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Style & Circumstance: The Gentleperson's Guide to Good Grammar
Phineas J. Caruthers.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781440530623.  Daedalus Item Code: 33061
 
Stressed over syntax? Unsure about noun/verb agreement? Afraid to commit a grammatical faux pas? Fear not, dear reader; in this book you have the perfect guide to proper grammar and style. With ... (Read More)
 
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The Table Comes First: Family, France, and the Meaning of Food
Adam Gopnik.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307476968.  Daedalus Item Code: 29385
 
From the author of Paris to the Moon comes this beguiling tour of the morals and manners of America's present food mania, in search of the deeper truths of eating. Never before have we cared ... (Read More)
 
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The Talented Miss Highsmith: The Secret Life and Serious Art of Patricia Highsmith
Joan Schenkar.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312303754.  Daedalus Item Code: 13606
 
A New York Times Notable Book of the Year as well as a 2010 Lambda Literary Award winner, Joan Schenkar's biography of Patricia Highsmith—author of Strangers on a Train and The ... (Read More)
 
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Telling Times: Writing and Living, 1954–2008
Nadine Gordimer.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393066289.  Daedalus Item Code: 23896
 
"Ours is the most solitary of occupations; the only comparison I can think of is keeper of a lighthouse. But the analogy mustn't go too far," insisted Nobel Prize winner Nadine Gordimer. "We do not ... (Read More)
 
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The Tender Hour of Twilight: Paris in the '50s, New York in the '60s: A Memoir of Publishing's Golden Age
Richard Seaver. Jeanette Seaver, ed. James Salter, intro.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374273781.  Daedalus Item Code: 40254
 
From Samuel Beckett to William S. Burroughs, from The Story of O to The Autobiography of Malcolm X, this memoir by iconic editor, publisher, translator, and literary troublemaker ... (Read More)
 
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The Testament of Cresseid and Seven Fables
Robert Henryson. Seamus Heaney, trans.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571249282.  Daedalus Item Code: 21191
 
The greatest of the late medieval Scottish poets, Robert Henryson wrote in Lowland Scots, a distinctive northern version of English, and was profoundly influenced by Chaucer's vision of the frailty ... (Read More)
 
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There's a Word for It: The Explosion of the American Language Since 1900
Sol Steinmetz.
Publisher: Harmony.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780375426179.  Daedalus Item Code: 21093
 
From the turn of the 20th century to today, our language has grown by some 500,000 new words—at least, that's today's best guesstimate (1936). What accounts for this quantum leap ... (Read More)
 
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This Life is In Your Hands: A Memoir: One Dream, Sixty Acres, and a Family's Heartbreak
Melissa Coleman.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061958335.  Daedalus Item Code: 36373
 
In 1968, Melissa Coleman's parents Eliot and Sue packed their VW truck and set out to build a farm on a rugged coastal homestead, inspired by Helen and Scott Nearing's Living the Good Life. ... (Read More)
 
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Thomas Hardy: Behind the Mask
Andrew Norman.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752456300.  Daedalus Item Code: 30447
 
Lifting the shroud of secrecy that Thomas Hardy deliberately drew over his life, Andrew Norman here explores the anguish of the great novelist and poet's personal life, and seeks to determine how it ... (Read More)
 
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A Thousand Times More Fair: What Shakespeare's Plays Teach Us About Justice
Kenji Yoshino.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061769108.  Daedalus Item Code: 36313
 
In this book by the author of Covering (his surprisingly popular discourse on civil rights and discrimination law), constitutional law professor Kenji Yoshino turns to the broad question of ... (Read More)
 
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Till I End My Song: A Gathering of Last Poems
Harold Bloom, ed.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061923050.  Daedalus Item Code: 22324
 
In this thoughtful anthology, Harold Bloom has meticulously curated the last poems of one hundred influential poets. These poems—sometimes the literal end and other times the imagined conclusion to a ... (Read More)
 
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Time: 85 Years of Great Writing
Christopher Porterfield, ed. Richard Stengel, intro.
Publisher: Time Home Entertainment.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781603200189.  Daedalus Item Code: 33366
 
Founded in 1923, Time magazine set a high standard for American popular journalism, and has covered the world's most significant events with reportage, essay, profile, and analysis by some of ... (Read More)
 
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