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A Brief Guide to J.R.R. Tolkien: The Unauthorized Guide to the Author ...
Nigel Cawthorne.
 
Publisher: Running Press
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780762447411
Daedalus Item Code: 43401
 
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Horoscopes for the Dead: Poems
Billy Collins.
 
Publisher: Random House
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780812975628
Daedalus Item Code: 43502
 
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Butterfly in the Typewriter: The Tragic Life of John Kennedy Toole and the Remarkable Story of A Confederacy of Dunces
Cory MacLauchlin.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306820403.  Daedalus Item Code: 43409
 
Eleven years after John Kennedy Toole's 1969 suicide, his masterpiece A Confederacy of Dunces was finally published, winning the Pulitzer Prize the following year. Despite the belated acclaim, ... (Read More)
 
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Andy Rooney: 60 Years of Wisdom and Wit
Andrew A. Rooney. Brian Rooney, intro.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781586489038.  Daedalus Item Code: 43398
 
Like Mark Twain and H.L. Mencken before him, the bestselling author of Common Nonsense was a writer and a wit, but a cultural analyst above all. Spanning Andy Rooney's six-decade career, these ... (Read More)
 
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Mania: The Story of the Outraged & Outrageous Lives That Launched a Cultural Revolution
Ronald K.L. Collins & David M. Skover.
Publisher: Top Five.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781938938023.  Daedalus Item Code: 43192
 
By the time 19-year-old Lucien Carr stabbed his obsessive pursuer David Kammerer to death on the banks of the Hudson River in August 1944, it was clear that the hard-partying teenager who had brought ... (Read More)
 
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The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century!
Steven Pinker.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670025855.  Daedalus Item Code: 49630
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) Is the English language being corrupted by texting and social media? Does the young adult generation even care about good writing? Can we make it better? And ... (Read More)
 
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Youth and the Bright Medusa: Scholarly Edition
Willa Cather.
Publisher: Nebraska.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780803217546.  Daedalus Item Code: 43188
 
In 1920, following her brilliant prairie trilogy—O Pioneers!, The Song of the Lark, and My Ántonia—Willa Cather here collected eight stories she had written since 1900. Presented ... (Read More)
 
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Pain, Parties, Work: Sylvia Plath in New York, Summer 1953
Elizabeth Winder.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062085498.  Daedalus Item Code: 43463
 
Illustrated throughout with black and white photos and magazine clippings and illuminated with quotes from her peers, this is a fascinating look at a young Sylvia Plath and her life-changing month in ... (Read More)
 
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The Conference of the Birds
Peter Sís.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594203060.  Daedalus Item Code: 43393
 
The author of the Caldecott Honor Book The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain, and the seven-time recipient of New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year honors, ... (Read More)
 
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To Have and Have Another: A Hemingway Cocktail Companion
Philip Greene.
Publisher: Perigee.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780399537646.  Daedalus Item Code: 43138
 
Ernest Hemingway enthusiast and cocktail connoisseur Philip Greene delves into the author's drinking habits and those of his characters, offering dozens of authentic recipes for drinks connected with ... (Read More)
 
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King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table
Anne Berthelot.
Publisher: Abrams Discoveries.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780810928879.  Daedalus Item Code: 43058
 
Who was King Arthur? Did he ever really live? Was he Roman, or perhaps Saxon, Breton, or Pictish? And where do his literary legends come from? This book explores the historical Arthur and the origins ... (Read More)
 
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Life Below Stairs: True Lives of Edwardian Servants
Alison Maloney.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250017659.  Daedalus Item Code: 43007
 
Upstairs, an aristocratic Edwardian home in early 20th-century England would have been a picture of elegance and order, a place for social gatherings and extravagantly arranged dinner parties. ... (Read More)
 
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