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Poetic Lives: Shelley
Daniel Hahn.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913009.  Daedalus Item Code: 50398
 
Remembered as much for his outstanding lyric poems as for his unconventional lifestyle, Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822) is best known for such works as "Ozymandias," "To a Skylark," and "Ode to the ... (Read More)
 
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The Rare and the Beautiful: How the Garman Sisters Captured the Heart of Bohemian London
Cressida Connolly.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060936716.  Daedalus Item Code: 60585
 
Much like the Mitfords, the beautiful, flamboyant, and headstrong Garman sisters took center stage in Bohemian London during the first half of the 20th century, from Kathleen, who carried on a ... (Read More)
 
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Report from the Interior
Paul Auster.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571303687.  Daedalus Item Code: 61463
 
"In the beginning, everything was alive," begins this memoir from Paul Auster. "The smallest objects were endowed with beating hearts." Having recalled his life through the story of his physical self ... (Read More)
 
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The Republic of Imagination: A Life in Books
Azar Nafisi. Peter Sís, illus.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143127789.  Daedalus Item Code: 59846
 
Ten years ago Azar Nafisi electrified readers with Reading Lolita in Tehran, telling how, against the backdrop of morality squads and executions, she taught The Great Gatsby and other ... (Read More)
 
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Respect: The Life of Aretha Franklin
David Ritz.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316196833.  Daedalus Item Code: 61656
 
(One of Rolling Stone's 10 Best Music Books of 2014) The golden daughter of a progressive and promiscuous Baptist preacher, Aretha Franklin was a gospel prodigy, as David Ritz tells us ... (Read More)
 
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Rosenfeld's Lives: Fame, Oblivion, and the Furies of Writing
Steven J. Zipperstein.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300126495.  Daedalus Item Code: 42103
 
(2010 National Jewish Book Award Finalist) Born in Chicago in 1918, the prodigiously gifted and erudite Isaac Rosenfeld was deemed a genius upon the 1946 publication of his first novel ... (Read More)
 
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Scott of the Antarctic: The Definitive Biography
David Crane.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007450442.  Daedalus Item Code: 41310
 
Since Robert Falcon Scott's death in 1912, he has been the subject of innumerable books, some declaring him a hero, others dismissing him as an irresponsible fool. In either case, the man behind the ... (Read More)
 
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The Selected Letters of Willa Cather
Andrew Jewell & Janis Stout, eds.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307959300.  Daedalus Item Code: 54698
 
This first publication of the letters of one of America's most consistently admired writers is both an exciting and a significant literary event. Willa Cather, wanting to be judged on her work alone, ... (Read More)
 
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Singin' and Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas
Maya Angelou.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812980318.  Daedalus Item Code: 49420
 
In the beginning of this third volume of her autobiography, covering the years 1949 through 1955, Maya Angelou has a job in a record shop, where she is confused by the attentions of a young white ... (Read More)
 
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A Song Flung Up to Heaven
Maya Angelou.
Publisher: Bantam.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780553382037.  Daedalus Item Code: 49416
 
It is 1964 and Maya Angelou is on her way home in this sixth volume of her original autobiographical series, leaving behind her son to finish his university education in Ghana. In America, the civil ... (Read More)
 
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Speak, Nabokov
Michael Maar. Ross Benjamin, trans.
Publisher: Verso.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781844674374.  Daedalus Item Code: 32058
 
On the eve of the posthumous publication of Vladimir Nabokov's unfinished novel The Original of Laura, Nabokov scholar Michael Maar penned this follow-up to his brilliant critical study The ... (Read More)
 
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The Story of Charlotte's Web: E.B. White and the Birth of a Children's Classic
Michael Sims.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781408823057.  Daedalus Item Code: 54090
 
While composing what would become his most enduring and popular book, E.B. White obeyed that oft-repeated maxim: "Write what you know." Helpless pigs, silly geese, clever spiders, greedy rats—White ... (Read More)
 
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