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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
Ron Chernow.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143034759.  Daedalus Item Code: 59266
 
(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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Arthur Rimbaud: Presence of an Enigma
Jean-Luc Steinmetz. Jon Graham, trans.
Publisher: Welcome Rain.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781566492515.  Daedalus Item Code: 43288
 
(A 2001 LA Times Best Book of the Year; Winner of the Grand Prix de L'Académie Française) He gave up writing poetry in his early twenties and he only lived to be 37, yet Arthur Rimbaud ... (Read More)
 
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The Autobiography of Mark Twain
Mark Twain. Charles Neider, ed.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062280824.  Daedalus Item Code: 51043
 
Writing his autobiography in fits and starts over several decades—including dictations from his deathbed—Mark Twain vowed to be "free and frank and unembarrassed" in the recounting of his life and ... (Read More)
 
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Charlie Chan: The Untold Story of the Honorable Detective and His Rendezvous with American History
Yunte Huang.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393069624.  Daedalus Item Code: 41466
 
(Shortlisted for the 2010 National Book Critics Circle Award in Biography and a 2011 Edgar Award) This provocative first "biography" of fictional detective Charlie Chan presents American ... (Read More)
 
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Country Girl: A Memoir
Edna O'Brien.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571269433.  Daedalus Item Code: 50330
 
(Winner of the 2012 Irish Book Award for Nonfiction, and one of the New York Times Notable Books of 2013) When Edna O'Brien's first novel, The Country Girls, was published in ... (Read More)
 
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Emma Goldman: Revolution as a Way of Life
Vivian Gornick.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300137262.  Daedalus Item Code: 42096
 
(Finalist for the 2011 National Jewish Book Award for Biography, Autobiography, and Memoir) "A handful of radicals throughout the centuries have intuited that a successful revolution includes ... (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: 49178
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) 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 ... (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: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594203121.  Daedalus Item Code: 44340
 
(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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Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire
Amanda Foreman.
Publisher: Modern Library.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375753831.  Daedalus Item Code: 42898
 
(Winner of the 1998 Whitbread Award for Biography) In her brilliant debut biography—the inspiration for the Oscar-winning film The Duchess, starring Keira Knightley and Ralph ... (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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