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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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Complete Essays Volume IV: 1936–1938
Aldous Huxley. Robert S. Baker and James Sexton, eds.
Publisher: Ivan R. Dee.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781566633949.  Daedalus Item Code: 62335
 
Although perhaps best known for his novel Brave New World, Aldous Huxley was nonetheless very much at home in the essay form. Ranging from journalism to critical reviews to literary, ... (Read More)
 
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Essays After Eighty
Donald Hall.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544287044.  Daedalus Item Code: 62512
 
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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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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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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Graham Greene Collected Essays
Graham Greene.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099282679.  Daedalus Item Code: 62120
 
Widely read for both his philosophical novels and his espionage tales, the author of The End of the Affair and Our Man in Havana was also a skilled and insightful essayist. Encompassing ... (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: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812987324.  Daedalus Item Code: 69237
 
Since her death in 1965, Shirley Jackson's prominence in 20th-century fiction has only grown. Remarkably, the archives she left behind are still yielding unknown works, and this collection, co-edited ... (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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