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Uncommon Arrangements: Seven Marriages
Katie Roiphe.
Publisher: Dial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780385339384.  Daedalus Item Code: 70366
 
Drawn in part from the private memoirs, personal correspondence, and long-forgotten journals of the British literary community from 1910 to the Second World War, here are seven "marriages à la ... (Read More)
 
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Under the Sun: The Letters of Bruce Chatwin
Bruce Chatwin. Elizabeth Chatwin & Nicholas Shakespeare, eds.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670022465.  Daedalus Item Code: 31232
 
The author of such brilliant travel-themed works as In Patagonia and The Songlines, Bruce Chatwin was a nomad whose restless desire for adventure and enlightenment was wholly evident in ... (Read More)
 
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Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink
Elvis Costello.
Publisher: Blue Rider Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780399185762.  Daedalus Item Code: 71643
 
Born Declan Patrick MacManus, the grandson of a trumpet player on the White Star Line and son of a radio dance-band vocalist, Elvis Costello went into the family business. He took the popular music ... (Read More)
 
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Virginia Woolf
Mary Ann Caws.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781585675203.  Daedalus Item Code: 40927
 
A leading figure in the Bloomsbury circle, whose brilliant, stylistically innovative novels of the 1920s—among them To the Lighthouse and Mrs. Dalloway—extended the boundaries of ... (Read More)
 
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Virginia Woolf: Life Portraits
Zena Alkayat. Nina Cosford, illus.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780711236653.  Daedalus Item Code: 64487
 
From Virginia Woolf's idyllic childhood to the formation of the revolutionary Bloomsbury Group, and from the publication of such influential books as A Room of One's Own and Mrs. ... (Read More)
 
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The Warrior's Life
Alfred de Vigny.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141392806.  Daedalus Item Code: 62131
 
At the end of the Napoleonic Wars, a generation of French soldiers were haunted by defeat, among them the young poet Alfred de Vigny (1797–1863), an aristocrat dispossessed by the Revolution. Noted ... (Read More)
 
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Where the Past Begins: A Writer's Memoir
Amy Tan.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062319296.  Daedalus Item Code: 79503
 
(First Edition, with Tipped-in Autograph Page) (Nominated for the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal) In this follow-up to her previous writing memoir The Opposite of Fate, Amy Tan explores the ... (Read More)
 
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The World of Dylan Thomas
Peter Stevenson.
Publisher: Pitkin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781841655345.  Daedalus Item Code: 62357
 
Although writing predominantly in the English language, Dylan Thomas is often regarded as Wales's finest poet. He became popular in his lifetime and remained so after his premature death, acquiring a ... (Read More)
 
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The World of Raymond Chandler: In His Own Words
Barry Day, ed.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385352369.  Daedalus Item Code: 63741
 
In such classics of noir as The Big Sleep and The Long Goodbye, Raymond Chandler wrote of sleuth Philip Marlowe's pursuit of desperate criminals in mid-20th-century southern California. ... (Read More)
 
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Year of the Cow: How 420 Pounds of Beef Built a Better Life for One American Family
Jared Stone.
Publisher: Flatiron Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250052582.  Daedalus Item Code: 71811
 
After realizing he knew more about the television on his wall than the food on his plate, television producer and amateur chef Jared Stone bought 420 pounds of beef directly from a rancher and ... (Read More)
 
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Young Michelangelo: A Biography
John T. Spike.
Publisher: Duckworth Overlook.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780715643020.  Daedalus Item Code: 73953
 
Five centuries ago a 37-year-old man completed a work that became the epitome of High Renaissance art: the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. A leading expert in the history of sacred art and Europe's ... (Read More)
 
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The Young T.E. Lawrence
Anthony Sattin.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393242669.  Daedalus Item Code: 64027
 
The heroism of T.E. Lawrence during the Arab revolt and his disgust at the subsequent betrayal of the Arabs in the postwar negotiations have become the stuff of legend, but the adventures of Lawrence ... (Read More)
 
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