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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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The Art of Language Invention: From Horse-Lords to Dark Elves, the Words Behind World-Building
David J. Peterson.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143126461.  Daedalus Item Code: 59565
In this insider's tour through the construction of invented languages like those heard in films and on television, David Peterson explains language construction for sci-fi and fantasy fans, writers, ... (Read More)
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The Art of the Epigraph: How Great Books Begin
Rosemary Ahern.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451693249.  Daedalus Item Code: 29408
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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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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At the Loch of the Green Corrie
Andrew Greig.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847249968.  Daedalus Item Code: 40808
"I should like you to fish for me at the Loch of the Green Corrie," Norman MacCaig commanded Andrew Greig, just months before his death. "Go to Lochinver and ask for a man named Norman MacAskill—if ... (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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Bad Girls Need Love Too: Pleasure Yourself with Pulp Fiction
Gary Lovisi.
Publisher: Krause.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781440213571.  Daedalus Item Code: 32695
They were the sirens of the pulp fiction racks; daringly dressed or undressed, these voluptuous vixens lounged across lurid paperback covers, promising sin and seduction while really just looking for ... (Read More)
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The Ballad of Reading Gaol: And Other Poems
Oscar Wilde.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141192673.  Daedalus Item Code: 50219
One of the most entertaining playwrights of the 19th century and one of the greatest wits of all time, Oscar Wilde was a skilled poet as well. Having cautioned that, "All bad poetry springs from ... (Read More)
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Ballistics: Poems
Billy Collins.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812975611.  Daedalus Item Code: 51947
Two-time U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins follows up The Trouble with Poetry and Other Poems with this 2008 collection, touching on an unusually wide range of subjects—love, death, solitude, ... (Read More)
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Ballyhoo, Buckaroo, and Spuds: Ingenious Tales of Words and Their Origins
Michael Quinion.
Publisher: Smithsonian.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781588342195.  Daedalus Item Code: 44278
With engaging wit and considerably more authority than most self-described word mavens, OED contributor and WorldWideWords.org host Michael Quinion demonstrates here that the real story of a ... (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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