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Naked in the Marketplace: The Lives of George Sand
Benita Eisler.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781582433813.  Daedalus Item Code: 72340
 
"The startling title of this cinematic portrait of French writer George Sand is lifted from a remark by her polar opposite, Henry James, who was both appalled by Sand's very public affair with the ... (Read More)
 
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The Night Abraham Called to the Stars: Poems
Robert Bly.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060934446.  Daedalus Item Code: 64809
 
In 2001, National Book Award–winning poet Robert Bly presented this collection of 48 poems, written in the intricate Islamic form called the ghazal. The influence of Hafez and Rumi is clear, ... (Read More)
 
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The Notebook
José Saramago. Amanda Hopkinson & Daniel Hahn, trans.
Publisher: Verso.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781844676149.  Daedalus Item Code: 32054
 
Thought-provoking and lyrical, The Notebook records the last year in the life of the Portuguese Nobel laureate through the online blog that his family encouraged him to write. José Saramago ... (Read More)
 
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The Novel Cure: An A–Z of Literary Remedies
Ella Berthoud & Susan Elderkin.
Publisher: Canongate.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780857864208.  Daedalus Item Code: 70123
 
If you believe that books like To Kill a Mockingbird and The Great Gatsby are more than just page-turners, you may well be right. While we generally read novels for entertainment, ... (Read More)
 
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Of Woodland Pools, Spring-Holes & Ditches: Excerpts from the Journal of Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau. Abigail Rorer, illus. Bradley P. Dean, intro.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781619021730.  Daedalus Item Code: 72342
 
Long revered for his writings and observations on the natural world, Henry David Thoreau evoked his environment with stunning clarity—as well as his own innate sense of wonder—in his day-to-day ... (Read More)
 
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On Further Reflection: 60 Years of Writing
Jonathan Miller.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781468311648.  Daedalus Item Code: 72828
 
Actor, doctor, sculptor, TV personality, director of both film and opera: Sir Jonathan Miller's career covers a vast range of artistic endeavors and intellectual pursuits; common amongst all of these ... (Read More)
 
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The Only Game in Town: Sportswriting from The New Yorker
David Remnick, ed.
Publisher: Modern Library.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812979985.  Daedalus Item Code: 72747
 
For more than 80 years, The New Yorker has been home to some of the toughest, wisest, funniest, and most moving sportswriting around. The Only Game in Town is a classic collection from ... (Read More)
 
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Ooga-booga
Frederick Seidel.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571244089.  Daedalus Item Code: 61461
 
(Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award) "She loves the hippos bathing in the perspiring water / Her curls are African lions exploding from a thicket," writes Frederick Seidel in ... (Read More)
 
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Oscar Wilde and His Circle
Simon Callow.
Publisher: National Portrait Gallery, London.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781855144781.  Daedalus Item Code: 71229
 
One of literature's most witty personalities, Oscar Wilde captivated London society in the late 19th century, and he understood all too well the power of an image to establish a man in the public ... (Read More)
 
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Outfoxing Fear: Folktales from Around the World
Kathleen Ragan, ed. Jack Zipes, intro.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393329322.  Daedalus Item Code: 50428
 
Humans have always lived with fear—of jaguars, of raiding Vikings, of nuclear holocaust—and folktales, according to Kathleen Ragan, often reflect how people cope with their fears and put them in ... (Read More)
 
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P.G. Wodehouse: A Life in Letters
P.G. Wodehouse. Sophie Ratcliffe, ed.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099514794.  Daedalus Item Code: 52406
 
One of the funniest and most admired writers of the 20th century, the creator of Jeeves & Wooster, Psmith, and the Empress of Blandings, P.G. Wodehouse was in life a quiet, retiring man who shied ... (Read More)
 
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Penelope Fitzgerald: A Life
Hermione Lee.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385352345.  Daedalus Item Code: 71622
 
(A 2013 New York Times Best Book of the Year and the winner of the 2013 James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the 2015 Plutarch Award) Following biographies of Edith Wharton, Virginia ... (Read More)
 
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