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1000 Years of English Literature: Revised Edition
Chris Fletcher. Roger Evans, Sally Brown & Jamie Andrews, contributors.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780712358736.  Daedalus Item Code: 41150
 
You might be wondering, as did we, how one could hope to represent a millennium of English literature in a paperback with some 200 color reproductions. Ah, but what subjects have been photographed ... (Read More)
 
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Across the Land and the Water: Selected Poems, 1964–2001
W.G. Sebald. Iain Galbraith, trans.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400068906.  Daedalus Item Code: 38415
 
Remembered for such books as The Rings of Saturn, The Emigrants, Vertigo, and in particular Austerlitz, German-born W.G. Sebald was also a poet of soaring and searing ... (Read More)
 
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The Aeneid
Virgil. J.W. Mackail, trans. Coco Stevenson, afterword.
Publisher: Collectors Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781904633631.  Daedalus Item Code: 40657
 
Written at the end of Virgil's long life and published after his death in 19 BC—despite its being unfinished, and against the poet's wishes—this is a founding work of the Western canon. The Trojan ... (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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All In a Word: 100 Delightful Excursions into the Uses and Abuses of Words
Vivian Cook.
Publisher: Melville House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781935554226.  Daedalus Item Code: 41068
 
How do we learn words as a child? How are words coined, and why do they die out? Why are some never spoken, and others never written? British linguistics professor Vivian Cook—author of ... (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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The Annotated Peter Pan: The Centennial Edition
J.M. Barrie. Maria Tatar, ed.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393066005.  Daedalus Item Code: 41463
 
"All children, except one, grow up," begins J.M. Barrie's novel Peter and Wendy, published a century ago following the success of his play Peter Pan. Inspired by Barrie's real-life ... (Read More)
 
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An Apple a Day: Old-Fashioned Proverbs—Timeless Words to Live By
Caroline Taggart.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781606521915.  Daedalus Item Code: 43731
 
Why is the darkest hour before the dawn? Who said that in the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king? What proof is in the pudding that you're eating? And for how long have we been touting ... (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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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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