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The Finger: A Handbook
Angus Trumble.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374154981.  Daedalus Item Code: 20448
 
From the author of A Brief History of the Smile comes this complete index of the digit. Art historian Angus Trumble examines the finger from every possible angle in this mix of art and ... (Read More)
 
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First Thought, Best Thought: Essential Insights for Writers & Poets
William Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Anne Waldman, and Diane di Prima.
Publisher: Sounds True.   Format: 4 audio CDs.
ISBN: 9781591791881.  Daedalus Item Code: 41172
 
"First thought, best thought" was the phrase that National Book Award–winning poet Allen Ginsberg used to describe spontaneous writing—a way to minimize the effects of over-thinking and self-editing ... (Read More)
 
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For the Love of Letters: The Joy of Slow Communication
John O'Connell.
Publisher: Marble Arch Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476718804.  Daedalus Item Code: 42677
 
"The nib touches the paper. And instinctively I follow the old formula: address in top right-hand corner; date just beneath it on the left-hand side. My writing looks weird. I hand-write so ... (Read More)
 
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Ford Madox Ford: A Dual Life: Volume II: The After-War World
Max Saunders.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199668359.  Daedalus Item Code: 43582
 
The second volume of Max Saunders's biography of Ford Madox Ford takes up the story from Ford's enlistment in the army and departure for France in 1916; it establishes Ford's importance to modern ... (Read More)
 
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A Fork in the Road: A Memoir
Andre Brink.
Publisher: Harvell Secker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846552441.  Daedalus Item Code: 24054
 
A three-time winner of the prestigious Central News Agency Literary Award (an honor he shares with J.M. Coetzee, Nadine Gordimer, and Chris Barnard) and twice shortlisted for the Booker Prize, André ... (Read More)
 
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The Four Lost Men: The Previously Unpublished Long Version
Thomas Wolfe. Arlyn & Matthew J. Bruccoli, eds.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781570037337.  Daedalus Item Code: 32799
 
Originally appearing as a short story of 7,000 words in Scribner's Magazine in 1934, this work was, like many of Thomas Wolfe's works, considerably shortened for publication. (Indeed, it was ... (Read More)
 
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From Battlefields Rising: How The Civil War Transformed American Literature
Randall Fuller.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780195342307.  Daedalus Item Code: 43583
 
In the first half of the 19th century, America's leading writers had been integral to helping the young nation imagine itself, assert its beliefs, and realize its immense potential; when the Civil ... (Read More)
 
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Fruitlands: The Alcott Family and Their Search for Utopia
Richard Francis.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300177909.  Daedalus Item Code: 42507
 
Fruitlands was one of history's most unsuccessful yet most significant utopian experiments. It was established in Massachusetts in 1843 by Bronson Alcott (whose daughter Louisa May was among the ... (Read More)
 
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The Gerbil Farmer's Daughter
Holly Robinson.
Publisher: Harmony.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307337450.  Daedalus Item Code: 12131
 
"What kind of Navy officer sits on his ship in the middle of the Mediterranean dreaming of gerbils?" That's the question Holly Robinson sets out to answer in this warm and rollicking memoir of life ... (Read More)
 
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The Gift of Thanks: The Roots and Rituals of Gratitude
Margaret Visser.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780151013319.  Daedalus Item Code: 12186
 
Known as an "anthropologist of everyday life," for producing such books as The Rituals of Dinner (a New York Times Notable Book of the Year that also won the IACP Literary Food Writing ... (Read More)
 
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Goddess of the Market: Ayn Rand and the American Right
Jennifer Burns.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199832484.  Daedalus Item Code: 43587
 
Idealized by her fans, denounced by her political opponents, and forever shadowed by controversy and scandal, novelist and philosopher Ayn Rand was a powerful thinker whose views on government and ... (Read More)
 
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The Golden Ass of Lucius Apuleius
M.D. Usher, adaptation. T. Motley, illus.
Publisher: Godine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781567924183.  Daedalus Item Code: 36319
 
A favorite of private presses and illustrators since the invention of printing, Apuleius's 2nd-century comic masterpiece traces the misadventures of a young man who is a bit too curious about magic. ... (Read More)
 
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