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Rudyard Kipling: The Books I Leave Behind
David Alan Richards. Thomas Pinney, essay.
 
Publisher: Yale
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780300126747
Daedalus Item Code: 52760
 
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The Midas Touch: World Mythology in Bite-Sized Chunks
Mark Daniels.
 
Publisher: Michael O'Mara
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781782430353
Daedalus Item Code: 53293
 
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Paris Was Ours: Thirty-Two Writers Reflect on the City of Light
Penelope Rowlands, ed.
Publisher: Algonquin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781565129535.  Daedalus Item Code: 59657
 
Paris is "the world capital of memory and desire," concludes one of the contributors to this collection of intimate and insightful memoirs from those who have temporarily called the City of Light ... (Read More)
 
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Harvest Poems 1910-1960
Carl Sandburg. Mark Van Doren, intro.
Publisher: Harcourt.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780156391252.  Daedalus Item Code: 52621
 
This representative selection of poems skims the cream from the Pulitzer Prize–winning poet's previous collections, including Chicago Poems; Smoke and Steel; Slabs of the Sunburnt ... (Read More)
 
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Fidelity: Poems
Grace Paley.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374299064.  Daedalus Item Code: 53103
 
"Anyone who gets to be / eighty years old says thank you / to the One in charge/ and then immediately begins to complain," noted Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award nominee Grace Paley. Just ... (Read More)
 
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La Folie Baudelaire
Roberto Calasso. Alastair McEwen, trans.
Publisher: Allen Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846142901.  Daedalus Item Code: 53109
 
Continuing the remarkable exploration of modernity in Western civilization that he has pursued in such books as The Ruin of Kasch, The Marriage of Camus and Harmony, and K., ... (Read More)
 
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Collected Poems 1943–2004
Richard Wilbur.
Publisher: Harcourt.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780156030793.  Daedalus Item Code: 52620
 
(Includes the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award Winner Things of This World) A winner of the National Book Award and two Pulitzer Prizes, Richard Wilbur has enjoyed a seven-decade ... (Read More)
 
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Scout, Atticus & Boo: A Celebration of Fifty Years of To Kill a Mockingbird
Mary McDonagh Murphy. Wally Lamb, foreword.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061924125.  Daedalus Item Code: 51330
 
Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize–winning book, published in 1960, is the first adult novel that many of us remember reading, a national touchstone that continues to sell nearly a million copies a year—and ... (Read More)
 
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Distrust That Particular Flavor: Encounters With a Future That's Already Here
William Gibson.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780670921546.  Daedalus Item Code: 52859
 
Acclaimed for such visionary science fiction novels as Neuromancer and Spook Country, William Gibson has also built a reputation as an entertaining and insightful critic of contemporary ... (Read More)
 
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Inside the Dream Palace: The Life and Times of New York's Legendary Chelsea Hotel
Sherill Tippins.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780618726349.  Daedalus Item Code: 52613
 
Since its founding by a visionary French architect in 1884, the Chelsea Hotel has been an icon of American invention: an epicenter of New York's artistic and literary culture and a haven for the ... (Read More)
 
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The High History of the Holy Grail
Sebastian Evans, trans.
Publisher: James Clarke & Co..   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780227678916.  Daedalus Item Code: 52453
 
For nearly a millennium, the story of the Knights of the Round Table and their search for the Holy Grail has held a deep fascination for readers. Written by an anonymous French author of the 13th ... (Read More)
 
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Renegade: Henry Miller and the Making of Tropic of Cancer
Frederick Turner.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300192513.  Daedalus Item Code: 52785
 
Written in the slums of Paris by a man who was a literary failure in his homeland, Tropic of Cancer was published in 1934 by a pornographer in France, but was soon banned in the United States ... (Read More)
 
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