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Maeve's Times
Maeve Binchy. Gordon Snell, intro. Róisín Ingle, ed.
 
Publisher: Orion
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781409149897
Daedalus Item Code: 44044
 
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The Best of the Best American Poetry: 25th-Anniversary Edition
Robert Pinsky, guest ed. David Lehman, series ed.
 
Publisher: Scribner
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781451658873
Daedalus Item Code: 43796
 
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April Twilights and Other Poems
Willa Cather.
Publisher: Everyman's Library Pocket Poets.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307961464.  Daedalus Item Code: 43849
 
Before her Pulitzer Prize–winning novel One of Ours or her Prairie Trilogy, Willa Cather was best known as an essayist and critic, and her poems were published many times in national magazines ... (Read More)
 
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Tolkien: The Illustrated Encyclopaedia
David Day.
Publisher: Touchstone.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780684839790.  Daedalus Item Code: 43691
 
An essential companion to Middle-earth and the Undying Lands, from the creation of Arda, Númenor, and Beleriand to the final fall of Sauron and the rise of the Dominion of Men, this encyclopedic ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief Guide to Native American Myths and Legends
Jon E. Lewis, ed.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780337876.  Daedalus Item Code: 43907
 
In this 2012 updating of Lewis Spence's 1914 Myths and Legends of the North American Indians, Jon Lewis provides an extensive introductory essay and additional commentary throughout the book ... (Read More)
 
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The Original Folk & Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm
Jack Zipes, ed. & trans. Andrea Dezsö, illus.
Publisher: Princeton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780691160597.  Daedalus Item Code: 59006
 
When Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their Children's and Household Tales in 1812, followed by a second volume in 1815, they had no idea that stories like "Rapunzel," "Hansel and Gretel," ... (Read More)
 
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Careless People: Murder, Mayhem and the Invention of The Great Gatsby
Sarah Churchwell.
Publisher: Virago.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781844087686.  Daedalus Item Code: 43988
 
Suggesting that there might be a true story behind F. Scott Fitzgerald's masterpiece The Great Gatsby, Sarah Churchwell delves into the news of the 1920s and uncovers a forgotten scandal. The ... (Read More)
 
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The Arabian Nights
Wen-chin Ouyang, ed.
Publisher: Everyman's Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780375712418.  Daedalus Item Code: 49468
 
Also known as The Book of the Thousand and One Nights, The Arabian Nights is a story collection beloved around the world. It gathers fabulous tales from Persian, Arabic, Greek, Indian, ... (Read More)
 
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I Knead My Mommy: And Other Poems by Kittens
Francesco Marciuliano.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781452132914.  Daedalus Item Code: 49403
 
It's just lucky for them that they're so cute. In light of such previous collections as I Could Pee on This (poetry by cats) and I Could Chew on This (poetry from dogs), it was only a ... (Read More)
 
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Marmee & Louisa: The Untold Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Mother
Eve LaPlante.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451620672.  Daedalus Item Code: 44155
 
(One of NPR's Top Ten Books of 2012 and an Indie Next Great Read) Since Louisa May Alcott's Little Women first appeared nearly 150 years ago, Jo March and her calm, stalwart "Marmee" ... (Read More)
 
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The Way the World Works
Nicholson Baker.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781416572473.  Daedalus Item Code: 43689
 
In this collection of essays spanning 15 years, the author of Human Smoke and the National Book Critics Circle Award winner Double Fold ranges from international political controversy ... (Read More)
 
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In Pursuit of the English: A Documentary
Doris Lessing.
Publisher: Flamingo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060976293.  Daedalus Item Code: 43872
 
They are lusty, quarrelsome, unscrupulous, funny, and pathetic—they are the English. In this 1960 work of "documentary" nonfiction, the Nobel Prize–winning author of The Fifth Child and ... (Read More)
 
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