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Seductive Harmonies: The Poetry of Music
Deborah Gaye, ed.
Publisher: Avalanche.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781874392699.  Daedalus Item Code: 60382
 
Variously inspired by music, or musical in their evocations of rhythm, song, and dancing, this collection bridges the narrow divide between poetry and music, bringing together some 100 mellifluous ... (Read More)
 
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The Serpent Grail: The Truth Behind the Holy Grail, the Philosopher's Stone and the Elixir of Life
Philip Gardiner, with Gary Osborn.
Publisher: Watkins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781842931295.  Daedalus Item Code: 60452
 
Tracing serpent-worship in various cultures over thousands of years, this book explores its roots in early Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, Paganism, Egyptology, and ancient Sumeria and Africa. ... (Read More)
 
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A Slip of the Keyboard: Collected Nonfiction
Terry Pratchett. Neil Gaiman, foreword.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385538305.  Daedalus Item Code: 70954
 
Best known for his satirical fiction, Daedalus favorite Terry Pratchett also wrote nonfiction throughout his career. Some of it relates to Discworld, of course, but much of it—especially in his later ... (Read More)
 
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So Conceived and So Dedicated: Intellectual Life in Civil War–Era North
Lorien Foote & Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai, eds.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823264483.  Daedalus Item Code: 64095
 
Did educated Americans believe that the Civil War exposed the failure of old ideas? Did it promote new strains of authoritarianism among thinkers or did it reinforce democratic individualism? And how ... (Read More)
 
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So Long as Men Can Breathe: The Untold Story of Shakespeare's Sonnets
Clinton Heylin.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306818059.  Daedalus Item Code: 41016
 
A "bookleg," as defined by Clinton Heylin, is an unauthorized collection of previously unavailable material that has been published without the author's permission—a bootlegged book. And though the ... (Read More)
 
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So Recently Rent a World: New and Selected Poems: 1968–2012
Andrei Codrescu.
Publisher: Coffee House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781566893008.  Daedalus Item Code: 62088
 
"One of our most prodigiously talented and magical writers" (NYTBR), Romanian-born NPR commentator—and author of the acerbic fictional works A Bar in Brooklyn and The Poetry ... (Read More)
 
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Sodometries: Renaissance Texts, Modern Sexualities
Jonathan Goldberg.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823232215.  Daedalus Item Code: 64068
 
Taking a far-ranging and unconventional view of how male homosexuality has been portrayed over the course of five centuries, Jonathan Goldberg looks at the Elizabethan court and also the theater of ... (Read More)
 
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Songs of the Women Trouvères
Eglal Doss-Quiney, Joan Tasker Grimbert, Wendy Pfeffer & Elizabeth Aubrey, eds.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780300084122.  Daedalus Item Code: 43813
 
This anthology collects the known works of women who wrote as trouvères—medieval poet-composers—in northern France in the 12th and 13th centuries. While it was long thought that none of the ... (Read More)
 
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South and West: From a Notebook
Joan Didion. Nathaniel Rich, foreword.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781524732790.  Daedalus Item Code: 79259
 
In her first new book of nonfiction since the elegiac memoir Blue Nights, National Book Award winner Joan Didion takes us back to 1970, when she and her husband John Gregory Dunne went on a ... (Read More)
 
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The Sovereign Adventure: The Grail of Mankind
Anna Morduch.
Publisher: James Clarke & Co..   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780227677544.  Daedalus Item Code: 52463
 
A find from a small British publisher, this 1970 publication is a philosophical tract written by Anna Morduch, better known as Anna Gmeyner, author of the novel Manja, who fled Nazi Germany in ... (Read More)
 
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Strindberg: A Life
Sue Prideaux.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300136937.  Daedalus Item Code: 51994
 
(Winner of the 2012 Duff Cooper Prize and a finalist for the Samuel Johnson Prize) The author of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize winner Edvard Munch: Behind the Scream here gives us ... (Read More)
 
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Sydney and Violet: Their Life with T.S. Eliot, Proust, Joyce, and the Excruciatingly Irascible Wyndham Lewis
Stephen Klaidman.
Publisher: Nan A. Talese.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385534093.  Daedalus Item Code: 53395
 
Even the most brilliant writer is nothing without the right reader. To many of the most creative minds in pre–World War II Britain, those readers included Sydney and Violet Schiff. Sydney, himself a ... (Read More)
 
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