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Poetic Lives: Coleridge
Daniel Hahn.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913016.  Daedalus Item Code: 50396
 
Poet, philosopher, and critic, Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834) is now best remembered for his extraordinary The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Kubla Khan, but in his lifetime ... (Read More)
 
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Poetic Lives: John Donne
Nicholas Robins.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913030.  Daedalus Item Code: 53770
 
A man of contradictions, John Donne (1572–1631) was an author of bawdy and satirical verse who would eventually be counted as the greatest of the Metaphysical poets, and a Catholic whose conversion ... (Read More)
 
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Poetic Lives: Keats
Robert Mighall.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913023.  Daedalus Item Code: 50397
 
One of the leading figures of the English Romantic movement, John Keats (1795–1821) is chiefly remembered for his immortal odes, with such works as "Ode to a Nightingale," "To Autumn," and "Ode on a ... (Read More)
 
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The Poetic Species: A Conversation
Edward O. Wilson & Robert Hass.
Publisher: Bellevue Literary Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781934137727.  Daedalus Item Code: 62083
 
Slim as a book of poetry—and, like poetry, packed with vital ideas—this small volume presents a conversation between social biologist Edward O. Wilson and past U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Hass, ... (Read More)
 
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The Poets' Daughters: Dora Wordsworth and Sara Coleridge
Katie Waldegrave.
Publisher: Windmill Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099537342.  Daedalus Item Code: 62965
 
Dora Wordsworth and Sara Coleridge were lifelong friends. They were also the daughters of poetic geniuses and best friends William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, who ushered in Romanticism ... (Read More)
 
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Portrait of the Writer: Literary Lives in Focus
Goffredo Fofi, foreword.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500517178.  Daedalus Item Code: 63160
 
There's something about a good author photo that seems to give us extra insight into their works, as if the look in their eyes somehow explains their view on the world. This album profiles 250 of the ... (Read More)
 
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Poseidon and the Sea: Myth, Cult, and Daily Life
Seth D. Pevnick, ed.
Publisher: D. Giles.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781907804304.  Daedalus Item Code: 62084
 
Not only the god of the sea but also of floods, earthquakes, and horses, Poseidon was a central figure in the ancient Greeks' religious practices. Referencing historical research and what can be ... (Read More)
 
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Proust's Overcoat: The True Story of One Man's Passion for All Things Proust
Lorenza Foschini. Eric Karpeles, trans.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061965678.  Daedalus Item Code: 22321
 
Imagine owning something personal that had once belonged to your literary hero. Although Jacques Guérin was a prominent businessman at the head of his family's successful perfume company, his real ... (Read More)
 
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The Rambler's Countryside Companion: A Collection of Unusual and Interesting Facts from Relics of the Past to Countryside Oddments, Curios, Customs, and Wisdom
E. Mansell.
Publisher: Bounty Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780753719749.  Daedalus Item Code: 40740
 
"Years ago, I was asked by a member of a Rambling Club to which I belonged, what was the meaning of the word Lychgate. Not being able to give an explanation, I took the first opportunity of looking ... (Read More)
 
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Read This!: Handpicked Favorites from America's Indie Bookstores
Ann Patchett, intro.
Publisher: Coffee House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781566893138.  Daedalus Item Code: 62086
 
Don't know what to read next? This little handbook compiles must-read book recommendations from 25 independent bookstores, including City Lights Bookstore, Magers & Quinn, Faulkner House, Skylight ... (Read More)
 
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Rebecca and Rowena
W.M. Thackeray. Matthew Sweet, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910183.  Daedalus Item Code: 53780
 
A satire of Victorian admiration for all things medieval, this 1850 work by the author of Vanity Fair and Barry Lyndon is a farcical sequel to Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe, ... (Read More)
 
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The Receptionist: An Education at The New Yorker
Janet Groth.
Publisher: Algonquin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616203061.  Daedalus Item Code: 62649
 
In 1957, 19-year-old Iowa native Janet Groth landed a job working at The New Yorker's reception desk; she didn’t expect to stay long, but stay she did, and for 21 years she had the best seat ... (Read More)
 
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