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Just One Catch: A Biography of Joseph Heller
Tracy Daugherty.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312596859.  Daedalus Item Code: 33185
 
Joseph Heller was a Coney Island kid, the son of Russian immigrants, whose experience flying WWII bombing missions over France would become the inspiration for Catch-22 ("The only war novel ... (Read More)
 
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Kathleen and Christopher: Christopher Isherwood's Letters to His Mother
Lisa Colletta, ed.
Publisher: Minnesota.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780816645800.  Daedalus Item Code: 63634
 
Opening a window into an enigmatic period in Christopher Isherwood's life, this book collects more than a hundred previously unpublished letters that he wrote to his mother Kathleen between 1935 and ... (Read More)
 
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Letters from China: The Canton-Boston Correspondence of Robert Bennet Forbes, 1838–1840
Phyllis Forbes Kerr, ed.
Publisher: Mystic Seaport.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780913372777.  Daedalus Item Code: 52868
 
In the mid-19th century, captain Robert Bennet Forbes's trading expeditions took him from Boston to such far-flung locales as China, Hong Kong, and Macao. These letters he exchanged with his wife ... (Read More)
 
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The Light Within the Light: Portraits of Donald Hall, Richard Wilbur, Maxine Kumin, and Stanley Kunitz
Jeanne Braham. Barry Moser, illus.
Publisher: Godine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781567923162.  Daedalus Item Code: 71469
 
Since the death of Robert Frost, American poetry has seen few major poets create important work into their 70s. Yet as we see in this portrait of four U.S. Poet Laureates, from 2007, Donald Hall (77 ... (Read More)
 
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Lincoln Unbound: How an Ambitious Young Railsplitter Saved the American Dream—and How We Can Do It Again
Rich Lowry.
Publisher: Broadside Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062123787.  Daedalus Item Code: 44350
 
In a thoughtful mix of history and politics, this book traces Abraham Lincoln's climb from the backwoods to the White House and calls for a renewal of the Lincoln ethic of relentless striving. ... (Read More)
 
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Louis Agassiz: Creator of American Science
Christoph Irmscher.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547577678.  Daedalus Item Code: 52615
 
During an 1846 lecture tour in Boston, Swiss biologist Louis Agassiz decided to stay, eventually becoming the best-known American scientist of his era. Renowned for his pioneering studies of the ice ... (Read More)
 
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The Man from Mars: Ray Palmer's Amazing Pulp Journey
Fred Nadis.
Publisher: Tarcher.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780399160547.  Daedalus Item Code: 62904
 
Meet Ray Palmer, a hustler, a trickster, and a visionary. Though diminutive—he stood at just over four feet tall—Palmer was nevertheless an indomitable force in the science fiction and supernatural ... (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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The Man Within My Head
Pico Iyer.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307267610.  Daedalus Item Code: 44353
 
We all carry people inside our heads—actors, leaders, writers, figures out of history or fiction—who sometimes seem closer to us than people we know; here Pico Iyer sets out to unravel the mysterious ... (Read More)
 
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Mandela: An Illustrated Autobiography
Nelson Mandela.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316550383.  Daedalus Item Code: 62058
 
One of the great moral and political leaders of our time, Nelson Mandela endured a 27-year prison sentence for sabotage, but his untiring fight against racial oppression in South Africa eventually ... (Read More)
 
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Mania: The Story of the Outraged & Outrageous Lives That Launched a Cultural Revolution
Ronald K.L. Collins & David M. Skover.
Publisher: Top Five.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781938938023.  Daedalus Item Code: 43192
 
By the time 19-year-old Lucien Carr stabbed his obsessive pursuer David Kammerer to death on the banks of the Hudson River in August 1944, it was clear that the hard-partying teenager who had brought ... (Read More)
 
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My Crazy Century: A Memoir
Ivan Klíma. Craig Cravens, trans.
Publisher: Grove.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802121707.  Daedalus Item Code: 54391
 
In his intimate autobiography, spanning six decades of war, totalitarianism, censorship, and the fight for democracy in the 20th century, Czech writer Ivan Klíma—author of four New York Times ... (Read More)
 
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