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Hiding Man: A Biography of Donald Barthelme
Tracy Daugherty.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312429300.  Daedalus Item Code: 52068
 
(A New York Times Book Review 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 ... (Read More)
 
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Higher Gossip: Essays and Criticism
John Updike.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812983685.  Daedalus Item Code: 62277
 
In this follow-up to his earlier book of essays and reviews Hugging the Shore, which won a National Book Critics Circle Award, this posthumous collection of miscellaneous prose from John ... (Read More)
 
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Holding On Upside Down: The Life and Work of Marianne Moore
Linda Leavell.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571301829.  Daedalus Item Code: 54625
 
(Nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award) Although Marianne Moore's poetry was highly praised by T.S. Eliot and Ezra Pound, and although her Collected Poems was honored ... (Read More)
 
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The Household Tips of the Great Writers
Mark Crick.
Publisher: Granta.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847082527.  Daedalus Item Code: 53596
 
Just because they have deep thoughts and singular perspectives on the human condition doesn't mean that the great writers of literature don't occasionally have to throw a dinner party, caulk a ... (Read More)
 
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How Proust Can Change Your Life
Alain de Botton.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330354912.  Daedalus Item Code: 52335
 
This very funny book comes as an unlikely combination of two vastly divergent conventions: the literary biography and the self-help manual. The author of On Love transforms Marcel Proust's ... (Read More)
 
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Hyde Park Gate News: The Stephen Family Newspaper
Virginia Woolf, Vanessa Bell, with Thoby Stephen. Hermione Lee, foreword. Gill Lowe, ed.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911418.  Daedalus Item Code: 53713
 
As children, Virginia Woolf, elder sister Vanessa Bell, and brother Thoby Stephen collaborated on their very own family newspaper. This anthology pairs a selection from these texts with 16 pages of ... (Read More)
 
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I Dare Say: Inside Stories of the World's Most Powerful Speeches
Ferdie Addis.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781606524701.  Daedalus Item Code: 61596
 
A great speech can transform the mood of a nation, and sometimes even the world. This compact handbook recounts 35 such times when the words of a single person—priest, pope, peasant, slave, soldier, ... (Read More)
 
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I Used to Know That: Shakespeare: Stuff You Forgot From School
Liz Evers.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781606522462.  Daedalus Item Code: 63574
 
Everyone knows his name, and most English speakers have studied him at some point, but the scope of Shakespeare's influence on our culture is so vast that we can all be forgiven for not remembering ... (Read More)
 
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I Could Pee on This Too: And More Poems by More Cats
Francesco Marciuliano.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781452132945.  Daedalus Item Code: 69471
 
Ever since the first cat walked into a house in ancient Egypt, scratched the owner's nose, demanded to be fed, and was proclaimed a god (because who else would have such chutzpah?), people have been ... (Read More)
 
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The Impossible Exile: Stefan Zweig at the End of the World
George Prochnik.
Publisher: Other Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590516126.  Daedalus Item Code: 61244
 
By the 1930s, Austria's Stefan Zweig had become the most widely translated living author in the world; his novels, short stories, and biographies were so compelling that they became instant ... (Read More)
 
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Impromptus: Selected Poems and Some Prose (Bilingual Edition)
Gottfried Benn. Michael Hofmann, ed.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374175375.  Daedalus Item Code: 62031
 
Ever an outsider, Gottfried Benn's early, deeply pessimistic poems caused his work to be banned by the Nazis in 1938, while his brief and unhappy stint in the party later resulted in a ban by the ... (Read More)
 
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In Pursuit of the English: A Documentary
Doris Lessing.
Publisher: Flamingo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060976293.  Daedalus Item Code: 43872
 
They are lusty, quarrelsome, unscrupulous, funny, and pathetic—they are the English. In this 1960 work of "documentary" nonfiction, the Nobel Prize–winning author of The Fifth Child and ... (Read More)
 
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