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Colors of the Mountain
Da Chen.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780385720601.  Daedalus Item Code: 42480
Born in 1962—the Year of Great Starvation—Da Chen grew up in a remote village in China, where Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution meant that he and his large family—formerly landlords—were now the most ... (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Drawing upon unpublished letters and his travel journal, Tim Leggatt chronicles the last years of his friend E.M. Forster, in this memoir from 2012.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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'Dangerous Work': Diary of an Arctic Adventure
Arthur Conan Doyle. Jon Lellenberg & Daniel Stashower, eds.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780712358644.  Daedalus Item Code: 52393
Long before he created Sherlock Holmes, 20-year-old medical student Arthur Conan Doyle embarked on a seven-month stint as ship's surgeon on an Arctic whaler. A compelling facsimile of Doyle's diary ... (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 Dressmaker of Khair Khana: Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, and the Woman Who Risked Everything to Keep Them Safe
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061732478.  Daedalus Item Code: 51304
Afghani teacher Kamila Sidiqi's life changed overnight when the Taliban seized control of the city of Kabul, and she found herself banned from school and confined to her home. After her father and ... (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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The End of Your Life Book Club
Will Schwalbe.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307594037.  Daedalus Item Code: 44331
"What are you reading?" That's the question Will Schwalbe asks his mother Mary Anne as they sit in the waiting room of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. In 2007, after Mary Anne returned ... (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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