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The Real Jane Austen: A Life in Small Things
Paula Byrne.
 
Publisher: Harper
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780007479764
Daedalus Item Code: 41307
 
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Inventing the Enemy: Essays
Umberto Eco. Richard Dixon, trans.
 
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780547640976
Daedalus Item Code: 41726
 
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As Consciousness Is Harnessed to Flesh: Journals and Notebooks, 1964–1980
Susan Sontag. David Rieff, ed.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374100766.  Daedalus Item Code: 41396
 
In this second of three volumes of journals (following Reborn) National Book Critics Circle award winner Susan Sontag recounts her experiences in the turbulent 1960s—from a trip to Hanoi at ... (Read More)
 
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A Great Idea at the Time: The Rise, Fall, and Curious Afterlife of the Great Books
Alex Beam.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781586487768.  Daedalus Item Code: 41003
 
Today the classics of the Western canon, written by the proverbial "dead white men," are all but dead in the pop culture wars, but in the 1950s and 60s they were a phenomenon. The Great Books of ... (Read More)
 
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The Poetry of William Carlos Williams of Rutherford
Wendell Berry.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781582437149.  Daedalus Item Code: 41342
 
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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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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Finding My Elegy: New and Selected Poems
Ursula K. Le Guin.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547858203.  Daedalus Item Code: 41725
 
Long known for her tales of other worlds, for which she has earned the National Book Award, the Kafka Award, and numerous Hugo and Nebula Awards, Ursula Le Guin started her writing career as a poet. ... (Read More)
 
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Salinger: The Official Book of the Acclaimed Documentary Film
David Shields & Shane Salerno.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476744834.  Daedalus Item Code: 41459
 
A companion volume to Shane Salerno's 2013 documentary of the same name, featured on PBS's American Masters series, this oral biography tells the story of the famously reclusive author of ... (Read More)
 
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Dante's Divine Comedy: Inferno
Dante Alighieri. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, trans. Anna Amari-Parker, ed.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848378575.  Daedalus Item Code: 41254
 
The first part of Dante Alighieri's 14th-century masterpiece, Inferno is beautifully illustrated here with images ranging from Hieronymus Bosch's paintings of a surreal, hellish landscape to ... (Read More)
 
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Song of Myself: And Other Poems by Walt Whitman
Walt Whitman. Robert Hass, ed. Paul Ebenkamp, contributor.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781582435718.  Daedalus Item Code: 41343
 
In this beautiful book, Pulitzer Prize winner and former U.S. poet Laureate Robert Hass walks us through Walt Whitman's central poem "Song of Myself," illuminating Whitman's fascination with the ... (Read More)
 
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The Enchanter: Nabokov and Happiness
Lila Azam Zanganeh.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393079920.  Daedalus Item Code: 41472
 
Delving into the literary worlds of Vladimir Nabokov's Speak, Memory; Ada, or Ardor; and the infamous Lolita, Lila Azam Zanganeh seeks out the Nabokovian experience of time, ... (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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