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Samuel Adams: A Life
Ira Stoll.
Publisher: Free Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780743299121.  Daedalus Item Code: 64216
 
In this stirring biography, Samuel Adams is brought into the first tier of founding fathers—a rank, argues Ira Stoll, that he has long deserved. With eloquence equal to that of Thomas Jefferson and ... (Read More)
 
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Samuel Beckett: Overlook Illustrated Lives
Gerry Dukes.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781585672660.  Daedalus Item Code: 72803
 
Achieving lasting fame with the 1953 play Waiting for Godot and his winning of the Nobel Prize for Literature, enigmatic, Irish-born Samuel Beckett was uncomfortable in the limelight. In ... (Read More)
 
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Selim Aga: A Slave's Odyssey
James McCarthy. James Robertson, foreword.
Publisher: Luath.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781905222179.  Daedalus Item Code: 70106
 
Born around 1827, Selim Aga was eight years old when he was abducted from the Nuba Mountains of Sudan, sold into slavery, and auctioned to the highest bidder 2,000 miles away in Egypt. He was killed ... (Read More)
 
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Sex vs. Survival: The Life and Ideas of Sabina Spielrein
John Launer.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781468310580.  Daedalus Item Code: 70027
 
Who was Sabina Spielrein? Probably best known for her notorious affair with Carl Jung, which was dramatized in the Keira Knightley film A Dangerous Method, Spielrein was a remarkable ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare and the Countess: The Battle that Gave Birth to the Globe
Chris Laoutaris.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605987927.  Daedalus Item Code: 72759
 
(Named one of the Best Books of 2014 by London's Telegraph and Observer) In his debut biography, Shakespeare Institute lecturer Chris Laoutaris gives us a remarkable new ... (Read More)
 
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Siegfried Sassoon: Soldier, Poet, Lover, Friend: A Life in One Volume
Jean Moorcroft Wilson.
Publisher: Overlook Duckworth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781468308525.  Daedalus Item Code: 73929
 
Often seen solely in the context of his heroic service in the Great War and in the antiwar poetry that resulted from it, Siegfried Sassoon (1886–1967) is seen here in the context of his long and ... (Read More)
 
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Some Sort of Genius: The Life of Wyndham Lewis
Paul O'Keeffe.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781619025301.  Daedalus Item Code: 70540
 
Painter, novelist, pamphleteer, and critic, Wyndham Lewis (1882–1957) was one of modernism's foremost renaissance men, a tireless creator whose activities defy easy categorization. Lewis's angular, ... (Read More)
 
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Stalin's Daughter: The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva
Rosemary Sullivan.
Publisher: HarperCollins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781443414432.  Daedalus Item Code: 73868
 
(Shortlisted for the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography and the PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography, and named a Notable Book of the Year by the New York Times ... (Read More)
 
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Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Charles Marsh.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307269812.  Daedalus Item Code: 71693
 
In the decades since Dietrich Bonhoeffer's execution by the Nazis in 1945, the German pastor, theologian, and anti-Hitler conspirator has become one of the most widely read and inspiring Christian ... (Read More)
 
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Suspected of Independence: The Life of Thomas McKean, America’s First Power Broker
David McKean.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781610392211.  Daedalus Item Code: 72760
 
The final signatory to the Declaration of Independence was one of the earliest to sign up for the Revolution. Thomas McKean lived a radical, boisterous, politically intriguing life, and knew ... (Read More)
 
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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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Ted Hughes: The Unauthorised Life
Jonathan Bate.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062362438.  Daedalus Item Code: 73584
 
Few figures loom larger over 20th-century British literature than Ted Hughes, whose gift for crafting brilliant autobiographical poetry was matched with a comparable talent for translation as well as ... (Read More)
 
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