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Don't Give Up, Don't Give In: Lessons from an Extraordinary Life
Louis Zamperini & David Rensin.
Publisher: Dey Street Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062368331.  Daedalus Item Code: 71898
 
Completed just two days before his death at age 97, Louis Zamperini's second memoir (following Devil at My Heels, also co-written with David Rensin) shares a lifetime of wisdom, insight, and ... (Read More)
 
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Donatien Alphonse François de Sade
Jean-Pascal Hesse.
Publisher: Assouline.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781614282020.  Daedalus Item Code: 71921
 
Derided in his own day as a criminal, a lunatic, and a revolutionary, the Marquis de Sade (1740–1814) has for nearly a century been considered a classic author, championed by such figures as Simone ... (Read More)
 
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The Double Life of Paul de Man
Evelyn Barish.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871403261.  Daedalus Item Code: 64013
 
More than 30 years after his death in 1983, charismatic intellectual Paul de Man remains a haunting and largely unexamined figure. His theory of deconstruction became so pervasive that it threatened ... (Read More)
 
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Drum Taps: The Complete Civil War Poems
Walt Whitman. James M. McPherson, intro.
Publisher: Cider Mill.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781604335941.  Daedalus Item Code: 70927
 
The Civil War was a defining period in Walt Whitman's life and poetry, and saw his conversion from a drum-beating unionist to a chronicler of the personal and profound costs of war, be it the wounded ... (Read More)
 
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Due Considerations: Essays and Criticism
John Updike.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307266408.  Daedalus Item Code: 31048
 
This sixth collection of essays and literary criticism from the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner opens with a skeptical overview of literary biographies, proceeds to five essays on ... (Read More)
 
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The Earthly Paradise of William Morris
Clare Gibson, ed.
Publisher: Grange Books.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781840132458.  Daedalus Item Code: 72107
 
We know William Morris primarily as the creator of sumptuous patterns of leaves, flowers, and vines in his wallpapers and fabrics. But as a poet and part of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in ... (Read More)
 
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Electric Shepherd: A Likeness of James Hogg
Karl Miller.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571218172.  Daedalus Item Code: 61459
 
A self-educated poet from the Scottish Borders town of Ettrick, James Hogg (1770–1835) was one of the most remarkable literary figures of pre-Victorian Scotland. He was dogged by debt throughout his ... (Read More)
 
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The Elements of Eloquence: How to Turn the Perfect English Phrase
Mark Forsyth.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781785781728.  Daedalus Item Code: 73506
 
The author of The Etymologicon and the host of the terribly clever word blog InkyFool.com, Mark Forsyth here offers up the secret of writing unforgettable phrases, revealing the techniques ... (Read More)
 
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Elizabeth Bishop and The New Yorker: The Complete Correspondence
Joelle Biele, ed.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374281380.  Daedalus Item Code: 33070
 
"I sort of see you surrounded with fine-tooth combs, sandpaper, nail files, pots of varnish, etc.—with heaps of used commas and semicolons handy, and little useless phrases taken out of their ... (Read More)
 
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The Enchanter: Nabokov and Happiness
Lila Azam Zanganeh.
Publisher: Allen Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846143670.  Daedalus Item Code: 32563
 
Iranian-born author Lila Azam Zanganeh was just ten months old when Vladimir Nabokov died in 1977, but this hasn't diminished her lifelong passion for the writer whose art she celebrates in this ... (Read More)
 
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Enlightened Sentiments: Judgement and Autonomy in the Age of Sensibility
Hina Nazar.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780823240074.  Daedalus Item Code: 64082
 
This book reassesses the Enlightenment's liberal legacies by revisiting the wide-ranging development of 18th-century letters known as "sentimentalism." English professor Hina Nazar argues that the ... (Read More)
 
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Essays: A Penguin Classics Hardcover
Michel de Montaigne. M.A. Screech, trans.
Publisher: Penguin Classics.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780141389646.  Daedalus Item Code: 71426
 
Blending intellectual speculation with anecdote and personal reflection, French thinker and writer Michel de Montaigne (1533–92) pioneered the modern essay form, exploring everything from the virtues ... (Read More)
 
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