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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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A Reader's Book of Days: True Tales from the Lives and Works of Writers for Every Day of the Year
Tom Nissley. Joanna Neborsky, illus.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393239621.  Daedalus Item Code: 64021
 
This delight of a book is perfect bedside company. Packed with delicious anecdotes and fun facts for every day of the year—including birthdates and death anniversaries of authors—this is a wonderful ... (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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Recollections of Virginia Woolf By Her Contemporaries: By Her Contemporaries
Joan Russell Noble, ed.
Publisher: Peter Owen.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780720615586.  Daedalus Item Code: 63001
 
Despite being one of England's great novelists, and her work already having been widely studied, Virginia Woolf herself remained largely an enigma before the appearance of this 1972 book, a ... (Read More)
 
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Renegade: Henry Miller and the Making of Tropic of Cancer
Frederick Turner.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300192513.  Daedalus Item Code: 52785
 
Written in the slums of Paris by a man who was a literary failure in his homeland, Tropic of Cancer was published in 1934 by a pornographer in France, but was soon banned in the United States ... (Read More)
 
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Reporting Always: Writings from The New Yorker
Lillian Ross. David Remnick, foreword.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781501116001.  Daedalus Item Code: 63360
 
A staff writer at The New Yorker for more than 60 years, Lillian Ross worked for both the magazine's founding editor, Harold Ross, and its current editor, David Remnick. Ross practically ... (Read More)
 
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Republic of Words: The Atlantic Monthly and Its Writers, 1857–1925
Susan Goodman.
Publisher: University Press New England.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781584659853.  Daedalus Item Code: 44097
 
A list of the authors who have appeared in the Atlantic Monthly reads like a Who's Who of American literature, as it includes Henry Adams, Louisa May Alcott, Kate Chopin, Frederick Douglass, ... (Read More)
 
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The Rilke Alphabet
Ulrich Baer. Andrew Hamilton, trans.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823256297.  Daedalus Item Code: 64053
 
"[This book] consists of 26 freestanding essays, each one sending a sort of mine shaft into the densely layered strata of [Rainer Maria] Rilke's poetry, prose, and letters. Each shaft hits a mother ... (Read More)
 
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The Road to San Giovanni
Italo Calvino. Tim Parks, trans.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544146525.  Daedalus Item Code: 64041
 
Written by the author of If on a Winter's Night a Traveler and A Hermit in Paris between 1962 and 1977 but not published until after his death, these five essays reveal the passionate ... (Read More)
 
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The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain
Bill Bryson.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780804172714.  Daedalus Item Code: 69403
 
Twenty years ago, Bill Bryson went on a trip around Britain to discover and celebrate that green and pleasant land, the result being Notes from a Small Island, a true classic and one of the ... (Read More)
 
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Rome and Rhetoric: Shakespeare's Julius Caesar
Garry Wills.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300152180.  Daedalus Item Code: 42102
 
Renaissance plays and poetry in England were saturated with the rhetorical twists that Latin education made familiar to audiences and readers, yet even a formally educated man like Ben Jonson was ... (Read More)
 
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Rosenfeld's Lives: Fame, Oblivion, and the Furies of Writing
Steven J. Zipperstein.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300126495.  Daedalus Item Code: 42103
 
(2010 National Jewish Book Award Finalist) Born in Chicago in 1918, the prodigiously gifted and erudite Isaac Rosenfeld was deemed a genius upon the 1946 publication of his first novel ... (Read More)
 
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