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The Chalice of Magdalene: The Search for the Cup That Held the Blood of Christ
Graham Phillips.
Publisher: Bear & Co.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781591430384.  Daedalus Item Code: 70219
 
The Arthurian legends of the Middle Ages depict the Holy Grail as Jesus Christ's cup from the Last Supper, which was believed to have been endowed with miraculous healing powers; a much earlier ... (Read More)
 
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Charles Dickens at Home
Hilary Macaskill. Florian Schweizer, foreword. Graham Salter, photos.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780711232273.  Daedalus Item Code: 50657
 
Giving us an uncommonly close-up look at one of the world's most popular and celebrated authors of the past two centuries, this book is a detailed, highly visual tour of the places where Charles ... (Read More)
 
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Chaucer: Brief Lives
Peter Ackroyd.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099287483.  Daedalus Item Code: 71099
 
Inspired by John Aubrey's Brief Lives of the 17th century, Daedalus favorite Peter Ackroyd inaugurated his own series of Brief Lives in 2004 with this portrait of Geoffrey Chaucer. As Booklist ... (Read More)
 
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Childhood Memories and Other Stories
Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa. Ian Thomson, foreword. Stephen Parkin, trans. Gioacchino Lanza Tomasi & Alessandro Gallenzi, eds.
Publisher: Alma Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847493057.  Daedalus Item Code: 51588
 
The author of The Leopard, one of the most poignant and enduringly popular novels of the 20th century, Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa left only a few other pieces of fiction when he died ... (Read More)
 
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Classic American Love Poems
Hippocrene Books, eds. Rosemary Fox, illus.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780781808941.  Daedalus Item Code: 52170
 
This anthology presents more than 100 inspiring love poems from 47 American poets, encompassing works from colonial days to the 20th century and touching on themes of patriotism, familial and ... (Read More)
 
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Collected Nonfiction, Vol. 1: Selections from the Autobiography, Letters, Essays, and Speeches
Mark Twain. Adam Hochschild, intro.
Publisher: Everyman's Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781101907702.  Daedalus Item Code: 69409
 
Whether crossing the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans or blazing through Europe and the Americas, Mark Twain turned his wit, candor, and acerbic sarcasm on all his experiences. Along with scores of ... (Read More)
 
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Collected Nonfiction, Vol. 2: Selections from the Memoirs and Travel Writings
Mark Twain. Richard Russo, intro.
Publisher: Everyman's Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781101907726.  Daedalus Item Code: 69407
 
In this second volume of a two-volume set, Mark Twain's playful exuberance and storytelling gifts are on full display as he regales readers with real-life adventures, from his stint as a fledgling ... (Read More)
 
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The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales
Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm & Wilhelm Carl Grimm. Arthur Rackham, illus. Margaret Hunt, trans. Lori M. Campbell, intro.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780785834229.  Daedalus Item Code: 71280
 
The Brothers Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm, were German linguists and cultural researchers who gathered legends and folklore, intending to preserve and present the stories just as they heard them. This ... (Read More)
 
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The David Foster Wallace Reader
David Foster Wallace.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316182409.  Daedalus Item Code: 71649
 
Where does one begin to explore a writer as original and brilliant as David Foster Wallace? This collection offers an ideal introduction, with a variety of his most dazzling, funniest, and most ... (Read More)
 
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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly: A Memoir of Life in Death
Jean-Dominique Bauby. Jeremy Leggatt, trans.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375701214.  Daedalus Item Code: 70312
 
This is the singular memoir that was the inspiration for Julian Schnabel's brilliant, multiple Oscar-nominated film of the same name, which won accolades at Cannes and was named as the best film of ... (Read More)
 
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Do-It-Yourself Brain Surgery: and Other Implausibly Titled Books
Joel Rickett.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781608190195.  Daedalus Item Code: 31886
 
The year 2008 marked the 30th anniversary of the Diagram Prize, Britain's annual contest to determine the oddest book title of the year—a hilarious celebration of the barmy side of publishing. Here ... (Read More)
 
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Dogfight at the Pentagon: Sergeant Dogs, Grumpy Cats, Wallflower Wingmen, and Other Lunacy from the Wall Street Journal's A-Hed Column
Barry Newman, ed.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062333193.  Daedalus Item Code: 54072
 
One of the Wall Street Journal's most popular features for more than 70 years, the daily A-Hed column—named for a graphical header that suggested the letter A—has diverted readers from the ... (Read More)
 
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