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Louis Agassiz: Creator of American Science
Christoph Irmscher.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547577678.  Daedalus Item Code: 52615
During an 1846 lecture tour in Boston, Swiss biologist Louis Agassiz decided to stay, eventually becoming the best-known American scientist of his era. Renowned for his pioneering studies of the ice ... (Read More)
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Louisa May Alcott: A Personal Biography
Susan Cheever.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781416569923.  Daedalus Item Code: 61841
The author of American Bloomsbury returns to Concord, Massachusetts, for this engaging life of its most famous female writer. Louisa May Alcott never intended to write Little Women; she ... (Read More)
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Lucian Freud: Eyes Wide Open
Phoebe Hoban.
Publisher: New Harvest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544114593.  Daedalus Item Code: 63849
Considered by many to be the preeminent British artist of the 20th century, Lucian Freud (1922–2011) was renowned for his unflinching portraits of celebrities and his own family. In this compact ... (Read More)
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Mallarmé: The Politics of the Siren
Jacques Rancière. Steven Corcoran, trans.
Publisher: Continuum.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780826438409.  Daedalus Item Code: 62176
Often considered a difficult and austere poet, Stéphane Mallarmé (1842–98) has been widely misunderstood for more than a century, posits philosopher Jacques Rancière, who stresses that the French ... (Read More)
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The Man from Mars: Ray Palmer's Amazing Pulp Journey
Fred Nadis.
Publisher: Tarcher.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780399160547.  Daedalus Item Code: 62904
Meet Ray Palmer, a hustler, a trickster, and a visionary. Though diminutive—he stood at just over four feet tall—Palmer was nevertheless an indomitable force in the science fiction and supernatural ... (Read More)
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The Man He Became: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency
James Tobin.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780743265157.  Daedalus Item Code: 62133
In 1921, at the age of 39, Franklin D. Roosevelt was the brightest young star in the Democratic Party. One day he was racing his children around their summer home; two days later he could not stand ... (Read More)
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Man in Profile: Joseph Mitchell of The New Yorker
Thomas Kunkel.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780375508905.  Daedalus Item Code: 63421
(Winner of the Sperber Prize and named one of the Best Books of 2015 by the San Francisco Chronicle and Publishers Weekly) The legendary New Yorker profile writer and ... (Read More)
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A Man of Misconceptions: The Life of an Eccentric in an Age of Change
John Glassie.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594488719.  Daedalus Item Code: 43117
(A Scientific American Best Science Book of 2012 and a New York Times Book Review "Editor's Choice") The interests of 17th-century priest-scientist Athanasius Kircher knew no ... (Read More)
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Man on the Run: Paul McCartney in the 1970s
Tom Doyle.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780804179140.  Daedalus Item Code: 61667
The product of a long series of interviews between Paul McCartney and Scottish rock journalist Tom Doyle, this book chronicles McCartney's decade-long effort to escape the shadow of his past, outrace ... (Read More)
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The Man Within My Head
Pico Iyer.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307267610.  Daedalus Item Code: 44353
We all carry people inside our heads—actors, leaders, writers, figures out of history or fiction—who sometimes seem closer to us than people we know; here Pico Iyer sets out to unravel the mysterious ... (Read More)
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Mandela: An Illustrated Autobiography
Nelson Mandela.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316550383.  Daedalus Item Code: 62058
One of the great moral and political leaders of our time, Nelson Mandela endured a 27-year prison sentence for sabotage, but his untiring fight against racial oppression in South Africa eventually ... (Read More)
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Mania: The Story of the Outraged & Outrageous Lives That Launched a Cultural Revolution
Ronald K.L. Collins & David M. Skover.
Publisher: Top Five.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781938938023.  Daedalus Item Code: 43192
By the time 19-year-old Lucien Carr stabbed his obsessive pursuer David Kammerer to death on the banks of the Hudson River in August 1944, it was clear that the hard-partying teenager who had brought ... (Read More)
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