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100 Years of the Best American Short Stories
Lorrie Moore & Heidi Pitlor, eds.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547485850.  Daedalus Item Code: 59558
Launched in 1915, the Best American Short Stories series has become the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction; for this centennial edition, master of the form ... (Read More)
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The 20th Century Children's Poetry Treasury
Jack Prelutsky, ed. Meilo So, illus.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780679893141.  Daedalus Item Code: 54680
In this superb treasury the author and illustrator of the ALA Notable Book The Beauty of the Beast team up again to offer a lively and gorgeously illustrated selection of poetry for all ages. ... (Read More)
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642 Tiny Things to Write About
The San Francisco Writers' Grotto. Po Bronson, intro.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781452142173.  Daedalus Item Code: 59600
Feeling stuck in your writing life? This pocketable little journal could give you the spark you need to start a roaring inferno. Write your life story in five sentences. Write why the giant wishes he ... (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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After the Fireworks
Aldous Huxley. Fay Weldon, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843914051.  Daedalus Item Code: 53661
Middle-aged novelist Miles Fanning is accustomed to the unwanted attentions of his fans as he goes about his daily business, yet he is unprepared for determined young admirer Pamela Tarn, who has ... (Read More)
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Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Alfred, Lord Tennyson. Mick Imlah, ed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571207008.  Daedalus Item Code: 53922
Britain's poet laureate for an unprecedented 42 years, Alfred, Lord Tennyson was among the 19th century's most popular poets. Often drawing upon myths and legends for his subject matter, Tennyson ... (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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Among the Janeites: A Journey Through the World of Jane Austen Fandom
Deborah Yaffe.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547757735.  Daedalus Item Code: 42528
They walk among us in their bonnets and Empire-waist gowns, clutching souvenir tote bags and battered copies of Sense and Sensibility; they are the Janeites. Who are these obsessive admirers, ... (Read More)
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April Twilights and Other Poems
Willa Cather.
Publisher: Everyman's Library Pocket Poets.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307961464.  Daedalus Item Code: 43849
Before her Pulitzer Prize–winning novel One of Ours or her Prairie Trilogy, Willa Cather was best known as an essayist and critic, and her poems were published many times in national magazines ... (Read More)
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Armageddon in Retrospect
Kurt Vonnegut.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099524083.  Daedalus Item Code: 52347
Written throughout Kurt Vonnegut's life, with his trademark rueful humor (the New York Times called him "a satirist with a heart, a moralist with a whoopee cushion"), a dozen previously ... (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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