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Literary Outlaw: The Life and Times of William S. Burroughs
Ted Morgan.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393342604.  Daedalus Item Code: 61196
 
Anarchist, heroin addict, alcoholic, and brilliant writer, William S. Burroughs (1914–97) was the patron saint of darkness among the Beat writers. His avant-garde masterpiece Naked Lunch shook ... (Read More)
 
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The Lives of Margaret Fuller: A Biography
John Matteson.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068054.  Daedalus Item Code: 41477
 
Outspoken and quick-witted, idealistic and adventurous, Margaret Fuller (1810–50) was perhaps the most famous American woman of her generation, assays John Matteson, winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize ... (Read More)
 
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Lizzie Siddal: The Tragedy of a Pre-Raphaelite Supermodel
Lucinda Hawksley.
Publisher: Sevenoaks.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781781774731.  Daedalus Item Code: 62405
 
In an era when lower-class women generally lived out their lives in obscurity, Lizzie Siddal instead became one of the most famous faces in Victorian Britain and a pivotal figure of London's artistic ... (Read More)
 
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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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The Love & Wars of Lina Prokofiev
Simon Morrison.
Publisher: Harvill Secker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846557316.  Daedalus Item Code: 50892
 
In the winter of 1948, Lina Prokofiev—the wife of composer Serge Prokofiev—was alone in her Moscow apartment one night when the telephone rang. The caller insisted that she come downstairs to collect ... (Read More)
 
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Love and Capital: Karl and Jenny Marx and the Birth of a Revolution
Mary Gabriel.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316066129.  Daedalus Item Code: 29451
 
(Finalist for the 2011 National Book Award, the Pulitzer Prize, and the National Book Critics Circle Award; Named One of the Year's Best Nonfiction Books by the Washington Post, Boston ... (Read More)
 
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Lucian Freud: Eyes Wide Open
Phoebe Hoban.
Publisher: New Harvest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544114593.  Daedalus Item Code: 61894
 
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 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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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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