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The Heart is Strange: New Selected Poems
John Berryman. Daniel Swift, ed.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374221089.  Daedalus Item Code: 70036
 
The winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the Bollingen Prize, John Berryman (1914–72) was perhaps the most idiosyncratic American poet of the 20th century, best known for his ... (Read More)
 
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Hemingway's Boat: Everything He Loved in Life, and Lost, 1934–1961
Paul Hendrickson.
Publisher: Bodley Head.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847921932.  Daedalus Item Code: 70542
 
(National Book Critics Circle Award finalist) Covering the time period that begins with the peak of Ernest Hemingway's fame and ends with his suicide, this biography chronicles the writer's ... (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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Hotel Florida: Truth, Love, and Death in the Spanish Civil War
Amanda Vaill.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374172992.  Daedalus Item Code: 70033
 
Madrid 1936. In a city blasted by a civil war that many fear will cross borders and engulf Europe, six people meet and find their lives changed forever. Author of the National Book Critics Circle ... (Read More)
 
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The Household Tips of the Great Writers
Mark Crick.
Publisher: Granta.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847082527.  Daedalus Item Code: 53596
 
Just because they have deep thoughts and singular perspectives on the human condition doesn't mean that the great writers of literature don't occasionally have to throw a dinner party, caulk a ... (Read More)
 
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Hyde Park Gate News: The Stephen Family Newspaper
Virginia Woolf, Vanessa Bell, with Thoby Stephen. Hermione Lee, foreword. Gill Lowe, ed.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911418.  Daedalus Item Code: 53713
 
As children, Virginia Woolf, elder sister Vanessa Bell, and brother Thoby Stephen collaborated on their very own family newspaper. This anthology pairs a selection from these texts with 16 pages of ... (Read More)
 
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I Before E (Except After C): Old-School Ways to Remember Stuff
Judy Parkinson.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781621451846.  Daedalus Item Code: 71309
 
Remember those handy rhymes and phrases from grade school—"i before e except after c," (vowels); "every good boy does fine," (lines on the music staff); and "thirty days hath September," (the lengths ... (Read More)
 
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The Iliad: A New Translation
Homer. Caroline Alexander, trans.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062046277.  Daedalus Item Code: 71575
 
Composed around 730 BC, Homer's Iliad recounts the events of a few momentous weeks in the protracted ten-year war between the invading Greeks and the Trojans in their besieged city of Ilion. ... (Read More)
 
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Inside a Pearl: My Years in Paris
Edmund White.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408837764.  Daedalus Item Code: 64444
 
Following the memoirs My Lives and City Boy, Edmund White here gives us one of the most essential periods in his life. When he moved to Paris in 1983 he was 43 years old, spoke no ... (Read More)
 
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Italoamericana: The Literature of the Great Migration, 1880–1943
Robert Viscusi, ed.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823260621.  Daedalus Item Code: 64064
 
From Achille Almerini's sardonic poem "Dante's Colony" to Italo Stanco's pulp-inspired tale "Bohemian and Detective," and from Umberto Postiglione's one-act play Two Hawks to Edward Corsi's ... (Read More)
 
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Jane Austen's Worthing: The Real Sanditon
Antony Edmonds.
Publisher: Amberley.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781445650876.  Daedalus Item Code: 70390
 
During her stay in Worthing in late 1805, Jane Austen became friends with Edward Ogle, the driving force behind the chaotic little town's transformation into a well-ordered seaside resort. In 1817, ... (Read More)
 
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Jason and the Argonauts: Myths and Legends
Neil Smith. José Daniel Cabrera Peña, illus.
Publisher: Osprey.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780967226.  Daedalus Item Code: 63057
 
The voyage of Jason and the Argonauts and their hunt for the Golden Fleece remains one of the most popular of the ancient Greek myths, and its themes and characters are described here in detail. Sent ... (Read More)
 
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