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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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The Merchant's Tale: Dual-Language Edition
Geoffrey Chaucer. E.B. Richmond, trans.
Publisher: .   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911999.  Daedalus Item Code: 53739
 
In the merchant's risqué tale, the aged, lascivious knight January marries the attractive teenager May. Soon, though, January loses his sight, and—in an unforgettable scene—his young wife and her ... (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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Mr. Ferlinghetti's Poem
David Frampton.
Publisher: Eerdmans.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802852908.  Daedalus Item Code: 32210
 
In swirling, richly textured woodcuts, David Frampton frames and illustrates a poem by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, "Fortune," about a sweltering day from his boyhood in Brooklyn, New York, for readers up ... (Read More)
 
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My Grammar and I Or Should That Be Me?: How to Speak and Write It Right
Caroline Taggart & J.A. Wines.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781621451839.  Daedalus Item Code: 71310
 
A refresher course for anyone who has ever been stumped by spelling confusion, dangling modifiers, or split infinitives—or for those who don't even know what those are—this little handbook offers ... (Read More)
 
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My Half Century: Selected Prose
Anna Akhmatova. Ronald Meyer, trans.
Publisher: Ardis.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781468301571.  Daedalus Item Code: 72825
 
Spending nearly her entire career as a writer under the scrutiny of the Soviet regime, Anna Akhmatova (1889–1966) distilled her feelings and protests in potent, musical poetry, but she also wrote ... (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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Myths and Legends: From Cherokee Dances to Voodoo Trances
John Pemberton.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780785826491.  Daedalus Item Code: 62821
 
The impulse to create myths is inherent in all of the world's cultures, and the similarities in theme between these tales reveal some basic truths about mankind. Profusely illustrated with ... (Read More)
 
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The Night Abraham Called to the Stars: Poems
Robert Bly.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060934446.  Daedalus Item Code: 64809
 
In 2001, National Book Award–winning poet Robert Bly presented this collection of 48 poems, written in the intricate Islamic form called the ghazal. The influence of Hafez and Rumi is clear, ... (Read More)
 
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The Notebook
José Saramago. Amanda Hopkinson & Daniel Hahn, trans.
Publisher: Verso.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781844676149.  Daedalus Item Code: 32054
 
Thought-provoking and lyrical, The Notebook records the last year in the life of the Portuguese Nobel laureate through the online blog that his family encouraged him to write. José Saramago ... (Read More)
 
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The Novel Cure: An A–Z of Literary Remedies
Ella Berthoud & Susan Elderkin.
Publisher: Canongate.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780857864208.  Daedalus Item Code: 70123
 
If you believe that books like To Kill a Mockingbird and The Great Gatsby are more than just page-turners, you may well be right. While we generally read novels for entertainment, ... (Read More)
 
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