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An Uncommon Heroine: Scarlett, Edna, Sula—and More Than 20 Other of ...
Jamie Cox Roberston.
 
Publisher: Adams Media
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781440504174
Daedalus Item Code: 42472
 
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The Greek Myths: Stories of the Greek Gods and Heroes Vividly Retold
Robin Waterfield & Kathryn Waterfield.
 
Publisher: Quercus
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781780877488
Daedalus Item Code: 42359
 
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Among the Janeites: A Journey Through the World of Jane Austen Fandom
Deborah Yaffe.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547757735.  Daedalus Item Code: 42528
 
They walk among us in their bonnets and Empire-waist gowns, clutching souvenir tote bags and battered copies of Sense and Sensibility; they are the Janeites. Who are these obsessive admirers, ... (Read More)
 
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This Living Hand: And Other Essays
Edmund Morris.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812993127.  Daedalus Item Code: 42404
 
Born in Kenya, educated in South Africa, and launching his career with ad copy in London, Edmund Morris came to America in 1968 and by 1980 had produced The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt, which ... (Read More)
 
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Lost at Sea: The Jon Ronson Mysteries
Jon Ronson.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447223900.  Daedalus Item Code: 42716
 
Fascinated by madness, extraordinary behavior, and the human mind—as evidenced in such books as The Psychopath Test and Them: Adventures with Extremists, as well as The Men Who Stare ... (Read More)
 
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The Story of Charlotte's Web: E.B. White's Eccentric Life in Nature and the Birth of an American Classic
Michael Sims.
Publisher: Walker & Company.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780802778161.  Daedalus Item Code: 42702
 
While composing what would become his most enduring and popular book, E.B. White obeyed that oft-repeated maxim: "Write what you know." Helpless pigs, silly geese, clever spiders, greedy rats—White ... (Read More)
 
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Promiscuous: Portnoy's Complaint and Our Doomed Pursuit of Happiness
Bernard Avishai.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300151909.  Daedalus Item Code: 42101
 
Philip Roth's 1969 novel Portnoy's Complaint brought him popular success, even while it provoked outrage with its frank sexuality and ambivalence toward Jewish culture. Bernard Avishai offers ... (Read More)
 
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The Plants of Middle-Earth: Botany and Sub-creation
Dinah Hazell.
Publisher: Kent State.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780873388832.  Daedalus Item Code: 42665
 
Beautifully illustrated with dozens of original ink drawings and watercolors by the author, typical of a naturalist's guide, Dinah Hazell's catalog of the flowers, herbs, and trees of the Shire and ... (Read More)
 
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Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America
John Waters.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374298630.  Daedalus Item Code: 49451
 
(Signed Bookplate) (Chosen by New York Magazine as One of Six Books to Read This Summer and by Publishers Weekly as One of the Best Summer Books of 2014 ) At the age of 66, armed ... (Read More)
 
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No Eyes: Lester Young
David Meltzer.
Publisher: Black Sparrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781574231298.  Daedalus Item Code: 42443
 
In 1959, the influential tenor saxophone legend Lester Young died alone in the Arvin Hotel in Manhattan at the age of 49. David Meltzer's poetic meditation on the last year of Young's life is neither ... (Read More)
 
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For the Love of Letters: The Joy of Slow Communication
John O'Connell.
Publisher: Marble Arch Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476718804.  Daedalus Item Code: 42677
 
"The nib touches the paper. And instinctively I follow the old formula: address in top right-hand corner; date just beneath it on the left-hand side. My writing looks weird. I hand-write so ... (Read More)
 
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Fatherhood: An Anthology
John Lewis-Stempel, ed.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781585674190.  Daedalus Item Code: 42676
 
In this "literary tool-kit for fathers," historian and journalist John Lewis-Stempel mines 4,000 years of writing, including contemporary fiction, personal letters, ancient Greek poetry, 18th-century ... (Read More)
 
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