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The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2014
Daniel Handler, ed. Lemony Snicket, intro.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544129665.  Daedalus Item Code: 54415
 
Though founding series editor Dave Eggers has left the building—so far as The Best American Nonrequired Reading is concerned, anyway—he has put the enormously popular series in the capable ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2015
Adam Johnson, ed. 826 National, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544569638.  Daedalus Item Code: 62871
 
Founded by former series editor Dave Eggers and his high-school-age writing students at 826 Valencia in San Francisco, this enormously popular series is edited this year by Adam Johnson, a creative ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Sports Writing 2013
J.R. Moehringer, ed. Glenn Stout, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547884608.  Daedalus Item Code: 43635
 
A Pulitzer Prize–winning feature writer as well as the author of the memoir The Tender Bar and collaborator for Andre Agassi's autobiography, J.R. Moehringer here collects 26 sportswriting ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Essays 2015
Ariel Levy, ed. Robert Atwan, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544569621.  Daedalus Item Code: 59574
 
"Writing an essay is like catching a wave," posits guest editor Ariel Levy. "To catch a wave, you need skill and nerve, not just moving water." This year's writers—including Hilton Als, Roger Angell, ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2015
Adam Johnson, intro. & ed. 826 National, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544569638.  Daedalus Item Code: 59576
 
Founded by former series editor Dave Eggers and his high-school-age writing students at 826 Valencia in San Francisco, this enormously popular series is edited this year by Adam Johnson, a creative ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Sports Writing 2014
Christopher McDougall, ed. Glenn Stout, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544147003.  Daedalus Item Code: 49517
 
Though most long-form sports journalism is passed over today in favor of catchy numbered lists, there are still exceptional stories that demand more investigation, detail, and time—the emphasis of ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Sports Writing 2015
Wright Thompson, ed. Glenn Stout, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544340053.  Daedalus Item Code: 59577
 
For 25 years this particular Best American series has built a solid reputation for showcasing the greatest sports journalism of the past year, culled from hundreds of national, regional, and ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Travel Writing 2015
Andrew McCarthy, ed. Jason Wilson, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544569645.  Daedalus Item Code: 59578
 
In his introduction, guest editor Andrew McCarthy notes that the best travel writing is about "the anonymous and solitary traveler capturing a moment in time and place, giving meaning to his or her ... (Read More)
 
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The Biographical Dictionary of Literary Failure
C.D. Rose, ed. Andrew Gallix, intro.
Publisher: Melville House.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781612193786.  Daedalus Item Code: 59082
 
Compiling more than 51 of history's most notable cases of authors suffering a complete lack of literary success, this darkly comic, decidedly erudite little tome profiles the greatest writers who ... (Read More)
 
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Blues and Haikus
Jack Kerouac with Al Cohn & Zoot Sims.
Publisher: Rockbeat.   Format: 1 cutout audio CD.
ISBN: 3152.  Daedalus Item Code: 62662
 
A more deliberate, confident performance than his earlier recording Poetry for the Beat Generation, Jack Kerouac's Blues and Haikus sets the poet's readings to accompaniment from his ... (Read More)
 
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The Bohemians: Mark Twain and the San Francisco Writers Who Reinvented American Literature
Ben Tarnoff.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594204739.  Daedalus Item Code: 60993
 
1860s San Francisco. The Gold Rush has ended, the Civil War threatens to tear apart the country, but this western city is booming. A global seaport, home to immigrants from five continents, San ... (Read More)
 
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The Book of Love: In Search of the Kamasutra
James McConnachie.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843543732.  Daedalus Item Code: 31035
 
Notorious as a manual of sexual instruction, the Kamasutra was written in 3rd-century northern India, when erotic culture lay at the heart of an exquisite civilization. And yet, as travel ... (Read More)
 
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