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Roughing It
Mark Twain.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781626360631.  Daedalus Item Code: 54009
First published in 1872 as a prequel of sorts to The Innocents Abroad, this second book by Mark Twain proffers the (almost) true story of the author's rollicking adventures across the frontier ... (Read More)
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Running in the Family
Michael Ondaatje.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780747599531.  Daedalus Item Code: 51394
Ten years before he penned his Booker Prize–winning novel The English Patient, Michael Ondaatje wrote this 1982 memoir of his return to his native Sri Lanka in the late 1970s—presented here in ... (Read More)
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She Matters: A Life in Friendship
Susanna Sonnenberg.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781439190609.  Daedalus Item Code: 42384
(A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice) The best friend who broke up with you, the older girl at school you worshipped, the friend who betrayed you—and the friend you ... (Read More)
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Slim: A Fantasy Memoir
Cynthia Rowley.
Publisher: Rizzoli.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780847829231.  Daedalus Item Code: 52990
Artist and fashion designer Cynthia Rowley is known for her lighthearted sense of style. Following her three Swell books—The Swell Dressed Party, Swell Holiday, and Home Swell ... (Read More)
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Small Memories: A Memoir
José Saramago. Margaret Jull Costa, trans.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099520481.  Daedalus Item Code: 23860
The Nobel Prize–winning author of Blindness, Death with Interruptions, and The Elephant's Journey here offers a mosaic of his youth in Portugal—vignettes of small events, ... (Read More)
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Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory
Caitlin Doughty.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393351903.  Daedalus Item Code: 59384
Though most people prefer to avoid thinking about death, Caitlin Doughty—a twenty-something mortician with a degree in medieval history and a flair for the macabre—took a job at a crematory, turning ... (Read More)
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Some Girls, Some Hats and Hitler: A True Story
Trudi Kanter. Linda Grant, intro.
Publisher: Virago.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781844088089.  Daedalus Item Code: 43997
In 1938, beautiful and charismatic Trudi Kanter—a hat designer for the best-dressed women in Vienna—fell in love with businessman Walter Ehrlich. But as Hitler's tanks rolled into Austria, the world ... (Read More)
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Somewhere Towards the End: A Memoir
Diana Athill.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393338003.  Daedalus Item Code: 51334
(Winner of the 2009 National Book Critics Circle Award in Autobiography and the Costa Book Award for Biography) One of the great editors in British publishing, Diana Athill spent more than ... (Read More)
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Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own
Kate Bolick.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385347136.  Daedalus Item Code: 59378
"Whom to marry, and when will it happen—these two questions define every woman's existence." So begins this revelatory and slyly erudite look at the pleasures and possibilities of staying single, ... (Read More)
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Still Foolin' 'Em: Where I've Been, Where I'm Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys?
Billy Crystal.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805098204.  Daedalus Item Code: 38931
Just like 77 million of his fellow baby boomers, Billy Crystal is turning 65—and he’s not happy about it. With his trademark wit and warmth, he outlines the absurdities and challenges that come with ... (Read More)
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A Strong West Wind
Gail Caldwell.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812972566.  Daedalus Item Code: 42330
A Pulitzer Prize–winning book critic and the author of Let's Take the Long Way Home, her 2010 memoir of her friendship with columnist Caroline Knapp, Gail Caldwell gave us this remarkable ... (Read More)
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A Tale Told By Moonlight
Leonard Woolf. Victoria Glendinning, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843914242.  Daedalus Item Code: 53803
In the title story of this 1921 collection by Leonard Woolf, friends take an after-dinner walk and discuss first loves; the cynic Jessop relates a tragic affair between an English novelist and an ... (Read More)
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