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Henry James: The Mature Master
Sheldon M. Novick.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780679450238.  Daedalus Item Code: 00563
 
The New York Times compared Sheldon Novick's first volume of Henry James's life, The Young Master, to "a movie of James's life, as it unfolds, moment to moment, lending the book a ... (Read More)
 
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Henry James: His Women and His Art
Lyndall Gordon.
Publisher: Virago.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781844088928.  Daedalus Item Code: 43990
 
Frequently cited as a homosexual or even an asexual, Henry James nonetheless cultivated two particularly close and tragic friendships with women—James's cousin Minny Temple, who died of tuberculosis ... (Read More)
 
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Here and Now: Letters: 2008–2011
Paul Auster & J.M. Coetzee.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780571299263.  Daedalus Item Code: 44410
 
Although Paul Auster and J.M. Coetzee had been reading each other's books for years, the two writers did not meet until February 2008. Not long after, Auster received a letter from the Nobel Prize ... (Read More)
 
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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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Hooking Up
Tom Wolfe.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099565888.  Daedalus Item Code: 51562
 
Ranging from coast to coast in this collection of articles, essays, and fiction, National Book Award winner Tom Wolfe observes the "lurid carnival actually taking place in the mightiest country on ... (Read More)
 
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Horace Walpole's Cat
Christopher Frayling. Robert Bentley, William Blake & Kathleen Hale, illus.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500514917.  Daedalus Item Code: 41280
 
In February 1747, Selima the tabby fell into a Chinese porcelain tub in Horace Walpole's London house and met her end. Thomas Gray's "Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat, Drowned in a Tub of ... (Read More)
 
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House of Exile: The Lives and Times of Heinrich Mann and Nelly Kroeger-Mann
Evelyn Juers.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780374533410.  Daedalus Item Code: 40829
 
(Winner of Australia's 2009 Prime Minister's Literary Award for Nonfiction) In 1933 the author and political activist Heinrich Mann and his partner Nelly Kroeger fled Nazi Germany, finding ... (Read More)
 
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How Not to Read: Harnessing the Power of a Literature-Free Life
Dan Wilbur.
Publisher: Perigee.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780399537615.  Daedalus Item Code: 51246
 
If you are ready to admit that you might not ever read Ulysses or Atlas Shrugged—and are tired of being shamed by your hyper-literate friends—then this is the one book you truly need. ... (Read More)
 
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How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Lines
Thomas C. Foster.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060009427.  Daedalus Item Code: 51360
 
What does it mean when a fictional hero takes a journey? Shares a meal? Becomes drenched in a sudden rain shower? Often, there is much more going on in a novel or poem than is readily visible on 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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In the Body of the World: A Memoir
Eve Ensler.
Publisher: Metropolis Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805095180.  Daedalus Item Code: 51523
 
Best known as the author of The Vagina Monologues, activist Eve Ensler has devoted her life to the female body—how to talk about it, how to protect and value it. Upon discovering that ... (Read More)
 
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Inferno: Volume 1 of the Divine Comedy
Dante Alighieri. Robin Kirkpatrick, trans.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143124788.  Daedalus Item Code: 51249
 
The first and most famous of the three canticles in Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy, Inferno describes Dante's descent into Hell with Virgil as his guide. Through nine increasingly ... (Read More)
 
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