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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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The Socialite Who Killed A Nazi with Her Bare Hands and 143 Other Fascinating People Who Died This Past Year: The Best of the New York Times Obituaries
William McDonald, ed. Tom Rachman, foreword.
Publisher: Workman.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780761170877.  Daedalus Item Code: 38268
 
A Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist as well as the obituaries editor at the Times since 2006, William McDonald knows a good story when he hears it, especially if it already has an ending. Here ... (Read More)
 
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Some Remarks
Neal Stephenson.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848878556.  Daedalus Item Code: 38329
 
The multiple Hugo and Locus Award–winning author of Cryptonomicon, Anathem, and Reamde, Neal Stephenson here collects previously published short writings, both fiction and ... (Read More)
 
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Something Said
Gilbert Sorrentino.
Publisher: Dalkey Archive.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781564783103.  Daedalus Item Code: 34040
 
For more than four decades, Gilbert Sorrentino (1929–2006) produced brilliant, penetrating essays and reviews, each one an uncompromising statement of what is good—and what is not—in literature and ... (Read More)
 
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"Something Urgent I Have to Say to You": The Life and Works of William Carlos Williams
Herbert Leibowitz.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374113292.  Daedalus Item Code: 33085
 
Friends with most of the contemporary innovators of his era—Ezra Pound, James Joyce, Ford Madox Ford, and Louis Zukofsky, among others—William Carlos Williams made a radical break with the modernist ... (Read More)
 
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Sonata Mulattica: A Life in Five Movements and a Short Play
Rita Dove.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393070088.  Daedalus Item Code: 21042
 
In a book-length lyric narrative inspired by history and imagination, Pulitzer Prize winner and former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove re-creates the life of a 19th-century virtuoso violinist. The son ... (Read More)
 
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The Song of Taliesin: Tales from King Arthur's Bard
John Matthews.
Publisher: Quest.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780835608022.  Daedalus Item Code: 33772
 
In the 6th century AD, King Arthur's legendary bard Taliesin was credited with writing a great number of tales and poems, most of which have come down to us as fragments. John Matthews combed through ... (Read More)
 
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Spark: How Creativity Works
Julie Burstein. Kurt Andersen, foreword.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061732317.  Daedalus Item Code: 30693
 
"Over the past 10 years, numerous artists, writers, musicians, and filmmakers have sat down with host Kurt Andersen in his acclaimed public radio show, Studio 360, to reflect on the power of ... (Read More)
 
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Speak, Nabokov
Michael Maar. Ross Benjamin, trans.
Publisher: Verso.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781844674374.  Daedalus Item Code: 32058
 
On the eve of the posthumous publication of Vladimir Nabokov's unfinished novel The Original of Laura, Nabokov scholar Michael Maar gives us a follow-up to his brilliant critical study The ... (Read More)
 
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The Story of Literature: From Antiquity to the Present
Daniel Andersson, Maria Lord, Michael Macaroon, Clare Peel & Tara Stubbs.
Publisher: h.f.ullmann.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9783833152580.  Daedalus Item Code: 33878
 
The greatest works of world literature are surveyed at a glance in this illustrated popular encyclopedia, from ancient times to the present day. Search for immortality with Gilgamesh, ... (Read More)
 
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The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human
Jonathan Gottschall.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547391403.  Daedalus Item Code: 41728
 
Humans are the only storytelling species, notes English teacher and science writer Jonathan Gottschall. We live in invented landscapes, we spin fantasies, we devour novels, films, and dramas; even ... (Read More)
 
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The Street Philosopher and the Holy Fool: A Syrian Journey
Marius Kociejowski.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750938075.  Daedalus Item Code: 23175
 
Offering an unexpected face of Syria, this unusual book describes an ancient land that has not always been a dangerous and chaotic destination. Ontario-born poet Marius Kociejowski made five journeys ... (Read More)
 
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