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Mark Twain: Man in White: The Grand Adventure of His Final Years
Michael Shelden.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780679448006.  Daedalus Item Code: 38422
 
Late in 1906, 71-year-old Mark Twain attended a meeting on copyright law at the Library of Congress. The arrival of the famous author caused the usual stir—then Twain took off his overcoat to reveal ... (Read More)
 
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Marmee & Louisa: The Untold Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Mother
Eve LaPlante.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451620672.  Daedalus Item Code: 44155
 
(One of NPR's Top Ten Books of 2012 and an Indie Next Great Read) Since Louisa May Alcott's Little Women first appeared nearly 150 years ago, Jo March and her calm, stalwart "Marmee" ... (Read More)
 
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Martial's Epigrams: A Selection
Garry Wills, trans.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670020393.  Daedalus Item Code: 12029
 
One of classical literature's greatest satirists, Martial earned his livelihood by excoriating the follies and vices of his time, and set a pattern that satirists have admired and imitated across the ... (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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McSweeney's Issue 31
Dave Eggers, ed.
Publisher: McSweeney's Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781934781340.  Daedalus Item Code: 41699
 
Barthelme said that "The Novel of the Soil is dead, as are Expressionism, Impressionism, Futurism, Imagism, Vorticism, Regionalism, Realism, the Kitchen Sink School of Drama, the Theatre of the ... (Read More)
 
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McSweeney's Issue 38
Dave Eggers, ed.
Publisher: McSweeney's Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781936365005.  Daedalus Item Code: 41702
 
Issue 38 is a real beauty (in the words of Timothy McSweeney, but we can vouch for the truth of his statement), with stories pulled in from all over the world—a grand tour, in prose, of a ... (Read More)
 
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McSweeney's Issue 4
Dave Eggers, ed.
Publisher: McSweeney's Books.   Format: 14 vols, boxed.
ISBN: 9781934781920.  Daedalus Item Code: 41704
 
Ostensibly subtitled "Trying, Trying, Trying, Trying, Trying" (though better known simply as "the Box") McSweeney's Issue No. 4 is, by their own admission, their best ever—the perfect marriage ... (Read More)
 
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Memorable Days: The Selected Letters of James Salter and Robert Phelps
John McIntyre, ed. Michael Dirda, foreword.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781582436050.  Daedalus Item Code: 41216
 
James Salter had written two novels, The Hunters and The Arm of Flesh, but it was his third, remarkable novel A Sport and a Pastime, together with his film Three and a ... (Read More)
 
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Memorable Days: The Selected Letters of James Salter and Robert Phelps
John McIntyre, ed. Michael Dirda, foreword.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781582436050.  Daedalus Item Code: 32392
 
James Salter had written two novels, The Hunters and The Arm of Flesh, but it was his third, remarkable novel A Sport and a Pastime, together with his film Three and a ... (Read More)
 
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Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home
Rhoda Janzen.
Publisher: Holiday House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780805092257.  Daedalus Item Code: 44355
 
Not long after Rhoda Janzen turned 43, her world turned upside down. The same week that her husband of 15 years left her for a guy he met online, she was battered from head to toe in a car wreck. ... (Read More)
 
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The Merchant's Tale: Dual-Language Edition
Geoffrey Chaucer. E.B. Richmond, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911999.  Daedalus Item Code: 50387
 
In the merchant's risqué tale, the aged, lascivious knight January marries the attractive teenager May. Soon, though, January loses his sight, and—in an unforgettable scene—his young wife and her ... (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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