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Thomas Campion
Thomas Campion. Charles Simic, ed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571236640.  Daedalus Item Code: 53907
 
Although many poets have had their verses set to music, Thomas Campion (1567–1620) was distinguished by his adaptations of his own lyrics, penning more than 100 lute songs and masques. Primarily ... (Read More)
 
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To the Letter: A Journey Through a Vanishing World
Simon Garfield.
Publisher: Canongate.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780857868589.  Daedalus Item Code: 54833
 
From Roman wood chips discovered near Hadrian's Wall to the wonders and terrors of e-mail, the author of On the Map and Just My Type here delves into how we have written to each other ... (Read More)
 
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The Trip to Echo Spring: On Writers and Drinking
Olivia Laing.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250039569.  Daedalus Item Code: 60576
 
(One of the New York Times Book Review's Best Books of 2014) In this captivating and highly original account of how writers in the grip of alcoholism created some of the greatest works ... (Read More)
 
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True Friendship: Geoffrey Hill, Anthony Hecht, and Robert Lowell Under the Sign of Eliot and Pound
Christopher Ricks.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300171464.  Daedalus Item Code: 42514
 
Described by the New York Review of Books as "probably the greatest living scholar and editor of modern English-language poetry ... a critic of unrivaled authority," humanities professor ... (Read More)
 
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True Friendship: Geoffrey Hill, Anthony Hecht, and Robert Lowell Under the Sign of Eliot and Pound
Christopher Ricks.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300134292.  Daedalus Item Code: 32736
 
Described by the New York Review of Books as "probably the greatest living scholar and editor of modern English-language poetry ... a critic of unrivaled authority," humanities professor ... (Read More)
 
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Uglier Than a Monkey's Armpit: Untranslatable Insults, Put-Downs and Curses from Around the World
Robert Vanderplank.
Publisher: Boxtree.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752226484.  Daedalus Item Code: 64553
 
They're the words you won't learn in any regular language class. Whether borne out of surprise, anger, passion, or humor, curses and insults make up some of the most colorful and profound phrases in ... (Read More)
 
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Walking in the Shade: 1949 to 1962
Doris Lessing.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060929565.  Daedalus Item Code: 42991
 
The second volume of Nobel Laureate Doris Lessing's extraordinary autobiography covers the years from her 1949 arrival in war-weary London with her son Peter and the manuscript for The Grass is ... (Read More)
 
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West's World: The Extraordinary Life of Dame Rebecca West
Lorna Gibb.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330464734.  Daedalus Item Code: 53607
 
Born Cicely Fairfield in 1892, Rebecca West was a young woman and a budding actress when she changed her name to that of the feminist heroine in Ibsen's play Rosmersholm. West became a ... (Read More)
 
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Western Winds: The Brontės' Irish Heritage
Edward Chitham.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845888336.  Daedalus Item Code: 71487
 
The Irish heritage of the Brontė family has long been overlooked, in part because Charlotte and her father Patrick ensured that this was the case, and also because by the end of the 19th century the ... (Read More)
 
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When Green Becomes Tomatoes: Poems for All Seasons
Julie Fogliano. Julie Morstad, illus.
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781596438521.  Daedalus Item Code: 79357
 
"december 29 / and i woke to a morning / that was quiet and white / the first snow / (just like magic) came on tip toes / overnight." In gentle poems like this, filled with sensation and wonder, ... (Read More)
 
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Wordsmiths & Warriors: The English-Language Tourist's Guide to Britain
David & Hilary Crystal.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199668120.  Daedalus Item Code: 70245
 
Who formed and shaped the English language? David and Hilary Crystal take us on a ground-level journey around Britain to discover the people who gave our language its color and character, including ... (Read More)
 
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Yes Please
Amy Poehler.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781447283287.  Daedalus Item Code: 70525
 
She's been Hillary Clinton to Tiny Fey's Sarah Palin; she was the co-anchor (with Fey and later Seth Meyers) of Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update until the week she delivered her first ... (Read More)
 
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