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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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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 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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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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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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Daughters of the Vicar
D.H. Lawrence. Anita Desai, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910831.  Daedalus Item Code: 53682
 
Upon moving to rural, impoverished Aldecross, Reverend Ernest Lindley cannot ignore the fact that his new parishioners are far from welcoming. Rather than confront such hostility, the Lindley family ... (Read More)
 
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Dearest Father
Franz Kafka. Hannah & Richard Stokes, trans.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847490254.  Daedalus Item Code: 51577
 
In such novels as The Metamorphosis and The Trial, Franz Kafka betrays a fear of paternal authority that was hardly fictional for this Czech author. Written in 1919 while suffering from ... (Read More)
 
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