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Charles Dickens: The Dickens Bicentenary 1812–2012
Lucinda Dickens Hawksley.
Publisher: Insight.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781608870523.  Daedalus Item Code: 32097
 
Produced in association with the Charles Dickens Museum, London, this beautifully decorated visual biography follows Dickens's life through paintings, drawings, and photographs—as well as removable ... (Read More)
 
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Charlotte Bronte: A Writer's Life
Rebecca Fraser.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781933648880.  Daedalus Item Code: 32167
 
"If men could see us as we really are, they would be amazed," wrote Charlotte Brontë, the outwardly conventional parson's daughter who rarely met any men beyond those of the church or classroom, and ... (Read More)
 
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The Cheaper the Crook, the Gaudier the Patter: Forgotten Hipster Lines, Tough Guy Talk, and Jive Gems
Alan Axelrod.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616084028.  Daedalus Item Code: 30824
 
Anybody ever called you a dewdropper? A kibitzer? A lounge lizard? If you never knew what the heck they meant—or if you ever wanted to toss around some hip jive yourself—this is the book you need. ... (Read More)
 
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Cheever: A Life
Blake Bailey.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400043941.  Daedalus Item Code: 13678
 
The author of a National Book Critics Circle Award–nominated biography of Richard Yates and the editor of the Library of America's two-volume collection of John Cheever's works, Blake Bailey offers ... (Read More)
 
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The Chicken Chronicles: Sitting with the Angels Who Have Returned with My Memories: Glorious, Rufus, Gertrude Stein, Splendor, Hortensia, Agnes of God, the Gladyses, and Babe: A Memoir
Alice Walker.
Publisher: New Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781595587749.  Daedalus Item Code: 34937
 
In this offbeat, compassionate, "eccentrically inspirational" (Kirkus Reviews) memoir, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Color Purple shares her experiences raising and caring ... (Read More)
 
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City Boy: My Life in New York During the 1960s and '70s
Edmund White.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781596914025.  Daedalus Item Code: 31878
 
In the New York of the 1970s, in the wake of the Stonewall uprising and in the midst of economic collapse, you might find Jasper Johns or William Burroughs at the next cocktail party, and you were as ... (Read More)
 
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Classic Books 2014 Wall Calendar: 16-Month Calendar

Publisher: Moseley Road.   Format: calendar.
ISBN: 9781626690202.  Daedalus Item Code: 34704
 
From the original edition of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit, with its green and blue dust jacket illustration by the author himself, to vintage author photos or engravings of Samuel Beckett, Jane ... (Read More)
 
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The Classics: All You Need to Know, from Zeus's Throne to the Fall of Rome
Caroline Taggart.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781606521328.  Daedalus Item Code: 41107
 
This fun little book is a boon for former students who are now a little foggy on why Cicero was such a big name in ancient Rome. The author of I Used to Know That, Caroline Taggart gives us ... (Read More)
 
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Cleopatra's Nose: 39 Varieties of Desire
Judith Thurman.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374126513.  Daedalus Item Code: 33134
 
Gathering essays and profiles that span 20 years of her cultural criticism for The New Yorker, Judith Thurman displays her fascination with human vanity, femininity, and "women's work," be it ... (Read More)
 
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Cloud Gate Song: The Verse of Tang Poet Zhang Ji
Zhang Ji. Jonathan Chaves, trans.
Publisher: Floating World Editions.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781891640445.  Daedalus Item Code: 31760
 
A major poet of the Tang dynasty, and a friend and poetic correspondent of such giants as Bai Juyi and Han Yu, Zhang Ji (c.766–830) is published in English translation for the first time in this ... (Read More)
 
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Coffee with Marilyn
Yona Zeldis McDonough. Gloria Steinem, foreword.
Publisher: Duncan Baird.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781844835102.  Daedalus Item Code: 30875
 
Interviewer: "How did you feel when you heard about your first major movie deal?"

Marilyn Monroe: "When Gentlemen Prefer Blondes came out, I was happy—incredibly happy. I remember driving ... (Read More)

 
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Constructions
Michael Frayn.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571240883.  Daedalus Item Code: 32668
 
First published in 1974, long before his 2006 book The Human Touch made philosophy fun, this little gem from Michael Frayn is a dazzling, thought-provoking book that explores some of the great ... (Read More)
 
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