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Literary Rogues: A Scandalous History of Wayward Authors
Andrew Shaffer.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062077288.  Daedalus Item Code: 44351
There was a time when authors fought with both words and fists, a time when poets—not rock stars—were the ones living fast and dying young, Andrew Shaffer reminds us. Also the author of Great ... (Read More)
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Literary Paper Dolls: Includes 16 Masters of the Literary World!
Kyle Hilton.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781452144368.  Daedalus Item Code: 59486
The author of Art History Paper Dolls and the creator of dozens of pop-culture paper-doll sets for popular television shows, Kyle Hilton here turns his clever pen to paper-doll portraits of 16 ... (Read More)
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Lives in Writing: Essays
David Lodge.
Publisher: Harvill Secker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846557903.  Daedalus Item Code: 53832
The author of such novels as the Whitbread Award winner How Far Can You Go? and the Booker Prize finalist Small World as well as several volumes of literary criticism, including The ... (Read More)
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Lives Like Loaded Guns: Emily Dickinson and Her Family's Feuds
Lyndall Gordon.
Publisher: Virago.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781844084548.  Daedalus Item Code: 43992
The James Tait Black Prize–winning biographer of Virginia Woolf and Mary Wollstonecraft here gives us an entirely new Emily Dickinson—one who at last seems capable of the fierce intelligence at work ... (Read More)
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Lives of Eminent Men
John Aubrey. Ruth Scurr, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911616.  Daedalus Item Code: 53727
Gentleman scholar John Aubrey (1626–97) spent his life collecting anecdotes, gossip, and biographical details about his illustrious contemporaries, adding liberal doses of off-kilter British wit to ... (Read More)
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The Lives of Margaret Fuller: A Biography
John Matteson.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068054.  Daedalus Item Code: 41477
Outspoken and quick-witted, idealistic and adventurous, Margaret Fuller (1810–50) was perhaps the most famous American woman of her generation, assays John Matteson, winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize ... (Read More)
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The Lives of the Muses: Nine Women and the Artists They Inspired
Francine Prose.
Publisher: Union Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781908526434.  Daedalus Item Code: 54245
In this spirited and provocative exposé, the author of the National Book Award finalist Blue Angel profiles nine women who inspired some of the most singular artists and thinkers of the past ... (Read More)
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Lolita: The Story of a Cover Girl: Vladimir Nabokov's Novel in Art and Design
John Bertram & Yuri Leving, eds.
Publisher: Print.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440329869.  Daedalus Item Code: 44064
What should Lolita look like? The question has dogged book-cover designers since 1955, when Lolita was first published in a plain green wrapper. The heroine of Vladimir Nabokov's classic novel ... (Read More)
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Long Ago and Far Away: Eight Traditional Fairy Tales
Marina Warner, intro. Nigel Bryant, David Carter & Ann Lawson Lucas, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913627.  Daedalus Item Code: 53729
We've always heard that the classic fairy tales are rather dark and possibly not for children, and this intriguing anthology proves these assertions to be true. "The Little Mermaid" is excerpted from ... (Read More)
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Long Way Home: In Search of Steinbeck's America
Bill Barich.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717542.  Daedalus Item Code: 31913
"We do not take a trip; a trip takes us," John Steinbeck noted in his 1962 classic Travels with Charley. Inspired by a copy of Travels that he stumbled upon in Ireland, where he had ... (Read More)
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Lord Byron
Lord Byron. Paul Muldoon, ed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571236633.  Daedalus Item Code: 53906
Arguably the first British poet to become a celebrity, Lord Byron deftly balanced his roles of writer, libertine, and revolutionary, in a career spanning less than 20 years. "I am such a strange ... (Read More)
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Lotus Quest: In Search of the Sacred Flower
Mark Griffiths.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845951009.  Daedalus Item Code: 33625
The lotus is the world's most iconic flower, a symbol of spiritual awakening and growth for many of the world's major religious disciplines. Inspired by receiving seeds from a 3,000-year-old lotus, ... (Read More)
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