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A Song Flung Up to Heaven
Maya Angelou.
Publisher: Bantam.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780553382037.  Daedalus Item Code: 49416
 
It is 1964 and Maya Angelou is on her way home in this sixth volume of her original autobiographical series, leaving behind her son to finish his university education in Ghana. In America, the civil ... (Read More)
 
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Speak, Nabokov
Michael Maar. Ross Benjamin, trans.
Publisher: Verso.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781844674374.  Daedalus Item Code: 32058
 
On the eve of the posthumous publication of Vladimir Nabokov's unfinished novel The Original of Laura, Nabokov scholar Michael Maar penned this follow-up to his brilliant critical study The ... (Read More)
 
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The Spy Who Loved: The Secrets and Lives of One of Britain's Bravest Wartime Heroines
Clare Mulley.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447201182.  Daedalus Item Code: 61281
 
In June 1952, a woman was murdered by an obsessed colleague in a hotel in the South Kensington district of London. Her death certificate accurately indicated that she died from a stab wound to her ... (Read More)
 
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The Spy Who Loved: The Secrets and Lives of Christine Granville
Clare Mulley.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250030320.  Daedalus Item Code: 62062
 
In June 1952, a woman was murdered by an obsessed colleague in a hotel in the South Kensington district of London. Her death certificate accurately indicated that she died from a stab wound to her ... (Read More)
 
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Stalking Nabokov
Brian Boyd.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780231158565.  Daedalus Item Code: 54827
 
At the age of 21, Brian Boyd wrote a thesis on Vladimir Nabokov that the famous author called "brilliant." After gaining exclusive access to Nabokov's archives, Boyd wrote the two-part biography, ... (Read More)
 
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The Stars and the Stillness: A Portrait of George MacDonald
Kathy Triggs.
Publisher: Lutterworth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780718826253.  Daedalus Item Code: 52464
 
Hailed in his day as the equal of Charles Dickens and Anthony Trollope, George MacDonald (1824–1905) made his mark as a poet, Christian apologist, and the author of both realistic fiction and such ... (Read More)
 
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The Story of Charlotte's Web: E.B. White and the Birth of a Children's Classic
Michael Sims.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781408823057.  Daedalus Item Code: 54090
 
While composing what would become his most enduring and popular book, E.B. White obeyed that oft-repeated maxim: "Write what you know." Helpless pigs, silly geese, clever spiders, greedy rats—White ... (Read More)
 
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Strindberg: A Life
Sue Prideaux.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300136937.  Daedalus Item Code: 51994
 
(Winner of the 2012 Duff Cooper Prize and a finalist for the Samuel Johnson Prize) The author of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize winner Edvard Munch: Behind the Scream here gives us ... (Read More)
 
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Surgeon in Blue: Jonathan Letterman, the Civil War Doctor Who Pioneered Battlefield Care
Scott McGaugh.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781611458398.  Daedalus Item Code: 60769
 
The author of Battlefield Angels, Scott McGaugh here profiles a remarkable if little-heralded figure of the Civil War, but one who would have been well-known to the doctors and nurses depicted ... (Read More)
 
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Sydney and Violet: Their Life with T.S. Eliot, Proust, Joyce and the Excruciatingly Irascible Wyndham Lewis
Stephen Klaidman.
Publisher: Nan A. Talese.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385534093.  Daedalus Item Code: 53395
 
Even the most brilliant writer is nothing without the right reader. To many of the most creative minds in pre–World War II Britain, those readers included Sydney and Violet Schiff. Sydney, himself a ... (Read More)
 
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The Tastemaker: Carl van Vechten and the Birth of Modern America
Edward White.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374201579.  Daedalus Item Code: 54557
 
One of the early 20th century's most influential cultural impresarios, Carl Van Vechten was a patron and dealmaker of the Harlem Renaissance, a photographer who captured the era's icons, and a ... (Read More)
 
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Telegram from Guernica: The Extraordinary Life of George Steer: Reporter, Adventurer and Soldier
Nicholas Rankin.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571298860.  Daedalus Item Code: 60552
 
A classical scholar and a war correspondent in Spain in April 1937, George Steer remained in the city of Guernica after it was destroyed and found evidence of German bombs; his dispatch was one of ... (Read More)
 
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