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And Yet…: Essays
Christopher Hitchens.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782394563.  Daedalus Item Code: 72883
 
Throughout his life, Christopher Hitchens sought assiduously to affirm and reaffirm the ideas of secularism, reason, libertarianism, internationalism, and solidarity—values always under siege and in ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Essays 2015
Ariel Levy, ed. Robert Atwan, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544569621.  Daedalus Item Code: 64517
 
"Writing an essay is like catching a wave," posits guest editor Ariel Levy. "To catch a wave, you need skill and nerve, not just moving water." This year's writers—including Hilton Als, Roger Angell, ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Sports Writing 2013
J.R. Moehringer, ed. Glenn Stout, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547884608.  Daedalus Item Code: 43635
 
A Pulitzer Prize–winning feature writer as well as the author of the memoir The Tender Bar and collaborator for Andre Agassi's autobiography, J.R. Moehringer here collects 26 sportswriting ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Essays 2017
Leslie Jamison, ed. Robert Atwan, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544817333.  Daedalus Item Code: 79586
 
"The essay is political—and politically useful, by which I mean humanizing and provocative—because of its commitment to nuance, its explorations of contingency, its spirit of unrest, its glee at ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2017
Sarah Vowell, ed. 826 National, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781328663801.  Daedalus Item Code: 79590
 
Though we still miss Dave Eggers (who launched the wildly misnamed Best American Nonrequired Reading series in 2002 and helmed it for more than a decade), we can't think of a better guest ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Sports Writing 2017
Howard Bryant, ed. Glenn Stout, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544821552.  Daedalus Item Code: 79587
 
A senior writer for ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine, as well as the sports correspondent for NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday, guest editor Howard Bryant has selected a remarkable range of ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Travel Writing 2017
Lauren Collins, ed. Jason Wilson, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781328745736.  Daedalus Item Code: 79591
 
Ever since it was launched in 2000, "The Best American Travel Writing has been the gold standard for short-form travel writing from newspapers, magazines, and the Internet," asserted the ... (Read More)
 
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Chaucer's Tale: 1386 and the Road to Canterbury
Paul Strohm.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670026432.  Daedalus Item Code: 71580
 
The Canterbury Tales remains a founding text of English literature, yet it only came about because Geoffrey Chaucer was all but ruined. In the politically and economically fraught London of ... (Read More)
 
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Collected Nonfiction, Vol. 1: Selections from the Autobiography, Letters, Essays, and Speeches
Mark Twain. Adam Hochschild, intro.
Publisher: Everyman's Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781101907702.  Daedalus Item Code: 69409
 
Whether crossing the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans or blazing through Europe and the Americas, Mark Twain turned his wit, candor, and acerbic sarcasm on all his experiences. Along with scores of ... (Read More)
 
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Collected Nonfiction, Vol. 2: Selections from the Memoirs and Travel Writings
Mark Twain. Richard Russo, intro.
Publisher: Everyman's Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781101907726.  Daedalus Item Code: 69407
 
In this second volume of a two-volume set, Mark Twain's playful exuberance and storytelling gifts are on full display as he regales readers with real-life adventures, from his stint as a fledgling ... (Read More)
 
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The Daemon Knows: Literary Greatness and the American Sublime
Harold Bloom.
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812997828.  Daedalus Item Code: 63713
 
(Named a Best Book of the Year by the Washington Post and Kirkus Reviews) What makes the classic American writers different from their European predecessors? It is the intensity ... (Read More)
 
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Devotions: The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver
Mary Oliver.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780399563249.  Daedalus Item Code: 79527
 
Looking back over a career of more than five decades, in which her poetry has earned a Pulitzer Prize, a National Book Award, and the Lannan Literary Prize, Mary Oliver has selected and arranged some ... (Read More)
 
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