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It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War
Lynsey Addario.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594205378.  Daedalus Item Code: 59272
"We were each begging for our lives because they were deciding whether to execute us, and they had guns to our heads," photojournalist Lynsey Addario told Terry Gross on NPR's Fresh Air. "And ... (Read More)
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Jane's Fame: How Jane Austen Conquered the World
Claire Harman.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312680657.  Daedalus Item Code: 30663
Mention Jane Austen and you'll likely incite a slew of fervent opinions from anyone within earshot. Almost two hundred years after her death, Austen remains a hot topic, inspiring such bestsellers as ... (Read More)
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Joe and Marilyn: Legends in Love
C. David Heymann.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439191774.  Daedalus Item Code: 50180
When Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe eloped in January of 1954, their relationship became an international media sensation. Drawing upon archival research and interviews with the couple's family and ... (Read More)
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Johann Sebastian Bach
Hannsdieter Wohlfarth.
Publisher: Lutterworth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780718826178.  Daedalus Item Code: 52455
Beautifully illustrated with 46 color plates up to 16 x 9 1/4 inches—including a photo of the original console of the Arnstadt Bach Church organ and manuscript pages from the Brandenburg Concerto No. ... (Read More)
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John Quincy Adams
Harlow Giles Unger.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306822650.  Daedalus Item Code: 51314
An ambassador, Secretary of State, congressman, and the sixth president of the United States, John Quincy Adams has rarely gotten his due as one of America's greatest statesmen, suggests the author ... (Read More)
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John Wayne: The Life and Legend
Scott Eyman.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439199589.  Daedalus Item Code: 53623
John Wayne was one of Hollywood's most famous and most successful actors, but more than that, he became a symbol of America itself. Though he claimed to have become an actor almost by accident, he ... (Read More)
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Joseph Anton: A Memoir
Salman Rushdie.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812992786.  Daedalus Item Code: 41062
(Named one of the Best Books of 2012 by London's Economist, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Seattle Times, the Kansas City Star, and Newsweek) The author of ... (Read More)
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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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The King's Speech
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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Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death
Katy Butler.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451641974.  Daedalus Item Code: 54023
In one of the most talked-about books of the year, Katy Butler—a science writer as well as a lay-ordained Buddhist—here expands her 2010 New York Times Magazine article "What Broke My Father's ... (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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The Last Love of George Sand: A Literary Biography
Evelyne Bloch-Dano. Allison Charette, trans.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781611457162.  Daedalus Item Code: 52139
As famous for her bohemian lifestyle as for her written work, George Sand remains one the most celebrated writers and controversial personalities of 19th-century France. She was known for her ... (Read More)
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