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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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A Literary Bible: An Original Translation
David Rosenberg, trans.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781582436197.  Daedalus Item Code: 72333
 
A Jewish sage once said of the original Bible, "Turn it and turn it, for everything is in it." In that spirit, the author of A Poet's Bible and The Book of J offers this literary ... (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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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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Loaded Words
Marjorie Garber.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823242054.  Daedalus Item Code: 64067
 
Suggesting that words are intoxicating, highly charged, and even dangerous, Marjorie Garber invites us on this exploration of language. Ranging freely through such subjects as Mad magazine to ... (Read More)
 
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Longing for a Kiss: Love Poems from Many Lands
Editors of Hippocrene Books.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780781806718.  Daedalus Item Code: 62609
 
From the United States to the Ukraine, this unique anthology presents 130 love poems from 21 different countries, each celebrating the electrifying subject of the kiss. Here are works by Edgar Allan ... (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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Lyrics of the Sands: (English/Arabic Languages)
Gloria Kifayeh.
Publisher: Stacey International.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781900988896.  Daedalus Item Code: 54627
 
"Let me roam freely over the land, so that we may be free of the evils of a settled life." For millennia, the Bedouin of the Arabian Desert have composed poems about their harsh yet beautiful ... (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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