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The Street Philosopher and the Holy Fool: A Syrian Journey
Marius Kociejowski.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750938075.  Daedalus Item Code: 23175
 
Offering an unexpected face of Syria, this unusual book describes an ancient land that has not always been a dangerous and chaotic destination. Ontario-born poet Marius Kociejowski made five journeys ... (Read More)
 
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Style & Circumstance: The Gentleperson's Guide to Good Grammar
Phineas J. Caruthers.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781440530623.  Daedalus Item Code: 33061
 
Stressed over syntax? Unsure about noun/verb agreement? Afraid to commit a grammatical faux pas? Fear not, dear reader; in this book you have the perfect guide to proper grammar and style. With ... (Read More)
 
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Superman: The High-Flying History of America's Most Enduring Hero
Larry Tye.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400068661.  Daedalus Item Code: 41967
 
Seventy-five years after his creation, Superman remains one of America’s most popular and enduring heroes, one who has always evolved to reflect the tastes and attitudes of each era. The New York ... (Read More)
 
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The Table Comes First: Family, France, and the Meaning of Food
Adam Gopnik.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307476968.  Daedalus Item Code: 29385
 
From the author of Paris to the Moon comes this beguiling tour of the morals and manners of America's present food mania, in search of the deeper truths of eating. Never before have we cared ... (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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Thomas Hardy: Behind the Mask
Andrew Norman.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752456300.  Daedalus Item Code: 30447
 
Lifting the shroud of secrecy that Thomas Hardy deliberately drew over his life, Andrew Norman here explores the anguish of the great novelist and poet's personal life, and seeks to determine how it ... (Read More)
 
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Touch and Go: A Memoir
Studs Terkel.
Publisher: New Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781595584113.  Daedalus Item Code: 33154
 
By the time he had reached the age of 95, Studs Terkel had written about everyone's life, it seemed, but his own. Fortunately, he did have a chance to write this pleasantly rambling memoir shortly ... (Read More)
 
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Troilus and Cressida
Geoffrey Chaucer. George Philip Krapp, trans.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780394701424.  Daedalus Item Code: 40672
 
Written in the late 14th century and set during the siege of Troy, this tragic verse romance is considered by many to be—as C.S. Lewis called it—Chaucer's greatest poem, with a far-reaching literary ... (Read More)
 
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The Ultimate, Illustrated Beats Chronology
Robert Niemi.
Publisher: Soft Skull.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781593764111.  Daedalus Item Code: 32402
 
Did you know that just a few weeks after the German 6th Army surrendered at Stalingrad, Jack Kerouac reported to the Newport, Rhode Island, U.S. Naval Training Station, served only eight days on ... (Read More)
 
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Unpacking the Boxes: A Memoir of a Life in Poetry
Donald Hall.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547247946.  Daedalus Item Code: 34134
 
"Most memoirs begin with a birth, but [Donald] Hall's starts with another sort of becoming: 'At fourteen I decided to spend my life writing poetry, which is what I have done.' Soon Hall moves from ... (Read More)
 
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What Matters in Jane Austen?: Twenty Crucial Puzzles Solved
John Mullan.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781620400425.  Daedalus Item Code: 49523
 
Does it seem sometimes as though everything that could be said about Jane Austen already has been? Nay, we say, and as proof we offer this entirely novel approach (pardon the pun) to the works of the ... (Read More)
 
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What We See When We Read
Peter Mendelsund.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780804171632.  Daedalus Item Code: 49616
 
Did Tolstoy really describe Anna Karenina? Did Melville ever tell us what, exactly, Ishmael looked like? How can a collection of fragmented descriptions—a stray curl here, a graceful ear there, a hat ... (Read More)
 
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