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1000 Years of English Literature: Revised Edition
Chris Fletcher. Roger Evans, Sally Brown & Jamie Andrews, contributors.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780712358736.  Daedalus Item Code: 41150
 
You might be wondering, as did we, how one could hope to represent a millennium of English literature in a paperback with some 200 color reproductions. Ah, but what subjects have been photographed ... (Read More)
 
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Al Jaffee's Mad Life: A Biography
Mary-Lou Weisman. Al Jaffee, illus.
Publisher: It Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061864490.  Daedalus Item Code: 44313
 
Since 1955, when his work began enlivening the pages of MAD magazine, Al Jaffee has pickled three generations of American kids in the brine of satire. So perhaps it's not too surprising that ... (Read More)
 
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All In a Word: 100 Delightful Excursions into the Uses and Abuses of Words
Vivian Cook.
Publisher: Melville House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781935554226.  Daedalus Item Code: 41068
 
How do we learn words as a child? How are words coined, and why do they die out? Why are some never spoken, and others never written? British linguistics professor Vivian Cook—author of ... (Read More)
 
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Andrew Marvell: The Chameleon
Nigel Smith.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300181968.  Daedalus Item Code: 42502
 
Both a noted civil servant under Cromwell's Protectorate and a long-serving member of Parliament during the Restoration, Andrew Marvell (1621–1678) is also the metaphysical poet who gave us such ... (Read More)
 
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Ariel's Gift: A Commentary on Birthday Letters by Ted Hughes
Erica Wagner.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571200856.  Daedalus Item Code: 32886
 
Thirty-five years after Sylvia Plath committed suicide, Ted Hughes published Birthday Letters, an award-winning book of poems in which he explores his feelings for his late wife. Along with 16 ... (Read More)
 
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The Art of the Epigraph: How Great Books Begin
Rosemary Ahern.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451693249.  Daedalus Item Code: 29408
 
For a bibliophile, there are few things more telling about the book at hand than an epigraph. Those intriguing quotations, sayings, snippets of songs, or poems that appear just before Chapter One do ... (Read More)
 
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Bad Feminist: Essays
Roxane Gay.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062282712.  Daedalus Item Code: 59163
 
"Pink is my favorite color," admits the author of An Untamed State and Ayiti in this collection of essays. "I used to say my favorite color was black to be cool, but it is pink—all ... (Read More)
 
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Ben Jonson: A Life
Ian Donaldson.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780198129769.  Daedalus Item Code: 43564
 
The greatest of Shakespeare's contemporaries, Ben Jonson is remembered not only for the numerous plays and poems he wrote, but also for his contentious life and career. Ian Donaldson's biography ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Essays 2014
John Jeremiah Sullivan, ed. Robert Atwan, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544309906.  Daedalus Item Code: 49515
 
In an age of "trigger warnings" for possibly offensive material in college courses, and the censure of speakers who have upset some audience members, this edition of Best American Essays does ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Sports Writing 2014
Christopher McDougall, ed. Glenn Stout, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544147003.  Daedalus Item Code: 49517
 
Though most long-form sports journalism is passed over today in favor of catchy numbered lists, there are still exceptional stories that demand more investigation, detail, and time—the emphasis of ... (Read More)
 
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Blue Horses: Poems
Mary Oliver.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594204791.  Daedalus Item Code: 49547
 
In this collection of new poems from Mary Oliver, the Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, and Lannan Literary Award winner returns to the imagery that has defined her life's work, describing with ... (Read More)
 
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Boyhood Days
Rabindranath Tagore. Amartya Sen, foreword. Radha Chakravarty, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843918509.  Daedalus Item Code: 50347
 
Celebrated for Gitanjali and The Home and the World, 1913 Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore is one of India's preeminent literary figures. Published the year before he died, this 1940 ... (Read More)
 
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