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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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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The Four Lost Men: The Previously Unpublished Long Version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, "The Four Lost Men" was, like many of Thomas Wolfe's works, considerably shortened for publication. ... (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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Generation of Swine: Tales of Shame and Degradation in the '80s
Hunter S. Thompson.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330544887.  Daedalus Item Code: 41283
 
Originally published in 1988 as the second volume of Hunter S. Thompson's "Gonzo Papers," this book collects the best of his 1985–88 weekly columns for the San Francisco Examiner. Against a ... (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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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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The Grand Chorus of Complaint: Authors and the Business Ethics of American Publishing
Michael J. Everton.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199751785.  Daedalus Item Code: 30721
 
When Lord Byron toasted Napoleon for executing a bookseller, or when American satirist Fitz-Greene Halleck picketed his New York publisher for trying to starve him, each was taking part in a ... (Read More)
 
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Great Unrecorded History: A New Life of E.M. Forster
Wendy Moffat.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312572891.  Daedalus Item Code: 33351
 
With the posthumous publication of his long-suppressed novel Maurice in 1970, E.M. Forster came out as homosexual—a revelation that made barely a ripple in the literary reputation of the man ... (Read More)
 
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The Greatest Jewish Stories Ever Told
David Patterson, ed.
Publisher: Jonathan David.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780824603991.  Daedalus Item Code: 41461
 
In this collection—later reprinted as Greatest Jewish Stories—National Jewish Book Award winner David Patterson brings together biblical, Talmudic, Midrashic, kabbalistic, folk, Hasidic, and ... (Read More)
 
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