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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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The Picshuas of H.G. Wells: A Burlesque Diary
Gene K. Rinkel & Margaret E. Rinkel.
Publisher: Illinois.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780252030451.  Daedalus Item Code: 50098
 
Though he was a literary lion who published more than a hundred books—including the science fiction classics The War of the Worlds and The Time Machine—H.G. Wells (1866–1946) also loved ... (Read More)
 
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The Play of the Eyes
Elias Canetti.
Publisher: Granta.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847083555.  Daedalus Item Code: 53089
 
This third memoir from Nobel Prize winner Elias Canetti (1905–94) is set in Vienna between 1931 and 1937, years when Hitler's rise to power—already clear to anyone with eyes to see—was approaching ... (Read More)
 
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Pleasure Bound: Victorian Sex Rebels and the New Eroticism
Deborah Lutz.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068320.  Daedalus Item Code: 23891
 
In her smart, provocative account of the erotic undercurrent beneath the surface of Victorian London, Deborah Lutz reveals a daring group of artists and thinkers who defied propriety to explore their ... (Read More)
 
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