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The Art of the Epigraph: How Great Books Begin
Rosemary Ahern, ed.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451693249.  Daedalus Item Code: 54894
 
For a bibliophile, there are few things more telling about the book at hand than an epigraph. Those intriguing quotations, sayings, snippets of songs, or poems that appear just before Chapter One do ... (Read More)
 
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The Art of Youth: Crane, Carrington, Gershwin, and the Nature of First Acts
Nicholas Delbanco.
Publisher: New Harvest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544114463.  Daedalus Item Code: 53037
 
In a triptych of indelible portraits, Nicholas Delbanco gives us three great creative spirits who lived colorful, productive lives before dying in their 20s or 30s: writer Stephen Crane (The Red ... (Read More)
 
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Arthur Miller
Christopher Bigsby.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780753826157.  Daedalus Item Code: 23095
 
Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Arthur Miller's central decade of work—All My Sons (1947), Death of a Salesman (1949), The Crucible (1953), and A View from the Bridge ... (Read More)
 
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As Consciousness Is Harnessed to Flesh: Journals & Notebooks, 1964–1980
Susan Sontag. David Rieff, ed.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374100766.  Daedalus Item Code: 41396
 
In this second of three volumes of journals (following Reborn) National Book Critics Circle award winner Susan Sontag recounts her experiences in the turbulent 1960s—from a trip to Hanoi at ... (Read More)
 
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Atlantis and the Silver City
Peter Daughtrey.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605984155.  Daedalus Item Code: 60829
 
First mentioned in print by Plato more than 2300 years ago, the concept of Atlantis has intrigued countless historians and writers through the ages, resulting in dozens of theories as to the island's ... (Read More)
 
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Autobiography of a Pocket Handkerchief
James Fenimore Cooper. Ruth Scurr, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911395.  Daedalus Item Code: 53665
 
"It is scarcely necessary to dwell on the scenes that occurred between the time I first sprang from the earth and that in which I was 'pulled'." A pocket handkerchief tells its story—from a flax ... (Read More)
 
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An Autobiography of Joseph Conrad
Joseph Conrad. Stephen Brennan, ed.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781626361386.  Daedalus Item Code: 52121
 
Born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski in 1857, the author of Heart of Darkness and Lord Jim lived a life as vivid and adventurous as those of his fictional characters. Leaving Poland ... (Read More)
 
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Balzac's Omelette: A Delicious Tour of French Food and Culture with Honoré de Balzac
Anka Muhlstein. Adriana Hunter, trans.
Publisher: Armchair Traveller.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781907973222.  Daedalus Item Code: 54621
 
"Tell me where you eat, what you eat, and at what time you eat, and I will tell you who you are," Honoré de Balzac once claimed. France's food was hardly noteworthy before the Revolution, and Balzac ... (Read More)
 
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Beautiful Shadow: A Life of Patricia Highsmith
Andrew Wilson.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408811191.  Daedalus Item Code: 60392
 
The author of Strangers on a Train and The Talented Mr Ripley, Patricia Highsmith (1921–95) was renowned as a suspense writer during her lifetime—although she was notoriously evasive ... (Read More)
 
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The Bedside, Bathtub & Armchair Companion to Dickens: A Modern Guide to Britain's Most Famous Novelist
Brian Murray.
Publisher: Continuum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780826418821.  Daedalus Item Code: 42568
 
Charles Dickens belongs to an exclusive literary club: he was immensely popular when he was alive, and his work has never fallen out of fashion. His larger-than-life style and over-the-top characters ... (Read More)
 
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Ben Jonson
Ben Jonson. Thom Gunn, ed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571226795.  Daedalus Item Code: 53917
 
Today he is in Shakespeare's shadow, but for 17th-century readers and audiences, Ben Jonson was the premier poet and dramatist of the age. Finding favor with King James I, Jonson obtained royal ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Essays 2014
John Jeremiah Sullivan, ed. Robert Atwan, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544309906.  Daedalus Item Code: 60317
 
In an age of "trigger warnings" for possibly offensive material in college courses, and the censure of speakers who have upset some audience members, this edition of Best American Essays does ... (Read More)
 
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