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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Maya Angelou.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812980028.  Daedalus Item Code: 49419
 
When this first of her series of autobiographical books was published in 1969—covering her life up to the age of 17, in 1944—the late Maya Angelou garnered the attention of an international audience ... (Read More)
 
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In the Body of the World: A Memoir
Eve Ensler.
Publisher: Metropolis Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805095180.  Daedalus Item Code: 51523
 
Best known as the author of The Vagina Monologues, activist Eve Ensler has devoted her life to the female body—how to talk about it, how to protect and value it. Upon discovering that ... (Read More)
 
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In Other Words
Jhumpa Lahiri. Ann Goldstein, trans.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781101875551.  Daedalus Item Code: 69096
 
(First Edition, Autographed) The Pulitzer Prize and PEN/Hemingway Award–winning author of Interpreter of Maladies, The Namesake, Unaccustomed Earth, and The ... (Read More)
 
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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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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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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 Quincy Adams: American Visionary
Fred Kaplan.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061915413.  Daedalus Item Code: 54075
 
In this fresh and illuminating book, following his biographies The Singular Mark Twain, Gore Vidal, Henry James, Dickens, and Thomas Carlyle (which was a finalist ... (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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Judas: A Biography
Susan Gubar.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393064834.  Daedalus Item Code: 60444
 
Who was Judas Iscariot and why did he betray Jesus? In this far-ranging biography, the author of Poetry After Auschwitz delves into how Christian anti-Semites turned this obscure figure into a ... (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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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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