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Thornton Wilder: A Life
Penelope Niven. Edward Albee, foreword.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780060831363.  Daedalus Item Code: 42798
 
The winner of three Pulitzer Prizes—for the novel The Bridge of San Luis Ray and the plays Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth—as well as a National Book Award for his novel ... (Read More)
 
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Thou Spleeny Swag-Bellied Miscreant: Create Your Own Shakespearean Insults
Sarah Royal & Jillian Hofer.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: spiral.
ISBN: 9780762453214.  Daedalus Item Code: 59095
 
If your inventory of insulting invective has run its course; if your pithiest barbs lack the unassailable profundity of Shakespeare's finely crafted cudgels, fear not, tongue-tied plaintiff. Big-city ... (Read More)
 
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Through Irish Eyes: A Visual Companion to Angela McCourt's Ireland
Malachy McCourt, foreword.
Publisher: Glitterati.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780985169671.  Daedalus Item Code: 41197
 
A remarkable companion volume to Frank McCourt's Pulitzer Prize–winning memoir of his youth in 1930s and 40s Ireland, this book depicts the hardscrabble slums, public places, and people of Limerick ... (Read More)
 
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Time Bites: Views & Reviews
Doris Lessing.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060831417.  Daedalus Item Code: 42989
 
In Doris Lessing's best essays are the wisdom and insight of a Nobel Prize–winning writer who learned, over the course of a career spanning more than half a century, to read the world differently. ... (Read More)
 
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A Tolkien Treasury: Stories, Poems and Illustrations Celebrating the Author and His World
Alida Becker, ed. Michael Green & Tim Kirk, illus.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762447459.  Daedalus Item Code: 51796
 
It was J.R.R. Tolkien's fascination with languages—he had invented several of them as a child—and his upbringing in a rural village near Birmingham that led to his creation of the Elvish language and ... (Read More)
 
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Toponymity: An Atlas of Words
John Bemelmans Marciano.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781608193707.  Daedalus Item Code: 31926
 
It's no secret that America's cookouts owe a lot to the exports of the European towns of Frankfurt and Hamburg, but we may not realize how much we've also taken from Budweis and Pilsen. Likewise, we ... (Read More)
 
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Townie: A Memoir
Andre Dubus III.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393064667.  Daedalus Item Code: 23897
 
(A Finalist for the 2012 Indies Choice Adult Nonfiction Book of the Year and a New York Times Editor's Choice for 2011) The author of the National Book Award Finalist House of Sand ... (Read More)
 
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A Treasury of Proverbs
Yvonne Whiteman, ed.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780711212596.  Daedalus Item Code: 50674
 
Handsomely illustrated with reproductions of art on every page—most from Renaissance masters—this compact gift volume mines the wisdom of the biblical books of Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and the Song of ... (Read More)
 
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True Friendship: Geoffrey Hill, Anthony Hecht, and Robert Lowell Under the Sign of Eliot and Pound
Christopher Ricks.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300171464.  Daedalus Item Code: 42514
 
Described by the New York Review of Books as "probably the greatest living scholar and editor of modern English-language poetry ... a critic of unrivaled authority," humanities professor ... (Read More)
 
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True Friendship: Geoffrey Hill, Anthony Hecht, and Robert Lowell Under the Sign of Eliot and Pound
Christopher Ricks.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300134292.  Daedalus Item Code: 32736
 
Described by the New York Review of Books as "probably the greatest living scholar and editor of modern English-language poetry ... a critic of unrivaled authority," humanities professor ... (Read More)
 
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The Trust: The Private and Powerful Family Behind The New York Times
Susan E. Tifft & Alex S. Jones.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316836319.  Daedalus Item Code: 21313
 
(National Book Critics Circle Award finalist) Throughout the 20th century and into the 21st, a single family has controlled America's newspaper of record, setting the agenda not only for the ... (Read More)
 
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Truth's Ragged Edge: The Rise of the American Novel
Philip F. Gura.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780809094455.  Daedalus Item Code: 44290
 
The author of the 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award finalist American Transcendentalism: A History, cultural historian Philip Gura here presents an original and illuminating survey of ... (Read More)
 
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