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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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American Smoke: Journeys to the End of the Light
Iain Sinclair.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780865478671.  Daedalus Item Code: 62015
 
Much as he has done for London, Iain Sinclair here traverses the memory-filled landscape of America to pursue a "psychogeography" of the Beats and their fellow travelers. In his riffing style, packed ... (Read More)
 
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Ballistics: Poems
Billy Collins.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812975611.  Daedalus Item Code: 72961
 
Two-time U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins follows up The Trouble with Poetry and Other Poems with this collection, touching on an unusually wide range of subjects—love, death, solitude, youth, ... (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 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 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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Bird Cloud: A Memoir of Place
Annie Proulx.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780743288811.  Daedalus Item Code: 64557
 
"Bird Cloud" is the name that Pulitzer Prize winner Annie Proulx gave to 640 acres of Wyoming wetlands and prairie, with 400-foot cliffs plunging down to the North Platte River; on the day she first ... (Read More)
 
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Bohemian, Bootleggers, Flappers, & Swells: The Best of Early Vanity Fair
Graydon Carter & David Friend, eds.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594205989.  Daedalus Item Code: 70982
 
Revived in 1983 and edited by Graydon Carter since 1992, Vanity Fair's illustrious history reaches back to 1913, when it was founded by Condé Nast and placed under the stewardship of editor ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief Guide to the Greek Myths: Gods, Monsters, Heroes and the Origins of Storytelling
Stephen P. Kershaw.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845295127.  Daedalus Item Code: 70428
 
From the origins of the gods through the homecomings of Odysseus and the Trojan heroes, from the greed of Midas and his golden touch to the reckless enthusiasm of Icarus flying too close to the sun, ... (Read More)
 
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Brief Lives: E.M. Forster
Richard Canning.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843919162.  Daedalus Item Code: 50356
 
A century after his first novels were published, E.M. Forster (1879–1970) remains one of the most widely read authors of the 20th century, making his name with such novels as A Room with a ... (Read More)
 
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Brief Lives: Gustave Flaubert
Andrew Brown.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843919025.  Daedalus Item Code: 50355
 
Lionized as a "writer's writer" for his meticulously crafted prose and unapologetic approach to his subject matter, Gustave Flaubert (1821–80) scandalized French society with his 1857 novel Madame ... (Read More)
 
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