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Poetic Lives: Keats
Robert Mighall.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913023.  Daedalus Item Code: 50397
One of the leading figures of the English Romantic movement, John Keats (1795–1821) is chiefly remembered for his immortal odes, with such works as "Ode to a Nightingale," "To Autumn," and "Ode on a ... (Read More)
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The Poets' Daughters: Dora Wordsworth and Sara Coleridge
Katie Waldegrave.
Publisher: Windmill Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099537342.  Daedalus Item Code: 62965
Dora Wordsworth and Sara Coleridge were lifelong friends. They were also the daughters of poetic geniuses and best friends William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, who ushered in Romanticism ... (Read More)
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Portrait of the Writer: Literary Lives in Focus
Goffredo Fofi, foreword.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500517178.  Daedalus Item Code: 63160
There's something about a good author photo that seems to give us extra insight into their works, as if the look in their eyes somehow explains their view on the world. This album profiles 250 of the ... (Read More)
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The Profligate Son: Or, a True Story of Family Conflict, Fashionable Vice, and Financial Ruin in Regency England
Nicola Phillips.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199687534.  Daedalus Item Code: 51808
In early 19th-century England, charming young William Jackson racks up enormous debts as he attempts to keep up with his wealthy friends. Drawing heavily upon a detailed dossier compiled by Jackson's ... (Read More)
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Pythagoras: His Lives and the Legacy of a Rational Universe
Kitty Ferguson.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848312319.  Daedalus Item Code: 63817
Albert Einstein said that the most incredible thing about our universe was that it was comprehensible at all; as science writer Kitty Ferguson notes, Pythagoras had much the same idea 2500 years ... (Read More)
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Queen Victoria: A Life of Contradictions
Matthew Dennison.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250048899.  Daedalus Item Code: 63433
Queen Victoria is Britain's queen of contradictions, as journalist and royal biographer Matthew Dennison presents her here. Victoria embraced photography, railway travel, and modern art, yet resisted ... (Read More)
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The Rare and the Beautiful: How the Garman Sisters Captured the Heart of Bohemian London
Cressida Connolly.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060936716.  Daedalus Item Code: 60585
Much like the Mitfords, the beautiful, flamboyant, and headstrong Garman sisters took center stage in Bohemian London during the first half of the 20th century, from Kathleen, who carried on a ... (Read More)
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Respect: The Life of Aretha Franklin
David Ritz.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316196833.  Daedalus Item Code: 61656
(One of Rolling Stone's 10 Best Music Books of 2014) The golden daughter of a progressive and promiscuous Baptist preacher, Aretha Franklin was a gospel prodigy, as David Ritz tells us ... (Read More)
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Robert Nisbet: Communitarian Traditionalist
Brad Lowell Stone.
Publisher: ISI Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781882926480.  Daedalus Item Code: 31158
"The conservative sociologist Robert Nisbet (1913–96) wrote extensively on community and social breakdown, articulating a principled perspective of the decline of civic-minded solidarity in light of ... (Read More)
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Robert the Bruce: Pocket Giants
Fiona Watson.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752493558.  Daedalus Item Code: 63081
From disastrous beginnings after he took the throne of Scotland in 1306, having murdered a powerful rival, Robert I—Robert the Bruce—grew into a military leader of consummate vision, posits historian ... (Read More)
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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307700230.  Daedalus Item Code: 60819
The Emmy and Peabody Award–winning director of such PBS documentaries as The Civil War, Ken Burns once again teamed up with historian Geoffrey Ward—whose biography of Franklin Roosevelt won ... (Read More)
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Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter
Kate Clifford Larson.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544811904.  Daedalus Item Code: 69674
Joe and Rose Kennedy's strikingly beautiful daughter Rosemary attended exclusive schools, was presented as a debutante to the queen of England, and traveled the world with her high-spirited sisters, ... (Read More)
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