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Personal History
Katharine Graham.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375701047.  Daedalus Item Code: 42323
 
(Winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for Biography) This extraordinarily frank, honest, and generous book by one of America's most famous and admired women contains, as its title suggests, both ... (Read More)
 
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The Philosopher and the Wolf: Lessons from the Wild on Love, Death, and Happiness
Mark Rowlands.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605980331.  Daedalus Item Code: 42736
 
Shortly after arriving at the University of Alabama, young philosophy professor Mark Rowlands saw a notice advertising wolf cubs for sale, and decided he had to investigate, if only out of curiosity. ... (Read More)
 
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The Plants of Middle-Earth: Botany and Sub-creation
Dinah Hazell.
Publisher: Kent State.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780873388832.  Daedalus Item Code: 42665
 
Beautifully illustrated with dozens of original ink drawings and watercolors by the author, typical of a naturalist's guide, Dinah Hazell's catalog of the flowers, herbs, and trees of the Shire and ... (Read More)
 
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Players: The Mysterious Identity of William Shakespeare
Bertram Fields.
Publisher: Regan Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060834173.  Daedalus Item Code: 14175
 
For centuries scholars have debated the true identity of the author of the poems and plays attributed to William Shakespeare, the actor and co-owner of a successful theater company who hailed from ... (Read More)
 
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Pleasure Bound: Victorian Sex Rebels and the New Eroticism
Deborah Lutz.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068320.  Daedalus Item Code: 23891
 
In her smart, provocative account of the erotic undercurrent beneath the surface of Victorian London, Deborah Lutz reveals a daring group of artists and thinkers who defied propriety to explore their ... (Read More)
 
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The Poem of a Life: A Biography of Louis Zukofsky
Mark Scroggins.
Publisher: Shoemaker & Hoard.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781593761585.  Daedalus Item Code: 41341
 
This is the first substantive critical biography of Louis Zukofsky, a protégé of Ezra Pound, an artistic collaborator and close friend of William Carlos Williams, and the leader of a whole school of ... (Read More)
 
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The Poetry Lesson
Andrei Codrescu.
Publisher: Princeton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780691147246.  Daedalus Item Code: 31816
 
In his hilarious account of the first day of a creative writing course taught by a "typical fin-de-siècle salaried beatnik" (one with an antic imagination, an outsized personality and libido, and an ... (Read More)
 
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Poets Ranked by Beard Weight: The Commemorative Edition
Upton Uxbridge Underwood. Gilbert Alter-Gilbert, text. Mahendra Singh, illus. Jack Passion, preface.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616082451.  Daedalus Item Code: 22419
 
Just how great a poet was Walt Whitman, a man of slight beard, compared to Samuel Morse, a poet as well as an inventor, whose massive Garibaldi Elongated–style beard embodied nearly three times the ... (Read More)
 
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Poisoned Pens: Literary Invective from Amis to Zola
Gary Dexter, ed.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780711231627.  Daedalus Item Code: 31586
 
"With the single exception of Homer, there is no eminent writer, not even Sir Walter Scott, whom I can despise so entirely as I despise Shakespeare," George Bernard Shaw once opined in a double-edged ... (Read More)
 
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The Portable Dorothy Parker
Dorothy Parker. Marion Meade, ed.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143039532.  Daedalus Item Code: 49055
 
The second revision since its original publication in 1944, this sublime collection of the wit and wisdom of Dorothy Parker ranges over the verse, stories, essays, and journalism of one of the 20th ... (Read More)
 
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Portraits in Fiction
A.S. Byatt.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099429845.  Daedalus Item Code: 42020
 
While a painted or photographic portrait might seem almost the opposite of fiction, notes Booker Prize–winning novelist and critic A.S. Byatt, they have long been employed in novels as icons, as ... (Read More)
 
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The Possessed: Adventures with Russian Books and the People Who Read Them
Elif Batuman.
Publisher: Granta.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781847083135.  Daedalus Item Code: 23628
 
In her brilliant first book, Elif Batuman takes the reader on a journey both literary and actual as she traces the evolution of her fascination with Russian literature across the globe and several ... (Read More)
 
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