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The Best American Essays 2015
Ariel Levy, ed. Robert Atwan, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544569621.  Daedalus Item Code: 59574
"Writing an essay is like catching a wave," posits guest editor Ariel Levy. "To catch a wave, you need skill and nerve, not just moving water." This year's writers—including Hilton Als, Roger Angell, ... (Read More)
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The Complete Works of Primo Levi
Primo Levi. Ann Goldstein, ed. Toni Morrison, intro.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: 3 vols, boxed.
ISBN: 9780871404565.  Daedalus Item Code: 59387
Once described by Philip Roth as that "quicksilver little woodland creature enlivened by the forest's most astute intelligence," Italian-born chemist Primo Levi has been considered a heroic figure in ... (Read More)
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Distrust That Particular Flavor: Encounters With a Future That's Already Here
William Gibson.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780670921546.  Daedalus Item Code: 52859
Acclaimed for such visionary science fiction novels as Neuromancer and Spook Country, William Gibson has also built a reputation as an entertaining and insightful critic of contemporary ... (Read More)
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Essays After Eighty
Donald Hall.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544287044.  Daedalus Item Code: 59260
National Medal of the Arts honoree and former U.S. Poet Laureate Donald Hall has lived a remarkable life of letters, marked by great triumph and shattering loss; here he contemplates the "unknown, ... (Read More)
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The Givenness of Things: Essays
Marilynne Robinson.
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374298470.  Daedalus Item Code: 59737
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Gilead, Lila, and Housekeeping, Marilynne Robinson here delivers an impassioned critique of ... (Read More)
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In the Shadow of the Master: Classic Tales and Essays by Edgar Allan Poe
Michael Connelly, ed.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061690402.  Daedalus Item Code: 53524
Any anthology of Edgar Allan Poe's stories is cause for excitement and this one is no exception, as it includes such gems as "The Fall of the House of Usher," "The Tell-Tale Heart," "The Cask of ... (Read More)
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Let Me Tell You: New Stories, Essays, and Other Writings
Shirley Jackson. Laurence Jackson Hyman & Sarah Hyman Dewitt, eds. Ruth Franklin, foreword.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812997668.  Daedalus Item Code: 59699
Since her death in 1965, Shirley Jackson's prominence in the landscape of 20th-century fiction has only grown. Remarkably, the archives she left behind are still yielding unknown works, and this ... (Read More)
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A Pack of Dogs: An Anthology
Lucy Smith, ed. Christopher Brown, illus.
Publisher: Merrell.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781858945316.  Daedalus Item Code: 31248
Hilariously illustrated with linocut cartoons by Christopher Brown, this little red book of dogs collects more than 50 tasty scraps of wisdom, humor, celebration, and experience—sometimes ... (Read More)
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A Struggle for Life: Selected Essays of Llewelyn Powys
Llewelyn Powys. Anthony Head, ed.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847491695.  Daedalus Item Code: 51581
Describing locales ranging from colonial Africa to rural France, and from Switzerland to his native Dorset, Llewelyn Powys (1884–1939) was a gifted travel writer and essayist. In the 28 essays here, ... (Read More)
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