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The Adventures of Sir Thomas Browne in the 21st Century
Hugh Aldersey-Williams.
Publisher: Granta.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847089007.  Daedalus Item Code: 71402
 
In this delightful jeu d'esprit, mixing biography and etymology, natural history and quixotic science, Hugh Aldersey-Williams delights in the rational intelligence of his hero Thomas Browne ... (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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American Libraries 1730–1950: Norton/Library of Congress Visual Sourcebooks in Architecture, Design & Engineering
Kenneth Breisch. Carla Hayden, foreword.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393731606.  Daedalus Item Code: 79494
 
Whether ensconced in classical temples, ivy-covered campus citadels, or modern glass boxes, American libraries have become imbued with their own mythologies, despite predictions of their demise in ... (Read More)
 
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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 Animals: Love Letters Between Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy
Christopher Isherwood & Don Bachardy. Katherine Buchnell, ed.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374105174.  Daedalus Item Code: 54478
 
English novelist and screenwriter Christopher Isherwood was already famous as the author of Goodbye to Berlin when he met Don Bachardy, a California teenager, on the beach in Santa Monica in ... (Read More)
 
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An Anthology of Dragons: An Illustrated Collection of Verse and Prose
Steve Dobell, ed.
Publisher: Lorenz.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780754826354.  Daedalus Item Code: 73430
 
In cultures the world over, dragons form an integral part of many nations' mythology, often portrayed as the most fearsome monster of them all. Just as surely as dragons motivate brave warriors, they ... (Read More)
 
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The Art of Youth: Crane, Carrington, Gershwin, and the Nature of First Acts
Nicholas Delbanco.
Publisher: New Harvest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544114463.  Daedalus Item Code: 53037
 
In a triptych of indelible portraits, Nicholas Delbanco gives us three great creative spirits who lived colorful, productive lives before dying in their 20s or 30s: writer Stephen Crane (The Red ... (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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Better Than Sex: The Gonzo Papers, Volume 4: Confessions of a Political Junkie
Hunter S. Thompson.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330510752.  Daedalus Item Code: 63154
 
A worthy follow-up to his 1972 classic Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail, this fourth and final volume of The Gonzo Papers sees Hunter S. Thompson hitting the trail again in the ... (Read More)
 
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Black Light
Galway Kinnell. Robert Hass, afterword.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781619025899.  Daedalus Item Code: 72304
 
Pulitzer Prize– and National Book Award–winning poet Galway Kinnell (1927–2004) wrote only one novel, which was published in 1966. It "came into existence," Robert Hass tells us in his afterword, ... (Read More)
 
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The Book of Love: In Search of the Kamasutra
James McConnachie.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843543732.  Daedalus Item Code: 31035
 
Notorious as a manual of sexual instruction, the Kamasutra was written in 3rd-century northern India, when erotic culture lay at the heart of an exquisite civilization. And yet, as travel ... (Read More)
 
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The Book of Love: Improvisations on a Crazy Little Thing
Roger Rosenblatt.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062349422.  Daedalus Item Code: 71617
 
Following such singular memoirs as Making Toast, Kayak Morning, and The Boy Detective, Roger Rosenblatt here looks at love in all its themes and variations, from romantic love, ... (Read More)
 
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