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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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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: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544570313.  Daedalus Item Code: 59468
 
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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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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Five Works by Octavio Paz: Alternating Current, Conjunctions and Disjunctions, The Monkey Grammarian, Marcel Duchamp: Appearance Stripped Bare, On Poets and Others
Octavio Paz.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781611453119.  Daedalus Item Code: 61702
 
(National Book Award Winner Included) Nobel laureate Octavio Paz (1914–98) was unquestionably one of the most gifted poets of the 20th century, but he was a formidable essayist as well. ... (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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A Place in the Country: On Gottfried Keller, Johann Peter Hebel, Robert Walser, and Others
W.G. Sebald. Jo Catling, trans.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400067718.  Daedalus Item Code: 61566
 
When W.G. Sebald—author of Austerlitz, The Emigrants, and Across the Land and the Water—traveled to Manchester in 1966, he packed in his bags certain literary favorites that ... (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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Waiting for the Barbarians: Essays from the Classics to Pop Culture
Daniel Mendelsohn.
Publisher: New York Review Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590176078.  Daedalus Item Code: 61335
 
(Finalist for the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award and the PEN Art of the Essay Award) The author of The Elusive Embrace and The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million, ... (Read More)
 
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