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Postcards from Ed: Dispatches and Salvos from an American Iconoclast
Edward Abbey. David Petersen, ed.
 
Publisher: Milkweed
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781571312853
Daedalus Item Code: 61611
 
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Gossip from the Forest: The Tangled Roots of Our Forests and ...
Sara Maitland. Adam Lee, photos.
 
Publisher: Granta
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781847084293
Daedalus Item Code: 61468
 
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James Joyce: Texts and Contexts
Len Platt.
Publisher: Continuum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781441197610.  Daedalus Item Code: 61848
 
A writer who has become synonymous with modernism, James Joyce re-created Irish literature in his own image with such novels as Ulysses and Finnegans Wake. With their dense web of ... (Read More)
 
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Love Haikubes: Create Captivating Haiku with a Roll of the Dice
Emily Dubin, design.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: .
ISBN: 9781452119717.  Daedalus Item Code: 61603
 
Just like the original Haikubes poetry set, this attractive and unusual game features oversized, ivory-like dice with single words on each face; simply roll the cubes and arrange the words to create ... (Read More)
 
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Literary Outlaw: The Life and Times of William S. Burroughs
Ted Morgan.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393342604.  Daedalus Item Code: 61196
 
Anarchist, heroin addict, alcoholic, and brilliant writer, William S. Burroughs (1914–97) was the patron saint of darkness among the Beat writers. His avant-garde masterpiece Naked Lunch shook ... (Read More)
 
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Five Works by Octavio Paz: Alternating Current, Conjunctions and Disjunctions, The Monkey Grammarian, Marcel Duchamp: Appearance Stripped Bare, On Poets and Others
Octavio Paz.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781611453119.  Daedalus Item Code: 61702
 
(National Book Award Winner Included) Nobel laureate Octavio Paz (1914–98) was unquestionably one of the most gifted poets of the 20th century, but he was a formidable essayist as well. ... (Read More)
 
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Waiting for the Barbarians: Essays from the Classics to Pop Culture
Daniel Mendelsohn.
Publisher: New York Review Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590176078.  Daedalus Item Code: 61335
 
(Finalist for the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award and the PEN Art of the Essay Award) The author of The Elusive Embrace and The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million, ... (Read More)
 
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Ramayana: A Retelling
Daljit Nagra.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571294879.  Daedalus Item Code: 61462
 
One of the most beloved ancient epics in world literature, the story of Rama's quest to rescue his wife Sita from Raavana, the Lord of the Underworld, is known throughout Asia in various languages ... (Read More)
 
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All the Poems
Stevie Smith. Will May, ed. & intro.
Publisher: New Directions.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780811223805.  Daedalus Item Code: 69176
 
Among the most popular British poets of the 20th century, with a highly distinctive voice, Stevie Smith (1902–71) is most recognized for her widely anthologized poem "Not Waving but Drowning." ... (Read More)
 
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Myths & Legends: An Illustrated Guide to Their Origins and Meanings
Philip Wilkinson.
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781405335522.  Daedalus Item Code: 61299
 
Abundantly and beautifully illustrated—most of the two-page spreads feature up to a dozen captioned images, and there are numerous large photos and artworks filling two pages—this encyclopedic guide ... (Read More)
 
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Catching Life by the Throat: How to Read Poetry and Why: Poems from Eight Great Poets
Josephine Hart.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover & CD.
ISBN: 9780393066074.  Daedalus Item Code: 61174
 
This extraordinary anthology brings eight iconic English-language poets to life, exploring the sound, sense, and sensibility at the heart of great poetry. The host of the Josephine Hart Poetry Hour ... (Read More)
 
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A Place in the Country: On Gottfried Keller, Johann Peter Hebel, Robert Walser, and Others
W.G. Sebald. Jo Catling, trans.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400067718.  Daedalus Item Code: 61566
 
When W.G. Sebald—author of Austerlitz, The Emigrants, and Across the Land and the Water—traveled to Manchester in 1966, he packed in his bags certain literary favorites that ... (Read More)
 
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