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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 Story of Charlotte's Web: E.B. White and the Birth of a Children's Classic
Michael Sims.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781408823057.  Daedalus Item Code: 54090
 
While composing what would become his most enduring and popular book, E.B. White obeyed that oft-repeated maxim: "Write what you know." Helpless pigs, silly geese, clever spiders, greedy rats—White ... (Read More)
 
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Strindberg: A Life
Sue Prideaux.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300136937.  Daedalus Item Code: 51994
 
(Winner of the 2012 Duff Cooper Prize and a finalist for the Samuel Johnson Prize) The author of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize winner Edvard Munch: Behind the Scream here gives us ... (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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Sydney and Violet: Their Life with T.S. Eliot, Proust, Joyce and the Excruciatingly Irascible Wyndham Lewis
Stephen Klaidman.
Publisher: Nan A. Talese.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385534093.  Daedalus Item Code: 53395
 
Even the most brilliant writer is nothing without the right reader. To many of the most creative minds in pre–World War II Britain, those readers included Sydney and Violet Schiff. Sydney, himself a ... (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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Tablet & Pen: Literary Landscapes from the Modern Middle East
Reza Aslan, ed.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393065855.  Daedalus Item Code: 41486
 
Spanning a century of modern Middle Eastern literature—from the Arab poet Khalil Gibran to the Nobel laureates Naguib Mahfouz and Orhan Pamuk, from the great Syrian-Lebanese poet Adonis to the grand ... (Read More)
 
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The Tales of Belkin
Alexander Pushkin. Adam Thirlwell, foreword. Hugh Aplin, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911852.  Daedalus Item Code: 53801
 
Framed as the anecdotes of the late landowner Ivan Petrovich Belkin, these five tales from 1831 are the first forays into fiction by Russia's national poet, Alexander Pushkin. Inspired by the ... (Read More)
 
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Talk to the Hand: The Utter Bloody Rudeness of Everyday Life (or Six Good Reasons to Stay Home and Bolt the Door)
Lynne Truss.
Publisher: Fourth Estate.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007329076.  Daedalus Item Code: 53303
 
Why are people so crass, selfish, and inconsiderate? Is it anything to do with the way everything in our lives is organized to keep us at arm's length? Why do we have to put up with so much swearing, ... (Read More)
 
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Talking About It
Tim Parks.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843918035.  Daedalus Item Code: 53800
 
Collected here are the best stories from Tim Parks's shorter fiction, spanning his literary career and enriched by new stories written specifically for this volume. Whether describing the simmering ... (Read More)
 
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The Tastemaker: Carl van Vechten and the Birth of Modern America
Edward White.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374201579.  Daedalus Item Code: 54557
 
One of the early 20th century's most influential cultural impresarios, Carl Van Vechten was a patron and dealmaker of the Harlem Renaissance, a photographer who captured the era's icons, and a ... (Read More)
 
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