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Autobiography/Biography
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'Paddington' Pollaky Private Detective: The Mysterious Life and Times ...
Bryan Kesselman.
 
Publisher: History Press
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780750959742
Daedalus Item Code: 73287
 
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Julia Child Rules: Lessons on Savoring Life
Karen Karbo.
 
Publisher: Skirt!
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780762783090
Daedalus Item Code: 73976
 
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Letters of the Century: America 1900–1999
Lisa Grunwald & Stephen J. Adler, eds.
Publisher: Dial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780385315937.  Daedalus Item Code: 73003
 
The blurber at Daedalus had a hard time putting this book down long enough to blurb it. It is a collection of more than 400 letters written by presidents and performers, writers and social critics, ... (Read More)
 
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JFK Remembered
Jacques Lowe. Arthur Schlesinger Jr, foreword.
Publisher: Gramercy.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385364164.  Daedalus Item Code: 71758
 
While still in his twenties, Jacques Lowe was assigned to photograph up-and-coming Washington attorney Robert Kennedy and his brother, U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy, and his low-key demeanor and ... (Read More)
 
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Irrepressible: The Jazz Age Life of Henrietta Bingham
Emily Bingham.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780374536190.  Daedalus Item Code: 73784
 
Raised like a princess in one of the most powerful families in the American South, Henrietta Bingham ripped through the Jazz Age like an F. Scott Fitzgerald character: intoxicating and intoxicated, ... (Read More)
 
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Edith Cavell
Diana Souhami.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849163590.  Daedalus Item Code: 73740
 
Here the author of Whitbread Award–winning biography Selkirk's Island turns to the story of Edith Cavell (1865–1915), the British nurse executed by the Germans for helping Allied soldiers to ... (Read More)
 
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The Angel of Charleston: Grace Higgens, Housekeeper to the Bloomsbury Group
Stewart MacKay.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780712358675.  Daedalus Item Code: 73278
 
While Virginia Woolf and the Bloomsbury Group rewrote the rules of art and literature, who was handling the household day to day? Arriving at the Gordon Square home of Woolf's sister Vanessa Bell in ... (Read More)
 
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Poet and Critic: The Letters of Ted Hughes and Keith Sagar
Ted Hughes & Keith Sagar. Keith Sagar, ed.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780712358620.  Daedalus Item Code: 73999
 
"Who is my reader?" wrote British poet Ted Hughes to literary critic Keith Sagar. "I have to think of you and one or two others, or be gagged really." From 1969 until his death in 1998, Hughes wrote ... (Read More)
 
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Selim Aga: A Slave's Odyssey
James McCarthy. James Robertson, foreword.
Publisher: Luath.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781905222179.  Daedalus Item Code: 70106
 
Born around 1827, Selim Aga was eight years old when he was abducted from the Nuba Mountains of Sudan, sold into slavery, and auctioned to the highest bidder 2,000 miles away in Egypt. He was killed ... (Read More)
 
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The Light of the World: A Memoir
Elizabeth Alexander.
Publisher: Grand Central.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781455599868.  Daedalus Item Code: 69485
 
(Finalist for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in Biography and the National Book Critics Circle Award, a New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice, and a New Yorker, Boston Globe, ... (Read More)
 
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Aesthetics: A Memoir
Ivan Brunetti.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300184402.  Daedalus Item Code: 72200
 
An award-winning cartoonist and illustrator, Ivan Brunetti has had his darkly humorous work published in The New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, and McSweeney's. Here the ... (Read More)
 
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Elizabeth Bishop and The New Yorker: The Complete Correspondence
Joelle Biele, ed.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374281380.  Daedalus Item Code: 33070
 
"I sort of see you surrounded with fine-tooth combs, sandpaper, nail files, pots of varnish, etc.—with heaps of used commas and semicolons handy, and little useless phrases taken out of their ... (Read More)
 
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