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The Keillor Reader
Garrison Keillor.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670020584.  Daedalus Item Code: 73087
 
Satirist, columnist, storyteller, novelist, and poet Garrison Keillor's ambition, he says, was to be a tragic genius and die young, as Buddy Holly, James Dean, and Janis Joplin did, and thereby ... (Read More)
 
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Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death
Katy Butler.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451641981.  Daedalus Item Code: 62644
 
(Books for a Better Life Award Winner and a Finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize) In one of the most talked-about books of 2013, Katy Butler—a science writer as well as a lay-ordained ... (Read More)
 
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Letters
Kurt Vonnegut. Dan Wakefield, ed.
Publisher: Delacorte.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385343756.  Daedalus Item Code: 72421
 
(Named a Best Book of 2012 by Newsweek, the Huffington Post, the Kansas City Star, and Kirkus Reviews) This extraordinary collection of personal correspondence has ... (Read More)
 
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The Light of the World: A Memoir
Elizabeth Alexander.
Publisher: Grand Central.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781455599868.  Daedalus Item Code: 69485
 
(Finalist for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in Biography and the National Book Critics Circle Award, a New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice, and a New Yorker, Boston Globe, ... (Read More)
 
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Man in Profile: Joseph Mitchell of The New Yorker
Thomas Kunkel.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780375508905.  Daedalus Item Code: 63421
 
(Winner of the Sperber Prize and named one of the Best Books of 2015 by the San Francisco Chronicle and Publishers Weekly) The legendary New Yorker profile writer and ... (Read More)
 
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A Man of Misconceptions: The Life of an Eccentric in an Age of Change
John Glassie.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594488719.  Daedalus Item Code: 43117
 
(A Scientific American Best Science Book of 2012 and a New York Times Book Review "Editor's Choice") The interests of 17th-century priest-scientist Athanasius Kircher knew no ... (Read More)
 
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Miles: The Autobiography
Miles Davis & Quincy Troupe.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447218371.  Daedalus Item Code: 70122
 
(American Book Award Winner) "Listen. The greatest feeling I ever had in my life—with my clothes on—was when I first heard Diz and Bird back in 1944. I've come close to matching the feeling of ... (Read More)
 
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M Train
Patti Smith.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781101910160.  Daedalus Item Code: 69245
 
The legendary poet, performer, and eternal bohemian (she has been awarded the title of Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres, the highest honor given to an artist by the French Republic), Patti Smith ... (Read More)
 
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Napoleon: A Life
Andrew Roberts.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670025329.  Daedalus Item Code: 71998
 
(Winner of the LA Times Book Prize and the Grand Prix of the Fondation Napoleon) Austerlitz, Borodino, Waterloo: his battles are among the greatest in history, but Napoleon Bonaparte's ... (Read More)
 
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Penelope Fitzgerald: A Life
Hermione Lee.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385352345.  Daedalus Item Code: 71622
 
(A 2013 New York Times Best Book of the Year and the winner of the 2013 James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the 2015 Plutarch Award) Following biographies of Edith Wharton, Virginia ... (Read More)
 
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The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between
Hisham Matar.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812985085.  Daedalus Item Code: 79319
 
(Winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography and the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award; one of the New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of 2016) When Hisham Matar was ... (Read More)
 
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Rosenfeld's Lives: Fame, Oblivion, and the Furies of Writing
Steven J. Zipperstein.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300126495.  Daedalus Item Code: 42103
 
(2010 National Jewish Book Award Finalist) Born in Chicago in 1918, the prodigiously gifted and erudite Isaac Rosenfeld was deemed a genius upon the 1946 publication of his first novel ... (Read More)
 
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