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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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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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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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The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen
Stephen R. Bown.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306820670.  Daedalus Item Code: 52573
 
In the first two decades of the 20th century, the Norwegian Roald Amundsen achieved several of exploration's most impressive "famous firsts": traversing the Northwest Passage, reaching the North ... (Read More)
 
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Lawrence: The Uncrowned King of Arabia
Michael Asher.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780140258547.  Daedalus Item Code: 52508
 
T.E. Lawrence began the Great War as a map clerk and ended it as one of the greatest military heroes of the 20th century. He was also a brilliant propagandist, rhetorician, and manipulator, who ... (Read More)
 
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Lee Krasner: A Biography
Gail Levin.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061845277.  Daedalus Item Code: 44349
 
Once best known as the long-suffering wife of Jackson Pollock, and portrayed in an Oscar-winning performance by Marcia Gay Harden in the film Pollock, Lee Krasner is finally being recognized ... (Read More)
 
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The Leonard Bernstein Letters
Leonard Bernstein. Nigel Simeone, ed.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300179095.  Daedalus Item Code: 51993
 
A charismatic and brilliant conductor as well as a gifted composer of Broadway musicals (West Side Story), symphonies (Age of Anxiety), and film scores (On the Waterfront), ... (Read More)
 
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Let's Just Say It Wasn't Pretty
Diane Keaton.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812984767.  Daedalus Item Code: 59017
 
Following up her 2011 book Then Again, this second memoir from Academy Award winner Diane Keaton is a candid and hilarious look at beauty, aging, and the importance of staying true to ... (Read More)
 
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