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And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut: A Life
Charles J. Shields.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805086935.  Daedalus Item Code: 44104
 
(A New York Times Notable Book for 2011 and Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book for 2011) In 2006, Charles Shields had finished work on his acclaimed biography of Harper Lee, ... (Read More)
 
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Ariel's Gift: A Commentary on Birthday Letters by Ted Hughes
Erica Wagner.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571200856.  Daedalus Item Code: 32886
 
Thirty-five years after Sylvia Plath committed suicide, Ted Hughes published Birthday Letters, an award-winning book of poems in which he explores his feelings for his late wife. Along with 16 ... (Read More)
 
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The Art of the Epigraph: How Great Books Begin
Rosemary Ahern.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451693249.  Daedalus Item Code: 29408
 
For a bibliophile, there are few things more telling about the book at hand than an epigraph. Those intriguing quotations, sayings, snippets of songs, or poems that appear just before Chapter One do ... (Read More)
 
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The Back Chamber: Poems
Donald Hall.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547645858.  Daedalus Item Code: 43246
 
In this first full-length volume of poems in a decade by the former poet laureate of the United States, Donald Hall recalls in sharp detail iconic objects of deep memory—a cowbell, a white stone ... (Read More)
 
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The Ballad of Dorothy Wordsworth: A Life
Frances Wilson.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374108670.  Daedalus Item Code: 20440
 
Described by the writer and opium addict Thomas de Quincey as "the very wildest ... person I have ever known," Dorothy Wordsworth is neither a self-effacing spinster nor a sacrificial saint in this ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2013
Siddhartha Mukherjee, ed. Tim Folger, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544003439.  Daedalus Item Code: 43633
 
The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies, cancer physician Siddhartha Mukherjee finds the tenderness of a Gregor Mendel tending his peas in these 27 science and nature ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2014
Daniel Handler, ed. Lemony Snicket, intro.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544129665.  Daedalus Item Code: 49518
 
Though founding series editor Dave Eggers has left the building—so far as The Best American Nonrequired Reading is concerned, anyway—he has put the enormously popular series in the capable ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Sports Writing 2014
Christopher McDougall, ed. Glenn Stout, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544147003.  Daedalus Item Code: 49517
 
Though most long-form sports journalism is passed over today in favor of catchy numbered lists, there are still exceptional stories that demand more investigation, detail, and time—the emphasis of ... (Read More)
 
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The Big New Yorker Book of Cats
Anthony Lane, foreword.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780679644774.  Daedalus Item Code: 38850
 
Look what The New Yorker dragged in: a haughtily superior companion volume to The Big New Yorker Book of Dogs, this time celebrating the feline half of the domestic pet equation in a ... (Read More)
 
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The Bonds of Interest/Los Intereses Creados: A Dual-Language Book
Jacinto Benavente. Stanley Appelbaum, ed. and trans.
Publisher: Dover.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780486430867.  Daedalus Item Code: 04300
 
One of Spain's most important dramatists of the 20th century and the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1922, Jacinto Benavente y Martinez penned this sparkling satire on selfishness and ... (Read More)
 
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The Bullfighter Checks Her Makeup: My Encounters with Extraordinary People
Susan Orlean.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375758638.  Daedalus Item Code: 42307
 
Following up Saturday Night and The Orchid Thief, longtime New Yorker staff writer Susan Orlean presented this collection of 22 pieces that she wrote for the magazine. Her ... (Read More)
 
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By the Book: Writers on Literature and the Literary Life from the New York Times Book Review
Pamela Paul, ed. Scott Turow, foreword. Jillian Tamaki, illus.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781627791458.  Daedalus Item Code: 49432
 
What do your favorite writers read? Who are their favorite characters? What is their writing regimen, and what's on their nightstand? Every Sunday, readers of the New York Times Book Review ... (Read More)
 
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