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A Literary Love Affair
Natalie Thomas & Benjamin O'Mahony, readers.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: 1 audio CD.
ISBN: 9780712351362.  Daedalus Item Code: 53120
This spoken-word anthology of poems, letters, and extracts from classic novels looks back over some of the great love affairs of literary history in works by British poets and authors from ... (Read More)
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Literary Rogues: A Scandalous History of Wayward Authors
Andrew Shaffer.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062077288.  Daedalus Item Code: 44351
There was a time when authors fought with both words and fists, a time when poets—not rock stars—were the ones living fast and dying young, Andrew Shaffer reminds us. Also the author of Great ... (Read More)
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Little Failure: A Memoir
Gary Shteyngart.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812982497.  Daedalus Item Code: 51963
Loving but mismatched, New Yorker writer Gary Shteyngart's parents dreamed that he would become a lawyer, or an accountant, at least—something their distracted son was simply not cut out to ... (Read More)
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Lives in Writing: Essays
David Lodge.
Publisher: Harvill Secker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846557903.  Daedalus Item Code: 53832
The author of such novels as the Whitbread Award winner How Far Can You Go? and the Booker Prize finalist Small World as well as several volumes of literary criticism, including The ... (Read More)
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Lives Like Loaded Guns: Emily Dickinson and Her Family's Feuds
Lyndall Gordon.
Publisher: Virago.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781844084548.  Daedalus Item Code: 43992
The James Tait Black Prize–winning biographer of Virginia Woolf and Mary Wollstonecraft here gives us an entirely new Emily Dickinson—one who at last seems capable of the fierce intelligence at work ... (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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Lois the Witch
Elizabeth Gaskell. Jenny Uglow, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910497.  Daedalus Item Code: 53728
Eight years after the 1853 completion of Cranford, Elizabeth Gaskell wrote this rather darker assessment of what it means to be part of a community. Recently orphaned, Lois is sent from her ... (Read More)
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Lolita: The Story of a Cover Girl: Vladimir Nabokov's Novel in Art and Design
John Bertram & Yuri Leving, eds.
Publisher: Print.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440329869.  Daedalus Item Code: 44064
What should Lolita look like? The question has dogged book-cover designers since 1955, when Lolita was first published in a plain green wrapper. The heroine of Vladimir Nabokov's classic novel ... (Read More)
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Long Ago and Far Away: Eight Traditional Fairy Tales
Marina Warner, intro. Nigel Bryant, David Carter & Ann Lawson Lucas, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913627.  Daedalus Item Code: 53729
We've always heard that the classic fairy tales are rather dark and possibly not for children at all, and this intriguing anthology proves these assertions to be true. "The Little Mermaid" is ... (Read More)
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Long Way Home: In Search of Steinbeck's America
Bill Barich.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717542.  Daedalus Item Code: 31913
"We do not take a trip; a trip takes us," John Steinbeck noted in his 1962 classic Travels with Charley. Inspired by a copy of Travels that he stumbled upon in Ireland, where he had ... (Read More)
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Lost at Sea: The Jon Ronson Mysteries
Jon Ronson.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447223900.  Daedalus Item Code: 42716
Fascinated by madness, extraordinary behavior, and the human mind—as evidenced in such books as The Psychopath Test and Them: Adventures with Extremists, as well as The Men Who Stare ... (Read More)
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Lotus Quest: In Search of the Sacred Flower
Mark Griffiths.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845951009.  Daedalus Item Code: 33625
The lotus is the world's most iconic flower, a symbol of spiritual awakening and growth for many of the world's major religious disciplines. Inspired by receiving seeds from a 3,000-year-old lotus, ... (Read More)
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