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100 Things You Will Never Find: Lost Cities, Hidden Treasures and Legendary Quests
Daniel Smith.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781623658373.  Daedalus Item Code: 60556
 
What happened to Amelia Earhart's airplane, or Vincent van Gogh's painting of Dr. Gachet, or the crew of the Mary Celeste? This intriguing and beautifully illustrated book opens up the world's ... (Read More)
 
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100 Years of the Best American Short Stories
Lorrie Moore & Heidi Pitlor, eds.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547485850.  Daedalus Item Code: 59558
 
Launched in 1915, the Best American Short Stories series has become the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction; for this centennial edition, master of the form ... (Read More)
 
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101 Poems about Childhood
Michael Donaghy, ed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571217854.  Daedalus Item Code: 60378
 
Childhood has proven to be an inexhaustible source of inspiration for poets, and these 101 selections show the many different ways it has been immortalized in verse. Here are poems celebrating the ... (Read More)
 
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19th Century American Writers on Writing
Brenda Wineapple, ed.
Publisher: Trinity University Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781595340696.  Daedalus Item Code: 54863
 
This surprisingly compact volume features essays, letters, poems, prose, and excerpts of interviews by 57 leading American authors of the 19th century. While attempting to decide what it meant to be ... (Read More)
 
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African Laughter: Four Visits to Zimbabwe
Doris Lessing.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060924331.  Daedalus Item Code: 44312
 
(A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 1992) In this memoir, Doris Lessing gives us a highly personal story about returning visits that she made to her Zimbabwean homeland in ... (Read More)
 
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The Agatha Christie Miscellany
Cathy Cook.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752479606.  Daedalus Item Code: 60064
 
Exploring Agatha Christie's highly influential place in literary history, her mysteries, and her enduring characters—including Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple—this miscellany collects facts and trivia ... (Read More)
 
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Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Alfred, Lord Tennyson. Mick Imlah, ed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571207008.  Daedalus Item Code: 53922
 
Britain's poet laureate for an unprecedented 42 years, Alfred, Lord Tennyson was among the 19th century's most popular poets. Often drawing upon myths and legends for his subject matter, Tennyson ... (Read More)
 
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All We Know: Three Lives
Lisa Cohen.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374176495.  Daedalus Item Code: 54477
 
(A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2012) Esther Murphy was a brilliant New York intellectual who dazzled friends and strangers with an unstoppable flow of conversation. But she never ... (Read More)
 
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American Isis: The Life and Art of Sylvia Plath
Carl Rollyson.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312640248.  Daedalus Item Code: 44201
 
Renowned for such classics as Ariel and The Bell Jar and notorious for her volatile marriage to poet Ted Hughes and her suicide at age 30, Sylvia Plath has become a somewhat mythical ... (Read More)
 
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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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The Animals: Love Letters Between Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy
Christopher Isherwood & Don Bachardy. Katherine Buchnell, ed.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374105174.  Daedalus Item Code: 54478
 
English novelist and screenwriter Christopher Isherwood was already famous as the author of Goodbye to Berlin when he met Don Bachardy, a California teenager, on the beach in Santa Monica in ... (Read More)
 
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April Twilights and Other Poems
Willa Cather.
Publisher: Everyman's Library Pocket Poets.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307961464.  Daedalus Item Code: 43849
 
Before her Pulitzer Prize–winning novel One of Ours or her Prairie Trilogy, Willa Cather was best known as an essayist and critic, and her poems were published many times in national magazines ... (Read More)
 
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