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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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Maverick Genius: The Pioneering Odyssey of Freeman Dyson
Phillip F. Schewe.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250042569.  Daedalus Item Code: 71537
 
Scientist, innovator, rebel—for decades, Freeman Dyson has been regarded as one of the world's most important thinkers. ("In the range of his genius, Freeman Dyson is heir to Einstein—a visionary who ... (Read More)
 
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M Train
Patti Smith.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781101910160.  Daedalus Item Code: 69245
 
The legendary poet, performer, and eternal bohemian (she has been awarded the title of Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres, the highest honor given to an artist by the French Republic), Patti Smith ... (Read More)
 
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My Journey with Maya
Tavis Smiley, with David Ritz.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316341752.  Daedalus Item Code: 71567
 
Political commentator and talk show host Tavis Smiley here recalls his joyful three-decade friendship with Maya Angelou, which began in 1985 when Smiley, just 21, was invited to join the revered ... (Read More)
 
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Not Quite Nirvana: A Skeptic's Journey to Mindfulness
Rachel Neumann. Thich Nhat Hanh, intro.
Publisher: Parallax.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781937006235.  Daedalus Item Code: 70756
 
This funny and incisive memoir from writer and activist Rachel Neumann tells how a skeptical, fast-talking New Yorker became the personal editor for Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh and—slowly and ... (Read More)
 
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Partisan Diary: A Woman's Life in the Italian Resistance
Ada Gobetti. Jomarie Alano, trans.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199380541.  Daedalus Item Code: 73341
 
From the German entry into Turin on September 10, 1943, to the liberation of the city on April 28, 1945, Italian resistance (Resistenza) member Ada Gobetti recorded an almost daily account of ... (Read More)
 
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Pinkerton's Great Detective: The Rough-and-Tumble Career of James McParland, America's Sherlock Holmes
Beau Riffenburgh.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143126072.  Daedalus Item Code: 63731
 
The operatives of the Pinkerton National Detective Agency were renowned for their subterfuge, infiltration, and investigation—none more so than James McParland, whose reputation mirrored the agency's ... (Read More)
 
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Please Enjoy Your Happiness: A Memoir
Paul Brinkley-Rogers.
Publisher: Touchstone.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781501151262.  Daedalus Item Code: 79415
 
In 1959, Paul Brinkley-Rogers was a young sailor aboard the USS Shangri-La when it docked in Yokosuka, Japan, where he met the beautiful older woman who would change his life. Kaji Yukiko ... (Read More)
 
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Poetic Lives: Keats
Robert Mighall.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913023.  Daedalus Item Code: 50397
 
One of the leading figures of the English Romantic movement, John Keats (1795–1821) is chiefly remembered for his immortal odes, with such works as "Ode to a Nightingale," "To Autumn," and "Ode on a ... (Read More)
 
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The Poets' Daughters: Dora Wordsworth and Sara Coleridge
Katie Waldegrave.
Publisher: Windmill Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099537342.  Daedalus Item Code: 62965
 
Dora Wordsworth and Sara Coleridge were lifelong friends. They were also the daughters of poetic geniuses and best friends William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, who ushered in Romanticism ... (Read More)
 
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The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between
Hisham Matar.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812985085.  Daedalus Item Code: 79319
 
(Winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography and the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award; one of the New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of 2016) When Hisham Matar was ... (Read More)
 
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Rosenfeld's Lives: Fame, Oblivion, and the Furies of Writing
Steven J. Zipperstein.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300126495.  Daedalus Item Code: 42103
 
(2010 National Jewish Book Award Finalist) Born in Chicago in 1918, the prodigiously gifted and erudite Isaac Rosenfeld was deemed a genius upon the 1946 publication of his first novel ... (Read More)
 
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