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Darwin: Portrait of a Genius
Paul Johnson.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780147509772.  Daedalus Item Code: 38946
The author of Socrates: A Man for Our Times; Jesus: A Biography from a Believer; and Churchill, as well as Modern Times, historian Paul Johnson here looks at one of the ... (Read More)
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Dashiell Hammett: Man of Mystery
Sally Cline.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781611457841.  Daedalus Item Code: 53983
Dashiell Hammett changed the face of crime fiction; in five novels and a string of stories, he interpreted the mystery genre as literature and practically invented the hard-boiled detective, from the ... (Read More)
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A Difficult Woman: The Challenging Life and Times of Lillian Hellman
Alice Kessler-Harris.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781608193950.  Daedalus Item Code: 44141
She was a groundbreaking figure and the most successful female playwright in American history. Yet Lillian Hellman was also one of the few artists who stood up to the political witch hunts of the ... (Read More)
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The Discovery of Jeanne Baret: A Story of Science, the High Seas, and the First Woman to Circumnavigate the Globe
Glynis Ridley.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307463524.  Daedalus Item Code: 23501
An herbologist in 18th-century France and the lover of botanist Philibert Commerson, Jeanne Baret disguised herself as a man to accompany him on the first French circumnavigation of the world. Glynis ... (Read More)
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Down a Path of Wonder: Memoirs of Stravinsky, Schoenberg and Other Cultural Figures
Robert Craft.
Publisher: Naxos Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843792178.  Daedalus Item Code: 53535
The relationship between composer Igor Stravinsky and conductor Robert Craft is legendary; it began in 1948, when Craft was invited to meet Stravinsky after some four years of correspondence. Then, ... (Read More)
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The Dressmaker of Khair Khana: Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, and the Woman Who Risked Everything to Keep Them Safe
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061732478.  Daedalus Item Code: 51304
Afghani teacher Kamila Sidiqi's life changed overnight when the Taliban seized control of the city of Kabul, and she found herself banned from school and confined to her home. After her father and ... (Read More)
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Dvorák: His Life and Music
Neil Wenborn.
Publisher: Naxos Books.   Format: paperback & CDs.
ISBN: 9781843791164.  Daedalus Item Code: 53538
An unequivocal giant of 19th-century music, Antonín Dvorák (1841–1904) composed the "New World" Symphony—one of the best-loved works in the classical repertoire—and his inexhaustibly rich and varied ... (Read More)
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Dwight D. Eisenhower
Tom Wicker. Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., general ed.
Publisher: Times Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805069075.  Daedalus Item Code: 53102
A bona fide American hero at the close of World War II, General Dwight Eisenhower rode an enormous wave of popularity into the Oval Office seven years later, and Americans still tend to view the ... (Read More)
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Edith Wharton
Hermione Lee.
Publisher: Pimlico.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845952013.  Daedalus Item Code: 52860
In this widely acclaimed 2007 biography, Hermione Lee does away with the image of the snobbish bluestocking and gives us a new Edith Wharton—tough, startlingly modern, and as brilliant and complex as ... (Read More)
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Edward Jerman: 1605–1668: The Metamorphosis of a Master-Craftsman
Helen Collins.
Publisher: Lutterworth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780718830380.  Daedalus Item Code: 52448
Following the Great London Fire of 1666, Edward Jerman was one of the foremost architects engaged in rebuilding the city's most important secular buildings, including the Royal Exchange. Helen ... (Read More)
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Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race Around the World
Matthew Goodman.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345527264.  Daedalus Item Code: 52562
On November 14, 1889, crusading reporter Nellie Bly left New York City by steamship on a quest to break the record for the fastest trip around the world. Also departing from New York that day—and ... (Read More)
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Elizabeth and Mary: Cousins, Rivals, Queens
Jane Dunn.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375708206.  Daedalus Item Code: 50340
The political and religious conflicts between Queen Elizabeth I and the doomed Mary, Queen of Scots, have for centuries captured our imagination and inspired memorable dramas played out on stage and ... (Read More)
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