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#1
More Women's Wicked Wit: Over 2000 Scintillating Quotations from Mary Shelley to Courtney Love
Michelle Lovric.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781853755675.  Daedalus Item Code: 61257
 
This follow-up to Women's Wicked Wit contains some 2,000 of not only the scintillating quotations mentioned in the subtitle, but also acerbic retorts and saucy one-liners by some of the ... (Read More)
 
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#2
Flying by the Seat of Your Pants: Surprising Origins of Everyday Expressions
Harry Oliver.
Publisher: Perigee.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780399536373.  Daedalus Item Code: 60998
 
Sowing your wild oats, throwing in the towel, painting the town red—Harry Oliver reveals the fascinating stories behind these and other strange turns of phrase that have emerged from everyday life. ... (Read More)
 
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#3
Jane Austen's England
Roy & Lesley Adkins.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670785841.  Daedalus Item Code: 61001
 
This cultural snapshot of everyday life in the world of Jane Austen, from the authors of Nelson's Trafalgar and The War for All the Oceans, explores the customs and culture of Austen's ... (Read More)
 
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#4
Ode to Childhood: Poetry to Celebrate the Child
Lucy Gray, ed.
Publisher: Batsford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849941334.  Daedalus Item Code: 51867
 
A celebration of children, of childhood, and in many ways, of being a parent, this collection offers some of the best poetry ever written about children, from William Blake, Christina Rossetti, ... (Read More)
 
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#5
The Poetry of William Carlos Williams of Rutherford
Wendell Berry.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781619021532.  Daedalus Item Code: 53435
 
Here the farmer-poet of Henry County pays tribute to the physician-poet of Rutherford. Wendell Berry has always lived in a "provincial" part of Kentucky that did not possess an established literary ... (Read More)
 
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#6
Wait Till Next Year
Doris Kearns Goodwin.
Publisher: Aurum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781781312599.  Daedalus Item Code: 61514
 
Set in the suburbs of New York in the 1950s, this is Doris Kearns Goodwin's touching memoir of growing up loving both her family and baseball. The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of No Ordinary ... (Read More)
 
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#7
The Book of Knights
L.A. Williams, with Donato Giancola, Mark Poole & Ruth Thompson.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781402745560.  Daedalus Item Code: 61108
 
Gorgeously illustrated with dramatic page-filling paintings—up to 19 × 13 inches—by renowned fantasy illustrators, this book is a lush visual introduction to some of the greatest medieval warriors of ... (Read More)
 
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#8
Modernism: The Lure of Heresy
Peter Gay.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393052053.  Daedalus Item Code: 61182
 
Beginning his epic study in the 1840s with Charles Baudelaire, whose lurid poetry scandalized French stalwarts, Peter Gay traces the revolutionary path of modernism from its Parisian origins to its ... (Read More)
 
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#9
Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen
Mary Norris.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393352146.  Daedalus Item Code: 69194
 
(Named a Best Book of 2015 by NPR, Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, and Library Journal) New Yorker staffer Mary Norris has spent nearly four decades maintaining ... (Read More)
 
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#10
Under Magnolia: A Southern Memoir
Frances Mayes.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307885913.  Daedalus Item Code: 61569
 
The author of Under the Tuscan Sun, Every Day in Tuscany, and other books about her life in Italy, Frances Mayes here revisits the turning points that defined her early years in ... (Read More)
 
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