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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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Singin' and Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas
Maya Angelou.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812980318.  Daedalus Item Code: 49420
 
In the beginning of this third volume of her autobiography, covering the years 1949 through 1955, Maya Angelou has a job in a record shop, where she is confused by the attentions of a young white ... (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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"Something Urgent I Have to Say to You": The Life and Works of William Carlos Williams
Herbert Leibowitz.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374113292.  Daedalus Item Code: 72656
 
Friends with most of the contemporary innovators of his era—Ezra Pound, James Joyce, Ford Madox Ford, and Louis Zukofsky, among others—William Carlos Williams made a radical break with the modernist ... (Read More)
 
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A Song Flung Up to Heaven
Maya Angelou.
Publisher: Bantam.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780553382037.  Daedalus Item Code: 49416
 
It is 1964 and Maya Angelou is on her way home in this sixth volume of her original autobiographical series, leaving behind her son to finish his university education in Ghana. In America, the civil ... (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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Strindberg: A Life
Sue Prideaux.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300136937.  Daedalus Item Code: 51994
 
(Winner of the 2012 Duff Cooper Prize and a finalist for the Samuel Johnson Prize) The author of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize winner Edvard Munch: Behind the Scream here gives us ... (Read More)
 
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Susan Boyle: Dreams Can Come True
Alice Montgomery.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590204214.  Daedalus Item Code: 72833
 
With more than six million copies of the fastest-selling female debut album of all time and more than 120 million hits on YouTube, there is no doubt that Susan Boyle's story has struck an emotional ... (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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