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Felicity: Poems
Mary Oliver.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594206764.  Daedalus Item Code: 59512
 
"If I have any secret stash of poems, anywhere, it might be about love, not anger," Mary Oliver once said in an interview. In this stirring new collection from the Pulitzer Prize–winning poet, we can ... (Read More)
 
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Fellow-Townsmen
Thomas Hardy. Emma Tennant, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910381.  Daedalus Item Code: 53697
 
Prosperous Barnet has settled in for a judicious but loveless marriage, while his friend Downe, a poor solicitor, is radiantly happy, with a doting wife and adoring children. A chance meeting one ... (Read More)
 
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The Fifth Impossibility: Essays on Exile and Language
Norman Manea.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300179958.  Daedalus Item Code: 42506
 
Deported to a concentration camp in 1941, where he remained until the end of the war, Romanian Jewish novelist and cultural critic Norman Manea left his homeland once more in 1986 to escape the ... (Read More)
 
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Fighting France: From Dunkerque to Belfort
Edith Wharton. Colm Tóibín, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843914518.  Daedalus Item Code: 53698
 
As nuanced in her depictions of the French landscape and architecture as she is in her observations of human behavior, the author of The Age of Innocence and Sanctuary fully exploited ... (Read More)
 
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Fire Shut Up in My Bones: A Memoir
Charles M. Blow.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544228047.  Daedalus Item Code: 61356
 
(Winner of a Lambda Literary Award and the Ann M. Sperber Biography Award, as well as a New York Times Notable Book of 2014 and a Best Book of the Year for Publishers Weekly and ... (Read More)
 
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The First Well: A Bethlehem Boyhood
Jabra Ibrahim Jabra. Mohammad Shaheen, foreword. Issa J. Boullata, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913719.  Daedalus Item Code: 53699
 
As a child in British Mandate Palestine, poet and translator Jabra Ibrahim Jabra (1920–94) enjoyed proximity to a rich confluence of cultures in Bethlehem and Jerusalem. In this 1987 memoir, Jabra ... (Read More)
 
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Five Works by Octavio Paz: Alternating Current, Conjunctions and Disjunctions, The Monkey Grammarian, Marcel Duchamp: Appearance Stripped Bare, On Poets and Others
Octavio Paz.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781611453119.  Daedalus Item Code: 61702
 
(National Book Award Winner Included) Nobel laureate Octavio Paz (1914–98) was unquestionably one of the most gifted poets of the 20th century, but he was a formidable essayist as well. ... (Read More)
 
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Flying by the Seat of Your Pants: Surprising Origins of Everyday Expressions
Harry Oliver.
Publisher: Perigee.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780399536373.  Daedalus Item Code: 60998
 
Sowing your wild oats, throwing in the towel, painting the town red—Harry Oliver reveals the fascinating stories behind these and other strange turns of phrase that have emerged from everyday life. ... (Read More)
 
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For a Night of Love
Émile Zola. A.N. Wilson, foreword. Andrew Brown, trans. & intro.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910107.  Daedalus Item Code: 53701
 
The superficially angelic Thérčse offers herself to the besotted clerk Julien, but there is a very high—and rather macabre—price for her favors, in the 1876 title story of this collection by the ... (Read More)
 
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From Battlefields Rising: How the Civil War Transformed American Literature
Randall Fuller.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199360710.  Daedalus Item Code: 60913
 
In the first half of the 19th century, America's leading writers had been integral to helping the young nation imagine itself, assert its beliefs, and realize its immense potential; when the Civil ... (Read More)
 
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The Gentry Man: A Guide for the Civilized Male: The Best of Gentry Magazine, 1951–1957
Hal Rubenstein, ed.
Publisher: Harper Design.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062088475.  Daedalus Item Code: 41949
 
More than 50 years after it ceased publication, Gentry magazine remains one of the most influential men's magazines ever created. Publisher William Segal's innovative style magazine broke new ... (Read More)
 
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Gerard Manley Hopkins
Gerard Manley Hopkins. John Stammers, ed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571230686.  Daedalus Item Code: 53915
 
The Jesuit priest Gerard Manley Hopkins's (1844–89) poetry is characterized by its innovative use of rhythm and rich vocabulary; most of his works, however, weren't published until decades after his ... (Read More)
 
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