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And Yet…: Essays
Christopher Hitchens.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782394563.  Daedalus Item Code: 72883
 
Throughout his life, Christopher Hitchens sought assiduously to affirm and reaffirm the ideas of secularism, reason, libertarianism, internationalism, and solidarity—values always under siege and in ... (Read More)
 
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Collected Nonfiction, Vol. 1: Selections from the Autobiography, Letters, Essays, and Speeches
Mark Twain. Adam Hochschild, intro.
Publisher: Everyman's Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781101907702.  Daedalus Item Code: 69409
 
Whether crossing the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans or blazing through Europe and the Americas, Mark Twain turned his wit, candor, and acerbic sarcasm on all his experiences. Along with scores of ... (Read More)
 
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Essays: A Penguin Classics Hardcover
Michel de Montaigne. M.A. Screech, trans.
Publisher: Penguin Classics.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780141389646.  Daedalus Item Code: 71426
 
Blending intellectual speculation with anecdote and personal reflection, French thinker and writer Michel de Montaigne (1533–92) pioneered the modern essay form, exploring everything from the virtues ... (Read More)
 
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The Forty-Nine Steps
Roberto Calasso. John Shepley, trans.
Publisher: Minnesota.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780816630981.  Daedalus Item Code: 63632
 
In this collection of 21 essays—a philosophical and literary companion to his 1988 book The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony—Italian polymath Roberto Calasso presents daring interpretations of ... (Read More)
 
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The Givenness of Things: Essays
Marilynne Robinson.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250097316.  Daedalus Item Code: 69455
 
The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Gilead, Lila, and Housekeeping, Marilynne Robinson here delivers an impassioned critique of contemporary society while arguing that reverence ... (Read More)
 
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Graham Greene Collected Essays
Graham Greene.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099282679.  Daedalus Item Code: 70847
 
Widely read for both his philosophical novels and his espionage tales, the author of The End of the Affair and Our Man in Havana was also a skilled and insightful essayist. Encompassing ... (Read More)
 
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South and West: From a Notebook
Joan Didion. Nathaniel Rich, foreword.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781524732790.  Daedalus Item Code: 79259
 
In her first new book of nonfiction since the elegiac memoir Blue Nights, National Book Award winner Joan Didion takes us back to 1970, when she and her husband John Gregory Dunne went on a ... (Read More)
 
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A Struggle for Life: Selected Essays of Llewelyn Powys
Llewelyn Powys. Anthony Head, ed.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847491695.  Daedalus Item Code: 51581
 
Describing locales ranging from colonial Africa to rural France, and from Switzerland to his native Dorset, Llewelyn Powys (1884–1939) was a gifted travel writer and essayist. In the 28 essays here, ... (Read More)
 
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Touchstones: Essays on Literature, Art, and Politics
Mario Vargas Llosa. John King, ed.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780374278373.  Daedalus Item Code: 72633
 
One of Latin America's most respected novelists and the recipient of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature, Mario Vargas Llosa is also an acute and wide-ranging cultural critic and an acerbic political ... (Read More)
 
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