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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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A Visitor's Guide to the Literary South
Trish Foxwell.
Publisher: Countryman.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781581571493.  Daedalus Item Code: 64025
 
From the Louisville hotel that inspired F. Scott Fitzgerald to pen The Great Gatsby to the Jackson, Mississippi home where Eudora Welty lived for three-quarters of a century, and from Ernest ... (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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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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Where I'm Reading From: The Changing World of Books
Tim Parks.
Publisher: Harvill Secker.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781846559037.  Daedalus Item Code: 63664
 
Should you finish every book you start? How has your family influenced the way you read? What is literary style? How is the Nobel Prize like the World Cup? As a novelist, translator, and critic, ... (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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Windows on the World: 50 Writers, 50 Views
Matteo Pericoli. Lorin Stein, preface.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594205545.  Daedalus Item Code: 72063
 
In locales ranging from Mexico to Mongolia and from Ireland to Indonesia, 50 writers looked out of their windows, arriving at 50 different perspectives on not only their homes and neighborhoods but ... (Read More)
 
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The Woman Reader
Belinda Jack.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300120455.  Daedalus Item Code: 61546
 
In a lively story rarely told, the author of George Sand: A Woman's Life Writ Large here explores the evolution of women's reading and the seemingly endless controversies it has inspired. ... (Read More)
 
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Wonder Woman: The War Years 1941–1945
Roy Thomas.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780785832843.  Daedalus Item Code: 72363
 
Introduced just months before America entered World War II, Wonder Woman was soon using her super speed, strength, and her Golden Lasso of Truth to bring peace and justice to a turbulent world, and ... (Read More)
 
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The World of Dylan Thomas
Peter Stevenson.
Publisher: Pitkin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781841655345.  Daedalus Item Code: 62357
 
Although writing predominantly in the English language, Dylan Thomas is often regarded as Wales's finest poet. He became popular in his lifetime and remained so after his premature death, acquiring a ... (Read More)
 
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The World of Raymond Chandler: In His Own Words
Barry Day, ed.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385352369.  Daedalus Item Code: 63741
 
In such classics of noir as The Big Sleep and The Long Goodbye, Raymond Chandler wrote of sleuth Philip Marlowe's pursuit of desperate criminals in mid-20th-century southern California. ... (Read More)
 
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