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Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm: A New English Version
Philip Pullman.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143107293.  Daedalus Item Code: 49036
 
Two centuries ago, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their first volume of fairy tales. Since then, such stories as "Cinderella," "Snow White," "Rapunzel," and "Hansel and Gretel" have become deeply ... (Read More)
 
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Fallen Angels
Harold Bloom. Mark Podwal, illus.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300123487.  Daedalus Item Code: 92192
 
Every angel is terrifying, Rilke wrote. For Harold Bloom, too, this is true in one sense, since he maintains that all angels are fallen angels. The image of Satan, the greatest of fallen angels, ... (Read More)
 
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A Family of Readers: The Book Lover's Guide to Children's and Young Adult Literature
Roger Sutton & Martha V. Parravano. Gregory Maguire, foreword.
Publisher: Candlewick.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780763632809.  Daedalus Item Code: 33831
 
The editor in chief and the executive editor of The Horn Book Magazine—a premier resource for reviews of books for young readers since 1924—Roger Sutton and Martha Parravano here offer ... (Read More)
 
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Farther Away: Essays
Jonathan Franzen.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374153571.  Daedalus Item Code: 40248
 
In this collection—a follow-up to How to Be Alone, from the National Book Award–winning author of The Corrections and Freedom—Jonathan Franzen gathers together essays and ... (Read More)
 
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Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone: The Essential Writings of Hunter S. Thompson
Hunter S. Thompson. Jann S. Wenner, ed.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439165959.  Daedalus Item Code: 40848
 
"Buy the ticket, take the ride," was a favorite slogan of Hunter S. Thompson, and it largely defined both his work and his life. This full-blooded collection of his finest work for Rolling ... (Read More)
 
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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 DiPrima.
Publisher: Sounds True.   Format: 1 audio CD.
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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Floodgates of the Wonderworld: A Moby-Dick Pictorial
Robert Del Tredici.
Publisher: Kent State.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780873387033.  Daedalus Item Code: 34284
 
Herman Melville's audacious epic Moby-Dick has found an illustrator equal to its mercurial text in Robert Del Tredici, a California native with a degree in comparative literature, who taught ... (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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Franz Kafka: The Tremendous World I Have Inside My Head
Louis Begley.
Publisher: Atlas & Co.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781934633236.  Daedalus Item Code: 31377
 
After Franz Kafka, it can be argued, literature was not the same; in the few novels and short stories he left behind, he distilled the horrors of the new age. Kafka's is the voice of the outsider, ... (Read More)
 
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A Garden of Greek Verse: Poems of Ancient Greece
Selected by Yvonne Whiteman. Christopher Walker, text.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780711213166.  Daedalus Item Code: 32565
 
In this anthology, poets from Homer and Sappho to Sophocles and Euripides provide a glimpse of the classical world of ancient Greece through their writings. The original verse is accompanied by the ... (Read More)
 
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