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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 to Myself: An Annotated Selection from the Journal of Henry D. Thoreau
Henry D. Thoreau. Jeffrey S. Cramer, ed.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300187984.  Daedalus Item Code: 52784
 
"'Say's I to myself' should be the motto of my journal," wrote Henry David Thoreau in 1851. Begun in 1837, Thoreau's Journal spans a period of 25 years and runs to more than two million words, ... (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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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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Inside the Dream Palace: The Life and Times of New York's Legendary Chelsea Hotel
Sherill Tippins.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780618726349.  Daedalus Item Code: 62520
 
(Winner of the 2013 Marfield Prize) Since its founding by a visionary French architect in 1884, the Chelsea Hotel has been an icon of American invention, an epicenter of New York's artistic ... (Read More)
 
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Into the Frame: The Four Loves of Ford Madox Brown
Angela Thirlwell.
Publisher: Chatto & Windus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780701179021.  Daedalus Item Code: 41286
 
Exploring the public art and private demons of Ford Madox Brown, one of the finest but least understood among the Pre-Raphaelite artists, this book is as much about the four women central to his ... (Read More)
 
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J.D. Salinger: The Escape Artist
Thomas Beller.
Publisher: New Harvest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544261990.  Daedalus Item Code: 61361
 
J.D. Salinger published his first story in The New Yorker at age 29; three years later came The Catcher in the Rye, a novel that has sold more than 65 million copies and achieved mythic ... (Read More)
 
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