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The Story of Ain't: America, Its Language, and the Most Controversial Dictionary Ever Published
David Skinner.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062027467.  Daedalus Item Code: 44372
 
The editor of Humanities magazine and a member of the usage panel for the American Heritage Dictionary, David Skinner here chronicles the creation of Webster's Third New ... (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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A Strong West Wind
Gail Caldwell.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812972566.  Daedalus Item Code: 42330
 
A Pulitzer Prize–winning book critic and the author of Let's Take the Long Way Home, her 2010 memoir of her friendship with columnist Caroline Knapp, Gail Caldwell gave us this remarkable ... (Read More)
 
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A Struggle for Life: Selected Essays of Llewelyn Powys
Llewelyn Powys. Anthony Head, ed.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847491695.  Daedalus Item Code: 51581
 
Describing locales ranging from colonial Africa to rural France, and from Switzerland to his native Dorset, Llewelyn Powys (1884–1939) was a gifted travel writer and essayist. In the 28 essays here, ... (Read More)
 
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Table of Contents: From Breakfast with Anita Diamant to Dessert with James Patterson—A Generous Helping of Recipes, Writings and Insights from Today's Bestselling Authors
Judy Gelman & Vicki Levy Krupp.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440504037.  Daedalus Item Code: 43154
 
If you've wished you could enjoy an Italian dinner with Frances Mayes, or wanted to get a peek at Philippa Gregory's Tudor cookbook, the creators of BookClubCookbook.com break bread with some of our ... (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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Talking About Detective Fiction
P.D. James.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307592828.  Daedalus Item Code: 50619
 
In a perfect pairing of author and subject, illuminated with a smattering of New Yorker–style cartoons, P.D. James here gives us a personal, lively, illuminating exploration of the human ... (Read More)
 
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Telling Dildrams and Talking Whiff-Whaff: A General Dictionary of Provincialisms, Written with a View to Rescue from Oblivion the Fast Fading Relics of By-Gone Days
William Holloway. David Crystal, foreword.
Publisher: Old House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781908402363.  Daedalus Item Code: 51474
 
Though it joins many a modern compendium of colorful English cant, this particular dictionary was written in 1839 by William Holloway (1786–1870), who sought to capture the rich language of regional ... (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 the late Nobel Prize winner Nadine Gordimer. "We ... (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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This Living Hand: And Other Essays
Edmund Morris.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812993127.  Daedalus Item Code: 42404
 
Born in Kenya, educated in South Africa, and launching his career with ad copy in London, Edmund Morris came to America in 1968 and by 1980 had produced The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt, which ... (Read More)
 
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