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#Girlboss
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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Alexander Hamilton
Ron Chernow.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143034759.  Daedalus Item Code: 69377
 
(2004 National Book Critics Circle Award Nominee) The winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his biography Washington: A Life and the National Book Award for The House of Morgan, Ron ... (Read More)
 
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Alice James: A Biography
Jean Strouse. Colm Tóibín, preface.
Publisher: New York Review Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781590174531.  Daedalus Item Code: 61326
 
(Winner of the Bancroft Prize) The James siblings, all born in the 1840s, are perhaps the most extraordinary and distinguished family to have ever been a part of American intellectual life. ... (Read More)
 
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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
Barbara Kingsolver with Steven L. Hopp & Camille Kingsolver.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060852566.  Daedalus Item Code: 59454
 
(Winner of a 2008 James Beard Award for Best Food Writing and a Book Sense Book of the Year) In a memoir full of her renowned candor and pluck, Barbara Kingsolver tells how she and her family ... (Read More)
 
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A Beautiful Mind
Sylvia Nasar.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451628425.  Daedalus Item Code: 61855
 
(Winner of the 1998 National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography; finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the Rhône-Poulenc Prize) Sylvia Nasar's now-classic biography explores the meteoric ... (Read More)
 
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Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates.
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812993547.  Daedalus Item Code: 59768
 
(Winner of the 2015 National Book Award for Nonfiction and one of the New York Times's 10 Best Books of the Year) The author of The Beautiful Struggle and winner of the National ... (Read More)
 
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Fire Shut Up in My Bones: A Memoir
Charles M. Blow.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544228047.  Daedalus Item Code: 61356
 
(Winner of a Lambda Literary Award and the Ann M. Sperber Biography Award, as well as a New York Times Notable Book of 2014 and a Best Book of the Year for Publishers Weekly and ... (Read More)
 
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Fresh from the Farm: A Year of Recipes and Stories
Susie Middleton.
Publisher: Taunton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781600859045.  Daedalus Item Code: 59514
 
Part cookbook, part memoir, this book chronicles a year of Susie Middleton's life in rural Martha's Vineyard as she puts behind her a city job and a suburban lifestyle to nurture both her seedlings ... (Read More)
 
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Genius in the Shadows: A Biography of Léo Szilárd, the Man Behind the Bomb
William Lanouette. Bela Silard, contributor. Jonas Salk, foreword.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781626363786.  Daedalus Item Code: 33659
 
(A 1993 New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year) Virtually forgotten outside of the world of atomic physics, Leo Szilárd has long been overshadowed by figures like Albert ... (Read More)
 
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George F. Kennan: An American Life
John Lewis Gaddis.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143122159.  Daedalus Item Code: 60490
 
(Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award) In the late 1940s George Kennan wrote two documents, the "Long Telegram" and the "X Article," which set out the ... (Read More)
 
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Going Home
Doris Lessing.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060976309.  Daedalus Item Code: 44341
 
This is Doris Lessing's account of her first journey back to Africa, the land in which she grew up and in which so much of her emotion and her concern remained invested. Returning to Southern ... (Read More)
 
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Hand Me My Travelin' Shoes: In Search of Blind Willie McTell
Michael Gray.
Publisher: Chicago Review.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781556529757.  Daedalus Item Code: 61746
 
(Shortlisted for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Biography) By the time he died in 1959, Blind Willie McTell was almost forgotten; his days of playing on street corners for spare ... (Read More)
 
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