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A Literary Love Affair
Natalie Thomas & Benjamin O'Mahony, readers.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: 1 audio CD.
ISBN: 9780712351362.  Daedalus Item Code: 73269
 
This spoken-word anthology of poems, letters, and extracts from classic novels looks back over some of the great love affairs of literary history in works by British poets and authors from ... (Read More)
 
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The Lives of John Lennon
Albert Goldman.
Publisher: Chicago Review.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781556523991.  Daedalus Item Code: 63546
 
The result of six years of research and some 1200 interviews, this book takes readers deep into John Lennon's world, from his fractured childhood to his Beatles days to his cloistered life with Yoko ... (Read More)
 
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A London Country Diary: Mundane Happenings from the Secret Streets of the Capital
Tim Bradford. Stewart Lee, intro.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848317055.  Daedalus Item Code: 71458
 
For 15 years, writer and artist Tim Bradford has meandered along the quiet streets of his North London home, seeking out the ordinary and the extraordinary, the sublime and the ridiculous. In this ... (Read More)
 
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Love and Lies: An Essay on Truthfulness, Deceit, and the Growth and Care of Erotic Love
Clancy Martin.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374281069.  Daedalus Item Code: 70050
 
Wondering if it is possible to love well without lying, philosopher Clancy Martin explores the question in this provocative and unsettling look at the nature of love and deception. At least since the ... (Read More)
 
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Love Letters: The Love Letters of Kahlil Gibran to May Ziadah
Kahlil Gibran. Suheil Bushrui & Salma Haffar al-Kuzbari, eds.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781851685578.  Daedalus Item Code: 72163
 
The Lebanese-American poet and novelist Kahlil Gibran and the Palestinian-Egyptian essayist May Ziadah knew one another solely from the letters they exchanged, and from a deep admiration for each ... (Read More)
 
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The Love Lives of the Artists: Five Stories of Creative Intimacy
Daniel Bullen.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781619021006.  Daedalus Item Code: 72337
 
By temperament, some artists maintain lifestyles and opinions that run counter to the prevailing norms, and their love lives are no exception. Daniel Bullen here sheds light on the romances of Lou ... (Read More)
 
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A Man of Misconceptions: The Life of an Eccentric in an Age of Change
John Glassie.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594488719.  Daedalus Item Code: 43117
 
(A Scientific American Best Science Book of 2012 and a New York Times Book Review "Editor's Choice") The interests of 17th-century priest-scientist Athanasius Kircher knew no ... (Read More)
 
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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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Marcel Proust: Overlook Illustrated Lives
Mary Ann Caws.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781585674053.  Daedalus Item Code: 72805
 
In the 95 years since his death, Marcel Proust has too often been stereotyped as a reclusive invalid who churned out novels from the comfort of his bed. Taking a more nuanced view, here the ... (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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Miles: The Autobiography
Miles Davis & Quincy Troupe.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447218371.  Daedalus Item Code: 70122
 
(American Book Award Winner) "Listen. The greatest feeling I ever had in my life—with my clothes on—was when I first heard Diz and Bird back in 1944. I've come close to matching the feeling of ... (Read More)
 
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Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee, from Scout to Go Set a Watchman
Charles J. Shields.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250115836.  Daedalus Item Code: 72422
 
To Kill a Mockingbird—the 20th century's most widely read American novel—has sold 30 million copies and still sells a million every year. In this in-depth biography, first published in 2006, ... (Read More)
 
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