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Marcel Proust: Overlook Illustrated Lives
Mary Ann Caws.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781585674053.  Daedalus Item Code: 72805
 
In the 95 years since his death, Marcel Proust has too often been stereotyped as a reclusive invalid who churned out novels from the comfort of his bed. Taking a more nuanced view, here the ... (Read More)
 
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Mark Twain's Mississippi River: An Illustrated Chronicle of the Big River in Samuel Clemens's Life and Works
Peter Schilling Jr.
Publisher: Voyageur.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780760345504.  Daedalus Item Code: 72612
 
Few authors have been so connected to a place as Mark Twain, who used the Mississippi River as the setting for such classics as Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Here Peter ... (Read More)
 
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Mark Twain's Notebooks: Journals, Letters, Observations, Wit, Wisdom, and Doodles
Carlo De Vito, ed.
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781579129972.  Daedalus Item Code: 64567
 
For most of his life, Samuel Clemens carefully crafted his public persona of Mark Twain, but this book offers a fascinating glimpse behind the mask; if anything, these letters, notes, and journal ... (Read More)
 
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Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi
Charles Dickens. Richard Findlater, afterword.
Publisher: Pushkin Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781901285949.  Daedalus Item Code: 52941
 
In 1837, the 25-year-old Charles Dickens was asked to rewrite the memoirs of the world-renowned clown and pantomime Joseph Grimaldi, presented here in a handsome, pocket-sized edition. Born to a ... (Read More)
 
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The Merchant's Tale: Dual-Language Edition
Geoffrey Chaucer. E.B. Richmond, trans.
Publisher: .   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911999.  Daedalus Item Code: 53739
 
In the merchant's risqué tale, the aged, lascivious knight January marries the attractive teenager May. Soon, though, January loses his sight, and—in an unforgettable scene—his young wife and her ... (Read More)
 
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Mightier Than the Sword: Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Battle for America
David S. Reynolds.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393342352.  Daedalus Item Code: 72742
 
"So you're the little woman who wrote the book that made this great war," Abraham Lincoln allegedly said upon his 1862 meeting with Harriet Beecher Stowe, and in hindsight, Uncle Tom's Cabin ... (Read More)
 
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Miracles of Life: Shanghai to Shepperton, An Autobiography
J.G. Ballard. China Miéville, intro.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871404206.  Daedalus Item Code: 72710
 
Praised by Martin Amis as "the most original English writer of the last century," J.G. Ballard (1930–2009) has always been something of an enigma, seen through the prism of his brutal yet perceptive ... (Read More)
 
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Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee, from Scout to Go Set a Watchman
Charles J. Shields.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250115836.  Daedalus Item Code: 72422
 
To Kill a Mockingbird—the 20th century's most widely read American novel—has sold 30 million copies and still sells a million every year. In this in-depth biography, first published in 2006, ... (Read More)
 
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Mourning Philology: Art and Religion at the Margins of the Ottoman Empire
Marc Nichanian. G.M. Goshgarian & Jeff Fort, trans.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780823255245.  Daedalus Item Code: 64083
 
"Pagan life seduces me a little more with each passing day. If it were possible today, I would change my religion and would joyfully embrace poetic paganism," stated the poet Daniel Varuzhan in 1908. ... (Read More)
 
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My Grammar and I Or Should That Be Me?: How to Speak and Write It Right
Caroline Taggart & J.A. Wines.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781621451839.  Daedalus Item Code: 71310
 
A refresher course for anyone who has ever been stumped by spelling confusion, dangling modifiers, or split infinitives—or for those who don't even know what those are—this little handbook offers ... (Read More)
 
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My Half Century: Selected Prose
Anna Akhmatova. Ronald Meyer, trans.
Publisher: Ardis.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781468301571.  Daedalus Item Code: 72825
 
Spending nearly her entire career as a writer under the scrutiny of the Soviet regime, Anna Akhmatova (1889–1966) distilled her feelings and protests in potent, musical poetry, but she also wrote ... (Read More)
 
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My Journey with Maya
Tavis Smiley, with David Ritz.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316341752.  Daedalus Item Code: 71567
 
Political commentator and talk show host Tavis Smiley here recalls his joyful three-decade friendship with Maya Angelou, which began in 1985 when Smiley, just 21, was invited to join the revered ... (Read More)
 
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