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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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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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Mark Twain's Notebooks: Journals, Letters, Observations, Wit, Wisdom, and Doodles
Carlo De Vito, ed.
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781579129972.  Daedalus Item Code: 64567
 
For most of his life, Samuel Clemens carefully crafted his public persona of Mark Twain, but this book offers a fascinating glimpse behind the mask; if anything, these letters, notes, and journal ... (Read More)
 
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Masters of Crime: Fiction's Finest Villains and Their Real-Life Inspirations
Adam Nightingale.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752454184.  Daedalus Item Code: 41635
 
From Fagin to Professor Moriarty, Moll Cutpurse to A.J. Raffles, some of the most infamous fictional villains and anti-heroes ever to prowl London were rooted in the lives and careers of a litany of ... (Read More)
 
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Meeting the Devil: A Book of Memoir from the London Review of Books
Alan Bennett, preface.
Publisher: William Heinemann.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780434022670.  Daedalus Item Code: 53400
 
Autobiography has been an essential element of the London Review of Books since its founding in 1979, and this volume collects many outstanding pieces of memoir that first appeared in the ... (Read More)
 
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Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi
Charles Dickens. Richard Findlater, afterword.
Publisher: Pushkin Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781901285949.  Daedalus Item Code: 52941
 
In 1837, the 25-year-old Charles Dickens was asked to rewrite the memoirs of the world-renowned clown and pantomime Joseph Grimaldi, presented here in a handsome, pocket-sized edition. Born to a ... (Read More)
 
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The Miller's Tale: Dual-Language Edition
Geoffrey Chaucer. E.B. Richmond, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911715.  Daedalus Item Code: 50388
 
The drunken miller entertains his fellow pilgrims with an account of the scholar, Nicholas, who seduces his aged landlord's beautiful young wife Alison, in the second of Chaucer's Canterbury ... (Read More)
 
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The Millionaire and the Bard: Henry Folger's Obsessive Hunt for Shakespeare's First Folio
Andrea Mays.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439118238.  Daedalus Item Code: 64709
 
Today it is the most valuable book in the world—one First Folio recently sold for over $5 million—and rescued the name of William Shakespeare from oblivion. When the playwright died in 1616, half of ... (Read More)
 
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Miss MacIntosh, My Darling: Volumes 1 & 2
Marguerite Young.
Publisher: Dalkey Archive.   Format: 2 pap vols, boxed.
ISBN: 9781564780133.  Daedalus Item Code: 34421
 
Vera Cartwheel is lost in her recollections of childhood, particularly of her beloved governess Miss MacIntosh, who drowned herself when Vera was 14. Eighteen years in the writing, Marguerite Young's ... (Read More)
 
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Mourning Philology: Art and Religion at the Margins of the Ottoman Empire
Marc Nichanian. G.M. Goshgarian & Jeff Fort, trans.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780823255245.  Daedalus Item Code: 64083
 
"Pagan life seduces me a little more with each passing day. If it were possible today, I would change my religion and would joyfully embrace poetic paganism," stated the poet Daniel Varuzhan in 1908. ... (Read More)
 
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My Crazy Century: A Memoir
Ivan Klíma. Craig Cravens, trans.
Publisher: Grove.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802121707.  Daedalus Item Code: 54391
 
In his intimate autobiography, spanning six decades of war, totalitarianism, censorship, and the fight for democracy in the 20th century, Czech writer Ivan Klíma—author of four New York Times ... (Read More)
 
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My Grammar and I Or Should That Be Me?: How to Speak and Write It Right
Caroline Taggart & J.A. Wines.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781621451839.  Daedalus Item Code: 71310
 
A refresher course for anyone who has ever been stumped by spelling confusion, dangling modifiers, or split infinitives—or for those who don't even know what those are—this little handbook offers ... (Read More)
 
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