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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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South and West: From a Notebook
Joan Didion. Nathaniel Rich, foreword.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781524732790.  Daedalus Item Code: 79259
 
In her first new book of nonfiction since the elegiac memoir Blue Nights, National Book Award winner Joan Didion takes us back to 1970, when she and her husband John Gregory Dunne went on a ... (Read More)
 
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The Sovereign Adventure: The Grail of Mankind
Anna Morduch.
Publisher: James Clarke & Co..   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780227677544.  Daedalus Item Code: 52463
 
A find from a small British publisher, this 1970 publication is a philosophical tract written by Anna Morduch, better known as Anna Gmeyner, author of the novel Manja, who fled Nazi Germany in ... (Read More)
 
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Spell It Out: The Curious, Enthralling, and Extraordinary Story of English Spelling
David Crystal.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250003478.  Daedalus Item Code: 71066
 
Why is English spelling so difficult? Why do so many of us think of ourselves as bad spellers? Why is there a silent b in debt, and where do all those oughs come from? And why ... (Read More)
 
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The Spiral Staircase: My Climb Out of Darkness
Karen Armstrong.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780385721271.  Daedalus Item Code: 70353
 
In 1962, at age 17, Karen Armstrong entered a convent, but left her order after seven brutally unhappy years as a nun. Free to pursue English literature at Oxford, however, she found that convent ... (Read More)
 
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The Spy's Bedside Book: An Undercover Collection of Fiction, Memoir, and Tricks of the Trade from All-Time Masters of Espionage
Graham Greene & Hugh Greene, eds.
Publisher: Bantam.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780553385908.  Daedalus Item Code: 70354
 
For anyone who's ever wondered what it really takes to be a spy, former British intelligence agent Graham Greene (author of The Third Man, Our Man in Havana, and The End of the ... (Read More)
 
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The Story of Alice: Lewis Carroll and the Secret History of Wonderland
Robert Douglas-Fairhurst.
Publisher: Harvill Secker.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781846558627.  Daedalus Item Code: 70865
 
(Finalist for the 2015 Costa Biography Award) Wonderland is part of our cultural heritage—a symbol for all that is beautiful and confusing, a metaphor used by artists, writers, and politicians ... (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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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 (1884–1939) was a gifted travel writer and essayist. In the 28 essays here, ... (Read More)
 
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Superman: The High-Flying History of America's Most Enduring Hero
Larry Tye.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812980776.  Daedalus Item Code: 70356
 
Seventy-five years after his creation, Superman remains one of America’s most popular and enduring heroes, one who has always evolved to reflect the tastes and attitudes of each era. The New York ... (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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Table of Contents: From Breakfast with Anita Diamant to Dessert with James Patterson—A Generous Helping of Recipes, Writings and Insights from Today's Bestselling Authors
Judy Gelman & Vicki Levy Krupp.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440504037.  Daedalus Item Code: 43154
 
If you've wished you could enjoy an Italian dinner with Frances Mayes, or wanted to get a peek at Philippa Gregory's Tudor cookbook, the creators of BookClubCookbook.com break bread with some of our ... (Read More)
 
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