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African Laughter: Four Visits to Zimbabwe
Doris Lessing.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060924331.  Daedalus Item Code: 44312
 
(A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 1992) In this memoir, Doris Lessing gives us a highly personal story about returning visits that she made to her Zimbabwean homeland in ... (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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Arthur Rimbaud: Presence of an Enigma
Jean-Luc Steinmetz. Jon Graham, trans.
Publisher: Welcome Rain.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781566492515.  Daedalus Item Code: 43288
 
(A 2001 LA Times Best Book of the Year; Winner of the Grand Prix de L'Académie Française) He gave up writing poetry in his early twenties and he only lived to be 37, yet Arthur Rimbaud ... (Read More)
 
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Brief Encounters: Conversations, Magic Moments, and Assorted Hijinks
Dick Cavett. Jimmy Fallon, foreword.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805099775.  Daedalus Item Code: 49545
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) Reminiscing about and reflecting on Hollywood legends, American cultural icons, and the absurdities of everyday life, legendary talk show host Dick Cavett ... (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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Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War
Robert M. Gates.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307959478.  Daedalus Item Code: 49213
 
(One of the New York Times Book Review's Best Books of 2014) From the former Secretary of Defense under George W. Bush and then Barack Obama, this is Robert Gates's warm, vividly told, ... (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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Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father
Alysia Abbott.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393348903.  Daedalus Item Code: 49189
 
(A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice, named one of the Best Books of 2013 by the San Francisco Chronicle and Shelf Awareness, and an ALA Stonewall Honor Book and ... (Read More)
 
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Fresh from the Farm: A Year of Recipes and Stories
Susie Middleton.
Publisher: Taunton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781600859045.  Daedalus Item Code: 49178
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) Part cookbook, part memoir, this book chronicles a year of Susie Middleton's life in rural Martha's Vineyard as she puts behind her a city job and a suburban ... (Read More)
 
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Genius in the Shadows: A Biography of Leo Szilard, the Man Behind the Bomb
William Lanouette. Bela Silard, contributor. Jonas Salk, foreword.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781626363786.  Daedalus Item Code: 33659
 
(A 1993 New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year) Virtually forgotten outside of the world of atomic physics, Leo Szilárd has long been overshadowed by figures like Albert ... (Read More)
 
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