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12 Years a Slave
Solomon Northup. Steve McQueen, foreword.
 
Publisher: Penguin
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780143125419
Daedalus Item Code: 60462
 
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Beautiful Shadow: A Life of Patricia Highsmith
Andrew Wilson.
 
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781408811191
Daedalus Item Code: 60392
 
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Lennon Revealed
Larry Kane.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback & DVD.
ISBN: 9780762429660.  Daedalus Item Code: 60496
 
Having met and followed the Beatles throughout their American tours, the author of Ticket to Ride and When They Were Boys remained friends with John Lennon for the rest of the singer's ... (Read More)
 
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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
Geoffrey C. Ward. Ken Burns, preface.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307700230.  Daedalus Item Code: 60819
 
The Emmy and Peabody Award–winning director of such PBS documentaries as The Civil War, Ken Burns once again teamed up with historian Geoffrey Ward—whose biography of Franklin Roosevelt won ... (Read More)
 
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Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune
Bill Dedman & Paul Clark Newell Jr.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345534521.  Daedalus Item Code: 60801
 
(Number 1 New York Times Bestseller) When Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Bill Dedman noticed in 2009 a grand home for sale—a mansion that had been unoccupied for nearly 60 years—he ... (Read More)
 
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Schulz and Peanuts: A Biography
David Michaelis.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060937997.  Daedalus Item Code: 60506
 
The biographer of N.C. Wyeth, David Michaelis gives us this irresistibly readable and widely lauded biography of Charles M. Schulz, emphasizing his intertwined relationship with his most enduring ... (Read More)
 
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The Millionaire and the Mummies: Theodore Davis's Gilded Age in the Valley of the Kings
John M. Adams.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250026699.  Daedalus Item Code: 60810
 
A confederate of Boss Tweed, friend of Teddy Roosevelt, and rival of J.P. Morgan, Theodore Davis was a self-made man of the Gilded Age, making millions through corruption and fraud and sharing his ... (Read More)
 
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LIFE Lincoln: An Intimate Portrait
Henry Louis Gates Jr., foreword. Allen C. Guelzo, narrative.
Publisher: Life Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781618930729.  Daedalus Item Code: 53472
 
A vivid and multifaceted portrait in words and images, this oversized volume commemorates the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's death with a celebration of his life, his unparalleled place in ... (Read More)
 
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The Secret Life of Uri Geller: CIA Masterspy?
Jonathan Margolis.
Publisher: Watkins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780287614.  Daedalus Item Code: 60415
 
His alleged psychic powers made him a worldwide celebrity in the 1960s and 70s, but was Uri Geller also a spy? In this biography—which features more than 30 black and white photographs—Jonathan ... (Read More)
 
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A Memoir of the Warsaw Uprising
Miron Bialoszewski. Madeline G. Levine, trans.
Publisher: New York Review Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781590176658.  Daedalus Item Code: 59614
 
On August 1, 1944, Miron Bialoszewski (later renowned as one of Poland's most innovative poets) went out to run an errand for his mother, little guessing that he was about to be caught up in the ... (Read More)
 
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On My Own
Diane Rehm.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781101875285.  Daedalus Item Code: 69098
 
(First Edition, Autographed) The host of her own hugely popular talk show on National Public Radio since 1979, and accustomed to interviewing figures from Barack Obama to Fred Rogers before ... (Read More)
 
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The Masonic Magician: The Life and Death of Count Cagliostro and His Egyptian Rite
Philippa Faulks & Robet L.D. Cooper.
Publisher: Watkins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781905857821.  Daedalus Item Code: 60423
 
As an alchemist, healer, and Freemason, Count Alessandro Cagliostro (1743–95) inspired both wild devotion and savage ridicule, becoming the subject of novels by Alexandre Dumas, a drama by Goethe, ... (Read More)
 
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