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The Chicken Chronicles: Sitting with the Angels Who Have Returned with My Memories: Glorious, Rufus, Gertrude Stein, Splendor, Hortensia, Agnes of God, the Gladyses, and Babe: A Memoir
Alice Walker.
Publisher: New Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781595587749.  Daedalus Item Code: 73307
 
In this offbeat, compassionate, "eccentrically inspirational" (Kirkus Reviews) memoir, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Color Purple shares her experiences raising and caring ... (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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The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe: A Biography
Elaine Showalter.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451645903.  Daedalus Item Code: 70654
 
She wrote the lyrics for "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" after meeting Abraham Lincoln, but for much of her life poet Julia Ward Howe fought her own civil war at home, struggling against her ... (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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Comic, Curious & Quirky: News Stories from Centuries Past
Rona Levin.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780712356596.  Daedalus Item Code: 73180
 
This collection of funny, bizarre, and thought-provoking stories comes to us from Rona Levin of the British Library's Newspaper Archive. Published from 1729 through 1930, these former news items ... (Read More)
 
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Country Matters: The Pleasures and Tribulations of Moving from a Big City to an Old Country Farmhouse
Michael Korda.
Publisher: Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060957483.  Daedalus Item Code: 72743
 
When bestselling author and urban dweller Michael Korda and his wife Margaret decide to buy a beautiful but falling-down 18th-century house in upstate New York, they discover the hilarious, arduous, ... (Read More)
 
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Crime: A Series of Extraordinary Interviews Exposing the World of Crime—Real and Imagined
Alix Lambert.
Publisher: Fuel Publications.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780955006180.  Daedalus Item Code: 70142
 
When authors write about crime, directors make gangster films, or actors depict criminal behavior, should they pursue realism and unsparing detail, or should they avoid exposing viewers and readers ... (Read More)
 
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A Curious Invitation: The Forty Greatest Parties in Fiction
Suzette Field.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062271839.  Daedalus Item Code: 53520
 
Great literature is filled with feasts and parties—an endlessly useful device for the writer, not only for social commentary and satire but also as an occasion where characters can meet, fall in or ... (Read More)
 
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The Daemon Knows: Literary Greatness and the American Sublime
Harold Bloom.
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812997828.  Daedalus Item Code: 63713
 
(Named a Best Book of the Year by the Washington Post and Kirkus Reviews) What makes the classic American writers different from their European predecessors? It is the intensity ... (Read More)
 
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Dante: The Poet, the Political Thinker, the Man
Barbara Reynolds.
Publisher: Shoemaker & Hoard.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781593761622.  Daedalus Item Code: 72311
 
Dante is a towering figure in world literature, and yet many mysteries about his life and work persist. In this first full biography of him in more than 20 years, internationally renowned Dante ... (Read More)
 
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Dante in Love
A.N. Wilson.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848879508.  Daedalus Item Code: 71239
 
British biographer, historian, novelist, and newspaper columnist A.N. Wilson here offers a glittering study of an artist and his world, with an eye toward readers who take it on faith that Dante's ... (Read More)
 
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Darling Monster: The Letters of Lady Diana Cooper to Her Son John Julius Norwich 1939–1952
Diana Cooper. John Julius Norwich, ed.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781468310184.  Daedalus Item Code: 72815
 
Aristocrat, socialite, and actress—also one of the most beautiful women of her era—Lady Diana Cooper was a towering figure in British life during the first half of the 20th century, one half of a ... (Read More)
 
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