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Saints
Scot Bower. Linda Baker Smith, illus.
Publisher: Lion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780745953472.  Daedalus Item Code: 60451
 
Telling stories of heroism and humility, adventure and servitude, from the time of the early church fathers through the mid-13th century, this beautifully printed and illustrated book combines an ... (Read More)
 
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Selected Letters
D.H. Lawrence. James T. Boulton, ed.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847490490.  Daedalus Item Code: 53409
 
Writing to aristocrats, fellow authors, painters, publishers, and others from the intelligentsia—and with equal concern to his sisters, a childhood friend suffering from tuberculosis, a post office ... (Read More)
 
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Selim Aga: A Slave's Odyssey
James McCarthy. James Robertson, foreword.
Publisher: Luath.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781905222179.  Daedalus Item Code: 70106
 
Born around 1827, Selim Aga was eight years old when he was abducted from the Nuba Mountains of Sudan, sold into slavery, and auctioned to the highest bidder 2,000 miles away in Egypt. He was killed ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare and the Countess: The Battle that Gave Birth to the Globe
Chris Laoutaris.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605987927.  Daedalus Item Code: 72759
 
(Named one of the Best Books of 2014 by London's Telegraph and Observer) In his debut biography, Shakespeare Institute lecturer Chris Laoutaris gives us a remarkable new ... (Read More)
 
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Siegfried Sassoon: Soldier, Poet, Lover, Friend: A Life in One Volume
Jean Moorcroft Wilson.
Publisher: Overlook Duckworth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781468308525.  Daedalus Item Code: 73929
 
Often seen solely in the context of his heroic service in the Great War and in the antiwar poetry that resulted from it, Siegfried Sassoon (1886–1967) is seen here in the context of his long and ... (Read More)
 
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Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own
Kate Bolick.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780385347150.  Daedalus Item Code: 79116
 
(A 2016 New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year) "Whom to marry, and when will it happen—these two questions define every woman's existence." So begins this revelatory and ... (Read More)
 
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Stalin's Daughter: The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva
Rosemary Sullivan.
Publisher: HarperCollins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781443414432.  Daedalus Item Code: 73868
 
(Shortlisted for the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography and the PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography, and named a Notable Book of the Year by the New York Times ... (Read More)
 
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Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Charles Marsh.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307269812.  Daedalus Item Code: 71693
 
In the decades since Dietrich Bonhoeffer's execution by the Nazis in 1945, the German pastor, theologian, and anti-Hitler conspirator has become one of the most widely read and inspiring Christian ... (Read More)
 
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Suzanne's Children: A Daring Rescue in Nazi Paris
Anne Nelson.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781501105326.  Daedalus Item Code: 79486
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) Married into Belgium's leading political family—her brother-in-law was the Foreign Minister and her husband Claude was a playwright and patron of painter René ... (Read More)
 
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Sydney and Violet: Their Life with T.S. Eliot, Proust, Joyce, and the Excruciatingly Irascible Wyndham Lewis
Stephen Klaidman.
Publisher: Nan A. Talese.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385534093.  Daedalus Item Code: 53395
 
Even the most brilliant writer is nothing without the right reader. To many of the most creative minds in pre–World War II Britain, those readers included Sydney and Violet Schiff. Sydney, himself a ... (Read More)
 
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The Torch in My Ear
Elias Canetti.
Publisher: Granta.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847083579.  Daedalus Item Code: 53088
 
In his second memoir, Nobel Prize winner Elias Canetti (1905–94) gives us a perceptive portrait of Vienna and Berlin in the 1920s, and of Canetti's admiration for his first great mentor, the Viennese ... (Read More)
 
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Townie: A Memoir
Andre Dubus III.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393064667.  Daedalus Item Code: 23897
 
(A Finalist for the 2012 Indies Choice Adult Nonfiction Book of the Year and a New York Times Editor's Choice for 2011) The author of the National Book Award Finalist House of Sand ... (Read More)
 
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