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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 Tenth Muse: My Life in Food
Judith Jones.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307277442.  Daedalus Item Code: 70359
 
Living in Paris after World War II, Judith Jones broke free of bland American food and reveled in everyday French culinary delights. On returning to the States she published Julia Child's ... (Read More)
 
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Testament of Youth: Movie Tie-In Edition
Vera Brittain. Shirley Williams, preface.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143108382.  Daedalus Item Code: 63456
 
"Few young women could have been less forewarned and forearmed than I was against the war in general, and the Army Hospital Service in particular." In 1915 Vera Brittain abandoned her studies at ... (Read More)
 
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Their Promised Land: My Grandparents in Love and War
Ian Buruma.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143109952.  Daedalus Item Code: 79111
 
Throughout a 60-year marriage that spanned the fear and separation of two world wars, Bernard (Bun) and Winifred (Win) Schlesinger remained each other's closest confidants. From the thousands of ... (Read More)
 
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True Friendship: Geoffrey Hill, Anthony Hecht, and Robert Lowell Under the Sign of Eliot and Pound
Christopher Ricks.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300171464.  Daedalus Item Code: 42514
 
Described by the New York Review of Books as "probably the greatest living scholar and editor of modern English-language poetry ... a critic of unrivaled authority," humanities professor ... (Read More)
 
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The True Tails of Baker and Taylor: The Library Cats Who Left Their Pawprints on a Small Town…and the World
Jan Louch, with Lisa Rogak.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250081070.  Daedalus Item Code: 79126
 
It all started in the 1980s when assistant librarian Jan Louch and a co-worker acquired two Scottish Fold cats to keep mice away from the Douglas County Public Library in Carson Valley, Nevada. She ... (Read More)
 
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The Tsar's Doctor: The Life and Times of Sir James Wylie
Mary McGrigor.
Publisher: Birlinn Ltd.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781841588810.  Daedalus Item Code: 63010
 
Though largely forgotten in his native Scotland, James Wylie was a significant figure in modern medicine, notes historian Mary McGrigor in this adventure-packed biography. Wylie was a pioneering ... (Read More)
 
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The Unfinished Life of Benjamin Franklin
Douglas Anderson.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781421405230.  Daedalus Item Code: 63332
 
It seems only logical that Benjamin Franklin would be as radical and innovative when it came to crafting his autobiography as he was with his inventions and political thought, posits English ... (Read More)
 
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Victor Herbert: A Theatrical Life
Neil Gould.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823228720.  Daedalus Item Code: 64071
 
All but forgotten by so many today, Victor Herbert (1859–1924) was one of the giants of American culture; as a musician, conductor, and composer, he touched every corner of American musical life at ... (Read More)
 
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Walking in the Shade: 1949 to 1962
Doris Lessing.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060929565.  Daedalus Item Code: 42991
 
The second volume of Nobel Laureate Doris Lessing's extraordinary autobiography covers the years from her 1949 arrival in war-weary London with her son Peter and the manuscript for The Grass is ... (Read More)
 
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William II: Rufus, the Red King
Emma Mason.
Publisher: Tempus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752435282.  Daedalus Item Code: 71261
 
The future William II, King of England 1087–1100, was born in the late 1050s, the third son of William the Conqueror. The younger William—nicknamed Rufus for his ruddy cheeks—at first had no great ... (Read More)
 
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The World of Charles Dickens: The Life, Times and Works of the Great Victorian Novelist
Martin Fido.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847329431.  Daedalus Item Code: 53163
 
Also the author of the 1970 Short Illustrated Life of Charles Dickens—hailed by The Dickensian as one of the two best books marking the centenary of Dickens's death—Martin Fido here ... (Read More)
 
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