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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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The Last Love Song: A Biography of Joan Didion
Tracy Daugherty.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250010025.  Daedalus Item Code: 71685
 
The biographer of Donald Barthelme (Hiding Man) and Joseph Heller (Just One Catch), Tracy Daugherty here delves deeply into the life of distinguished American author and journalist Joan ... (Read More)
 
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Leaving Before the Rains Come
Alexandra Fuller.
Publisher: Harvill Secker.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781846559563.  Daedalus Item Code: 63660
 
Looking to rebuild after a painful divorce, memoirist Alexandra Fuller—who also gave us Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight and Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness—turns to her ... (Read More)
 
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Lennon Revealed
Larry Kane.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback & DVD.
ISBN: 9780762429660.  Daedalus Item Code: 60496
 
Having met and followed the Beatles throughout their American tours, the author of Ticket to Ride and When They Were Boys remained friends with John Lennon for the rest of the singer's ... (Read More)
 
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Leonardo da Vinci
Walter Isaacson.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781501139154.  Daedalus Item Code: 79487
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) (Nominated for the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal) He produced two of the most famous paintings in history, The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa. Yet ... (Read More)
 
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The Letters of T.S. Eliot: Volume 2: 1923–1925
Valerie Eliot & Hugh Haughton, eds.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571140817.  Daedalus Item Code: 32676
 
Covering the early years of T.S. Eliot's editorship of The Criterion and the publication of "The Hollow Men," this extensively annotated volume of his correspondence charts his intellectual ... (Read More)
 
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Letters of the Century: America 1900–1999
Lisa Grunwald & Stephen J. Adler, eds.
Publisher: Dial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780385315937.  Daedalus Item Code: 73003
 
The blurber at Daedalus had a hard time putting this book down long enough to blurb it. It is a collection of more than 400 letters written by presidents and performers, writers and social critics, ... (Read More)
 
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The Light of the World: A Memoir
Elizabeth Alexander.
Publisher: Grand Central.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781455599875.  Daedalus Item Code: 59508
 
The author of six books of poetry (including the Pulitzer Prize finalist American Sublime) and the poet who composed and recited "Praise Song for the Day" for Barack Obama's 2009 inauguration, ... (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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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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The Literary Churchill: Author, Reader, Actor
Jonathan Rose.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300212341.  Daedalus Item Code: 72259
 
In this, "one of the most remarkable books ever written about Winston Churchill" (Literary Review, London), we find a transformative portrait of the iconic British leader, whose love of ... (Read More)
 
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