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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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642 Tiny Things to Write About
The San Francisco Writers' Grotto. Po Bronson, intro.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781452142173.  Daedalus Item Code: 59600
Feeling stuck in your writing life? This pocketable little journal could give you the spark you need to start a roaring inferno. Write your life story in five sentences. Write why the giant wishes he ... (Read More)
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About Beckett: The Playwright and the Work
John Fletcher.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571230112.  Daedalus Item Code: 53406
The author of numerous works on Beckett, including the Faber Critical Guide to Samuel Beckett, John Fletcher here offers a thorough and accessible volume that explains why Beckett's work is so ... (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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America: A History in Verse: Volume 3: 1962–1970
Edward Sanders.
Publisher: Black Sparrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781574231892.  Daedalus Item Code: 42438
The Vietnam War and the civil rights movement form the backdrop of Edward Sanders's informative and innovative vignettes on American history. LBJ and Nixon are the villains here, while America's pop ... (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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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 Language Invention: From Horse-Lords to Dark Elves, the Words Behind World-Building
David J. Peterson.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143126461.  Daedalus Item Code: 59565
In this insider's tour through the construction of invented languages like those heard in films and on television, David Peterson explains language construction for sci-fi and fantasy fans, writers, ... (Read More)
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At the Loch of the Green Corrie
Andrew Greig.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847249968.  Daedalus Item Code: 40808
"I should like you to fish for me at the Loch of the Green Corrie," Norman MacCaig commanded Andrew Greig, just months before his death. "Go to Lochinver and ask for a man named Norman MacAskill—if ... (Read More)
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Autobiography of a Pocket Handkerchief
James Fenimore Cooper. Ruth Scurr, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911395.  Daedalus Item Code: 53665
"It is scarcely necessary to dwell on the scenes that occurred between the time I first sprang from the earth and that in which I was 'pulled'." A pocket handkerchief tells its story—from a flax ... (Read More)
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