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Autobiography/Biography
#1
Leonardo da Vinci
Walter Isaacson.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781501139154.  Daedalus Item Code: 79487
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) (Nominated for the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal) He produced two of the most famous paintings in history, The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa. Yet ... (Read More)
 
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#2
Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Charles Marsh.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307269812.  Daedalus Item Code: 71693
 
In the decades since Dietrich Bonhoeffer's execution by the Nazis in 1945, the German pastor, theologian, and anti-Hitler conspirator has become one of the most widely read and inspiring Christian ... (Read More)
 
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#3
Going into Town: A Love Letter to New York
Roz Chast.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781620403211.  Daedalus Item Code: 79083
 
(First Edition, with tipped-in Autograph) A new book from New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast ("Wait, didn't she almost get a National Book Award for Can't We Talk About Something More ... (Read More)
 
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#4
Hissing Cousins: The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Marc Peyser & Timothy Dwyer.
Publisher: Nan A. Talese.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385536011.  Daedalus Item Code: 71992
 
When Theodore Roosevelt became president in 1901, his beautiful and flamboyant daughter was transformed into "Princess Alice," and received global celebrity. Three decades later, Alice's first cousin ... (Read More)
 
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#5
Jim Henson: The Biography
Brian Jay Jones.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345526120.  Daedalus Item Code: 73000
 
Known as a gentle dreamer who preferred to let his Muppet creations take the spotlight, Jim Henson (1936–90) was also a savvy dealmaker who earned a reputation as "the new Walt Disney"; his bearded ... (Read More)
 
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#6
Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death
Katy Butler.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451641981.  Daedalus Item Code: 62644
 
(Books for a Better Life Award Winner and a Finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize) In one of the most talked-about books of 2013, Katy Butler—a science writer as well as a lay-ordained ... (Read More)
 
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#7
Three Gifts of Thérèse of Lisieux: A Saint for Our Times
Patrick Ahern.
Publisher: Image.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385347891.  Daedalus Item Code: 71442
 
Though her life spanned just 24 years, Thérèse of Lisieux (1873–97) has exerted an outsized influence upon Christians worldwide. In this slim yet profound book, Patrick Ahern—a bishop in the Catholic ... (Read More)
 
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#8
Victoria: A Life
A.N. Wilson.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594205996.  Daedalus Item Code: 72468
 
When Queen Victoria died in 1901, she had ruled for nearly 64 years, and was a mother of nine, grandmother of 42, and the matriarch of royal Europe through her children's marriages. To many, Queen ... (Read More)
 
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#9
Tracks: A Woman's Solo Trek Across 1,700 Miles of Australian Outback (Movie Tie-In Edition)
Robyn Davidson.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780679762874.  Daedalus Item Code: 73019
 
"I experienced that sinking feeling you get when you know you have conned yourself into doing something difficult and there's no going back." From this seemingly inauspicious beginning, Robyn ... (Read More)
 
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#10
Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee, from Scout to Go Set a Watchman
Charles J. Shields.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250115836.  Daedalus Item Code: 72422
 
To Kill a Mockingbird—the 20th century's most widely read American novel—has sold 30 million copies and still sells a million every year. In this in-depth biography, first published in 2006, ... (Read More)
 
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