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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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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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LIFE Lincoln: An Intimate Portrait
Henry Louis Gates Jr., foreword. Allen C. Guelzo, narrative.
Publisher: Life Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781618930729.  Daedalus Item Code: 53472
A vivid and multifaceted portrait in words and images, this oversized volume commemorates the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's death with a celebration of his life, his unparalleled place in ... (Read More)
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A Life of Barbara Stanwyck: Steel-True 1907–1940
Victoria Wilson.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780684831688.  Daedalus Item Code: 54024
Frank Capra called her "the greatest emotional actress the screen has yet known." Barbara Stanwyck was one of Hollywood's most natural, timeless, and yet underrated stars; her astonishing film career ... (Read More)
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The Light of the World: A Memoir
Elizabeth Alexander.
Publisher: Grand Central.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781455599875.  Daedalus Item Code: 59508
The author of six books of poetry (including the Pulitzer Prize finalist American Sublime) and the poet who composed and recited "Praise Song for the Day" for Barack Obama's 2009 inauguration, ... (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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Lives of Eminent Men
John Aubrey. Ruth Scurr, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911616.  Daedalus Item Code: 53727
Gentleman scholar John Aubrey (1626–97) spent his life collecting anecdotes, gossip, and biographical details about his illustrious contemporaries, adding liberal doses of off-kilter British wit to ... (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 (1810–50) was perhaps the most famous American woman of her generation, assays John Matteson, winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize ... (Read More)
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Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women
Harriet Reisen.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312658878.  Daedalus Item Code: 42468
In her vivid, energetic account of the life of Louisa May Alcott, PBS and HBO television documentarian Harriet Reisen portrays a writer as worthy of interest in her own right as her most famous ... (Read More)
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The Love & Wars of Lina Prokofiev
Simon Morrison.
Publisher: Harvill Secker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846557316.  Daedalus Item Code: 50892
In the winter of 1948, Lina Prokofiev—the wife of composer Serge Prokofiev—was alone in her Moscow apartment one night when the telephone rang. The caller insisted that she come downstairs to collect ... (Read More)
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