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Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington
Terry Teachout.
Publisher: Gotham Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781592407491.  Daedalus Item Code: 43104
 
The author of Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong, as well as a cultural critic, playwright, and musician, Terry Teachout offers this major biography of a singular musical figure. Edward Kennedy ... (Read More)
 
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All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes
Maya Angelou.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780679734048.  Daedalus Item Code: 42895
 
In 1962, as a poet and performer in her early 30s, Maya Angelou claimed another piece of her identity by moving to the newly independent Ghana, joining a community of "Revolutionist Returnees" ... (Read More)
 
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American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House
Jon Meacham.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812973464.  Daedalus Item Code: 43487
 
(Winner of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Biography) Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous political career are at the heart of this superb biography, portraying ... (Read More)
 
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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
Barbara Kingsolver with Steven L. Hopp & Camille Kingsolver.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060852566.  Daedalus Item Code: 49204
 
(Winner of a 2008 James Beard Award for Best Food Writing and a Book Sense Book of the Year) In a memoir full of her renowned candor and pluck, Barbara Kingsolver tells how she and her family ... (Read More)
 
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Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant?: A Memoir
Roz Chast.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781608198061.  Daedalus Item Code: 49266
 
(Finalist for the 2014 New England Book Award for Nonfiction) In a remarkable memoir of handwritten text, a few photos, lots of drawings, and a wealth of her instantly recognizable ... (Read More)
 
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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Robert K. Massie.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345408778.  Daedalus Item Code: 42726
 
(Winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction) The Pulitzer Prize–winning biographer of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and the Romanov family here relates the ... (Read More)
 
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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Robert K. Massie.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345408778.  Daedalus Item Code: 38965
 
(Winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction) The Pulitzer Prize–winning biographer of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and the Romanov family here relates the ... (Read More)
 
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Charles Dickens: A Life
Claire Tomalin.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594203091.  Daedalus Item Code: 40998
 
(Shortlisted for the 2011 Costa Book Award) The winner of the 2002 Whitbread Book of the Year for her biography Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self, Claire Tomalin is also renowned for ... (Read More)
 
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Charlie Chan: The Untold Story of the Honorable Detective and His Rendezvous with American History
Yunte Huang.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393069624.  Daedalus Item Code: 41466
 
(Shortlisted for the 2010 National Book Critics Circle Award in Biography and a 2011 Edgar Award) This provocative first "biography" of fictional detective Charlie Chan presents American ... (Read More)
 
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Country Girl: A Memoir
Edna O'Brien.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316122719.  Daedalus Item Code: 49588
 
(Winner of the 2012 Irish Book Award for Nonfiction, and one of the New York Times Notable Books of 2013 )When Edna O'Brien's first novel, The Country Girls, was published in ... (Read More)
 
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Douglas Brinkley.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061374265.  Daedalus Item Code: 41974
 
(Winner of the 2013 Sperber Prize for Best Book in Journalism) For decades he was "the most trusted man in America" (Chicago Tribune), yet few people knew the personal side of Walter ... (Read More)
 
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Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child
Bob Spitz.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307272225.  Daedalus Item Code: 43103
 
(A Washington Post, NPR, and Time Magazine Best Book of 2012) A genuine rebel who took the pretensions that embellished French cuisine and fricasseed them to a fare-thee-well, ... (Read More)
 
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