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Good Prose: The Art of Nonfiction
Tracy Kidder & Richard Todd.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812982152.  Daedalus Item Code: 72996
 
A book about writing, and about a warm and productive literary friendship, this story begins in 1973 at the Boston offices of the Atlantic Monthly, where a young freelance writer named Tracy ... (Read More)
 
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The Good Soldier Svejk
Jaroslav Hasek. Cecil Parrott, trans. Josef Lada, illus.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780140449914.  Daedalus Item Code: 49340
 
Czech writer and anarchist Jaroslav Hašek (1883–1923) took up a wandering life, earning a reputation as a comic character and a practical joker. His literary career was interrupted by World War ... (Read More)
 
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The Grammar of God: A Journey into the Words and Worlds of the Bible
Aviya Kushner.
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385520829.  Daedalus Item Code: 72488
 
A poet and essayist as well as a travel columnist for the International Jerusalem Post, Aviya Kushner grew up reading the Bible in the original Hebrew and debating its meaning over the dinner ... (Read More)
 
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The Grammar of Rock: Art and Artlessness in 20th Century Pop Lyrics
Alexander Theroux.
Publisher: Fantagraphics.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781606996164.  Daedalus Item Code: 73357
 
The author of The Strange Case of Edward Gorey and The Enigma of Al Capp, as well as the novel Darconville's Cat—which Anthony Burgess deemed one of the 99 greatest postwar ... (Read More)
 
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Gran's Kitchen: Recipes from the Notebooks of Dulcie May Booker
Natalie Oldfield.
Publisher: Hardie Grant Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781742704586.  Daedalus Item Code: 50276
 
Sometimes simple food is the best food, as shown in this selection of 76 recipes from the notebooks of 95-year-old New Zealander Dulcie May Booker, compiled by her granddaughter, Natalie Oldfield. ... (Read More)
 
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'Grapefruit Juice and Sugar': Bold Quilts Inspired by Grandmother's Legacy
Jenifer Dick.
Publisher: Kansas City Star Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781933466019.  Daedalus Item Code: 62099
 
When quilter Jenifer Dick rediscovered the collection of 500 quilt patterns that her grandmother Dena Bockelman left behind a quarter-century earlier, she also rediscovered the woman she knew only ... (Read More)
 
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The Grasshopper & the Ants
Jerry Pinkney.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316400817.  Daedalus Item Code: 71562
 
Joining The Tortoise & the Hare and the Caldecott Medal book The Lion & the Mouse, this is another nearly wordless interpretation of a favorite Aesop fable from five-time Coretta Scott ... (Read More)
 
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Graven with Diamonds: The Many Lives of Thomas Wyatt: Poet, Lover, Statesman, and Spy in the Court of Henry VIII
Nicola Shulman.
Publisher: Steerforth.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781586422073.  Daedalus Item Code: 38408
 
Poet, statesman, spy, lover of Anne Boleyn and favorite both of Henry VIII and his minister Thomas Cromwell, the brilliant Sir Thomas Wyatt was admired and envied in equal measure. His love poetry ... (Read More)
 
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A Great and Glorious Adventure: A History of the Hundred Years War and the Birth of Renaissance England
Gordon Corrigan.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605985794.  Daedalus Item Code: 70179
 
Fought over English claims in France—both to the throne by right of inheritance, and to continental lands that had variously been Norman or English—the Hundred Years' War raged off and on in France ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Big Book of Horrible Things: The Definitive Chronicle of History's 100 Worst Atrocities
Matthew White. Steven Pinker, foreword.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393081923.  Daedalus Item Code: 61178
 
Evangelists of human progress meet their opposite in Matthew White's compulsively readable and utterly original account, an epic examination of history's one hundred most violent man-made events, ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Book of French Impressionism
Diane Kelder.
Publisher: Abbeville.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780789206886.  Daedalus Item Code: 72594
 
Often ridiculed in its day but now universally popular, Impressionism evokes a world of light and color, of sunlit fields and shimmering waterscapes, of bustling city views and intimate domestic ... (Read More)
 
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Great Britain: A Three-Dimensional Expanding Country Guide
Charlotte Trounce, illus.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9781406356236.  Daedalus Item Code: 64491
 
From Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London to the Roman spa at Bath and the magnificent castle at Caernarfon, from the stones of the Giant's Causeway and the ancient circle of Stonehenge to the ... (Read More)
 
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