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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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Motherless Child: The Definitive Biography of Eric Clapton
Paul Scott.
Publisher: Headline.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781472241153.  Daedalus Item Code: 73505
 
From the Yardbirds to Cream, from Blind Faith to Derek and the Dominos, and his hugely successful solo career, Eric Clapton's six decades in the music business can look like the continued progress of ... (Read More)
 
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Mrs Robinson's Disgrace: The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady
Kate Summerscale.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408831243.  Daedalus Item Code: 64463
 
Headstrong, high-spirited, and already widowed, Isabella Walker became Mrs. Henry Robinson at age 31 in 1844. Henry was a successful civil engineer, and moved Isabella and their two sons to Edinburgh ... (Read More)
 
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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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My Own Words
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, with Mary Hartnett & Wendy W. Williams.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781501145247.  Daedalus Item Code: 73365
 
The first book from Ruth Bader Ginsburg since becoming a Supreme Court Justice in 1993, this is a witty and engaging, serious yet playful collection of writings and speeches selected by her ... (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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On Aristotle: Saving Politics from Philosophy
Alan Ryan.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871407061.  Daedalus Item Code: 64019
 
The author of On Politics as well as biographies of John Dewey and Bertrand Russell, political theorist Alan Ryan here offers an essential and accessible introduction to Plato's most famous ... (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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Penelope Fitzgerald: A Life
Hermione Lee.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385352345.  Daedalus Item Code: 71622
 
(A 2013 New York Times Best Book of the Year and the winner of the 2013 James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the 2015 Plutarch Award) Following biographies of Edith Wharton, Virginia ... (Read More)
 
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Philip Johnson and His Mischief: Appropriation in Art and Architecture
Christian Bjone.
Publisher: Images Publishing Group.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781864705249.  Daedalus Item Code: 61142
 
It is not far wrong to characterize postmodernist architect Philip Johnson as the Andy Warhol of architecture, as this lucid monograph makes clear. In the world of modern art, the idea of ... (Read More)
 
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The Play of the Eyes
Elias Canetti.
Publisher: Granta.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847083555.  Daedalus Item Code: 53089
 
This third memoir from Nobel Prize winner Elias Canetti (1905–94) is set in Vienna between 1931 and 1937, years when Hitler's rise to power—already clear to anyone with eyes to see—was approaching ... (Read More)
 
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