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James Madison
Richard Brookhiser.
 
Publisher: Basic Books
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780465063802
Daedalus Item Code: 62319
 
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A Hilltop On the Marne: An American's Letters from War-torn France
Mildred Aldrich.
 
Publisher: Hesperus
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781843915010
Daedalus Item Code: 62170
 
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Lucian Freud: Eyes Wide Open
Phoebe Hoban.
Publisher: New Harvest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544114593.  Daedalus Item Code: 61894
 
Considered by many to be the preeminent British artist of the 20th century, Lucian Freud (1922–2011) was renowned for his unflinching portraits of celebrities and his own family. In this compact ... (Read More)
 
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The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid: A Memoir
Bill Bryson.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767919371.  Daedalus Item Code: 62226
 
Born in the middle of the American century (1951) in the middle of the United States (Des Moines), Bill Bryson, like millions of his peers, grew up with a rich fantasy life as a superhero—in his ... (Read More)
 
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The Life and Loves of Laurie Lee
Valerie Grove.
Publisher: Robson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849546874.  Daedalus Item Code: 62123
 
Millions of readers remember British poet, playwright, and broadcaster Laurie Lee (1914–97) for his lyrical portraits of his life, from the moving and nostalgic tales of childhood and innocence in ... (Read More)
 
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Lab Girl
Hope Jahren.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781101874936.  Daedalus Item Code: 69326
 
The recipient of three Fulbright Awards in geobiology and one of four scientists (and the only woman) to have been awarded both of the Young Investigator Medals given in the earth sciences, Hope ... (Read More)
 
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Survivor: Auschwitz, the Death March and My Fight for Freedom
Sam Pivnik.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250029522.  Daedalus Item Code: 62064
 
The ultimate survivor, Sam Pivnik should have been killed 14 times over, but luck, strength, and a determination not to give up all played a part in his living to tell this extraordinary story. ... (Read More)
 
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The Railway Man: A POW's Searing Account of War, Brutality, and Forgiveness
Eric Lomax.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393344073.  Daedalus Item Code: 62327
 
A remarkable memoir of forgiveness and courage—now a major motion picture starring Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman—this is the memoir of Eric Lomax, captured by the Japanese in World War II and forced ... (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: 62052
 
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 had stumbled onto a compelling mystery. The house ... (Read More)
 
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Edgar Allan Poe: The Fever Called Living
Paul Collins.
Publisher: New Harvest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544261877.  Daedalus Item Code: 61878
 
Dying broke and alone at the age of 40, Edgar Allan Poe had written some of the most unforgettable works in the English language, from the "The Tell-Tale Heart" to the pioneering detective story "The ... (Read More)
 
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Mother Teresa: Faith in the Darkness
Greg Watts.
Publisher: Lion.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780745952833.  Daedalus Item Code: 61770
 
Mother Teresa is a modern-day icon—a paragon of human goodness, empathy and charity. But how did Agnes Bojaxhiu, from an obscure corner of Eastern Europe, become such an influential international ... (Read More)
 
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The Heir Apparent: A Life of Edward VII, the Playboy Prince
Jane Ridley.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400062553.  Daedalus Item Code: 62055
 
(One of the New York Times Book Review's Best 100 Books of 2013 and a Boston Globe Best Book of the Year) Born Prince Albert Edward, and known to familiars as "Bertie," the ... (Read More)
 
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Robert L. O'Connell.
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6. The Story of Charlotte's Web: E.B. White and the Birth of a Children's Classic
Michael Sims.
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7. Talk to the Hand: The Utter Bloody Rudeness of Everyday Life (or Six Good Reasons to Stay Home and Bolt the Door)
Lynne Truss.
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8. Philomena: The Poignant True Story of a Mother and the Son She Had to Give Away (Movie Tie-In Edition)
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