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The Chicken Chronicles: Sitting with the Angels Who Have Returned with My Memories: Glorious, Rufus, Gertrude Stein, Splendor, Hortensia, Agnes of God, the Gladyses, and Babe: A Memoir
Alice Walker.
Publisher: New Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781595587749.  Daedalus Item Code: 34937
 
In this offbeat, compassionate, "eccentrically inspirational" (Kirkus Reviews) memoir, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Color Purple shares her experiences raising and caring ... (Read More)
 
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Collected Poems 1934–1953
Dylan Thomas.
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780753810668.  Daedalus Item Code: 50260
 
Renowned for his intensely lyrical poems and notorious for his dissolute lifestyle, Welsh author Dylan Thomas completed five volumes of verse before his death at age 39. This anthology collects all ... (Read More)
 
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The Complete Works of Kate Chopin
Kate Chopin. Per Seyersted, ed. Edmund Wilson, foreword.
Publisher: Louisiana State.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780807131510.  Daedalus Item Code: 44469
 
Only recognized after her death as an important early feminist writer, Kate Chopin (1850–1904) considered herself a realist, observing and capturing life as she saw it—particularly the inner lives of ... (Read More)
 
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The Contemplated Spouse: The Letters of Wallace Stevens to Elsie
J. Donald Blount, ed.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781570032486.  Daedalus Item Code: 23709
 
Here in a single volume are the 272 extant letters written by Wallace Stevens to the woman with whom he shared his life, Elsie Viola Kachel. Written over 25 years, the correspondence reflects Elsie's ... (Read More)
 
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Conversations with Samuel Beckett and Bram van Velde
Charles Juliet. Tracy Cooke, Aude Jeanson, Axel Nesme, Morgaine Reinl, & Janey Tucker, translators.
Publisher: Dalkey Archive.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781564785312.  Daedalus Item Code: 33960
 
Friends, pessimists, recluses—Samuel Beckett and Dutch painter Bram van Velde first became acquainted during their lean years in 1930s Paris, and found they had much in common. Charles Juliet ... (Read More)
 
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Country Girl: A Memoir
Edna O'Brien.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571269433.  Daedalus Item Code: 50330
 
(Winner of the 2012 Irish Book Award for Nonfiction, and one of the New York Times Notable Books of 2013)When Edna O'Brien's first novel, The Country Girls, was published in ... (Read More)
 
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Crashing Through: A True Story of Risk, Adventure, and the Man Who Dared to See
Robert Kurson.
Publisher: Random House/QPB.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780739489475.  Daedalus Item Code: 01019
 
By any definition Mike May was an exceptional person, breaking world records in downhill speed skiing, joining the CIA, and becoming a successful inventor, entrepreneur, and family man. Amazingly, ... (Read More)
 
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Crusoe: Daniel Defoe, Robert Knox and the Creation of a Myth
Katherine Frank.
Publisher: Bodley Head.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780224073097.  Daedalus Item Code: 31569
 
It is January 1719 and a man sits at a table, writing, at the opening of this remarkable hybrid biography of two authors and their respective links to an enduring fictional character. Nearly 60, ... (Read More)
 
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Defending Middle-Earth: Tolkien: Myth and Modernity
Patrick Curry.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780618478859.  Daedalus Item Code: 44236
 
What is the reward for the millions all over the world who continue to read J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings? A Tolkien scholar whose commentary has been featured in DVD recordings of ... (Read More)
 
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The Delighted States: A Book of Novels, Romances, and Their Unknown Translators, Containing Ten Languages, Set on Four Continents, and Accompanied by Maps, Portraits, Squiggles, Illustrations, and a Variety of Helpful Indexes
Adam Thirlwell.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312428297.  Daedalus Item Code: 31973
 
(Winner of a 2008 Somerset Maugham Award) Having slept with a prostitute in Egypt, Gustave Flaubert begins writing Madame Bovary, which influences the minor French novelist Édouard ... (Read More)
 
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Dickens and the Artists
Mark Bills, ed.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300176025.  Daedalus Item Code: 42485
 
A remarkably visual writer, Charles Dickens grew out of a tradition where illustrations formed a significant part of both serial publications and books, and maintained close friendships with such ... (Read More)
 
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Dictionary of Word Origins: The Histories of More Than 8,000 English-Language Words
John Ayto.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781611450538.  Daedalus Item Code: 50130
 
What is the linguistic link between such words as map and apron, acrobat and oxygen, zeal and jealousy, flour and pollen, secret and crime? Did you know that Yankee began as a nickname for Dutchmen? ... (Read More)
 
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