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Exploring J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit
Corey Olsen.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544106635.  Daedalus Item Code: 62514
This entertaining, thoughtful, and insightful companion volume offers a thorough and original new reading of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit for a general audience. Corey Olsen, founder of the ... (Read More)
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The Family: A Journey into the Heart of the Twentieth Century
David Laskin.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143125891.  Daedalus Item Code: 54281
The author of the The Children's Blizzard and The Long Way Home here delivers a riveting epic of 20th-century history. In tracing the roots of his extraordinary family, David Laskin ... (Read More)
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Felicity: Poems
Mary Oliver.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594206764.  Daedalus Item Code: 59512
"If I have any secret stash of poems, anywhere, it might be about love, not anger," Mary Oliver once said in an interview. In this stirring new collection from the Pulitzer Prize–winning poet, we can ... (Read More)
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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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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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