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Aesthetics: A Memoir
Ivan Brunetti.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300184402.  Daedalus Item Code: 72200
 
An award-winning cartoonist and illustrator, Ivan Brunetti has had his darkly humorous work published in The New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, and McSweeney's. Here the ... (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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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life: Tenth Anniversary Edition
Barbara Kingsolver, with Steven L. Hopp, Camille Kingsolver & Lily Hopp Kingsolver.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062653055.  Daedalus Item Code: 79175
 
(Winner of a 2008 James Beard Award for Best Food Writing and a Book Sense Book of the Year) In a memoir full of her renowned candor and pluck, Barbara Kingsolver tells how she and her family ... (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 Atrocities of the Pirates: A Faithful Narrative of the Unparalleled Suffering of the Author During His Captivity Among the Pirates
Aaron Smith.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616081942.  Daedalus Item Code: 71828
 
Originally published in 1824, this firsthand account describes how young English seaman Aaron Smith was taken captive by Cuban pirates in 1822 when his ship was boarded en route from Jamaica to ... (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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Brief Lives: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Andrew Piper.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843919100.  Daedalus Item Code: 50358
 
In this scrupulously researched study by Goethe scholar Andrew Piper, the father of German literature emerges as a polymath whose life spanned Europe's Enlightenment, and who himself exerted an ... (Read More)
 
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Brief Lives: Stendhal
Andrew Brown.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843919131.  Daedalus Item Code: 50361
 
The French author Stendhal (1783–1842)—born Marie-Henri Beyle—is remembered today as one of the originators of the modern novel, bringing both realism and intensity to such books as The Red and ... (Read More)
 
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Britten's Century: Celebrating 100 Years of Benjamin Britten
Mark Bostridge, ed. Nicholas Kenyon, intro.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781441177902.  Daedalus Item Code: 54606
 
In the nearly four decades since Benjamin Britten's death, appreciation for his music—particularly the opera Peter Grimes and the masterful War Requiem—has only grown, even as his ... (Read More)
 
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Call Me Burroughs: A Life
Barry Miles.
Publisher: Twelve.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781455511938.  Daedalus Item Code: 71989
 
Notorious for his bohemian lifestyle and admired for such novels as Naked Lunch, William S. Burroughs spent most of his 83 years very much in the public eye. Drawing upon extensive research ... (Read More)
 
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Captain's Wife: Seafarers' Voices
Abby Jane Morrell. Vincent McInerney, ed.
Publisher: Seaforth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781848321250.  Daedalus Item Code: 73142
 
During the 19th-century, it became increasingly common for merchant service masters to take their wives to sea, particularly in the whaling industry, where voyages of two or three years were not ... (Read More)
 
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