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A Private Affair
Beppe Fenoglio. Paul Bailey, foreword. Howard Curtis, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843914266.  Daedalus Item Code: 53777
 
After Italy's 1943 surrender to the Allies and its subsequent occupation by the Wehrmacht, university student Milton joins the anti-German partisan militia in the mountains of the Piedmont region. It ... (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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Recipe for Murder: Frightfully Good Food Inspired by Fiction
Estérelle Payany. Jean-François Martin, illus. Magda Schmit, trans.
Publisher: Flammarion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9782080301642.  Daedalus Item Code: 41355
 
In this delightfully illustrated and highly browsable literary feast, culinary journalist Estérelle Payany shares 31 to-die-for recipes inspired by scoundrels from novels and fairytales. Each chapter ... (Read More)
 
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Recollections of Virginia Woolf: 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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Report from the Interior
Paul Auster.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571303687.  Daedalus Item Code: 61463
 
"In the beginning, everything was alive," begins this memoir from Paul Auster. "The smallest objects were endowed with beating hearts." Having recalled his life through the story of his physical self ... (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 Republic of Imagination: A Life in Books
Azar Nafisi. Peter Sís, illus.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143127789.  Daedalus Item Code: 59846
 
Ten years ago Azar Nafisi electrified readers with Reading Lolita in Tehran, telling how, against the backdrop of morality squads and executions, she taught The Great Gatsby and other ... (Read More)
 
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