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The Best American Essays 2015
Ariel Levy, ed. Robert Atwan, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544569621.  Daedalus Item Code: 59574
 
"Writing an essay is like catching a wave," posits guest editor Ariel Levy. "To catch a wave, you need skill and nerve, not just moving water." This year's writers—including Hilton Als, Roger Angell, ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Essays 2016
Jonathan Franzen, ed. Robert Atwan, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544812109.  Daedalus Item Code: 69434
 
A true essay is "something hazarded, not definitive, not authoritative; something ventured on the basis of the author's personal experience and subjectivity," writes guest editor Jonathan Franzen in ... (Read More)
 
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Collected Nonfiction, Vol. 1: Selections from the Autobiography, Letters, Essays, and Speeches
Mark Twain. Adam Hochschild, intro.
Publisher: Everyman's Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781101907702.  Daedalus Item Code: 69409
 
Whether crossing the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans or blazing through Europe and the Americas, Mark Twain turned his wit, candor, and acerbic sarcasm on all his experiences. Along with scores of ... (Read More)
 
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Complete Essays Volume IV: 1936–1938
Aldous Huxley. Robert S. Baker and James Sexton, eds.
Publisher: Ivan R. Dee.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781566633949.  Daedalus Item Code: 62335
 
Although perhaps best known for his novel Brave New World, Aldous Huxley was nonetheless very much at home in the essay form. Ranging from journalism to critical reviews to literary, ... (Read More)
 
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The Forty-Nine Steps
Roberto Calasso. John Shepley, trans.
Publisher: Minnesota.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780816630981.  Daedalus Item Code: 63632
 
In this collection of 21 essays—a philosophical and literary companion to his 1988 book The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony—Italian polymath Roberto Calasso presents daring interpretations of ... (Read More)
 
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Isherwood on Writing
Christopher Isherwood. James J. Berg, ed. Claude J. Summers, foreword.
Publisher: Minnesota.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780816646937.  Daedalus Item Code: 63633
 
In the 1960s, Christopher Isherwood gave an unprecedented series of lectures at California universities on the theme "A Writer and His World." He spoke openly for the first time about his craft—on ... (Read More)
 
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A Struggle for Life: Selected Essays of Llewelyn Powys
Llewelyn Powys. Anthony Head, ed.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847491695.  Daedalus Item Code: 51581
 
Describing locales ranging from colonial Africa to rural France, and from Switzerland to his native Dorset, Llewelyn Powys (1884–1939) was a gifted travel writer and essayist. In the 28 essays here, ... (Read More)
 
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Upstream: Selected Essays
Mary Oliver.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594206702.  Daedalus Item Code: 69650
 
"In the beginning I was so young and such a stranger to myself I hardly existed. I had to go out into the world and see it and hear it and react to it, before I knew at all who I was, what I was, ... (Read More)
 
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