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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 Travel Writing 2014
Paul Theroux, ed. Jason Wilson, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544330153.  Daedalus Item Code: 49516
 
In this era of "listicles" ("Ten Best Waterslides on Cruise Ships!") and travel articles that are little more than promotions for luxury hotels and restaurants, guest editor Paul Theroux is more ... (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 Big New Yorker Book of Cats
Anthony Lane, foreword.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780679644774.  Daedalus Item Code: 38850
 
Look what The New Yorker dragged in: a haughtily superior companion volume to The Big New Yorker Book of Dogs, this time celebrating the feline half of the domestic pet equation in a ... (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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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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The Book of the Dead: Lives of the Justly Famous and the Undeservedly Obscure
John Lloyd & John Mitchinson.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307716408.  Daedalus Item Code: 23496
 
A television producer of such hilarious, intelligent satire as Not the Nine O'Clock News, Spitting Image, and Blackadder, John Lloyd finds inspiration in the philosophy of ... (Read More)
 
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The Book of William: How Shakespeare's First Folio Conquered the World
Paul Collins.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781596911956.  Daedalus Item Code: 33167
 
A book sold for shillings in the streets of London, later whisked away to Manhattan for millions, and then stored deep within the vaults of Tokyo, William Shakespeare's First Folio of 1623 has, above ... (Read More)
 
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