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Facts and Inventions: Selections from the Journalism of James Boswell
James Boswell. Paul Tankard, ed.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300141269.  Daedalus Item Code: 72199
 
Best known as the biographer of Samuel Johnson, James Boswell (1740–95) was also a lawyer, journalist, diarist, and an insightful chronicler of a pivotal epoch in Western history. This fascinating ... (Read More)
 
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Far & Away: Reporting from the Brink of Change: Seven Continents, Twenty-Five Years
Andrew Solomon.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476795041.  Daedalus Item Code: 73233
 
(A 2016 New York Times Notable Book of the Year) Psychologist Andrew Solomon—the president of PEN American Center and author of the National Book Critics Circle Award winner Far from ... (Read More)
 
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Faulkner and Love: The Women Who Shaped His Art: A Biography
Judith L. Sensibar.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300165685.  Daedalus Item Code: 72260
 
"We know a lot about William Faulkner's drinking, his philandering, his struggles with race, sexuality and history. We know much less about why Faulkner was so spectacularly talented and so ... (Read More)
 
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The Fifth Impossibility: Essays on Exile and Language
Norman Manea.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300179958.  Daedalus Item Code: 42506
 
Deported to a concentration camp in 1941, where he remained until the end of the war, Romanian Jewish novelist and cultural critic Norman Manea left his homeland once more in 1986 to escape the ... (Read More)
 
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Fighting France: Great Writers on the Great War
Edith Wharton.
Publisher: Amberley.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781445641980.  Daedalus Item Code: 73418
 
Having already moved to France, where she would live for the rest of her life, Edith Wharton was living in Paris when World War I broke out in 1914, and she became a tireless supporter of the French ... (Read More)
 
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The First Well: A Bethlehem Boyhood
Jabra Ibrahim Jabra. Mohammad Shaheen, foreword. Issa J. Boullata, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913719.  Daedalus Item Code: 53699
 
As a child in British Mandate Palestine, poet and translator Jabra Ibrahim Jabra (1920–94) enjoyed proximity to a rich confluence of cultures in Bethlehem and Jerusalem. In this 1987 memoir, Jabra ... (Read More)
 
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Follies of God: Tennessee Williams and the Women of the Fog
James Grissom.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307265692.  Daedalus Item Code: 71427
 
In 1982, Tennessee Williams felt that he had been dismissed by critics; summoning to New Orleans 20-year-old writer, James Grissom—who had written an unsolicited letter to the great playwright asking ... (Read More)
 
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Franz Kafka: Overlook Illustrated Lives
Jeremy Adler.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781585672677.  Daedalus Item Code: 73922
 
Franz Kafka's name has become synonymous with the dark side of modernity. Born into a Jewish family in Prague in 1883, Kafka grew up amidst the social and political turmoil of the turn of the 20th ... (Read More)
 
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From 221B Baker Street to the Old Curiosity Shop: A Guide to London's Literary Landmarks
Stephen Halliday.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780752470245.  Daedalus Item Code: 73282
 
From the days of Chaucer to J.K. Rowling, London has been an unrivaled source of inspiration for writers; here Stephen Halliday explores the city both from the viewpoint of the novelists who have ... (Read More)
 
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From Battlefields Rising: How the Civil War Transformed American Literature
Randall Fuller.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199360710.  Daedalus Item Code: 60913
 
In the first half of the 19th century, America's leading writers had been integral to helping the young nation imagine itself, assert its beliefs, and realize its immense potential; when the Civil ... (Read More)
 
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Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things
Jenny Lawson.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781447238324.  Daedalus Item Code: 73741
 
"I've often thought that people with severe depression have developed such a well for experiencing extreme emotion that they might be able to experience extreme joy in a way that 'normal people' also ... (Read More)
 
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The Genius of Dickens: The Ideas and Inspiration of Britain's Greatest Novelist
Michael Slater.
Publisher: Duckworth Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780715641545.  Daedalus Item Code: 73937
 
Nearly 150 years after his death, Charles Dickens remains one of the most beloved novelists in the English language, a communicator of timeless truths and a storyteller without peer. Ranging widely ... (Read More)
 
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