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101 Poems about Childhood
Michael Donaghy, ed.
Studio: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
UPC: .  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.
Studio: Trinity University Press.   Format: paperback.
UPC: .  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.
Studio: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
UPC: .  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.
Studio: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
UPC: .  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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All We Know: Three Lives
Lisa Cohen.
Studio: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 54477
 
(A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2012) Esther Murphy was a brilliant New York intellectual who dazzled friends and strangers with an unstoppable flow of conversation. But she never ... (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.
Studio: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
UPC: .  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.
Studio: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
UPC: .  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 and Leaping Fish: A Life in Time
Penelope Lively.
Studio: Fig Tree.   Format: hardcover.
UPC: .  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.
Studio: Picador.   Format: paperback.
UPC: .  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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Andrew Marvell: The Chameleon
Nigel Smith.
Studio: Yale.   Format: paperback.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 42502
 
Both a noted civil servant under Cromwell's Protectorate and a long-serving member of Parliament during the Restoration, Andrew Marvell (1621–1678) is also the metaphysical poet who gave us such ... (Read More)
 
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The Animals: Love Letters Between Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy
Christopher Isherwood & Don Bachardy. Katherine Buchnell, ed.
Studio: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
UPC: .  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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Another Round of Stories by the Christmas Fire
Charles Dickens et al. Kathryn Hughes, foreword. Melisa Klimaszewski, ed.
Studio: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 53837
 
Building on the success of his 1852 Christmas number of the magazine Household Words, Charles Dickens used the same framing concept for this 1853 follow-up. This wide-ranging anthology ... (Read More)
 
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