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Understanding the Lord of the Rings: The Best of Tolkien Criticism
Rose A. Zimbardo & Neil D. Isaacs.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780618422531.  Daedalus Item Code: 41106
 
Spanning 50 years of critical reaction—from the first publication of The Fellowship of the Ring through the release of Peter Jackson's film trilogy—this is an authoritative collection of 15 ... (Read More)
 
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The Unexpected Evolution of Language: Discover the Surprising Etymology of Everyday Words
Justin Cord Hayes.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440542787.  Daedalus Item Code: 33064
 
You could call this book awful and the author wouldn't even mind. In fact, as Justin Cord Hayes tells us, "awful" once meant something worthy of respect or fear, inspiring awe, just as "bully" was ... (Read More)
 
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Unlucky Stiffs: New Tales of the Weirdly Departed
Cynthia Ceilan.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781599219103.  Daedalus Item Code: 22940
 
Nothing makes it quite so satisfying to embrace the loveliness of life's ordinary moments than the prospect of a spectacularly dumb death, says Cynthia Ceilán. In her follow-up to Thinning the ... (Read More)
 
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Unpacking the Boxes: A Memoir of a Life in Poetry
Donald Hall.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547247946.  Daedalus Item Code: 34134
 
"Most memoirs begin with a birth, but [Donald] Hall's starts with another sort of becoming: 'At fourteen I decided to spend my life writing poetry, which is what I have done.' Soon Hall moves from ... (Read More)
 
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Virginia Woolf
Mary Ann Caws.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781585675203.  Daedalus Item Code: 40927
 
A leading figure in the Bloomsbury circle, whose brilliant, stylistically innovative novels of the 1920s—among them To the Lighthouse and Mrs. Dalloway—extended the boundaries of ... (Read More)
 
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Voices of Time: A Life in Stories
Eduardo Galeano. Mark Fried, trans.
Publisher: Metropolitan.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805077674.  Daedalus Item Code: 30618
 
A dazzling kaleidoscope of 333 one-page vignettes, this collection by the author of Memory of Fire and Upside Down touches on such topics as childhood and love, music and plants, fear ... (Read More)
 
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The Voyage That Never Ends: Malcolm Lowry in His Own Words: Fictions, Poems, Fragments, Letters
Malcolm Lowry. Michael Hofmann, ed.
Publisher: New York Review Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590172353.  Daedalus Item Code: 40704
 
Notorious for a misspent life full of binges, blackouts, and unimaginable bad luck, Malcolm Lowry managed to complete and publish two novels, one of them—Under the Volcano—an undisputable ... (Read More)
 
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Walking Jane Austen's London: A Tour Guide for the Modern Traveller
Louise Allen.
Publisher: Shire.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780747812951.  Daedalus Item Code: 39163
 
With photos, maps, or period art on nearly every page, this abundantly detailed book presents eight walks through the London that Jane Austen knew, and the London of her novels. Follow in Jane's ... (Read More)
 
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Warm Springs: Traces of a Childhood at FDR's Polio Haven
Susan Richards Shreve.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547053837.  Daedalus Item Code: 10281
 
Just after her 11th birthday, Susan Richards Shreve was sent to the sanitarium at Warm Springs, Georgia. The polio haven, famously founded by FDR, was "a perfect setting in time and place and ... (Read More)
 
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Wartime Writings: 1943–1949
Marguerite Duras. Linda Coverdale, trans.
Publisher: New Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781595584526.  Daedalus Item Code: 34940
 
For decades it had been known that Goncourt Prize winner Marguerite Duras kept four notebooks in a blue closet in her country home in France, though few understood the importance of the material ... (Read More)
 
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Watching the Spring Festival: Poems
Frank Bidart.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780374531720.  Daedalus Item Code: 32003
 
(Finalist for the 2008 National Book Award for Poetry) This is Frank Bidart's first book of lyrics, and the first book by the Bollingen Prize winner and Pulitzer nominee that is not dominated ... (Read More)
 
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The Way into Narnia: A Reader's Guide
Peter J. Schakel.
Publisher: Eerdmans.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780802829849.  Daedalus Item Code: 32235
 
How did a middle-aged professor with no children write books that have become beloved classics of children's literature? What is the best order for reading the Chronicles of Narnia? Are they true ... (Read More)
 
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