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The Penguin Anthology of Twentieth-Century American Poetry
Rita Dove, ed.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143121480.  Daedalus Item Code: 38947
 
Introducing readers to hundreds of the most significant and compelling poems in English, Pulitzer Prize winner and former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove surveys the full spectrum of American poetry of ... (Read More)
 
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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 Piano Shop on the Left Bank: Discovering a Forgotten Passion in a Paris Atelier
Thad Carhart.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375758621.  Daedalus Item Code: 43513
 
(Named one of the Washington Post Book World's Best Books of 2000) Walking his two young children to school in his Paris neighborhood every morning, expatriate American Thad Carhart ... (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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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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Primo Levi's Universe: A Writer's Journey
Sam Magavern.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780230606470.  Daedalus Item Code: 31996
 
Widely known for his memoir Survival in Auschwitz, Primo Levi was also a scientist, fiction writer, and poet—a Renaissance man who did not want to be known only as a Holocaust writer. Using ... (Read More)
 
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Promiscuous: Portnoy's Complaint and Our Doomed Pursuit of Happiness
Bernard Avishai.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300151909.  Daedalus Item Code: 42101
 
Philip Roth's 1969 novel Portnoy's Complaint brought him popular success, even while it provoked outrage with its frank sexuality and ambivalence toward Jewish culture. Bernard Avishai offers ... (Read More)
 
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Prose: The Century Edition
Elizabeth Bishop. Lloyd Schwartz, ed.
Publisher: Chatto & Windus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780701186272.  Daedalus Item Code: 34389
 
A former U.S. Poet Laureate as well as the winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, poet Elizabeth Bishop is not nearly so well known for her prose, yet she was a dazzling and ... (Read More)
 
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