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Just One Catch: A Biography of Joseph Heller
Tracy Daugherty.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312596859.  Daedalus Item Code: 33185
 
Joseph Heller was a Coney Island kid, the son of Russian immigrants, whose experience flying WWII bombing missions over France would become the inspiration for Catch-22 ("The only war novel ... (Read More)
 
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King Arthur
Norma Lorre Goodrich.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060971823.  Daedalus Item Code: 44347
 
For centuries scholars have wondered whether or not the legendary King Arthur was real. Here the author of Ancient Myths and Medieval Myths—herself a scholar versed in 20 ancient and ... (Read More)
 
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The King's Speech: How One Man Saved the British Monarchy
Mark Logue & Peter Conradi.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857381118.  Daedalus Item Code: 22520
 
Lionel Logue was a self-taught and virtually unknown speech therapist. Yet it was this outgoing, amiable man who almost single-handedly turned the nervous, tongue-tied Duke of York into one of ... (Read More)
 
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The Lady and Her Monsters: A Tale of Dissections, Real-Life Dr. Frankensteins, and the Creations of Mary Shelley's Masterpiece
Roseanne Montillo.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062025814.  Daedalus Item Code: 43873
 
It was an era of eccentric scientific forays and of literary experimentation, and Mary Shelley's 1818 novel Frankenstein is the result of these realms converging. In this dual work of ... (Read More)
 
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Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death: Reflections on Memory and Imagination
Otto Dov Kulka.
Publisher: Allen Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846146831.  Daedalus Item Code: 44398
 
As a child, historian Otto Dov Kulka was sent first to the ghetto of Theresienstadt and then to Auschwitz. As a survivor, he has spent much of his life studying Nazism and the Holocaust, but always ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940–1965
William Manchester & Paul Reid.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316547703.  Daedalus Item Code: 43968
 
This is the final part of the magisterial three-volume biography of Winston Churchill (following Visions of Glory, 1874–1932 and Alone, 1932–1940) from National Humanities Medal and ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Lion Boxed Set: Winston Spencer Churchill, 1874–1965
William Manchester & Paul Reid.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: 3 vols..
ISBN: 9780316227780.  Daedalus Item Code: 29456
 
This boxed set collects the magisterial three-volume biography of Winston Churchill from National Humanities Medal and Abraham Lincoln Literary Award recipient William Manchester, including the two ... (Read More)
 
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Lee Krasner: A Biography
Gail Levin.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061845277.  Daedalus Item Code: 44349
 
Once best known as the long-suffering wife of Jackson Pollock, and portrayed in an Oscar-winning performance by Marcia Gay Harden in the film Pollock, Lee Krasner is finally being recognized ... (Read More)
 
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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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Lincoln Unbound: How an Ambitious Young Railsplitter Saved the American Dream—and How We Can Do It Again
Rich Lowry.
Publisher: Broadside Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062123787.  Daedalus Item Code: 44350
 
In a thoughtful mix of history and politics, this book traces Abraham Lincoln's climb from the backwoods to the White House and calls for a renewal of the Lincoln ethic of relentless striving. ... (Read More)
 
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