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Hiding Man: A Biography of Donald Barthelme
Tracy Daughtery.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312429300.  Daedalus Item Code: 52068
(A NYTBR Editor's Choice and the Winner of the Oregon Book Award for General Nonfiction) Among the 20th century's most influential short story writers, Donald Barthelme (1931–89) ... (Read More)
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The Historical David: The Real Life of an Invented Hero
Joel Baden.
Publisher: HarperOne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062188311.  Daedalus Item Code: 53215
We know the biblical David as the brave young man who defeated Goliath, the first king of a united Israel, the composer of the beloved Psalms, and as the founder of the Davidic bloodline and an ... (Read More)
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I Died for Beauty: Dorothy Wrinch and the Cultures of Science
Marjorie Senechal.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199732593.  Daedalus Item Code: 43594
A protégé of Bertrand Russell and the first woman to receive a doctor of science degree from Oxford University, Dorothy Wrinch (1894–1976) made major contributions to mathematical physics, ... (Read More)
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Maya Angelou.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812980028.  Daedalus Item Code: 49419
When this first of her series of autobiographical books was published in 1969—covering her life up to the age of 17, in 1944—the late Maya Angelou garnered the attention of an international audience ... (Read More)
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Imperial Footprints: Henry Morton Stanley's African Journeys
James L. Newman.
Publisher: Potomac.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781574887235.  Daedalus Item Code: 42073
"Dr. Livingstone, I presume?" The man who uttered those famous words was compared with Christopher Columbus in his day and became one of the late 19th-century's most newsworthy figures. Yet 100 years ... (Read More)
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In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin
Erik Larson.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307408853.  Daedalus Item Code: 59312
A mild-mannered professor from Chicago, William Dodd became America's first ambassador to Hitler's Germany in 1933. In this nonfiction narrative that reads like a political thriller, from the author ... (Read More)
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Into the Frame: The Four Loves of Ford Madox Brown
Angela Thirlwell.
Publisher: Chatto & Windus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780701179021.  Daedalus Item Code: 41286
Exploring the public art and private demons of Ford Madox Brown, one of the finest but least understood among the Pre-Raphaelite artists, this book is as much about the four women central to his ... (Read More)
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J.D. Salinger: A Life
Kenneth Slawenski.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400069514.  Daedalus Item Code: 34160
The author of The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger eluded fans and journalists for most of his life, making himself one of the most mysterious figures in American literature. In his youth he ... (Read More)
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James Fitzjames: The Mystery Man of the Franklin Expedition
William Battersby.
Publisher: Dundurn.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781554887811.  Daedalus Item Code: 34980
Having already distinguished himself in combat, charismatic naval commander James Fitzjames joined Great Britain's 1845 Franklin Expedition, thinking he would make his name; instead the expedition ... (Read More)
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James Joseph Sylvester: Life and Work in Letters
Karen Hunger Parshall.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199671380.  Daedalus Item Code: 50841
In the folklore of mathematics, James Joseph Sylvester (1814–97) is the eccentric, hot-tempered British Jew wielding a sword-cane, who—together with Arthur Cayley—developed a theory and language of ... (Read More)
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Janácek: Years of a Life, Volume 1 (1854–1914): The Lonely Blackbird
John Tyrrell.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571175383.  Daedalus Item Code: 52506
This biography of Czech composer Leos Janácek is the culmination of a lifetime of field work by music professor John Tyrrell. Also the author of Czech Opera, Janácek's Operas, and My ... (Read More)
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Jane Austen: Her Life, Her Times, Her Novels
Janet Todd.
Publisher: Sevenoaks.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781781770429.  Daedalus Item Code: 53341
Presented in an oversized scrapbook format, this life of Jane Austen is illustrated throughout with original engravings from her books, photos, contemporary prints and art works, and portraits. It ... (Read More)
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