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The Charleston Bulletin Supplements
Virginia Woolf & Quentin Bell. Claudia Olk, ed.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780712358910.  Daedalus Item Code: 52391
 
In the summer of 1923 Virginia Woolf's nephews, Quentin and Julian Bell, started a family newspaper, The Charleston Bulletin. Quentin asked his aunt Virginia for a contribution—"it seemed ... (Read More)
 
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Cheese, Pears, and History in a Proverb
Massimo Montanari.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780231152518.  Daedalus Item Code: 62021
 
Intrigued by the Italian expression "Do not let the peasant know how good cheese is with pears," Massimo Montanari set out to unravel the phrase's origin and utility. Perusing archival cookbooks, ... (Read More)
 
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Chekhov: Scenes From a Life
Rosamund Bartlett.
Publisher: Free Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780743230759.  Daedalus Item Code: 54732
 
What made Anton Chekhov tick? What served as a source of creative inspiration in his life? What moved him? In answering these questions, British Russian scholar Rosamund Bartlett focuses on the ... (Read More)
 
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Childhood Memories and Other Stories
Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa. Ian Thomson, foreword. Stephen Parkin, trans. Gioacchino Lanza Tomasi & Alessandro Gallenzi, eds.
Publisher: Alma Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847493057.  Daedalus Item Code: 51588
 
The author of The Leopard, one of the most poignant and enduringly popular novels of the 20th century, Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa left only a few other pieces of fiction when he died ... (Read More)
 
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City Poet: The Life and Times of Frank O'Hara
Brad Gooch.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062303417.  Daedalus Item Code: 54070
 
A poet surrounded by artworks and artists, Frank O'Hara was a magnetic literary figure at the center of New York's cultural life during the 1950s and 60s, and a leading proponent of the New York ... (Read More)
 
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The Classics: A Brief Insight
Mary Beard & John Henderson.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781402775314.  Daedalus Item Code: 61404
 
Taking the Temple of Apollo at Bassae in Greece as their point of departure, here John Henderson and the National Book Critics Circle Award–nominated author of Confronting the Classics and ... (Read More)
 
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Clea
Lawrence Durrell.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780140153224.  Daedalus Item Code: 60996
 
The four novels of the Alexandria QuartetJustine, Balthazar, Mountolive, and Clea—follow a circle of couples as they come together and part with growing and then ... (Read More)
 
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The Colossus of New York: A City in Thirteen Parts: Unabridged
Colson Whitehead.
Publisher: Recorded Books.   Format: 3 audio CDs.
ISBN: 9781402563430.  Daedalus Item Code: 61859
 
The author of the PEN/Hemingway Award finalist The Intuitionist and the National Book Critics Circle Award and Pulitzer Prize finalist John Henry Days here gives us a memorable tribute ... (Read More)
 
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The Columbia Guide to South African Literature in English Since 1945
Gareth Cornwell, Dirk Klopper & Craig MacKenzie.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780231130462.  Daedalus Item Code: 54793
 
For centuries, South Africa's history has been marked by division and conflict along racial and ethnic lines. From 1948 until 1994, this division was formalized in the National Party's segregationist ... (Read More)
 
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Complete Essays Volume IV: 1936–1938
Aldous Huxley. Robert S. Baker and James Sexton, eds.
Publisher: Ivan R. Dee.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781566633949.  Daedalus Item Code: 62335
 
Although perhaps best known for his novel Brave New World, Aldous Huxley was nonetheless very much at home in the essay form. Ranging from journalism to critical reviews to literary, ... (Read More)
 
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The Complete Works of W.H. Auden: Prose: Volume III: 1949–1955
W.H. Auden. Edward Mendelson, ed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571237616.  Daedalus Item Code: 53938
 
The literary executor of W.H. Auden's estate and the author of Early Auden and Later Auden, Edward Mendelson offers this third volume of Auden's prose, from the period of Auden's ... (Read More)
 
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Connecting with E.M. Forster: A Memoir
Tim Leggatt.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913757.  Daedalus Item Code: 53680
 
Drawing upon unpublished letters and his travel journal, Tim Leggatt chronicles the last years of his friend E.M. Forster, in this memoir from 2012. An undergraduate at the time, Leggatt found the ... (Read More)
 
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