Loves of Italian Renaissance Women Poets
Irma B. Jaffe with Gernando Colombardo.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback & CD.
ISBN: 9780823221813.  Daedalus Item Code: 33583
 
This book presents the life stories of 12 extraordinary women of Renaissance Italy who lived passionately and recorded in poetry their happiness and heartbreaks. Presented in fully annotated English ... (Read More)
 
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Short Cuts: A Guide to Oaths, Ring Tones, Ransom Notes, Famous Last Words, and Other Forms of Minimalist Communication
Alexander Humez, Nicholas Humez & Rob Flynn.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780195389135.  Daedalus Item Code: 20820
 
Our everyday lives are inevitably touched and enriched by an extraordinary variety of very brief forms of verbal communication, from classified ads to street signs, from ancient graffiti to current ... (Read More)
 
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"Something Urgent I Have to Say to You": The Life and Works of William Carlos Williams
Herbert Leibowitz.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374113292.  Daedalus Item Code: 33085
 
Friends with most of the contemporary innovators of his era—Ezra Pound, James Joyce, Ford Madox Ford, and Louis Zukofsky, among others—William Carlos Williams made a radical break with the modernist ... (Read More)
 
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Sonata Mulattica: A Life in Five Movements and a Short Play
Rita Dove.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393070088.  Daedalus Item Code: 21042
 
In a book-length lyric narrative inspired by history and imagination, Pulitzer Prize winner and former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove re-creates the life of a 19th-century virtuoso violinist. The son ... (Read More)
 
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Spark: How Creativity Works
Julie Burstein. Kurt Andersen, foreword.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061732317.  Daedalus Item Code: 30693
 
"Over the past 10 years, numerous artists, writers, musicians, and filmmakers have sat down with host Kurt Andersen in his acclaimed public radio show, Studio 360, to reflect on the power of ... (Read More)
 
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A Strong West Wind
Gail Caldwell.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812972566.  Daedalus Item Code: 42330
 
A Pulitzer Prize–winning book critic and the author of Let's Take the Long Way Home, her 2010 memoir of her friendship with columnist Caroline Knapp, Gail Caldwell gave us this remarkable ... (Read More)
 
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The Talented Miss Highsmith: The Secret Life and Serious Art of Patricia Highsmith
Joan Schenkar.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312303754.  Daedalus Item Code: 13606
 
A New York Times Notable Book of the Year as well as a 2010 Lambda Literary Award winner, Joan Schenkar's biography of Patricia Highsmith—author of Strangers on a Train and The ... (Read More)
 
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Telling Times: Writing and Living, 1954–2008
Nadine Gordimer.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393066289.  Daedalus Item Code: 23896
 
"Ours is the most solitary of occupations; the only comparison I can think of is keeper of a lighthouse. But the analogy mustn't go too far," insisted the late Nobel Prize winner Nadine Gordimer. "We ... (Read More)
 
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The Tender Hour of Twilight: Paris in the '50s, New York in the '60s: A Memoir of Publishing's Golden Age
Richard Seaver. Jeanette Seaver, ed. James Salter, intro.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374273781.  Daedalus Item Code: 40254
 
From Samuel Beckett to William S. Burroughs, from The Story of O to The Autobiography of Malcolm X, this memoir by iconic editor, publisher, translator, and literary troublemaker ... (Read More)
 
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This Living Hand: And Other Essays
Edmund Morris.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812993127.  Daedalus Item Code: 42404
 
Born in Kenya, educated in South Africa, and launching his career with ad copy in London, Edmund Morris came to America in 1968 and by 1980 had produced The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt, which ... (Read More)
 
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Thornton Wilder: A Life
Penelope Niven. Edward Albee, foreword.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780060831363.  Daedalus Item Code: 42798
 
The winner of three Pulitzer Prizes—for the novel The Bridge of San Luis Ray and the plays Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth—as well as a National Book Award for his novel ... (Read More)
 
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