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#1
I Can Resist Everything Except Temptation: The Wicked Wit of Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde. Compiled by Maria Leach.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780785833260.  Daedalus Item Code: 72371
 
Vastly intelligent and cultured—he was a brilliant student at Trinity College in Dublin and Magdalen College in Oxford, and won the Newdigate Prize in 1878 for his poem "Ravenna"—Oscar Wilde was ... (Read More)
 
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#2
My Grammar and I Or Should That Be Me?: How to Speak and Write It Right
Caroline Taggart & J.A. Wines.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781621451839.  Daedalus Item Code: 71310
 
A refresher course for anyone who has ever been stumped by spelling confusion, dangling modifiers, or split infinitives—or for those who don't even know what those are—this little handbook offers ... (Read More)
 
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#3
A Visitor's Guide to the Literary South
Trish Foxwell.
Publisher: Countryman.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781581571493.  Daedalus Item Code: 64025
 
From the Louisville hotel that inspired F. Scott Fitzgerald to pen The Great Gatsby to the Jackson, Mississippi home where Eudora Welty lived for three-quarters of a century, and from Ernest ... (Read More)
 
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#4
A Literary Bible: An Original Translation
David Rosenberg, trans.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781582436197.  Daedalus Item Code: 72333
 
A Jewish sage once said of the original Bible, "Turn it and turn it, for everything is in it." In that spirit, the author of A Poet's Bible and The Book of J offers this literary ... (Read More)
 
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#5
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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#6
The Breaking Point: Hemingway, Dos Passos, and the Murder of José Robles
Stephen Koch.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781582437989.  Daedalus Item Code: 72306
 
When American authors John Dos Passos and Ernest Hemingway went to Spain in 1937 to witness the Spanish Civil War firsthand, the devastation they encountered was far from impersonal, and as Spain was ... (Read More)
 
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#7
The Shadow of a Great Rock: A Literary Appreciation of the King James Bible
Harold Bloom.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300187946.  Daedalus Item Code: 52770
 
The King James Bible stands at "the sublime summit of literature in English," sharing the honor only with Shakespeare, Harold Bloom contends in the opening pages of this illuminating literary ... (Read More)
 
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#8
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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#9
Wonder Woman: The War Years 1941–1945
Roy Thomas.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780785832843.  Daedalus Item Code: 72363
 
Introduced just months before America entered World War II, Wonder Woman was soon using her super speed, strength, and her Golden Lasso of Truth to bring peace and justice to a turbulent world, and ... (Read More)
 
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#10
Three Gay Tales from Grimm: Translated and Illustrated by Wanda Gág
Wanda Gág.
Publisher: Minnesota.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780816656905.  Daedalus Item Code: 63635
 
Bound by a common thread—a serene foolishness cropping up in various characters, and absurd situations—the three charming tales in this long-unavailable book from 1943 are not as well-known as they ... (Read More)
 
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