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The Complete Works of Primo Levi
Primo Levi. Ann Goldstein, ed. Toni Morrison, intro.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: 3 vols, boxed.
ISBN: 9780871404565.  Daedalus Item Code: 59387
Once described by Philip Roth as that "quicksilver little woodland creature enlivened by the forest's most astute intelligence," Italian-born chemist Primo Levi has been considered a heroic figure in ... (Read More)
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Connecting with E.M. Forster: A Memoir
Tim Leggatt.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913757.  Daedalus Item Code: 53680
Drawing upon unpublished letters and his travel journal, Tim Leggatt chronicles the last years of his friend E.M. Forster, in this memoir from 2012. An undergraduate at the time, Leggatt found the ... (Read More)
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Country Girl: A Memoir
Edna O'Brien.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571269433.  Daedalus Item Code: 53939
(Winner of the 2012 Irish Book Award for Nonfiction, and one of the New York Times Notable Books of 2013) When Edna O'Brien's first novel, The Country Girls, was published in ... (Read More)
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Dogfish Memory: A Memoir
Joseph A. Dane.
Publisher: Countryman.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780881571547.  Daedalus Item Code: 31401
The dogfish of Maine are gone, fished to the brink of extinction. And what of that fabled "Old Maine"—is it too gone for good? Joseph Dane is a Maine native who, despite being a professor of English ... (Read More)
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Down a Path of Wonder: Memoirs of Stravinsky, Schoenberg and Other Cultural Figures
Robert Craft.
Publisher: Naxos Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843792178.  Daedalus Item Code: 53535
The relationship between composer Igor Stravinsky and conductor Robert Craft is legendary; it began in 1948, when Craft was invited to meet Stravinsky after some four years of correspondence. Then, ... (Read More)
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The Duel
Giacomo Casanova. Tim Parks, foreword. J.G. Nichols, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910329.  Daedalus Item Code: 53688
If Giacomo Casanova is rightly immortalized as a bold and amoral seducer of women, the fact remains that he was one of the most stylish and prolific authors of the 18th century. Having escaped from ... (Read More)
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Elsewhere: A Memoir
Richard Russo.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307959539.  Daedalus Item Code: 52563
After eight commanding works of fiction, including the Pulitzer Prize winner Empire Falls, Richard Russo offers this hilarious, moving, and surprising account of his life, his ... (Read More)
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Escape from Germany: True Stories of POW Escapes in WWII
Graham Pitchfork, intro.
Publisher: National Archives.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781905615490.  Daedalus Item Code: 52396
Prepared for Britain's Air Ministry in 1951 and written by a former prisoner of war who himself had tried to escape, this once-secret account of POW escapes draws upon firsthand experiences of ... (Read More)
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Fighting for Life
S. Josephine Baker. Helen Epstein, intro.
Publisher: New York Review Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781590177068.  Daedalus Item Code: 52223
In the 1890s, New York's Lower East Side was the most densely populated square mile on Earth, and one third of its children died of such scourges as typhus and smallpox before their fifth birthday. ... (Read More)
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The First Well: A Bethlehem Boyhood
Jabra Ibrahim Jabra. Mohammad Shaheen, foreword. Issa J. Boullata, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913719.  Daedalus Item Code: 53699
As a child in British Mandate Palestine, poet and translator Jabra Ibrahim Jabra (1920–94) enjoyed proximity to a rich confluence of cultures in Bethlehem and Jerusalem. In this 1987 memoir, Jabra ... (Read More)
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Fresh from the Farm: A Year of Recipes and Stories
Susie Middleton.
Publisher: Taunton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781600859045.  Daedalus Item Code: 59514
Part cookbook, part memoir, this book chronicles a year of Susie Middleton's life in rural Martha's Vineyard as she puts behind her a city job and a suburban lifestyle to nurture both her seedlings ... (Read More)
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Going Home
Doris Lessing.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060976309.  Daedalus Item Code: 44341
This is Doris Lessing's account of her first journey back to Africa, the land in which she grew up and in which so much of her emotion and her concern remained invested. Returning to Southern ... (Read More)
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