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Shakespeare's Church: A Parish for the World
Val Horsler, Martin Gorick & Paul Edmondson. Jonathan Bate, intro.
Publisher: Third Millenium.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781906507336.  Daedalus Item Code: 34341
 
Known worldwide as the final resting place of William Shakespeare, Stratford-upon-Avon's Trinity Church has a colorful history extending back centuries before the birth of the Bard. With color ... (Read More)
 
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The Shape of Things to Come: Prophecy and the American Voice
Greil Marcus.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374104382.  Daedalus Item Code: 90547
 
"[Greil] Marcus, perhaps America's most imaginative social critic, here attempts to define America as 'a story told more in art than in politics' by yoking together the works of several disparate ... (Read More)
 
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Shining Eyes, Cruel Fortune: The Lives and Loves of Italian Renaissance Women Poets
Irma B. Jaffe with Gernando Colombardo.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback & CD.
ISBN: 9780823221813.  Daedalus Item Code: 33583
 
This book presents the life stories of 12 extraordinary women of Renaissance Italy who lived passionately and recorded in poetry their happiness and heartbreaks. Presented in fully annotated English ... (Read More)
 
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Short Cuts: A Guide to Oaths, Ring Tones, Ransom Notes, Famous Last Words, and Other Forms of Minimalist Communication
Alexander Humez, Nicholas Humez & Rob Flynn.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780195389135.  Daedalus Item Code: 20820
 
Our everyday lives are inevitably touched and enriched by an extraordinary variety of very brief forms of verbal communication, from classified ads to street signs, from ancient graffiti to current ... (Read More)
 
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The Sign of the Cross: Travels in Catholic Europe
Colm Toibin.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330521048.  Daedalus Item Code: 24035
 
Between 1990 and 1994, four-time Booker Prize nominee Colm Tóibín made a series of trips through Catholic Europe. His journey led him into close contact with people from all walks of life, from ... (Read More)
 
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Silk Parachute
John McPhee.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374263737.  Daedalus Item Code: 30509
 
The brief, brilliant essay "Silk Parachute," a tribute to the writer's mother that first appeared in The New Yorker in 1997, has become John McPhee's most anthologized piece of writing. In the ... (Read More)
 
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Sisters of Fortune: America's Caton Sisters at Home and Abroad
Jehanne Wake.
Publisher: Touchstone.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451607611.  Daedalus Item Code: 23939
 
As gripping as any great historical novel, this is the true story of Marianne, Bess, Louisa, and Emily Caton, the exuberant American sisters who enthralled English Regency society. Descended from ... (Read More)
 
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Small Memories: A Memoir
Jose Saramago. Margaret Jull Costa, trans.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099520481.  Daedalus Item Code: 23860
 
The Nobel Prize–winning author of Blindness, Death with Interruptions, and The Elephant's Journey here offers a mosaic of his youth in Portugal—vignettes of small events, ... (Read More)
 
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Small Memories: A Memoir
Jose Saramago. Margaret Jull Costa, trans.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547752631.  Daedalus Item Code: 31535
 
The Nobel Prize–winning author of Blindness, Death with Interruptions, and The Elephant's Journey here offers a mosaic of his youth in Portugal—vignettes of small events, ... (Read More)
 
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Snakes with Wings & Gold-Digging Ants
Herodotus. Aubrey de Selincourt & John Marincola, trans.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141025339.  Daedalus Item Code: 32345
 
Because so much of what we know of the ancient world comes from Herodotus, writing in the 5th century BC, he will always remain, as Cicero deemed him, the Father of Historians. At the same time, a ... (Read More)
 
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The Snark Handbook: Clichés Edition: Overused Buzzwords, Hackneyed Phrases, and Other Misuses of the English Language
Lawrence Dorfman.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781616086350.  Daedalus Item Code: 34078
 
In the words of Stephen Fry, "It is a cliché that most clichés are true, but then like most clichés, that cliché is untrue." Clichés are like rationalizations: try going a week without using one. ... (Read More)
 
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So Long as Men Can Breathe: The Untold Story of Shakespeare's Sonnets
Clinton Heylin.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306818059.  Daedalus Item Code: 41016
 
A "bookleg," as defined by Clinton Heylin, is an unauthorized collection of previously unavailable material that has been published without the author's permission—a bootlegged book. And though the ... (Read More)
 
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