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The Fifth Impossibility: Essays on Exile and Language
Norman Manea.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300179958.  Daedalus Item Code: 42506
 
Deported to a concentration camp in 1941, where he remained until the end of the war, Romanian Jewish novelist and cultural critic Norman Manea left his homeland once more in 1986 to escape the ... (Read More)
 
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Fighting France: From Dunkerque to Belfort
Edith Wharton. Colm Tóibín, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843914518.  Daedalus Item Code: 53698
 
As nuanced in her depictions of the French landscape and architecture as she is in her observations of human behavior, the author of The Age of Innocence and Sanctuary fully exploited ... (Read More)
 
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The First Well: A Bethlehem Boyhood
Jabra Ibrahim Jabra. Mohammad Shaheen, foreword. Issa J. Boullata, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913719.  Daedalus Item Code: 53699
 
As a child in British Mandate Palestine, poet and translator Jabra Ibrahim Jabra (1920–94) enjoyed proximity to a rich confluence of cultures in Bethlehem and Jerusalem. In this 1987 memoir, Jabra ... (Read More)
 
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Footnotes from the World's Greatest Bookstores: True Tales and Lost Moments from Book Buyers, Booksellers, and Book Lovers
Bob Eckstein. Garrison Keillor, foreword.
Publisher: Clarkson Potter.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780553459272.  Daedalus Item Code: 69725
 
An illustrator, writer, and cartoonist whose work has appeared in The New Yorker and the New York Times as well as Playboy and MAD magazine, Bob Eckstein gives us 75 of ... (Read More)
 
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The Forty-Nine Steps
Roberto Calasso. John Shepley, trans.
Publisher: Minnesota.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780816630981.  Daedalus Item Code: 63632
 
In this collection of 21 essays—a philosophical and literary companion to his 1988 book The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony—Italian polymath Roberto Calasso presents daring interpretations of ... (Read More)
 
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From Battlefields Rising: How the Civil War Transformed American Literature
Randall Fuller.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199360710.  Daedalus Item Code: 60913
 
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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Generation of Swine: The Gonzo Papers, Volume 2: Tales of Shame and Degradation in the '80s
Hunter S. Thompson.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330544887.  Daedalus Item Code: 62940
 
This 1988 book, this second volume of The Gonzo Papers, collects the best of Hunter S. Thompson's weekly columns for the San Francisco Examiner. Against a backdrop of late-night tattoo ... (Read More)
 
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Genesis: William Blake's Last Illuminated Work
Mark Crosby & Robert N. Essick, eds. Essay by Robert R. Wark.
Publisher: Huntington Library.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780873282475.  Daedalus Item Code: 62489
 
Shortly before his death in 1827, William Blake began an illuminated manuscript of the Book of Genesis, revisiting such key themes as creation, division, and forgiveness. Blake was also concerned ... (Read More)
 
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The Gentry Man: A Guide for the Civilized Male: The Best of Gentry Magazine, 1951–1957
Hal Rubenstein, ed.
Publisher: Harper Design.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062088475.  Daedalus Item Code: 41949
 
More than 50 years after it ceased publication, Gentry magazine remains one of the most influential men's magazines ever created. Publisher William Segal's innovative style magazine broke new ... (Read More)
 
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Gerard Manley Hopkins
Gerard Manley Hopkins. John Stammers, ed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571230686.  Daedalus Item Code: 53915
 
The Jesuit priest Gerard Manley Hopkins's (1844–89) poetry is characterized by its innovative use of rhythm and rich vocabulary; most of his works, however, weren't published until decades after his ... (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, Lucius Apuleius's 2nd-century comic masterpiece traces the misadventures of a young man who is a bit too curious about ... (Read More)
 
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Gonzo: A Graphic Biography of Hunter S. Thompson
Will Bingley & Anthony Hope-Smith. Alan Rinzler, foreword.
Publisher: Abrams ComicArts.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781419702426.  Daedalus Item Code: 61776
 
Over the course of Hunter S. Thompson's extraordinary life he was publicly branded a bum, a vandal, a thief, a liar, an addict, a freak, and a psychopath. Some of which were true. Yet even when ... (Read More)
 
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