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Going Home
Doris Lessing.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060976309.  Daedalus Item Code: 44341
 
This is Doris Lessing's account of her first journey back to Africa, the land in which she grew up and in which so much of her emotion and her concern remained invested. Returning to Southern ... (Read More)
 
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The Golden Ass of Lucius Apuleius
M.D. Usher, adaptation. T. Motley, illus.
Publisher: Godine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781567924183.  Daedalus Item Code: 36319
 
A favorite of private presses and illustrators since the invention of printing, Lucius Apuleius's 2nd-century comic masterpiece traces the misadventures of a young man who is a bit too curious about ... (Read More)
 
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Good Prose: The Art of Nonfiction: Stories and Advice from a Lifetime of Writing and Editing
Tracy Kidder & Richard Todd.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400069750.  Daedalus Item Code: 51244
 
A book about writing, and about a warm and productive literary friendship, this story begins in 1973 at the Boston offices of the Atlantic Monthly, where a young freelance writer named Tracy ... (Read More)
 
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Graven with Diamonds: The Many Lives of Thomas Wyatt: Poet, Lover, Statesman, and Spy in the Court of Henry VIII
Nicola Shulman.
Publisher: Steerforth.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781586422073.  Daedalus Item Code: 38408
 
Poet, statesman, spy, lover of Anne Boleyn and favorite both of Henry VIII and his minister Thomas Cromwell, the brilliant Sir Thomas Wyatt was admired and envied in equal measure. His love poetry ... (Read More)
 
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Great Short Works of Mark Twain: Old Times on the Mississippi, The Mysterious Stranger, The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg, The Jumping Frog, Jim Baker's Bluejay Yarn, A True Story, and Other Writings
Mark Twin.
Publisher: Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060727864.  Daedalus Item Code: 51047
 
In a less-than-kind summation on the writing of James Fenimore Cooper, Mark Twain once wrote: "Every time a Cooper person is in peril, and absolute silence is worth four dollars a minute, he is sure ... (Read More)
 
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Great Unrecorded History: A New Life of E.M. Forster
Wendy Moffat.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312572891.  Daedalus Item Code: 33351
 
With the posthumous publication of his long-suppressed novel Maurice in 1970, E.M. Forster came out as homosexual—a revelation that made barely a ripple in the literary reputation of the man ... (Read More)
 
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The Greek Myths: Stories of the Greek Gods and Heroes Vividly Retold
Robin Waterfield & Kathryn Waterfield.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780877488.  Daedalus Item Code: 42359
 
From Achilles rampant on the fields of Troy to the gods at sport on Mount Olympus, from Icarus flying too close to the sun to the superhuman feats of Heracles, Theseus, and the wily Odysseus, the ... (Read More)
 
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Gypsy Boy on the Run: My Escape from a Life Among the Romany Gypsies
Mikey Walsh.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250021878.  Daedalus Item Code: 44216
 
Having little idea what life is like outside the Romany Gypsy culture, 15-year-old Mikey Walsh nonetheless leaves his family behind to forge a new existence for himself, in this 2011 sequel to his ... (Read More)
 
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Hamlet: Signature Shakespeare
William Shakespeare. Jeff Dolven, ed. David Scott Kastan, series ed. Kevin Stanton, illus.
Publisher: Signature.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781402795916.  Daedalus Item Code: 40824
 
The ghost speaks to Hamlet, the Player king performs, Hamlet stabs Polonius, Ophelia drowns, and the graveyard itself is portrayed in this edition of Hamlet, while on the cover, the Prince of ... (Read More)
 
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Handing One Another Along: Literature and Social Reflection: On Character, Courage, and Compassion
Robert Coles. Trevor Hall & Vicki Kennedy, eds.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400062034.  Daedalus Item Code: 38418
 
Based on his own series of undergraduate lectures at Harvard, psychiatrist and Pulitzer Prize–winning author Robert Coles here explores how character, courage, and human and moral understanding are ... (Read More)
 
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Hans Christian Andersen: Denmark's Famous Author
Anna Carew-Miller. Kirill Chelushkin, illus.
Publisher: Mason Crest.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781590841600.  Daedalus Item Code: 30988
 
Born in 1805 in the Danish town of Odense, near Copenhagen, Hans Christian Andersen was indeed an ugly duckling. Though his looks kept him apart from other children, and later made it difficult for ... (Read More)
 
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Haunted Greenwich Village: Bohemian Banshees, Spooky Sites, and Gonzo Ghost Walks
Retold by Tom Ogden.
Publisher: Globe Pequot.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762770380.  Daedalus Item Code: 41870
 
Collecting tales of ghostly goings-on and otherworldly encounters in Manhattan's bohemian Greenwich Village, practicing magician Tom Ogden introduces us to a colorful cast of spirits and specters, ... (Read More)
 
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