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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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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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The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid: A Memoir
Bill Bryson.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767919371.  Daedalus Item Code: 52277
 
Born in the middle of the American century (1951) in the middle of the United States (Des Moines), Bill Bryson, like millions of his peers, grew up with a rich fantasy life as a superhero—in his ... (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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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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