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Sophia Amoruso.
Publisher: Portfolio.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781591847939.  Daedalus Item Code: 59239
She spent her teens hitchhiking, committing petty theft, and scrounging in dumpsters for leftover bagels; by age 22 Sophia Amoruso was broke, directionless, and checking IDs in the lobby of an art ... (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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Alexander Hamilton: A Life
Willard Sterne Randall.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060954666.  Daedalus Item Code: 53516
From a less than auspicious start in 1755 on the Caribbean Island of Nevis to his untimely death in a duel with his old enemy Aaron Burr in 1804, Alexander Hamilton—despite his short life—left a huge ... (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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Analyzing Freud: Letters from H.D., Bryher, and Their Circle
Susan Stanford Friedman, ed.
Publisher: New Directions.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780811216036.  Daedalus Item Code: 50410
The American poet H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) documented her fruitful therapy sessions with Sigmund Freud in a series of informal and irreverent letters to her companion Bryher (Annie Ellerman). This ... (Read More)
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Andy Warhol
Wayne Koestenbaum.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781407248592.  Daedalus Item Code: 51071
Painter, filmmaker, photographer, philosopher, and cultural icon, Andy Warhol revolutionized art by injecting commercial and pop culture images into his work. Wayne Koestenbaum—himself an artist, ... (Read More)
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Anthony Salvin: Pioneer of Gothic Revival Architecture
Jill Allibone. Mark Girouard, foreword.
Publisher: Lutterworth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780718827076.  Daedalus Item Code: 52444
One of the most influential British architects of the 19th century, Anthony Salvin had a successful career as a builder of country houses and churches and as a restorer of some of the most important ... (Read More)
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Art and Forbidden Fruit: Hidden Passion in the Life of William Morris
John Y. Le Bourgeois.
Publisher: Lutterworth.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780718830595.  Daedalus Item Code: 52445
One of the most admired creative figures of the Victorian era, William Morris is often portrayed by scholars as something of a domestic victim, bound by love and inspiration to his free-spirited, ... (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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Arthur Miller
Christopher Bigsby.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780753826157.  Daedalus Item Code: 23095
Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Arthur Miller's central decade of work—All My Sons (1947), Death of a Salesman (1949), The Crucible (1953), and A View from the Bridge ... (Read More)
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An Artist in Treason: The Extraordinary Double Life of General James Wilkinson
Andro Linklater.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780802777713.  Daedalus Item Code: 31868
For almost two decades, through the War of 1812, James Wilkinson was the senior general in the United States Army. He was also a spy for the Spanish secret service—a position all the more remarkable ... (Read More)
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The Ballad of Bob Dylan: A Portrait
Daniel Mark Epstein.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061807336.  Daedalus Item Code: 43960
Through the lens of four seminal concerts, the poet and biographer who gave us Lincoln and Whitman and The Lincolns: Portrait of a Marriage here offers an intimate, vivid, and ... (Read More)
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