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George Kennan: A Writing Life
Lee Congdon.
Publisher: ISI Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781933859712.  Daedalus Item Code: 31151
 
There were two George Kennans, posits history professor Lee Congdon: the first was a diplomat and ambassador to the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia, a tough political realist who gained fame as the ... (Read More)
 
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Gerda Taro: Inventing Robert Capa
Jane Rogoyska.
Publisher: Jonathan Cape.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780224097130.  Daedalus Item Code: 70491
 
In 1934 Paris, Jewish émigré Gerda Pohorylles met Hungarian political exile André Friedmann. They became lovers and photographic partners, and together sold their work under the persona of Robert ... (Read More)
 
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The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars
Dava Sobel.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670016952.  Daedalus Item Code: 79356
 
(Nominated for the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award, and named one of the best books of the year by NPR, the Economist, Smithsonian, and Nature) This ... (Read More)
 
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Gonzo: A Graphic Biography of Hunter S. Thompson
Will Bingley & Anthony Hope-Smith. Alan Rinzler, foreword.
Publisher: Abrams ComicArts.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781419702426.  Daedalus Item Code: 61776
 
Over the course of Hunter S. Thompson's extraordinary life he was publicly branded a bum, a vandal, a thief, a liar, an addict, a freak, and a psychopath. Some of which were true. Yet even when ... (Read More)
 
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H.G. Wells: Another Kind of Life
Michael Sherborne. Christopher Priest, foreword.
Publisher: Peter Owen.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780720613919.  Daedalus Item Code: 62994
 
When Herbert George Wells left school in 1880 at 13 he seemed destined for obscurity, yet he became one of the most famous writers in the world. He established the science fiction genre with such ... (Read More)
 
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Hans Christian Řrsted: Reading Nature's Mind
Dan Ch. Christensen.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199669264.  Daedalus Item Code: 51803
 
Though his name is little known here, Danish scientist Hans Christian Řrsted (1777–1851) was instrumental to modern physics and technology. He brought Kant's metaphysics to fruition, and his 1820 ... (Read More)
 
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Heroes, Rascals, & Rogues: A Compendium of Notable Historical Characters, Who Have Made Their Names ... By Foul Means or Fair
Rupert Matthews & John Birdsall.
Publisher: AA Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780749558888.  Daedalus Item Code: 42870
 
Heavily illustrated and compulsively readable, this book of popular biography packs in hundreds of profiles of famous, infamous, and all-but-forgotten figures of ancient and recent times, from ... (Read More)
 
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Hidden Shakespeare: A Biography
Nicholas Fogg.
Publisher: Amberley.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781445607696.  Daedalus Item Code: 70576
 
Is it true that William Shakespeare left school at the age of 13? Did he have an arranged marriage? And how successful was he on the London stage? Even assuming that Shakespeare the man really was ... (Read More)
 
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Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race (Movie Tie-In Edition)
Margot Lee Shetterly.
Publisher: Morrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062363602.  Daedalus Item Code: 79065
 
Before Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, even before John Glenn orbited the earth, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as "human computers" used pencils, slide rules, and adding ... (Read More)
 
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Hiding Man: A Biography of Donald Barthelme
Tracy Daugherty.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312429300.  Daedalus Item Code: 52068
 
(A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice and the Winner of the Oregon Book Award for General Nonfiction) Among the 20th century's most influential short story writers, Donald ... (Read More)
 
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Holding On Upside Down: The Life and Work of Marianne Moore
Linda Leavell.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571301829.  Daedalus Item Code: 54625
 
(Nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award) Although Marianne Moore's poetry was highly praised by T.S. Eliot and Ezra Pound, and although her Collected Poems was honored ... (Read More)
 
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How Georgia Became O'Keeffe: Lessons on the Art of Living
Karen Karbo.
Publisher: Skirt!.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762781294.  Daedalus Item Code: 70183
 
Among the most popular artists of the 20th century, Georgia O'Keeffe (1887–1986) demonstrated a unique style in her paintings of flowers and desert landscapes; her strong will and independence also ... (Read More)
 
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