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101 Poems about Childhood
Michael Donaghy, ed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571217854.  Daedalus Item Code: 60378
 
Childhood has proven to be an inexhaustible source of inspiration for poets, and these 101 selections show the many different ways it has been immortalized in verse. Here are poems celebrating the ... (Read More)
 
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19th Century American Writers on Writing
Brenda Wineapple, ed.
Publisher: Trinity University Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781595340696.  Daedalus Item Code: 54863
 
This surprisingly compact volume features essays, letters, poems, prose, and excerpts of interviews by 57 leading American authors of the 19th century. While attempting to decide what it meant to be ... (Read More)
 
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About Beckett: The Playwright and the Work
John Fletcher.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571230112.  Daedalus Item Code: 53406
 
The author of numerous works on Beckett, including the Faber Critical Guide to Samuel Beckett, John Fletcher here offers a thorough and accessible volume that explains why Beckett's work is so ... (Read More)
 
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About O'Casey: The Playwright & the Work
Victoria Stewart.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571230068.  Daedalus Item Code: 53936
 
Enduring dire childhood poverty and grueling labor during his formative years, Sean O'Casey (1880–1964) found fame as the first playwright to dramatize the plight of the Irish working class. In this ... (Read More)
 
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The Adventures of Henry Thoreau: A Young Man's Unlikely Path to Walden Pond
Michael Sims.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781408830499.  Daedalus Item Code: 63084
 
The author of The Story of Charlotte's Web, as well as Apollo's Fire and Adam's Navel, Michael Sims here gives us a vivid portrait of an insecure boy named Henry Thoreau, as he ... (Read More)
 
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Agatha Christie and the Eleven Missing Days: Revised and Expanded Edition
Jared Cade.
Publisher: Peter Owen.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780720613902.  Daedalus Item Code: 62988
 
In December 1926 Agatha Christie became front-page news when she vanished from her home in Berkshire; she was found 11 days later in a hotel in Yorkshire, claiming amnesia. Although the notoriety ... (Read More)
 
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The Allen Ginsberg Audio Collection with a 64-Page Book
Allen Ginsberg.
Publisher: Harper Audio.   Format: 3 audio CDs.
ISBN: 9780060734152.  Daedalus Item Code: 63504
 
Upon the release of Howl and Other Poems in 1956, Allen Ginsberg became the unlikely vanguard of the Beat generation, as he and his fellow writers and artists called into question established ... (Read More)
 
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The American Idea: The Best of The Atlantic Monthly: 150 Years of Writers and Thinkers Who Shaped Our History
Robert Vare, ed.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767926843.  Daedalus Item Code: 62258
 
"What is 'the American idea'?" asked the Atlantic Monthly's editors in 2006. "It is the fractious, maddening approach to the conduct of human affairs that values equality despite its ... (Read More)
 
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American Smoke: Journeys to the End of the Light
Iain Sinclair.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780865478671.  Daedalus Item Code: 62015
 
Much as he has done for London, Iain Sinclair here traverses the memory-filled landscape of America to pursue a "psychogeography" of the Beats and their fellow travelers. In his riffing style, packed ... (Read More)
 
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Ammonites & Leaping Fish: A Life in Time
Penelope Lively.
Publisher: Fig Tree.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780241146385.  Daedalus Item Code: 63022
 
In this charming yet powerful memoir, Penelope Lively, at 80, reports back on what she finds beyond the horizon of old age. There are echoes here of her Booker Prize–winning novel Moon Tiger, ... (Read More)
 
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Ancient Gonzo Wisdom: Interviews with Hunter S. Thompson
Hunter S. Thompson. Anita Thompson, ed. Christopher Hitchens, intro.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330510721.  Daedalus Item Code: 62939
 
Assembled and edited by his widow Anita Thompson, and prefaced with her moving account of her husband's last years, this collection offers unique insight into the voice and mind of Hunter S. ... (Read More)
 
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The Animals: Love Letters Between Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy
Christopher Isherwood & Don Bachardy. Katherine Buchnell, ed.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374105174.  Daedalus Item Code: 54478
 
English novelist and screenwriter Christopher Isherwood was already famous as the author of Goodbye to Berlin when he met Don Bachardy, a California teenager, on the beach in Santa Monica in ... (Read More)
 
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