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#1
Why Homer Matters
Adam Nicolson.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781627791793.  Daedalus Item Code: 70041
 
He has written on the origins of the King James Bible, on navigating the battered Atlantic coast of Britain, and on his grandmother Vita Sackville-West's gardens at his ancestral home of ... (Read More)
 
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#2
Against the Wind & Tide: Letters & Journals, 1947–1986
Anne Morrow Lindbergh.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307378880.  Daedalus Item Code: 64361
 
Although Anne Morrow Lindbergh penned the perennial bestseller Gift from the Sea and won the National Book Award for North to the Orient and Listen! The Wind, she treated her ... (Read More)
 
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#3
The Essence of Rumi
John Baldock.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781841933849.  Daedalus Item Code: 64735
 
The 13th-century Sufi mystic Jalaluddin Rumi has been called the greatest poet of any age, composing 70,000 verses on the subjects of divine love, mystic passion, and ecstatic illumination, and his ... (Read More)
 
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#4
The 40s: The Story of a Decade (The New Yorker)
Henry Finder, ed., with Giles Harvey. David Remnick, intro.
Publisher: Modern Library.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812983296.  Daedalus Item Code: 70288
 
The 1940s were a watershed decade of the 20th century—a time of world war and also of profound and lasting cultural change, of Casablanca and Citizen Kane, zoot suits and Christian ... (Read More)
 
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#5
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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#6
The Daemon Knows: Literary Greatness and the American Sublime
Harold Bloom.
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812997828.  Daedalus Item Code: 63713
 
(Named a Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post and Kirkus Reviews) What makes the classic American writers different from their European predecessors? It is the intensity ... (Read More)
 
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#7
First Poems
Brenda Meredith Seymour, illus.
Publisher: Lutterworth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780718815264.  Daedalus Item Code: 53417
 
From the make-believe of Shakespeare's "Where the Bee Sucks" and Robert Graves's "I'd Love to Be a Fairy Child" to the everyday world of William Wordsworth's kitten at play and Kenneth Grahame's ... (Read More)
 
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#8
Loaded Words
Marjorie Garber.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823242054.  Daedalus Item Code: 64067
 
Suggesting that words are intoxicating, highly charged, and even dangerous, Marjorie Garber invites us on this exploration of language. Ranging freely through such subjects as Mad magazine to ... (Read More)
 
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#9
The World of Raymond Chandler: In His Own Words
Barry Day, ed.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385352369.  Daedalus Item Code: 63741
 
In such classics of noir as The Big Sleep and The Long Goodbye, Raymond Chandler wrote of sleuth Philip Marlowe's pursuit of desperate criminals in mid-20th-century southern California. ... (Read More)
 
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#10
Ideas of Order: A Close Reading of Shakespeare's Sonnets
Neil L. Rudenstine.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374280154.  Daedalus Item Code: 70037
 
Taken together as a cycle, Shakespeare's sonnets are the single greatest work of lyric poetry in English, as passionate and daring as any love poems we may ever encounter, argues Elizabethan scholar ... (Read More)
 
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