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Jane's Fame: How Jane Austen Conquered the World
Claire Harman.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312680657.  Daedalus Item Code: 30663
 
Mention Jane Austen and you'll likely incite a slew of fervent opinions from anyone within earshot. Almost two hundred years after her death, Austen remains a hot topic, inspiring such bestsellers as ... (Read More)
 
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Joe Gould's Secret
Joseph Mitchell.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099772316.  Daedalus Item Code: 42015
 
Joe Gould (1889–1957) was the quintessential Greenwich Village bohemian, leaving behind patrician roots and a Harvard education for a scrappy hand-to-mouth existence, sleeping in Bowery flophouses ... (Read More)
 
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John Keats
Nicholas Roe.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300124651.  Daedalus Item Code: 42099
 
This biography of Romantic poet John Keats (1795–1821) presents a fascinating reassessment of his entire life, from his early years at Keats's Livery Stables through his harrowing battle with ... (Read More)
 
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John Milton: A Hero for Our Time
David Hawkes.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781582437132.  Daedalus Item Code: 32385
 
The poet, polemicist, public servant, and author of Paradise Lost, John Milton (1608–1674) is revered today as one of the greats of English literature and a historical advocate of free speech. ... (Read More)
 
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Journey to the Sun: Junipero Serra's Dream and the Founding of California
Gregory Orfalea.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451642728.  Daedalus Item Code: 42151
 
The author of the Arab American Book Award–winning memoir Angeleno Days, Gregory Orfalea here gives us the remarkable life of Junípero Serra, the diminutive yet intrepid priest who, in 1749, ... (Read More)
 
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Just One Catch: A Biography of Joseph Heller
Tracy Daugherty.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312596859.  Daedalus Item Code: 33185
 
Joseph Heller was a Coney Island kid, the son of Russian immigrants, whose experience flying WWII bombing missions over France would become the inspiration for Catch-22 ("The only war novel ... (Read More)
 
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Kahlil Gibran: A Biography
Alexandre Najjar. Rae Azkoul, trans.
Publisher: SAQI.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780863566684.  Daedalus Item Code: 41395
 
Born into a Christian family in Lebanon in 1883 and raised in the United States, Kahlil Gibran had his highly influential and widely translated book The Prophet published in 1923. "If there is ... (Read More)
 
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Kahlil Gibran: Man and Poet: A New Biography
Suheil Bushrui & Joe Jenkins.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781851685417.  Daedalus Item Code: 43772
 
Originally published in 1923, Kahlil Gibran's poetic masterpiece The Prophet inspired millions around the world with its timeless words of love and mystical longing. Yet Gibran's genius went ... (Read More)
 
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The King's Speech: How One Man Saved the British Monarchy
Mark Logue & Peter Conradi.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857381118.  Daedalus Item Code: 22520
 
Lionel Logue was a self-taught and virtually unknown speech therapist. Yet it was this outgoing, amiable man who almost single-handedly turned the nervous, tongue-tied Duke of York into one of ... (Read More)
 
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The Lady and Her Monsters: A Tale of Dissections, Real-Life Dr. Frankensteins, and the Creations of Mary Shelley's Masterpiece
Roseanne Montillo.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062025814.  Daedalus Item Code: 43873
 
It was an era of eccentric scientific forays and of literary experimentation, and Mary Shelley's 1818 novel Frankenstein is the result of these realms converging. In this dual work of ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Greatest Magician in the World: Howard Thurston versus Houdini and the Battles of the American Wizards
Jim Steinmeyer.
Publisher: Tarcher.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780399160035.  Daedalus Item Code: 43394
 
Following his history of stage magic, Hiding the Elephant, illusion designer Jim Steinmeyer here zooms in on the life of the only real rival to Harry Houdini. A magician's magician, who ... (Read More)
 
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Leonardo's Legacy: How Da Vinci Reimagined the World
Stefan Klein. Shelley Frisch, trans.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306820083.  Daedalus Item Code: 43414
 
"With my Leonardo library that would require a truck scale to weigh, how did I miss Ludovico Sforza using a remote mill in Mora Bassa for trysts with the Lady with Ermine? The answer: ... (Read More)
 
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