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So Recently Rent a World: New and Selected Poems: 1968–2012
Andrei Codrescu.
Publisher: Coffee House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781566893008.  Daedalus Item Code: 62088
 
"One of our most prodigiously talented and magical writers" (NYTBR), Romanian-born NPR commentator—and author of the acerbic fictional works A Bar in Brooklyn and The Poetry ... (Read More)
 
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So We Read On: How The Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why It Endures
Maureen Corrigan.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316230070.  Daedalus Item Code: 71607
 
(A New York Times Editor's Choice and Named a Best Book of 2014 by Library Journal, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and the Kansas City Star) The book critic for NPR's ... (Read More)
 
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Sodometries: Renaissance Texts, Modern Sexualities
Jonathan Goldberg.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823232215.  Daedalus Item Code: 64068
 
Taking a far-ranging and unconventional view of how male homosexuality has been portrayed over the course of five centuries, Jonathan Goldberg looks at the Elizabethan court and also the theater of ... (Read More)
 
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Sonata Mulattica: A Life in Five Movements and a Short Play
Rita Dove.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393070088.  Daedalus Item Code: 21042
 
In a book-length lyric narrative inspired by history and imagination, Pulitzer Prize winner and former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove re-creates the life of a 19th-century virtuoso violinist. The son ... (Read More)
 
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Sound the Deep Waters: Women's Romantic Poetry in the Victorian Age
Pamela Norris, ed.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781468312652.  Daedalus Item Code: 71509
 
An antidote to our contemporary view of the Victorian woman as corseted, controlled, and obliged to repress passions and creative urges, this book presents the work of iconoclastic Victorian painters ... (Read More)
 
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The Spy's Bedside Book: An Undercover Collection of Fiction, Memoir, and Tricks of the Trade from All-Time Masters of Espionage
Graham Greene & Hugh Greene, eds.
Publisher: Bantam.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780553385908.  Daedalus Item Code: 70354
 
For anyone who's ever wondered what it really takes to be a spy, former British intelligence agent Graham Greene (author of The Third Man, Our Man in Havana, and The End of the ... (Read More)
 
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Strindberg: A Life
Sue Prideaux.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300136937.  Daedalus Item Code: 51994
 
(Winner of the 2012 Duff Cooper Prize and a finalist for the Samuel Johnson Prize) The author of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize winner Edvard Munch: Behind the Scream here gives us ... (Read More)
 
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Sydney and Violet: Their Life with T.S. Eliot, Proust, Joyce, and the Excruciatingly Irascible Wyndham Lewis
Stephen Klaidman.
Publisher: Nan A. Talese.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385534093.  Daedalus Item Code: 53395
 
Even the most brilliant writer is nothing without the right reader. To many of the most creative minds in pre–World War II Britain, those readers included Sydney and Violet Schiff. Sydney, himself a ... (Read More)
 
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Table of Contents: From Breakfast with Anita Diamant to Dessert with James Patterson—A Generous Helping of Recipes, Writings and Insights from Today's Bestselling Authors
Judy Gelman & Vicki Levy Krupp.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440504037.  Daedalus Item Code: 43154
 
If you've wished you could enjoy an Italian dinner with Frances Mayes, or wanted to get a peek at Philippa Gregory's Tudor cookbook, the creators of BookClubCookbook.com break bread with some of our ... (Read More)
 
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Tablet & Pen: Literary Landscapes from the Modern Middle East
Reza Aslan, ed.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393065855.  Daedalus Item Code: 41486
 
Spanning a century of modern Middle Eastern literature—from the Arab poet Khalil Gibran to the Nobel laureates Naguib Mahfouz and Orhan Pamuk, from the great Syrian-Lebanese poet Adonis to the grand ... (Read More)
 
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Tennyson and His Circle
Lynne Truss.
Publisher: National Portrait Gallery, London.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781855144903.  Daedalus Item Code: 71233
 
Alfred, Lord Tennyson's ascendency as England's foremost poet coincided with one of the most significant inventions of the 19th century, photography. Appointed Poet Laureate by Queen Victoria (a ... (Read More)
 
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Their Other Side: Six American Women & the Lure to Italy
Helen Barolini.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823226306.  Daedalus Item Code: 64054
 
Exploring what Italy meant to half a dozen brilliant American women, Helen Barolini traces the nation's appearances in the poems of Emily Dickinson—who never traveled there—and in the life and ... (Read More)
 
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