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Nancy: The Story of Lady Astor
Adrian Fort.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312599034.  Daedalus Item Code: 43009
 
When Virginian divorcée Nancy Langhorne Shaw married Englishman Waldorf Astor, she joined one of the richest families in the world. Not content to be a hostess, Lady Astor became the first female ... (Read More)
 
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Nicholas and Alexandra: The Classic Account of the Fall of the Romanov Dynasty
Robert K. Massie.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345438317.  Daedalus Item Code: 43508
 
Naïve and self-absorbed, Nicholas II and his wife Alexandra were the last Romanov rulers of Russia, losing their lives as the Communists seized power in 1917. As this history by the Pulitzer ... (Read More)
 
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Oink: My Life with Mini-Pigs
Matt Whyman.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451618280.  Daedalus Item Code: 40851
 
English novelist Matt Whyman once enjoyed a quiet writer's life in the countryside, until his career wife Emma discovered the existence of a pig said to fit in a handbag. After seeing a few ... (Read More)
 
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Once Upon a Secret: My Hidden Affair with JFK
Mimi Alford.
Publisher: Hutchinson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780091931759.  Daedalus Item Code: 34387
 
In the summer of 1962, 19-year-old Mimi Beardsley arrived in Washington, D.C., to begin an internship in the White House press office. Within days she was introduced to President Kennedy himself, and ... (Read More)
 
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Open Heart
Elie Wiesel. Marion Wiesel, trans.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307961846.  Daedalus Item Code: 43121
 
In 2011, facing emergency heart surgery and his own mortality at the age of 82, Elie Wiesel reflected on his life. In this slim yet profound book, originally published in French and here translated ... (Read More)
 
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Over Time: My Life as a Sportswriter
Frank Deford.
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802120151.  Daedalus Item Code: 42790
 
Joining the staff of Sports Illustrated fresh out of Princeton in 1962, and still there 50 years later—as well as piloting the ill-fated National Sports Daily; winning Peabody, Emmy, ... (Read More)
 
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The Owl Who Liked Sitting on Caesar: Living with a Tawny Owl
Martin Windrow. Christa Hook, illus.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374228460.  Daedalus Item Code: 49572
 
They were an odd couple, the British military historian and the tawny owl he named Mumble, sharing a flat in a South London tower block. And yet the two would soon prove to be all but inseparable; as ... (Read More)
 
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Paris to the Moon
Adam Gopnik.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375758232.  Daedalus Item Code: 43512
 
In the grand tradition of the American abroad—and at the behest of his longtime employer The New Yorker—Adam Gopnik, his wife, and their infant son left the familiar comforts and hassles of ... (Read More)
 
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Patrick Bronte: Father of Genius
Dudley Green.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752454450.  Daedalus Item Code: 23164
 
Patrick Brontë (1777–1861) was the father of novelists Anne, Charlotte, and Emily as well as their brother Branwell, yet he was also a fascinating man in his own right, says Dudley Green in this ... (Read More)
 
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Personal History
Katharine Graham.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375701047.  Daedalus Item Code: 42323
 
(Winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for Biography) This extraordinarily frank, honest, and generous book by one of America's most famous and admired women contains, as its title suggests, both ... (Read More)
 
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The Piano Shop on the Left Bank: Discovering a Forgotten Passion in a Paris Atelier
Thad Carhart.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375758621.  Daedalus Item Code: 43513
 
(Named one of the Washington Post Book World's Best Books of 2000) Walking his two young children to school in his Paris neighborhood every morning, expatriate American Thad Carhart ... (Read More)
 
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Primo Levi's Universe: A Writer's Journey
Sam Magavern.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780230606470.  Daedalus Item Code: 31996
 
Widely known for his memoir Survival in Auschwitz, Primo Levi was also a scientist, fiction writer, and poet—a Renaissance man who did not want to be known only as a Holocaust writer. Using ... (Read More)
 
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