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The Adventures of Henry Thoreau: A Young Man's Unlikely Path to Walden Pond
Michael Sims.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781408830499.  Daedalus Item Code: 63084
 
The author of The Story of Charlotte's Web, as well as Apollo's Fire and Adam's Navel, Michael Sims here gives us a vivid portrait of an insecure boy named Henry Thoreau, as he ... (Read More)
 
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America: A History in Verse: Volume 2: 1940–1961
Edward Sanders.
Publisher: Black Sparrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781574231472.  Daedalus Item Code: 42437
 
A sprawling account of America at mid-century, the second installment of Edward Sanders's poetic history features his trademark wordplay, and unconventional formats, as well as cameos by such ... (Read More)
 
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America: A History in Verse: Volume 3: 1962–1970
Edward Sanders.
Publisher: Black Sparrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781574231892.  Daedalus Item Code: 42438
 
The Vietnam War and the civil rights movement form the backdrop of Edward Sanders's informative and innovative vignettes on American history. LBJ and Nixon are the villains here, while America's pop ... (Read More)
 
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The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World's Most Precious Manuscripts
Joshua Hammer.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781476777412.  Daedalus Item Code: 79004
 
(A Washington Post Notable Book, an NPR Great Read, and a Kirkus Best Nonfiction Pick of 2016) In the 1980s, archivist Abdel Kader Haidara journeyed across the Sahara Desert and ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Essays 2014
John Jeremiah Sullivan, ed. Robert Atwan, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544309906.  Daedalus Item Code: 60317
 
In an age of "trigger warnings" for possibly offensive material in college courses, and the censure of speakers who have upset some audience members, this edition of Best American Essays does ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2015
Adam Johnson, ed. 826 National, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544569638.  Daedalus Item Code: 62871
 
Founded by former series editor Dave Eggers and his high-school-age writing students at 826 Valencia in San Francisco, this enormously popular series is edited this year by Adam Johnson, a creative ... (Read More)
 
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The Big Book of Jack the Ripper: The Most Complete Compendium of Ripper Stories Ever Assembled
Otto Penzler, ed.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781101971130.  Daedalus Item Code: 69401
 
Of all the serial killers whose gruesome deeds have splashed across headlines, few have reached the near-mythical status of Jack the Ripper. Terrorizing London with a sudden rash of violent murders ... (Read More)
 
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Book Buds Twin Pins: Two Enamel Pins

Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: .
ISBN: 9781452159836.  Daedalus Item Code: 79090
 
"You're the specs to my books!" Proclaim your love of books (or your fondness for another book reader) with this matched set of old-school black plastic reading glasses and a stack of library volumes ... (Read More)
 
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Books: Over 100 Top 10 Lists
Fid & Sue Backhouse.
Publisher: Bounty Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780753728581.  Daedalus Item Code: 72116
 
Showcasing some of literature's greatest moments, characters, and concepts, this highly browsable, abundantly illustrated book presents more than a hundred top-ten lists, under such headings as ... (Read More)
 
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Brief Encounters: Conversations, Magic Moments, and Assorted Hijinks
Dick Cavett. Jimmy Fallon, foreword.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805099775.  Daedalus Item Code: 71794
 
Reminiscing about and reflecting on Hollywood legends, American cultural icons, and the absurdities of everyday life, legendary talk show host Dick Cavett re-introduces us here to the personalities ... (Read More)
 
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Brothers: What the van Goghs, Booths, Marxes, Kelloggs—& Colts—Tell Us About How Siblings Shape Our Lives and History
George Howe Colt.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781416547785.  Daedalus Item Code: 62635
 
Edwin Booth became a great actor on the 19th-century stage, while his younger brother John grew up to assassinate a president. Vincent van Gogh would never have survived without the support of his ... (Read More)
 
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Caravans and Wedding Bands: Memories of a Romany Life
Eva Petulengro.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447209447.  Daedalus Item Code: 52832
 
In this sequel to her heartwarming memoir The Girl in the Painted Caravan, Eva Petulengro tells how she married outside her Romany culture in 1964, giving up her gypsy caravan for life with a ... (Read More)
 
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