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Charlie Chan: The Untold Story of the Honorable Detective and His Rendezvous with American History
Yunte Huang.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393069624.  Daedalus Item Code: 41466
 
(Shortlisted for the 2010 National Book Critics Circle Award in Biography and a 2011 Edgar Award) This provocative first "biography" of fictional detective Charlie Chan presents American ... (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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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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The Contemplated Spouse: The Letters of Wallace Stevens to Elsie
J. Donald Blount, ed.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781570032486.  Daedalus Item Code: 23709
 
Here in a single volume are the 272 extant letters written by Wallace Stevens to the woman with whom he shared his life, Elsie Viola Kachel. Written over 25 years, the correspondence reflects Elsie's ... (Read More)
 
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The Continuum Encyclopedia of Young Adult Literature
Bernice E. Cullinan, Bonnie Kunzel, & Deborah A. Wooten, eds.
Publisher: Continuum.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780826417107.  Daedalus Item Code: 42572
 
"The remarkable growth of YA literature in recent years is evident in this massive one-volume encyclopedia. The 800 signed entries, written by 200 contributors, include author profiles, trends, and ... (Read More)
 
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Conversations with Samuel Beckett and Bram van Velde
Charles Juliet. Tracy Cooke, Aude Jeanson, Axel Nesme, Morgaine Reinl, & Janey Tucker, translators.
Publisher: Dalkey Archive.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781564785312.  Daedalus Item Code: 33960
 
Friends, pessimists, recluses—Samuel Beckett and Dutch painter Bram van Velde first became acquainted during their lean years in 1930s Paris, and found they had much in common. Charles Juliet ... (Read More)
 
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A Country Doctor's Notebook
Mikhail Bulgakov.
Publisher: Melville House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781612191904.  Daedalus Item Code: 38628
 
"Do you always swear at your patients?" With the ink still wet on his medical diploma, 25-year-old Mikhail Bulgakov was flung into the depths of rural Russia, which in 1916 was still largely ... (Read More)
 
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Crashing Through: A True Story of Risk, Adventure, and the Man Who Dared to See
Robert Kurson.
Publisher: Random House/QPB.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780739489475.  Daedalus Item Code: 01019
 
By any definition Mike May was an exceptional person, breaking world records in downhill speed skiing, joining the CIA, and becoming a successful inventor, entrepreneur, and family man. Amazingly, ... (Read More)
 
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Crusoe: Daniel Defoe, Robert Knox and the Creation of a Myth
Katherine Frank.
Publisher: Bodley Head.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780224073097.  Daedalus Item Code: 31569
 
It is January 1719 and a man sits at a table, writing, at the opening of this remarkable hybrid biography of two authors and their respective links to an enduring fictional character. Nearly 60, ... (Read More)
 
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Dante's Divine Comedy: Inferno
Dante Alighieri. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, trans. Anna Amari-Parker, ed.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848378575.  Daedalus Item Code: 41254
 
The first part of Dante Alighieri's 14th-century masterpiece, Inferno is beautifully illustrated here with images ranging from Hieronymus Bosch's paintings of a surreal, hellish landscape to ... (Read More)
 
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