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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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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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And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut: A Life
Charles J. Shields.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805086935.  Daedalus Item Code: 53495
 
(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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Andrew Marvell: The Chameleon
Nigel Smith.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300181968.  Daedalus Item Code: 42502
 
Both a noted civil servant under Cromwell's Protectorate and a long-serving member of Parliament during the Restoration, Andrew Marvell (1621–1678) is also the metaphysical poet who gave us such ... (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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Anterooms: New Poems and Translations
Richard Wilbur.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547358116.  Daedalus Item Code: 52608
 
In this 2010 collection, former U.S. Poet Laureate and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Wilbur opens with a tribute to his late wife, hoping against hope to meet her in the same white house she ... (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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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 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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At the Loch of the Green Corrie
Andrew Greig.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847249968.  Daedalus Item Code: 40808
 
"I should like you to fish for me at the Loch of the Green Corrie," Norman MacCaig commanded Andrew Greig, just months before his death. "Go to Lochinver and ask for a man named Norman MacAskill—if ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Essays 2014
John Jeremiah Sullivan, ed. Robert Atwan, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544309906.  Daedalus Item Code: 49515
 
In an age of "trigger warnings" for possibly offensive material in college courses, and the censure of speakers who have upset some audience members, this edition of Best American Essays does ... (Read More)
 
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