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The Best American Travel Writing 2013
Elizabeth Gilbert, ed. Jason Wilson, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547808987.  Daedalus Item Code: 43636
 
Best known for her globe-hopping memoir Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert (who has been a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway, National Book Critics Circle, and National Book Awards) here collects ... (Read More)
 
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The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread: Clichés: What They Mean and Where They Came From
Nigel Fountain.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781606525678.  Daedalus Item Code: 43732
 
Some say you should avoid them like the plague, but why re-invent the wheel? Falling somewhere between the quote and the idiom, the cliché is a handy device for getting an established idea across ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Essays 2011
Edwidge Danticat, ed. Robert Atwan, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547479774.  Daedalus Item Code: 22713
 
Twice nominated for the National Book Award, and the winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Brother, I'm Dying, Haitian American author Edwidge Danticat here presents the finest ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Essays 2014
John Jeremiah Sullivan, ed. Robert Atwan, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544309906.  Daedalus Item Code: 49515
 
In an age of "trigger warnings" for possibly offensive material in college courses, and the censure of speakers who have upset some audience members, this edition of Best American Essays does ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2014
Deborah Blum, ed. Tim Folger, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544003422.  Daedalus Item Code: 49514
 
Should we trust genetically modified food? Do we really want to know if we have an incurable genetic disease before the symptoms actually appear? Sifting past the intentionally misleading headlines ... (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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Between the Covers: The Book Babes' Guide to a Woman's Reading Pleasures
Margo Hammond & Ellen Heltzel.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780738212296.  Daedalus Item Code: 01255
 
The Ebert & Roeper of the bibliophile world, Margo Hammond (longtime book editor for the St. Petersburg Times) and Ellen Heltzel (a member of the National Book Critics Circle) here recommend ... (Read More)
 
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Between the Sheets: The Literary Liaisons of Nine 20th-Century Women Writers
Lesley McDowell.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590202388.  Daedalus Item Code: 22284
 
Why did a gifted writer like Sylvia Plath stumble into a marriage that drove her to suicide? Why did Hilda Doolittle want to marry Ezra Pound when she was attracted to women? And why did Simone de ... (Read More)
 
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The Big Book of New York Ghost Stories
Cheri Revai.
Publisher: Stackpole.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780811704557.  Daedalus Item Code: 43665
 
Gathered and retold by the author of Haunted New York, this treasury of 100 purportedly true tales of the supernatural includes accounts of the terrified spirit of Seneca Hill, the University ... (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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Black Fire: The True Story of the Original Tom Sawyer and the Mysterious Fires that Baptized Gold-Rush Era San Francisco
Robert Graysmith.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307720566.  Daedalus Item Code: 43101
 
In this first biography of the real-life Tom Sawyer—a friend of Sam Clemens's during his brief tenure as a California newspaper reporter in the 1860s—the author of Zodiac and Auto Focus ... (Read More)
 
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Blue Horses: Poems
Mary Oliver.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594204791.  Daedalus Item Code: 49547
 
In this collection of new poems from Mary Oliver, the Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, and Lannan Literary Award winner returns to the imagery that has defined her life's work, describing with ... (Read More)
 
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