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The Shelf: From LEQ to LES: Adventures in Extreme Reading
Phyllis Rose.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780374535360.  Daedalus Item Code: 70039
 
After a career of reading from syllabi and writing about canonical books, the author of The Year of Reading Proust decided to read like an explorer. Casting herself into the untracked ... (Read More)
 
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The Sherlock Holmes Companion: An Elementary Guide
Daniel Smith.
Publisher: Aurum.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781781314043.  Daedalus Item Code: 71232
 
Illustrated throughout with more than 150 images, ranging from period engravings and book jackets to classic film stills and location shots from the BBC series starring Benedict Cumberbatch and ... (Read More)
 
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Should You Judge This Book by Its Cover?: 100 Fresh Takes on Familiar Sayings and Quotations
Julian Baggini.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781582436043.  Daedalus Item Code: 72354
 
"It's easy saying what things are not," notes Julian Baggini. "Life is not a bed of roses ... winning isn't everything. Some negations, however, are more informative than others. Thinking about why ... (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 (18861967) is seen here in the context of his long and ... (Read More)
 
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Sir Gawain: Knight of the Goddess
John Matthews.
Publisher: Inner Traditions.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780892819706.  Daedalus Item Code: 70931
 
Sir Gawain, the nephew of King Arthur, was once the most important knight at Arthur's court, a shining example of all that was best in chivalry, outranking even Sir Lancelot; for some reason, ... (Read More)
 
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Slaughterhouse 90210: Where Great Books Meet Pop Culture
Maris Kreizman.
Publisher: Flatiron Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250061102.  Daedalus Item Code: 72530
 
It's where your Netflix account meets your library card. Inspired, once she realized that a scene in the reality television show The Hills reminded her powerfully of the words of Virginia ... (Read More)
 
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Snakes with Wings & Gold-Digging Ants
Herodotus. Aubrey de Selincourt & John Marincola, trans.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141025339.  Daedalus Item Code: 32345
 
Because so much of what we know of the ancient world comes from Herodotus, writing in the 5th century BC, he will always remain, as Cicero deemed him, the Father of Historians. At the same time, a ... (Read More)
 
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Sodometries: Renaissance Texts, Modern Sexualities
Jonathan Goldberg.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823232215.  Daedalus Item Code: 64068
 
Taking a far-ranging and unconventional view of how male homosexuality has been portrayed over the course of five centuries, Jonathan Goldberg looks at the Elizabethan court and also the theater of ... (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 (18821957) 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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Sonata Mulattica: A Life in Five Movements and a Short Play
Rita Dove.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393070088.  Daedalus Item Code: 21042
 
In a book-length lyric narrative inspired by history and imagination, Pulitzer Prize winner and former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove re-creates the life of a 19th-century virtuoso violinist. The son ... (Read More)
 
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Sound the Deep Waters: Women's Romantic Poetry in the Victorian Age
Pamela Norris, ed.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781468312652.  Daedalus Item Code: 71509
 
An antidote to our contemporary view of the Victorian woman as corseted, controlled, and obliged to repress passions and creative urges, this book presents the work of iconoclastic Victorian painters ... (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 (18841939) was a gifted travel writer and essayist. In the 28 essays here, ... (Read More)
 
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