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Autobiography/Biography
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All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes
Maya Angelou.
 
Publisher: Vintage
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780679734048
Daedalus Item Code: 42895
 
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Love Letters of Great Men and Women
Ursula Doyle, ed.
 
Publisher: Pan
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780330515139
Daedalus Item Code: 42876
 
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Colors of the Mountain
Da Chen.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780385720601.  Daedalus Item Code: 42480
 
Born in 1962—the Year of Great Starvation—Da Chen grew up in a remote village in China, where Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution meant that he and his large family, formerly landlords, were now the ... (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: 42479
 
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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Sideways on a Scooter: Life and Love in India
Miranda Kennedy.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400067862.  Daedalus Item Code: 42402
 
Now an editor at NPR's Morning Edition, for five years Miranda Kennedy lived in Delhi as a correspondent for NPR and Marketplace Radio. Here she writes of the Indian city she came to love, ... (Read More)
 
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Andy Warhol
Arthur C. Danto.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300135558.  Daedalus Item Code: 42089
 
Artist, filmmaker, activist, trendsetter—Andy Warhol was all of these things, in addition to being a full-time celebrity. Philosopher-critic Arthur C. Danto delivers a compact tour of Andy Warhol's ... (Read More)
 
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Norman Mailer: A Double Life
J. Michael Lennon.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439150191.  Daedalus Item Code: 42616
 
One of the giants of American letters, Norman Mailer was a novelist, journalist, biographer, and filmmaker; a provocateur, as well as a passionate observer; and a husband, father, and serial ... (Read More)
 
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Heroes, Rascals, & Rogues: A Compendium of Notable Historical Characters, Who Have Made Their Names ... By Foul Means or Fair
Rupert Matthews & John Birdsall.
Publisher: AA Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780749558888.  Daedalus Item Code: 42870
 
Heavily illustrated and compulsively readable, this book of popular biography packs in hundreds of profiles of famous, infamous, and all-but-forgotten figures of ancient and recent times, from ... (Read More)
 
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Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire
Amanda Foreman.
Publisher: Modern Library.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375753831.  Daedalus Item Code: 42898
 
(Winner of the 1998 Whitbread Award for Biography) In her brilliant debut biography—the inspiration for the Oscar-winning film The Duchess, starring Keira Knightley and Ralph ... (Read More)
 
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Rosenfeld's Lives: Fame, Oblivion, and the Furies of Writing
Steven J. Zipperstein.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300126495.  Daedalus Item Code: 42103
 
(2010 National Jewish Book Award Finalist) Born in Chicago in 1918, the prodigiously gifted and erudite Isaac Rosenfeld was deemed a genius upon the 1946 publication of his first novel ... (Read More)
 
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Under My Skin: Volume One of My Autobiography, to 1949
Doris Lessing.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060926649.  Daedalus Item Code: 42990
 
"I was born with skins too few. Or they were scrubbed off me by ... robust and efficient hands." The experiences absorbed through these "skins too few" are evoked in this first memoir by Nobel ... (Read More)
 
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Emma Goldman: Revolution as a Way of Life
Vivian Gornick.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300137262.  Daedalus Item Code: 42096
 
(Finalist for the 2011 National Jewish Book Award for Biography, Autobiography, and Memoir) "A handful of radicals throughout the centuries have intuited that a successful revolution includes ... (Read More)
 
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