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Mark Twain's America: A Celebration in Words and Images
Harry L. Katz. Lewis H. Lapham, foreword.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316209397.  Daedalus Item Code: 61646
 
We know Mark Twain today as the author of classics like The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, but in his own time Twain—born Samuel Langhorne Clemens—was a controversial satirist and public figure who ... (Read More)
 
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Mark Twain's Notebooks: Journals, Letters, Observations, Wit, Wisdom, and Doodles
Carlo De Vito, ed.
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781579129972.  Daedalus Item Code: 64567
 
For most of his life, Samuel Clemens carefully crafted his public persona of Mark Twain, but this book offers a fascinating glimpse behind the mask; if anything, these letters, notes, and journal ... (Read More)
 
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Medieval Love Poetry
John Cherry, ed.
Publisher: British Museum Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780714150161.  Daedalus Item Code: 62976
 
The quest is the essence of medieval romance, whether the search is for the Holy Grail or for the ideal beloved, and love itself was variously the object of the quest or a snare that hindered its ... (Read More)
 
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Meeting the Devil: A Book of Memoir from the London Review of Books
Alan Bennett, preface.
Publisher: William Heinemann.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780434022670.  Daedalus Item Code: 53400
 
Autobiography has been an essential element of the London Review of Books since its founding in 1979, and this volume collects many outstanding pieces of memoir that first appeared in the ... (Read More)
 
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The Missing Ink: How Handwriting Made Us Who We Are
Philip Hensher.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447221692.  Daedalus Item Code: 54841
 
When London columnist and arts critic Philip Hensher realized that he had no idea what a close friend's handwriting looked like, he felt as though something was missing from their friendship; having ... (Read More)
 
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The Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for James Joyce's Ulysses
Kevin Birmingham.
Publisher: Head of Zeus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781784080723.  Daedalus Item Code: 64462
 
(Recipient of the 2015 PEN New England Award for Nonfiction) Ulysses, James Joyce's "big blue book," ushered in the modernist era, but the genius of the novel was also its danger: it ... (Read More)
 
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Mourning Philology: Art and Religion at the Margins of the Ottoman Empire
Marc Nichanian. G.M. Goshgarian & Jeff Fort, trans.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780823255245.  Daedalus Item Code: 64083
 
"Pagan life seduces me a little more with each passing day. If it were possible today, I would change my religion and would joyfully embrace poetic paganism," stated the poet Daniel Varuzhan in 1908. ... (Read More)
 
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Mr. Ferlinghetti's Poem
David Frampton.
Publisher: Eerdmans.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802852908.  Daedalus Item Code: 32210
 
In swirling, richly textured woodcuts, David Frampton frames and illustrates a poem by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, "Fortune," about a sweltering day from his boyhood in Brooklyn, New York, for readers up ... (Read More)
 
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My Crazy Century: A Memoir
Ivan Klíma. Craig Cravens, trans.
Publisher: Grove.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802121707.  Daedalus Item Code: 54391
 
In his intimate autobiography, spanning six decades of war, totalitarianism, censorship, and the fight for democracy in the 20th century, Czech writer Ivan Klíma—author of four New York Times ... (Read More)
 
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My Life in Middlemarch
Rebecca Mead.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307984760.  Daedalus Item Code: 64374
 
(A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice and a Library Journal Best Book of 2014) New Yorker writer Rebecca Mead was a young woman in an English coastal town when she ... (Read More)
 
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Myths and Legends: From Cherokee Dances to Voodoo Trances
John Pemberton.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780785826491.  Daedalus Item Code: 62821
 
The impulse to create myths is inherent in all of the world's cultures, and the similarities in theme between these tales reveal some basic truths about mankind. Profusely illustrated with ... (Read More)
 
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A New England Autumn: A Sentimental Journey
Ferenc Máté.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780920256558.  Daedalus Item Code: 64201
 
Perhaps the next best thing to actually seeing New England in a glorious autumn, this album by writer, vintner, and photographer Ferenc Máté is filled with picturesque scenes of the region's ... (Read More)
 
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