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Autobiography/Biography
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Young Michelangelo: A Biography
John T. Spike.
 
Publisher: Duckworth Overlook
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780715643020
Daedalus Item Code: 73953
 
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Siegfried Sassoon: Soldier, Poet, Lover, Friend: A Life in One Volume
Jean Moorcroft Wilson.
 
Publisher: Overlook Duckworth
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781468308525
Daedalus Item Code: 73929
 
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Franz Kafka: Overlook Illustrated Lives
Jeremy Adler.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781585672677.  Daedalus Item Code: 73922
 
Franz Kafka's name has become synonymous with the dark side of modernity. Born into a Jewish family in Prague in 1883, Kafka grew up amidst the social and political turmoil of the turn of the 20th ... (Read More)
 
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Thomas Jefferson: Uncovering His Unique Philosophy and Vision
M. Andrew Holowchak.
Publisher: Prometheus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781616149529.  Daedalus Item Code: 73587
 
Often recalled as America's first and only "philosopher king," Thomas Jefferson was indeed shaped by his deep readings in philosophy and ethics, avers M. Andrew Holowchak; here he sifts through the ... (Read More)
 
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Ted Hughes: The Unauthorised Life
Jonathan Bate.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062362438.  Daedalus Item Code: 73584
 
Few figures loom larger over 20th-century British literature than Ted Hughes, whose gift for crafting brilliant autobiographical poetry was matched with a comparable talent for translation as well as ... (Read More)
 
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The Captain Who Burned His Ships: Captain Thomas Tingey, 1750–1829
Gordon S. Brown.
Publisher: Naval Institute.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781612510446.  Daedalus Item Code: 64288
 
Former ambassador and advisor Gordon Brown here gives us the first full biography of Thomas Tingey, a seminal figure in the early development of the U.S. Navy, as well as a history of the first ... (Read More)
 
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The Intimate Life of Alexander Hamilton
Allan McLane Hamilton. Willard Sterne Randall, foreword.
Publisher: Racehorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781944686390.  Daedalus Item Code: 74018
 
Among the many accounts of Alexander Hamilton's life over the past 200 years, few have touched upon the private life of the man quite like this 1910 account from Hamilton's own grandson, a noted ... (Read More)
 
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Hemingway in Love: His Own Story
A.E. Hotchner.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781447299899.  Daedalus Item Code: 73515
 
The author of the 1966 memoir-biography Papa Hemingway, A.E. Hotchner traveled, fished, and hunted with Ernest Hemingway over the last 14 years of his life, sharing thoughts with him, ... (Read More)
 
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Charles Dickens
Michael Slater.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300170931.  Daedalus Item Code: 42504
 
The past president of the International Dickens Fellowship, former editor of The Dickensian, and longtime trustee of the Charles Dickens Museum, literature professor Michael Slater gives us an ... (Read More)
 
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The First Detective: The Life and Revolutionary Times of Vidocq: Criminal, Spy, and Private Eye
James Morton.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781468300574.  Daedalus Item Code: 73921
 
Born in France in 1775, Eugène François Vidocq spanned the French Revolution, the Napoleonic Wars, and the 1848 revolutions. He was a criminal in his youth, yet he became a police inspector, ... (Read More)
 
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Michael Palin: The Complete Diaries: The Python Years, Halfway to Hollywood, Travelling to Work
Michael Palin.
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson.   Format: boxed set.
ISBN: 9781474601702.  Daedalus Item Code: 73367
 
Throughout his years in Monty Python, his appearances in films like Time Bandits and A Fish Called Wanda, and his travels to all corners of the globe with a BBC film crew, one constant ... (Read More)
 
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Ron Chernow.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594204876.  Daedalus Item Code: 79548
 
(A New York Times Book Review Top Ten Book of 2017) The author of The House of Morgan (a National Book Award winner), Washington: A Life (a Pulitzer Prize winner), and ... (Read More)
 
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