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Emissary of the Doomed: Bargaining for Lives in the Holocaust
Ronald Florence.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670020720.  Daedalus Item Code: 30328
 
This gripping history of a little-known and desperate attempt to save Hungary's Jewish population in World War II tells how Joel Brand and the Jewish rescue committee in Budapest bargained with Adolf ... (Read More)
 
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The English Opium-Eater: A Biography of Thomas de Quincey
Robert Morrison.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605981321.  Daedalus Item Code: 22241
 
Author of the famed and scandalous Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, Thomas de Quincey (1785–1859) enjoyed friendships with leading poets and men of letters in the Romantic and Victorian ... (Read More)
 
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The English Opium-Eater: A Biography of Thomas de Quincey
Robert Morrison.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781605982809.  Daedalus Item Code: 40260
 
Author of the famed and scandalous Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, Thomas de Quincey (1785–1859) enjoyed friendships with leading poets and men of letters in the Romantic and Victorian ... (Read More)
 
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Ethan Allen: His Life and Times
Willard Sterne Randall.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393076653.  Daedalus Item Code: 41474
 
Ethan Allen has become legendary in the annals of the Revolutionary era, not least for his daring raid on Fort Ticonderoga in the predawn hours of May 10, 1775. But lost in his myth is the fact that ... (Read More)
 
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Evel: The High-Flying Life of Evel Knievel: American Showman, Daredevil, and Legend
Leigh Montville.
Publisher: Doubleday/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385527453.  Daedalus Item Code: 31623
 
A high-flying daredevil, the father of extreme sports, the personification of excitement and danger and showmanship, motorcycle stuntman Evel Knievel represented a unique slice of American culture in ... (Read More)
 
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Fidel and Gabo: A Portrait of the Legendary Friendship Between Fidel Castro and Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Angel Esteban & Stephanie Panichelli.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781605982588.  Daedalus Item Code: 22145
 
Few contemporary writers are more revered by Americans than the late Gabriel García Márquez, the Nobel Prize–winning Colombian author of Love in the Time of Cholera and One Hundred Years of ... (Read More)
 
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Fine and Dandy: The Life and Work of Kay Swift
Vicki Ohl.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300102611.  Daedalus Item Code: 11734
 
Kay Swift (1897–1993) was one of the few women composers active on Broadway in the first half of the 20th century. Best known as George Gershwin's assistant, musical adviser, and intimate friend, ... (Read More)
 
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The First Man-Made Man: The Story of Two Sex Changes, One Love Affair, and a Twentieth-Century Medical Revolution
Pagan Kennedy.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781596910164.  Daedalus Item Code: 31894
 
The author of the Orange Prize finalist Spinsters here tells a remarkable life story that challenges conventional notions of gender definition. Laura Dillon felt like a man trapped in a ... (Read More)
 
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Franz Kafka: The Tremendous World I Have Inside My Head
Louis Begley.
Publisher: Atlas & Co.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781934633236.  Daedalus Item Code: 31377
 
After Franz Kafka, it can be argued, literature was not the same; in the few novels and short stories he left behind, he distilled the horrors of the new age. Kafka's is the voice of the outsider, ... (Read More)
 
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Genius in the Shadows: A Biography of Leo Szilard, the Man Behind the Bomb
William Lanouette. Bela Silard, contributor. Jonas Salk, foreword.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781626363786.  Daedalus Item Code: 33659
 
(A 1993 New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year) Virtually forgotten outside of the world of atomic physics, Leo Szilárd has long been overshadowed by figures like Albert ... (Read More)
 
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George F. Kennan: An American Life
John Lewis Gaddis.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594203121.  Daedalus Item Code: 30303
 
(Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award) In the late 1940s George Kennan wrote two documents, the "Long Telegram" and the "X Article," which set out the ... (Read More)
 
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George Kennan: A Writing Life
Lee Congdon.
Publisher: ISI Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781933859712.  Daedalus Item Code: 31151
 
There were two George Kennans, posits history professor Lee Congdon: the first was a diplomat and ambassador to the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia—a tough political realist who gained fame as the ... (Read More)
 
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