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The Testament of Cresseid & 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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A Thousand Mornings: Poems
Mary Oliver.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143124054.  Daedalus Item Code: 39042
 
"I go down to the shore in the morning / and depending on the hour the waves / are rolling in or moving out," Mary Oliver writes in this first poem from A Thousand Mornings, "and I say, oh, I ... (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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To Do: A Book of Alphabets and Birthdays
Gertrude Stein. Giselle Potter, illus. Timothy Young, intro.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300170979.  Daedalus Item Code: 52761
 
"Alphabets and names make games and everybody has a name and all the same they have in a way to have a birthday," muses Gertrude Stein in this children's book, written in 1940 as a follow-up to ... (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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Tolstoy: A Russian Life
Rosamund Bartlett.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780151014385.  Daedalus Item Code: 52618
 
The author of Chekhov: Scenes from a Life and a translator of his stories, Rosamund Bartlett here looks to the literary figure that Chekhov—and indeed all of Russia—revered above all others. ... (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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Tracks: A Woman's Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback
Robyn Davidson.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780679762874.  Daedalus Item Code: 52289
 
"I experienced that sinking feeling you get when you know you have conned yourself into doing something difficult and there's no going back." From this seemingly inauspicious beginning, Robyn ... (Read More)
 
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