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African American National Biography: Two-Volume Set
Henry Louis Gates Jr. & Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, eds.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: 2 set.
ISBN: 9780199920785.  Daedalus Item Code: 43560
 
The 2008 publication of African American National Biography was perhaps the most thorough biographical series of its kind, but editors Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham ... (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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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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Alice, Let's Eat: Further Adventures of a Happy Eater
Calvin Trillin.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812978063.  Daedalus Item Code: 43485
 
In the 1970s, New Yorker columnist Calvin Trillin informed America that its most glorious food was not found at the pretentious restaurants he referred to as "La Maison de la Casa House," but ... (Read More)
 
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Alix and Nicky: The Passion of the Last Tsar and Tsarina
Virginia Rounding.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312381004.  Daedalus Item Code: 43860
 
There are perhaps few characters in history about whom opinion has been more divided than the last Tsar of Russia, Nicholas II, and his wife the Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna. While some have ... (Read More)
 
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Always Been There: Rosanne Cash, the List, and the Spirit of Southern Music
Michael Streissguth.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306819179.  Daedalus Item Code: 43397
 
"Author and music journalist [Michael] Streissguth, having already written a biography of Johnny Cash, joined Johnny's daughter Rosanne to document the creation of an album (and tour) that in many ... (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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Angela's Ashes and 'Tis: Two Memoirs from the Master Storyteller and Pulitzer Prize–Winning Author
Frank McCourt.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476737911.  Daedalus Item Code: 51627
 
(Includes Angela's Ashes, winner of the 1997 Pulitzer Prize, National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize) In this handsome omnibus edition—bound in dark ... (Read More)
 
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Ann the Word: The Story of Ann Lee, Female Messiah, Mother of the Shakers, the Woman Clothed with the Sun
Richard Francis.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781611457957.  Daedalus Item Code: 42947
 
Believed by her followers to have been the second incarnation of Christ, Ann Lee may be one of the most extraordinary and mysterious women in Western history. From humble origins in Manchester, ... (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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