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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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American Sketches: Great Leaders, Creative Thinkers, and Heroes of a Hurricane
Walter Isaacson.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781439183441.  Daedalus Item Code: 71578
 
Here the biographer of Einstein, Franklin, and Kissinger asks, what are the roots of creativity? What makes for great leadership? How do influential people end up rippling the surface of history? In ... (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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Caiaphas: The High Priest
Adele Reinhartz.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781570039461.  Daedalus Item Code: 71459
 
As the Roman-appointed high priest who had a hand in orchestrating Jesus's crucifixion, Caiaphas secured his place in infamy alongside Pontius Pilate. Viewing Caiaphas as more than just a ... (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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A Confederate Englishman: The Civil War Letters of Henry Wemyss Feilden
Henry Wemyss Feilden. W. Eric Emerson & Karen Stokes, eds.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781611171358.  Daedalus Item Code: 71461
 
The second son of the Baronet of Feniscowles, Henry Wemyss Feilden (1838–1921) was a young British officer when, in 1863, he resigned his commission and ran the Union blockade of Charleston to join ... (Read More)
 
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Donatien Alphonse François de Sade
Jean-Pascal Hesse.
Publisher: Assouline.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781614282020.  Daedalus Item Code: 71921
 
Derided in his own day as a criminal, a lunatic, and a revolutionary, the Marquis de Sade (1740–1814) has for nearly a century been considered a classic author, championed by such figures as Simone ... (Read More)
 
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From Forecastle to Cabin: Seafarers' Voices
Samuel Samuels. Vincent McInerney, ed.
Publisher: Seaforth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781848321267.  Daedalus Item Code: 70937
 
In 1836, 11-year-old Samuel Samuels ran away to sea, beginning a long and adventurous life as a sailor. First published in 1887, Samuels's memoir chronicles his rise from the lowest ranks to a ... (Read More)
 
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Growing a Feast: The Chronicle of a Farm-to-Table Meal
Kurt Timmermeister.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393088892.  Daedalus Item Code: 71718
 
In Growing a Farmer, one-time restaurateur Kurt Timmermeister recounted the toil and joy of turning land on Vashon Island, Washington, into a dairy farm. Here he tells the story of a feast ... (Read More)
 
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Isabella: The Warrior Queen
Kirstin Downey.
Publisher: Nan A. Talese.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385534116.  Daedalus Item Code: 71583
 
(Finalist for the 2014 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography) The author of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist The Woman Behind the New Deal, Kirstin Downey was again a ... (Read More)
 
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Kissinger: 1923–1968: The Idealist
Niall Ferguson.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143109754.  Daedalus Item Code: 71639
 
Alternately admired as a wise yet pragmatic statesman and derided as a Machiavellian warmonger, Henry Kissinger remains one of America's most influential political figures. While much of Kissinger's ... (Read More)
 
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Lion of Liberty: Patrick Henry and the Call to a New Nation
Harlow Giles Unger.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306820465.  Daedalus Item Code: 63417
 
Remembered largely for his cry for "liberty or death," Patrick Henry was actually the first (and most colorful) of America's Founding Fathers, as Harlow Giles Unger portrays him here—first to call ... (Read More)
 
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