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Treasury of Indian Love: Poems & Proverbs from the Indian Sub-Continent: In the Language of India and English
Christopher Shackle & Nicholas Awde, eds.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780781806701.  Daedalus Item Code: 52179
 
From a classified list of kisses in the Kamasutra ("The passion-kindling kiss: When she looks at his face while he sleeps and kisses it to show her desire. / The distracted kiss: When she ... (Read More)
 
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Treasury of Roman Love: Poems, Quotations & Proverbs in Latin and English
Richard A. Branyon, ed.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780781803090.  Daedalus Item Code: 52181
 
"Suns when they sink can rise again, / But we, when our brief light has shone, / Must sleep through the long night ... // Nobody can do evil to us / By keeping count of our kisses." So wrote Catullus ... (Read More)
 
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Truth's Ragged Edge: The Rise of the American Novel
Philip F. Gura.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780809094455.  Daedalus Item Code: 44290
 
The author of the 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award finalist American Transcendentalism: A History, cultural historian Philip Gura here presents an original and illuminating survey of ... (Read More)
 
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Unacknowledged Legislation: Writers in the Public Sphere
Christopher Hitchens.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782394686.  Daedalus Item Code: 72884
 
A fierce critic of political hypocrisy and organized religion, the author of Mortality and Hitch-22 is equally perceptive and acerbic when it comes to assessing his fellow authors. ... (Read More)
 
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Uncommon Arrangements: Seven Marriages
Katie Roiphe.
Publisher: Dial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780385339384.  Daedalus Item Code: 70366
 
Drawn in part from the private memoirs, personal correspondence, and long-forgotten journals of the British literary community from 1910 to the Second World War, here are seven "marriages à la ... (Read More)
 
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Under the Sun: The Letters of Bruce Chatwin
Bruce Chatwin. Elizabeth Chatwin & Nicholas Shakespeare, eds.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670022465.  Daedalus Item Code: 31232
 
The author of such brilliant travel-themed works as In Patagonia and The Songlines, Bruce Chatwin was a nomad whose restless desire for adventure and enlightenment was wholly evident in ... (Read More)
 
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The Unexpected Professor: An Oxford Life in Books
John Carey.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571310920.  Daedalus Item Code: 73181
 
An English professor at Oxford, controversial commentator, book critic, and beekeeper here reflects on a life immersed in literature, from grammar school beginnings to the Oxford establishment. Best ... (Read More)
 
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Virginia Woolf
Mary Ann Caws.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781585675203.  Daedalus Item Code: 40927
 
A leading figure in the Bloomsbury circle, whose brilliant, stylistically innovative novels of the 1920s—among them To the Lighthouse and Mrs. Dalloway—extended the boundaries of ... (Read More)
 
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Virginia Woolf: Life Portraits
Zena Alkayat. Nina Cosford, illus.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780711236653.  Daedalus Item Code: 64487
 
From Virginia Woolf's idyllic childhood to the formation of the revolutionary Bloomsbury Group, and from the publication of such influential books as A Room of One's Own and Mrs. ... (Read More)
 
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Western Winds: The Brontës' Irish Heritage
Edward Chitham.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845888336.  Daedalus Item Code: 71487
 
The Irish heritage of the Brontë 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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What Light Can Do: Essays on Art, Imagination, and the Natural World
Robert Hass.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061923920.  Daedalus Item Code: 71081
 
A former Poet Laureate of the United States, and author of the Pulitzer Prize– and National Book Award–winning poetry collection Time and Materials, Robert Hass follows up his National Book ... (Read More)
 
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Wild Ducks Flying Backward
Tom Robbins.
Publisher: No Exit.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781842431719.  Daedalus Item Code: 70521
 
Known for his meaty seriocomic novels, Tom Robbins' shorter work has appeared in publications ranging from Esquire to the New York Times. Collected here for the first time, the essays, ... (Read More)
 
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