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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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First Thought, Best Thought: Essential Insights for Writers & Poets
William Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Anne Waldman, and Diane di Prima.
Publisher: Sounds True.   Format: 4 audio CDs.
ISBN: 9781591791881.  Daedalus Item Code: 41172
 
"First thought, best thought" was the phrase that National Book Award–winning poet Allen Ginsberg used to describe spontaneous writing—a way to minimize the effects of over-thinking and self-editing ... (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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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 Thérèse 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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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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The Givenness of Things: Essays
Marilynne Robinson.
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374298470.  Daedalus Item Code: 59737
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Gilead, Lila, and Housekeeping, Marilynne Robinson here delivers an impassioned critique of ... (Read More)
 
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The Gods of Olympus: A History
Barbara Graziosi.
Publisher: Metropolitan.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805091571.  Daedalus Item Code: 54508
 
The author of Inventing Homer and Homer in the Twentieth Century, classics professor Barbara Graziosi here offers an elegant and entertaining account of the evolution of Greek gods ... (Read More)
 
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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 Classic Era of American Comics
Nicky Wright.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781780974415.  Daedalus Item Code: 51719
 
In their 1930s-50s heyday, the top 500 comics sold over 60 million copies a month, and many are still avidly collected today. Nicky Wright tells the fascinating story of the rise of this highly ... (Read More)
 
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The Golden Age of Crime Fiction: The Authors, the Artists and Their Creations from 1920 to 1950
Peter Haining.
Publisher: Prion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781853758690.  Daedalus Item Code: 51726
 
From the 1840s to the 1950s, every important element of crime fiction was invented, including such archetypal investigators as the police detective, the amateur sleuth, the hard-boiled private eye, ... (Read More)
 
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