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The Chronicles of Narnia and Philosophy: The Lion, the Witch, and the Worldview
Gregory Bassham & Jerry L. Walls, eds.
Publisher: Open Court.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812695885.  Daedalus Item Code: 63312
The Chronicles of Narnia books have entertained millions of readers, both children and adults, since the appearance of the first book in 1950. In this 15th entry in the Popular Culture and Philosophy ... (Read More)
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Classic Book Jackets: The Design Legacy of George Salter
Thomas S. Hansen. Milton Glaser, foreword.
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781568984919.  Daedalus Item Code: 63863
You can't judge a book by its cover, so the proverb goes, but German-born book designer George Salter never subscribed to this truism. For more than 40 years his beautifully drawn and lettered covers ... (Read More)
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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 Columbia Anthology of Chinese Folk and Popular Literature
Victor H. Mair & Mark Bender, eds.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780231153133.  Daedalus Item Code: 54791
(A 2011 Choice Outstanding Academic Title) In this "sophisticated and engaging introduction to Chinese folk culture" (Journal of Folklore Research), two leading sinologists bring ... (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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Constellation of Genius: 1922: Modernism and All that Jazz
Kevin Jackson.
Publisher: Windmill Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099559023.  Daedalus Item Code: 51081
1922 was the spectacular year that F. Scott Fitzgerald chose as a backdrop for The Great Gatsby. It was also the year in which James Joyce's Ulysses and T.S. Eliot's The Waste ... (Read More)
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A Curious Invitation: The Forty Greatest Parties in Fiction
Suzette Field.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062271839.  Daedalus Item Code: 53520
Great literature is filled with feasts and parties—an endlessly useful device for the writer, not only for social commentary and satire but also as an occasion where characters can meet, fall in or ... (Read More)
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The David Foster Wallace Reader
David Foster Wallace.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316182393.  Daedalus Item Code: 63384
Where does one begin to explore a writer as original and brilliant as David Foster Wallace? This collection offers an ideal introduction, with a variety of his most dazzling, funniest, and most ... (Read More)
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Dear Santa: Children's Christmas Letters and Wish Lists, 1870–1920
Mary Harrell-Sesniak, ed. J. Harmon Flagstone, commentary.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781452140186.  Daedalus Item Code: 63248
Long before Virginia O'Hanlon's famous 1897 letter to New York's Sun, which editor Frank Church replied to with "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus," newspapers often fielded children's ... (Read More)
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The Dictionary of Mythology: An A–Z of Themes, Legends and Heroes
J.A. Coleman. George Davidson, ed.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781784044787.  Daedalus Item Code: 64236
An engineer and surveyor as well as a logophile and author of several crossword dictionaries, James Coleman produced the encyclopedic first edition of The Dictionary of Mythology in 2007—a ... (Read More)
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Do-It-Yourself Brain Surgery: and Other Implausibly Titled Books
Joel Rickett.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781608190195.  Daedalus Item Code: 31886
The year 2008 marked the 30th anniversary of the Diagram Prize, Britain's annual contest to determine the oddest book title of the year—a hilarious celebration of the barmy side of publishing. Here ... (Read More)
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