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The King's Mistress: The True and Scandalous Story of the Woman Who Stole the Heart of George I
Claudia Gold.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849164115.  Daedalus Item Code: 51397
 
As the mistress and possible secret wife of George I, Ehrengard Melusine von der Schulenburg was England's first Georgian queen in all but name. Her nickname amongst the English, who loathed her and ... (Read More)
 
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The King's Speech: How One Man Saved the British Monarchy
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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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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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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The Letters of T.S. Eliot: Volume 2: 1923–1925
Valerie Eliot & Hugh Haughton, eds.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571140817.  Daedalus Item Code: 32676
 
Covering the early years of T.S. Eliot's editorship of The Criterion and the publication of "The Hollow Men," this extensively annotated volume of his correspondence charts his intellectual ... (Read More)
 
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Liberation: Diaries, 1970–1983
Christopher Isherwood. Katherine Bucknell, ed. Edmund White, preface.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062084743.  Daedalus Item Code: 42795
 
Candid and revealing, the final volume of Christopher Isherwood's diaries brings together his thoughts on life, love, and death. Beginning in the period of his life when he wrote Kathleen and ... (Read More)
 
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Lincoln Unbound: How an Ambitious Young Railsplitter Saved the American Dream—and How We Can Do It Again
Rich Lowry.
Publisher: Broadside Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062123787.  Daedalus Item Code: 44350
 
In a thoughtful mix of history and politics, this book traces Abraham Lincoln's climb from the backwoods to the White House and calls for a renewal of the Lincoln ethic of relentless striving. ... (Read More)
 
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Lives Like Loaded Guns: Emily Dickinson and Her Family's Feuds
Lyndall Gordon.
Publisher: Virago.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781844084548.  Daedalus Item Code: 43992
 
The James Tait Black Prize–winning biographer of Virginia Woolf and Mary Wollstonecraft here gives us an entirely new Emily Dickinson—one who at last seems capable of the fierce intelligence at work ... (Read More)
 
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The Lives of Margaret Fuller: A Biography
John Matteson.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068054.  Daedalus Item Code: 41477
 
Outspoken and quick-witted, idealistic and adventurous, Margaret Fuller (1810–1850) was perhaps the most famous American woman of her generation, assays John Matteson—winner of the 2008 Pulitzer ... (Read More)
 
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Looking at Ansel Adams: The Photographs and the Man
Andrea G. Stillman.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316217804.  Daedalus Item Code: 43957
 
"The Ansel Adams I knew was funny, sweet, charming, full of laughter and jokes, addicted to work, unable to hurt anyone's feelings, thought the best of everyone until proven otherwise," writes Andrea ... (Read More)
 
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The Lost Journal of Bram Stoker: The Dublin Years
Bram Stoker. Elizabeth Miller & Dacre Stoker, eds.
Publisher: Robson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849541886.  Daedalus Item Code: 50333
 
More than a century after it was written, a long-lost journal belonging to Bram Stoker was discovered in his great-grandson's attic. Before the publication of Dracula secured his literary ... (Read More)
 
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