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Good Prose: The Art of Nonfiction: Stories and Advice from a Lifetime ...
Tracy Kidder & Richard Todd.
 
Publisher: Random House
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069750
Daedalus Item Code: 53206
 
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The Poets' Corner: The One-and-Only Poetry Book for the Whole Family
John Lithgow, compiler.
 
Publisher: Grand Central
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780446580021
Daedalus Item Code: 53251
 
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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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A Journey into Dorothy Parker's New York: Second Edition: ArtPlace Series
Kevin C. Fitzpatrick.
Publisher: Roaring Forties Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781938901072.  Daedalus Item Code: 53099
 
Take a journey into the city of theaters, bars, and hotel rooms where Dorothy Parker sharpened her wit, polished her writing, and captured the edgy mood of her times. Her life and work "were not only ... (Read More)
 
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The Conference of the Birds
Peter Sís.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594203060.  Daedalus Item Code: 53190
 
The author of the Caldecott Honor Book The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain, and the seven-time recipient of New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year honors, ... (Read More)
 
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Both Flesh and Not
David Foster Wallace.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316182379.  Daedalus Item Code: 53184
 
Spanning nearly 20 years of writing, this posthumous collection of 15 essays from David Foster Wallace—his third, following Consider the Lobster and A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do ... (Read More)
 
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A Curious Invitation: The Forty Greatest Parties in Fiction
Suzette Field.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062271839.  Daedalus Item Code: 53520
 
Great literature is filled with feasts and parties—an endlessly useful device for the writer, not only for social commentary and satire but also as an occasion where characters can meet, fall in or ... (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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Sydney and Violet: Their Life with T.S. Eliot, Proust, Joyce and the Excruciatingly Irascible Wyndham Lewis
Stephen Klaidman.
Publisher: Nan A. Talese.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385534093.  Daedalus Item Code: 53395
 
Even the most brilliant writer is nothing without the right reader. To many of the most creative minds in pre–World War II Britain, those readers included Sydney and Violet Schiff. Sydney, himself a ... (Read More)
 
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Why Read Moby-Dick?
Nathaniel Philbrick.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670022991.  Daedalus Item Code: 53272
 
In this handsome little chapbook—with an embossed laminated cover, foil-stamped cloth spine, and deckled cream pages—the author of the National Book Award winner In the Heart of the Sea and ... (Read More)
 
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The People of the Sea
David Thomson. Seamus Heaney, intro. Stewart Sanderson, afterword.
Publisher: Canongate.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857861856.  Daedalus Item Code: 53297
 
The writer and producer of such BBC Radio programs as The Irish Storyteller, David Thomson visited the remote sea coasts of the Scottish Isles and the West of Ireland on journeys in search of ... (Read More)
 
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The Art of Youth: Crane, Carrington, Gershwin, and the Nature of First Acts
Nicholas Delbanco.
Publisher: New Harvest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544114463.  Daedalus Item Code: 53037
 
In a triptych of indelible portraits, Nicholas Delbanco gives us three great creative spirits who lived colorful, productive lives before dying in their 20s or 30s: writer Stephen Crane (The Red ... (Read More)
 
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