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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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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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Love Poems
Bertolt Brecht. David Constantine & Tom Kuhn, trans. Barbara Brecht-Schall, foreword.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871408563.  Daedalus Item Code: 64018
 
Best known to the English-speaking world for the play The Caucasian Chalk Circle and the libretto to The Threepenny Opera, Bertolt Brecht (1898–1956) has long been considered by German ... (Read More)
 
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The Madonna: An Anthology of Verse and Prose
Steve Dobell, ed.
Publisher: Lorenz.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780754828754.  Daedalus Item Code: 73431
 
Paying homage to the Virgin Mary in word and image, this attractive volume includes Raphael's beautiful painting Virgin and Child and John the Baptist, Duccio's detailed portrayal of the ... (Read More)
 
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Maeve's Times: Selected Irish Times Writings
Maeve Binchy. Gordon Snell, intro. Róisín Ingle, ed.
Publisher: Orion.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781409149903.  Daedalus Item Code: 64832
 
"As someone who fell off a chair not long ago trying to hear what they were saying at the next table in a restaurant, I suppose I am obsessively interested in what some might consider the trivia of ... (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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Mark Twain's Notebooks: Journals, Letters, Observations, Wit, Wisdom, and Doodles
Carlo De Vito, ed.
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781579129972.  Daedalus Item Code: 64567
 
For most of his life, Samuel Clemens carefully crafted his public persona of Mark Twain, but this book offers a fascinating glimpse behind the mask; if anything, these letters, notes, and journal ... (Read More)
 
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Meet Me in Atlantis: My Obsessive Quest to Find the Sunken City
Mark Adams.
Publisher: Dutton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780525953708.  Daedalus Item Code: 73093
 
As popular and universal as the notion of Atlantis is, the bestselling author of Right Turn at Machu Picchu discovered that the entire concept can be traced back to Plato, who little guessed ... (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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Mourning Philology: Art and Religion at the Margins of the Ottoman Empire
Marc Nichanian. G.M. Goshgarian & Jeff Fort, trans.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780823255245.  Daedalus Item Code: 64083
 
"Pagan life seduces me a little more with each passing day. If it were possible today, I would change my religion and would joyfully embrace poetic paganism," stated the poet Daniel Varuzhan in 1908. ... (Read More)
 
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