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The Art of Youth: Crane, Carrington, Gershwin, and the Nature of First Acts
Nicholas Delbanco.
Publisher: New Harvest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544114463.  Daedalus Item Code: 53037
 
In a triptych of indelible portraits, Nicholas Delbanco gives us three great creative spirits who lived colorful, productive lives before dying in their 20s or 30s: writer Stephen Crane (The Red ... (Read More)
 
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Batman: The War Years 1939–1945
Roy Thomas.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780785832836.  Daedalus Item Code: 72362
 
From the first appearance of "the Bat-Man" in May 1939 to patriotic cover posters in the summer of 1945, urging readers to "Back the 7th War Loan" to keep our boys in guns and ammo, this is how ... (Read More)
 
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Beowulf: Dover Thrift Edition
R.K. Gordon, trans.
Publisher: Dover.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780486272641.  Daedalus Item Code: 70690
 
Originally written in Old English at the turn of the last millennium, from an oral tradition stretching back to the 8th century, Beowulf celebrates the exploits and heroism of a young nobleman ... (Read More)
 
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Beowulf: Clydesale Classics
Ernest J.B. Kirtian, trans.
Publisher: Clydesdale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781945186073.  Daedalus Item Code: 70691
 
Composed by an unknown poet in the 8th century and committed to manuscript at the turn of the first millennium, Beowulf is the elegiac narrative of the Scandinavian hero who conquers Grendel, ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Essays 2014
John Jeremiah Sullivan, ed. Robert Atwan, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544309906.  Daedalus Item Code: 60317
 
In an age of "trigger warnings" for possibly offensive material in college courses, and the censure of speakers who have upset some audience members, this edition of Best American Essays does ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Essays 2015
Ariel Levy, ed. Robert Atwan, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544569621.  Daedalus Item Code: 64517
 
"Writing an essay is like catching a wave," posits guest editor Ariel Levy. "To catch a wave, you need skill and nerve, not just moving water." This year's writers—including Hilton Als, Roger Angell, ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2015
Adam Johnson, ed. 826 National, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544569638.  Daedalus Item Code: 62871
 
Founded by former series editor Dave Eggers and his high-school-age writing students at 826 Valencia in San Francisco, this enormously popular series is edited this year by Adam Johnson, a creative ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Sports Writing 2013
J.R. Moehringer, ed. Glenn Stout, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547884608.  Daedalus Item Code: 43635
 
A Pulitzer Prize–winning feature writer as well as the author of the memoir The Tender Bar and collaborator for Andre Agassi's autobiography, J.R. Moehringer here collects 26 sportswriting ... (Read More)
 
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Big Russ & Me: Father and Son: Lessons of Life
Tim Russert. Luke Russert, intro.
Publisher: Weinstein Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781602862623.  Daedalus Item Code: 70169
 
"[The late Tim] Russert tackles many issues and ideas in this memoir, including blue-collar ethics and the belief that success comes from hard work and discipline. Not only does Russert explore his ... (Read More)
 
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The Big Book of Jack the Ripper: The Most Complete Compendium of Ripper Stories Ever Assembled
Otto Penzler, ed.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781101971130.  Daedalus Item Code: 69401
 
Of all the serial killers whose gruesome deeds have splashed across headlines, few have reached the near-mythical status of Jack the Ripper. Terrorizing London with a sudden rash of violent murders ... (Read More)
 
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Bird Cloud: A Memoir of Place
Annie Proulx.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780743288811.  Daedalus Item Code: 64557
 
"Bird Cloud" is the name that Pulitzer Prize winner Annie Proulx gave to 640 acres of Wyoming wetlands and prairie, with 400-foot cliffs plunging down to the North Platte River; on the day she first ... (Read More)
 
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The Book of Love: Improvisations on a Crazy Little Thing
Roger Rosenblatt.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062349422.  Daedalus Item Code: 71617
 
Following such singular memoirs as Making Toast, Kayak Morning, and The Boy Detective, Roger Rosenblatt here looks at love in all its themes and variations, from romantic love, ... (Read More)
 
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