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Maya Angelou: The Complete Poetry
Maya Angelou.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812997873.  Daedalus Item Code: 59316
 
With an embossed cover, foil-stamped spine, deckled cream pages, and two-color printing, this is a handsome single-volume treasury of the full poetic oeuvre of Maya Angelou, from the Pulitzer ... (Read More)
 
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McSweeney's Issue 20
Dave Eggers, ed.
Publisher: McSweeney's Books.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781932416527.  Daedalus Item Code: 52185
 
This 20th issue of McSweeney's Quarterly Concern features plenty for the eyes as well as the mind; every fourth page is a color reproduction of a painting by a different, excellent artist (50 ... (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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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 a Novelist
Virginia Woolf.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843914235.  Daedalus Item Code: 53738
 
Esteemed as one of the 20th century's greatest novelists and essayists, Virginia Woolf also wrote short stories as an outlet for her boundless creativity. The five early tales collected here include ... (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, pocketsized edition. Born to 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: 41216
 
The late 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 ... (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: 53739
 
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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Metamorphosis
Franz Kafka. Martin Jarvis, foreword. Richard Stokes, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843914099.  Daedalus Item Code: 53740
 
"When Gregor Samsa woke one morning from uneasy dreams, he found himself transformed in his bed into a monstrous insect." The unforgettable opening of Franz Kafka's 1915 novel sets the stage for a ... (Read More)
 
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The Midas Touch: World Mythology in Bite-Sized Chunks
Mark Daniels.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782430353.  Daedalus Item Code: 53293
 
In Western astrology, the signs of the zodiac are named in honor of Greek myths. J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings was heavily influenced by Norse mythology. Flora and Fauna, the names of ... (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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