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'Paddington' Pollaky Private Detective: The Mysterious Life and Times of the Real Sherlock Holmes
Bryan Kesselman.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750959742.  Daedalus Item Code: 73287
 
A Victorian super-sleuth and domestic spy, Ignatius "Paddington" Pollaky (1828–1918) was gifted with an instinct for being in the right place at the right time. In this biography, Bryan Kesselman ... (Read More)
 
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Alexander McQueen: Blood Beneath the Skin
Andrew Wilson.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781471157998.  Daedalus Item Code: 62359
 
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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American Saint: The Life of Elizabeth Seton
Joan Barthel. Maya Angelou, foreword.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312571627.  Daedalus Item Code: 71991
 
When Elizabeth Seton (1774–1821) was born, Catholicism was illegal in her native New York City; two centuries later, she was the first native-born American to be canonized by the Church. Seton's ... (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 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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Becoming Madison: The Extraordinary Origins of the Least Likely Founding Father
Michael Signer.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781610392952.  Daedalus Item Code: 72717
 
Positing that James Madison did much of his most enduring work before he turned 36, Michael Signer focuses here on the young Madison's feud with the popular, charismatic Patrick Henry over religious ... (Read More)
 
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Being Nixon: A Man Divided
Evan Thomas.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812985412.  Daedalus Item Code: 72978
 
Seeking to create a rounded portrait of a man too often reduced to caricature, the author of Ike's Bluff and The War Lovers looks in on Richard Nixon at every phase of his life and ... (Read More)
 
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Being a Beast: Adventures Across the Species Divide
Charles Foster.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250132215.  Daedalus Item Code: 79050
 
A qualified veterinarian and a practicing barrister who teaches medical law and ethics (and who wrote previously on travel, evolutionary biology, natural history, anthropology, and philosophy), ... (Read More)
 
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Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth
John Szwed.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670014729.  Daedalus Item Code: 71421
 
When 18-year-old Billie Holiday stepped into Columbia studios in 1933 to record "Riffin' the Scotch" and "Your Mother's Son-in-Law," she began one of the most remarkable careers in contemporary ... (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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Born to Run
Bruce Springsteen.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781501141522.  Daedalus Item Code: 79480
 
(A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2016) In 2009, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Bruce Springsteen performed at the halftime show of Super Bowl XLIII with the E Street Band, an ... (Read More)
 
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