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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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Tom Sawyer, Detective
Mark Twain.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910817.  Daedalus Item Code: 53807
In this 1896 sequel to Mark Twain's beloved classic, Tom and Huck jump at the opportunity to escape the tedium of a long winter at home when they're invited to stay on Tom's uncle's farm in Arkansas. ... (Read More)
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The Topless Tower
Silvina Ocampo. James Womack, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843918554.  Daedalus Item Code: 53808
Nine-year-old Leandro's life is changed by the arrival of a diabolical stranger, who brings a collection of mysterious paintings to his home. When Leandro wakes up the next morning, he finds himself ... (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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The Torch in My Ear
Elias Canetti.
Publisher: Granta.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847083579.  Daedalus Item Code: 53088
In his second memoir, Nobel Prize winner Elias Canetti (1905–1994) gives us a perceptive portrait of Vienna and Berlin in the 1920s, and of Canetti's admiration for his first great mentor, the ... (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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The Treasures of Noël Coward: Star Quality
Barry Day.
Publisher: Andre Deutsch.   Format: hardcover & DVD.
ISBN: 9780233003498.  Daedalus Item Code: 51753
Playwright, director, actor, songwriter, singer: few artists have influenced popular culture more than Noël Coward. He chronicled high society with sparkling wit, played a crucial role in Britain's ... (Read More)
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Treasury of Roman Love: Poems, Quotations & Proverbs in Latin and English
Richard A. Branyon, ed.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780781803090.  Daedalus Item Code: 52181
"Suns when they sink can rise again, / But we, when our brief light has shone, / Must sleep through the long night ... // Nobody can do evil to us / By keeping count of our kisses." So wrote Catullus ... (Read More)
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The Trials of Radclyffe Hall
Diana Souhami.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780878782.  Daedalus Item Code: 53411
Most famous for The Well of Loneliness, her landmark novel about lesbian love, Radclyffe Hall saw her books "burned in the King's furnace" and her publishers put on trial under the Obscene ... (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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