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Affirming: Letters 1975–1997
Isaiah Berlin. Henry Hardy & Mark Pottle, eds., with Nicholas Hall.
Publisher: Chatto & Windus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781784740085.  Daedalus Item Code: 71496
 
A philosopher and theorist with few peers in his lifetime, Isaiah Berlin (1909–97) remained an acute observer until the last. In this final volume of his letters, the Russian-born thinker comments on ... (Read More)
 
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Alexander McQueen: Blood Beneath the Skin
Andrew Wilson.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476776736.  Daedalus Item Code: 62558
 
When Alexander McQueen committed suicide in February 2010, aged just 40, a shocked world mourned the loss of a visionary fashion designer. McQueen had risen from humble beginnings as the youngest ... (Read More)
 
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Ambition and Desire: The Dangerous Life of Josephine Bonaparte
Kate Williams.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345522832.  Daedalus Item Code: 64791
 
Born Marie-Josèphe-Rose de Tascher de La Pagerie on the Caribbean island of Martinique, the woman Napoleon would later call Josephine was a survivor. She endured a loveless marriage to a French ... (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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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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As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride
Cary Elwes, with Joe Layden. Rob Reiner, foreword.
Publisher: Touchstone.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476764023.  Daedalus Item Code: 71659
 
From Cary Elwes, who played Westley in The Princess Bride, this first-person account offers a tantalizing behind-the-scenes look at the making of the much-loved film—a production that he ... (Read More)
 
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Big Science: Ernest Lawrence and the Invention that Launched the Military-Industrial Complex
Michael Hiltzik.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451675757.  Daedalus Item Code: 62559
 
Also the author of The New Deal, Colossus, and Dealers of Lightning, Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Michael Hiltzik here tells how science went from blackboards and backyard ... (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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A Brilliant Darkness: The Extraordinary Life and Mysterious Disappearance of Ettore Majorana, the Troubled Genius of the Nuclear Age
João Magueijo.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465009039.  Daedalus Item Code: 32961
 
On March 26, 1938, Italian nuclear physicist Ettore Majorana boarded a ship in Palermo, cash and passport in hand, and was never seen again. Theoretical physicist João Magueijo—the author of ... (Read More)
 
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A Broken Hallelujah: Rock and Roll, Redemption, and the Life of Leonard Cohen
Liel Leibovitz.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393082050.  Daedalus Item Code: 71711
 
Why is it that, even before his death, Leonard Cohen earned the sort of reverence we reserve for a precious few living artists? Why have his songs been gracing the charts and movie soundtracks again ... (Read More)
 
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Bruce Springsteen and the Promise of Rock 'N' Roll
Marc Dolan.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393081350.  Daedalus Item Code: 54633
 
Smart and incisive, this book from English, American studies, and film professor Marc Dolan takes us through Bruce Springsteen's life by tracing the cultural, political, and personal forces that ... (Read More)
 
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The Busiest Man in England: A Life of Joseph Paxton, Gardener, Architect, and Victorian Visionary
Kate Colquhoun.
Publisher: Godine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781567923018.  Daedalus Item Code: 61669
 
Today one would be hard pressed to choose a "preeminent Victorian," but among the Victorians themselves it was agreed that one figure towered above most. Joseph Paxton (1803–65) stood atop the worlds ... (Read More)
 
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