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The Classic Era of American Comics
Nicky Wright.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781780974415.  Daedalus Item Code: 51719
In their 1930s-50s heyday, the top 500 comics sold over 60 million copies a month, and many are still avidly collected today. Nicky Wright tells the fascinating story of the rise of this highly ... (Read More)
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The Golden Age of Crime Fiction: The Authors, the Artists and Their Creations from 1920 to 1950
Peter Haining.
Publisher: Prion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781853758690.  Daedalus Item Code: 51726
From the 1840s to the 1950s, every important element of crime fiction was invented, including such archetypal investigators as the police detective, the amateur sleuth, the hard-boiled private eye, ... (Read More)
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The Golden Ass of Lucius Apuleius
M.D. Usher, adaptation. T. Motley, illus.
Publisher: Godine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781567924183.  Daedalus Item Code: 36319
A favorite of private presses and illustrators since the invention of printing, Lucius Apuleius's 2nd-century comic masterpiece traces the misadventures of a young man who is a bit too curious about ... (Read More)
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Good Prose: The Art of Nonfiction: Stories and Advice from a Lifetime of Writing and Editing
Tracy Kidder & Richard Todd.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400069750.  Daedalus Item Code: 53206
A book about writing, and about a warm and productive literary friendship, this story begins in 1973 at the Boston offices of the Atlantic Monthly, where a young freelance writer named Tracy ... (Read More)
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The Good Rat: A True Story
Jimmy Breslin.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060856694.  Daedalus Item Code: 51309
In a history every bit as compelling as The Godfather, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Branch Rickey and The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight gives us a look through the ... (Read More)
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Graven with Diamonds: The Many Lives of Thomas Wyatt: Poet, Lover, Statesman, and Spy in the Court of Henry VIII
Nicola Shulman.
Publisher: Steerforth.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781586422073.  Daedalus Item Code: 38408
Poet, statesman, spy, lover of Anne Boleyn and favorite both of Henry VIII and his minister Thomas Cromwell, the brilliant Sir Thomas Wyatt was admired and envied in equal measure. His love poetry ... (Read More)
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The Great Charles Dickens Scandal
Michael Slater.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300112191.  Daedalus Item Code: 51988
Charles Dickens was regarded as the great proponent of hearth and home in Victorian Britain, though in 1858 this image was nearly shattered by the breakup of his marriage that year and rumors of a ... (Read More)
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Great Expectations: The Sons and Daughters of Charles Dickens
Robert Gottlieb.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250039460.  Daedalus Item Code: 54510
Famous for the indelible child characters he created, from Little Nell and Oliver Twist to David Copperfield, Charles Dickens, was himself the father of ten children (and a possible 11th). Robert ... (Read More)
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The Great Gatsby: A Complete Illustrated Edition of the Classic American Novel and Life in the Jazz Age
F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781909242586.  Daedalus Item Code: 53961
First published in 1925, F. Scott Fitzgerald's masterwork depicts the pleasure-seeking party atmosphere of the Jazz Age at its height—for those who had the means to participate. The novel mines the ... (Read More)
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The Greek Myths: Stories of the Greek Gods and Heroes Vividly Retold
Robin Waterfield & Kathryn Waterfield.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780877488.  Daedalus Item Code: 42359
From Achilles rampant on the fields of Troy to the gods at sport on Mount Olympus, from Icarus flying too close to the sun to the superhuman feats of Heracles, Theseus, and the wily Odysseus, the ... (Read More)
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A Guinea Pig Pride & Prejudice
Jane Austen. Retold by Alex Goodwin. Tess Gammell, photog.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781632862426.  Daedalus Item Code: 59372
What better way to re-live one of the greatest love stories in literature than to see it dramatized by the finest guinea pig actors working today? Here in 25 superbly costumed and photographed scenes ... (Read More)
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Henry James: The Mature Master
Sheldon M. Novick.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780679450238.  Daedalus Item Code: 00563
The New York Times compared Sheldon Novick's first volume of Henry James's life, The Young Master, to "a movie of James's life, as it unfolds, moment to moment, lending the book a ... (Read More)
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