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The Great Detective: The Amazing Rise and Immortal Life of Sherlock Holmes
Zach Dundas.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544705210.  Daedalus Item Code: 72185
 
Today he is the inspiration for innumerable adaptations, blockbuster movies, hit television shows, raucous Twitter banter, and thriving subcultures. What is it about Arthur Conan Doyle's peculiar ... (Read More)
 
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Great Expectations: The Sons and Daughters of Charles Dickens
Robert Gottlieb.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250039460.  Daedalus Item Code: 54510
 
Famous for the indelible child characters he created, from Little Nell and Oliver Twist to David Copperfield, Charles Dickens was himself the father of ten children (and a possible 11th). Robert ... (Read More)
 
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A Guinea Pig Romeo & Juliet
William Shakespeare. Retold by Alex Goodwin. Tess Gammell, photog.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781635570007.  Daedalus Item Code: 79569
 
Continuing in the dramatic tradition that saw such triumphs as A Guinea Pig Nativity, A Guinea Pig Pride & Prejudice, and the immortal A Guinea Pig Oliver Twist, our favorite ... (Read More)
 
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Harvest Poems 1910-1960
Carl Sandburg. Mark Van Doren, intro.
Publisher: Harcourt.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780156391252.  Daedalus Item Code: 61875
 
This representative selection of poems skims the cream from the Pulitzer Prize–winning poet's previous collections, including Chicago Poems; Smoke and Steel; Slabs of the Sunburnt ... (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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Horoscopes for the Dead: Poems
Billy Collins.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812975628.  Daedalus Item Code: 72962
 
(Named one of the Best Books of 2011 by Newsweek) The former Poet Laureate of New York State and the U.S. Poet Laureate from 2001 to 2003, Billy Collins here presents his ninth ... (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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How Oscar Became Wilde ...: ... And Other Literary Lives You Never Learned About in School
Elliot Engel.
Publisher: Robson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781861058232.  Daedalus Item Code: 72446
 
Discover why Arthur Conan Doyle blamed his wife's death on Sherlock Holmes, how Charles Dickens's pet launched Edgar Allan Poe on his way to literary immortality, and what the strange connection was ... (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 Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban
Malala Yousafzai, with Christina Lamb.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316322409.  Daedalus Item Code: 73086
 
When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, young Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. She came to public attention at the age of 11 by ... (Read More)
 
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I'd Rather Be Reading 2018 Easel Desk Calendar: 52 Weeks of Joy

Publisher: Sourcebooks.   Format: calender.
ISBN: 9781492651857.  Daedalus Item Code: 75704
 
Not sure which book to pick up next? This two-sided stand-up weekly desk calendar has got your recommendation, noting the title, author, basic subject, and key theme, from Shonda Rhimes's Year of ... (Read More)
 
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