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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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12 Years a Slave
Solomon Northup. Steve McQueen, foreword.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143125419.  Daedalus Item Code: 60462
 
The inspiration for the multiple Oscar and Golden Globe Award–winning motion picture by British director Steve McQueen and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, this is the memoir of Solomon Northup, a black ... (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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All We Know: Three Lives
Lisa Cohen.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374176495.  Daedalus Item Code: 54477
 
(A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2012) Esther Murphy was a brilliant New York intellectual who dazzled friends and strangers with an unstoppable flow of conversation. But she never ... (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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The Animals: Love Letters Between Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy
Christopher Isherwood & Don Bachardy. Katherine Buchnell, ed.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374105174.  Daedalus Item Code: 54478
 
English novelist and screenwriter Christopher Isherwood was already famous as the author of Goodbye to Berlin when he met Don Bachardy, a California teenager, on the beach in Santa Monica in ... (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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