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George Washington: Gentleman Warrior
Stephen Brumwell.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781623658458.  Daedalus Item Code: 63131
 
(Winner of the 2013 George Washington Book Prize) This vivid recounting of the formative years and military career of George Washington follows his journey from brutal border skirmishes with ... (Read More)
 
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Gerda Taro: Inventing Robert Capa
Jane Rogoyska.
Publisher: Jonathan Cape.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780224097130.  Daedalus Item Code: 70491
 
In 1934 Paris, Jewish émigré Gerda Pohorylles met Hungarian political exile André Friedmann. They became lovers and photographic partners, and together sold their work under the persona of Robert ... (Read More)
 
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Gandhi Before India
Ramachandra Guha.
Publisher: Allen Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846142666.  Daedalus Item Code: 52938
 
Although we tend to visualize Mohandas Gandhi in his old age—a peaceful sage leading India on its path toward its independence—many of his ideas and tactics were developed much earlier during his ... (Read More)
 
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Giuseppe Verdi: Pocket Giants
Daniel Snowman.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752493251.  Daedalus Item Code: 63080
 
Deemed the Shakespeare of opera, Giuseppe Verdi (1813–1901)—the composer of Rigoletto, Il Trovatore, La Traviata, and Aida, as well as Otello and Falstaff—is ... (Read More)
 
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The Glass Castle: A Memoir (Movie Tie-In Edition)
Jeannette Walls.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781501171581.  Daedalus Item Code: 79424
 
(Winner of the 2006 Christopher and Alex Awards and a 2005 New York Times Notable Book of the Year) In this "spare and lovely memoir [whose] power stems from its childlike perspective ... (Read More)
 
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The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars
Dava Sobel.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670016952.  Daedalus Item Code: 79356
 
(Nominated for the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award, and named one of the best books of the year by NPR, the Economist, Smithsonian, and Nature) This ... (Read More)
 
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The Golden Warrior: The Life and Legend of Lawrence of Arabia
Lawrence James.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781626364035.  Daedalus Item Code: 71838
 
During the 1920s, T.E. Lawrence gained global attention both for his involvement in the Middle Eastern anti-imperialist movement and for his vivid and sensational writings about his experiences in ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Charles Dickens Scandal
Michael Slater.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300112191.  Daedalus Item Code: 51988
 
Charles Dickens was regarded as the great proponent of hearth and home in Victorian Britain, though in 1858 this image was nearly shattered by the breakup of his marriage and rumors of a scandalous ... (Read More)
 
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Great Expectations: The Sons and Daughters of Charles Dickens
Robert Gottlieb.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250039460.  Daedalus Item Code: 54510
 
Famous for the indelible child characters he created, from Little Nell and Oliver Twist to David Copperfield, Charles Dickens was himself the father of ten children (and a possible 11th). Robert ... (Read More)
 
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H.G. Wells: Another Kind of Life
Michael Sherborne. Christopher Priest, foreword.
Publisher: Peter Owen.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780720613919.  Daedalus Item Code: 62994
 
When Herbert George Wells left school in 1880 at 13 he seemed destined for obscurity, yet he became one of the most famous writers in the world. He established the science fiction genre with such ... (Read More)
 
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Half Life: The Divided Life of Bruno Pontecorvo, Physicist or Spy
Frank Close.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781780745817.  Daedalus Item Code: 72162
 
One of the most brilliant scientists of his generation, Bruno Pontecorvo was a physicist at Harwell, Britain's atomic energy lab, and privy to many secrets. He had worked on the Anglo-Canadian arm of ... (Read More)
 
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Hans Christian Andersen: European Witness
Paul Binding.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300169232.  Daedalus Item Code: 62700
 
He is best known as a writer of fairy tales—indeed, the Hans Christian Andersen Award is the most prestigious international children's book award, the so-called "Nobel Prize for Children's ... (Read More)
 
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