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Monsieur Proust's Library
Anka Muhlstein.
 
Publisher: Other Press
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781590515662
Daedalus Item Code: 51366
 
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Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Children's Book: Life ...
Anita Silvey, ed.
 
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781596433953
Daedalus Item Code: 52063
 
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The List Lover's Guide to Jane Austen
Joan Strasbaugh.
Publisher: Sourcebooks.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781402282034.  Daedalus Item Code: 52081
 
It's Jane Austen as you've never seen her before, in a surprising and entertaining miscellany. Here you will find lists of her friends and her beaux, every place she lived or visited, her nieces and ... (Read More)
 
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The Odyssey
Homer. Samuel Butler, trans. Damian Stocking, intro.
Publisher: Barnes & Noble.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781435137738.  Daedalus Item Code: 51886
 
Following the warrior Odysseus home to Greece from the Trojan War, in a journey troubled at every turn by gods and demi-gods, Homer's epic tale is one of the founding works of Western literature. ... (Read More)
 
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How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Lines
Thomas C. Foster.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060009427.  Daedalus Item Code: 51360
 
What does it mean when a fictional hero takes a journey? Shares a meal? Becomes drenched in a sudden rain shower? Often, there is much more going on in a novel or poem than is readily visible on the ... (Read More)
 
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Word of Mouth: Poems Featured on NPR's All Things Considered
Catherine Bowman, ed.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375713156.  Daedalus Item Code: 51976
 
Starting in 1995, NPR's All Things Considered began a series of highly popular segments presenting poets reading their own works, hosted by "poetry DJ" Catherine Bowman. In this book of poems ... (Read More)
 
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Escaping Into the Open: The Art of Writing True
Elizabeth Berg.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062200440.  Daedalus Item Code: 51306
 
Both a primer and a writer's autobiography, this book by the author of Tapestry of Fortunes and Open House provides aspiring authors with ideas to stimulate their creativity and offers ... (Read More)
 
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Who is Mark Twain?
Mark Twain.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061735011.  Daedalus Item Code: 51345
 
"You had better shove this in the stove," Mark Twain said at the top of an 1865 letter to his brother, "for I don't want any absurd 'literary remains' and 'unpublished letters of Mark Twain' ... (Read More)
 
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Favourite Poems of England
Jane McMorland Hunter, ed.
Publisher: Batsford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849941327.  Daedalus Item Code: 51858
 
Avoiding some of the obvious choices and celebrating instead the diversity of British poetry, this handsome anthology—which features bright illustrations of Edwardian England—includes "Arrivals, ... (Read More)
 
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Teach Yourself: Understanding Chinese Mythology: The Myths and Their Meanings
Teresa Moorey.
Publisher: Hodder.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781444163490.  Daedalus Item Code: 52099
 
While Chinese astrology and dragons are familiar in our popular culture, many other fascinating Chinese myths remain little known in the West. In this introduction to Chinese culture and mythology, ... (Read More)
 
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In Flanders Fields: Poems of the First World War
Brian Busby, ed.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9781782123033.  Daedalus Item Code: 52187
 
If the "war to end all wars" has become synonymous with futility, the conflict is likewise forever linked to the high-quality poetry that it inspired. Compact with an attractive slipcase, this book ... (Read More)
 
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Ballistics: Poems
Billy Collins.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812975611.  Daedalus Item Code: 51947
 
Two-time U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins follows up The Trouble with Poetry and Other Poems with this 2008 collection, touching on an unusually wide range of subjects—love, death, solitude, ... (Read More)
 
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