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Alexander McQueen: Blood Beneath the Skin
Andrew Wilson.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476776736.  Daedalus Item Code: 62558
 
When Alexander McQueen committed suicide in February 2010, aged just 40, a shocked world mourned the loss of a visionary fashion designer. McQueen had risen from humble beginnings as the youngest ... (Read More)
 
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Alger Hiss: Why He Chose Treason
Christina Shelton.
Publisher: Threshold.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451655421.  Daedalus Item Code: 30632
 
In 1948 former U.S. State Department official Alger Hiss, a participant at the Yalta Conference and the formation of the United Nations, was accused of having been a Soviet spy in the 1930s. Because ... (Read More)
 
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All We Know: Three Lives
Lisa Cohen.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374176495.  Daedalus Item Code: 54477
 
(A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2012) Esther Murphy was a brilliant New York intellectual who dazzled friends and strangers with an unstoppable flow of conversation. But she never ... (Read More)
 
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The Art of Youth: Crane, Carrington, Gershwin, and the Nature of First Acts
Nicholas Delbanco.
Publisher: New Harvest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544114463.  Daedalus Item Code: 53037
 
In a triptych of indelible portraits, Nicholas Delbanco gives us three great creative spirits who lived colorful, productive lives before dying in their 20s or 30s: writer Stephen Crane (The Red ... (Read More)
 
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Benjamin Britten: A Life for Music
Neil Powell.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805097740.  Daedalus Item Code: 54489
 
The son of a dentist and an amateur musician, Benjamin Britten began composing at the age of five, and by his death in 1976 was considered the best English composer of the last 300 years. In this ... (Read More)
 
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Big Science: Ernest Lawrence and the Invention that Launched the Military-Industrial Complex
Michael Hiltzik.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451675757.  Daedalus Item Code: 62559
 
Also the author of The New Deal, Colossus, and Dealers of Lightning, Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Michael Hiltzik here tells how science went from blackboards and backyard ... (Read More)
 
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The Books They Gave Me: True Stories of Life, Love, and Lit
Jen Adams.
Publisher: Free Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451688795.  Daedalus Item Code: 42610
 
The gift of a book becomes part of the story of your life. Perhaps it came with a note as simple as "This made me think of you," but it takes up residence in your heart and your home. A reader of ... (Read More)
 
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A Brilliant Darkness: The Extraordinary Life and Mysterious Disappearance of Ettore Majorana, the Troubled Genius of the Nuclear Age
João Magueijo.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465009039.  Daedalus Item Code: 32961
 
On March 26, 1938, Italian nuclear physicist Ettore Majorana boarded a ship in Palermo, cash and passport in hand, and was never seen again. Theoretical physicist João Magueijo—the author of ... (Read More)
 
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The Busiest Man in England: A Life of Joseph Paxton, Gardener, Architect, and Victorian Visionary
Kate Colquhoun.
Publisher: Godine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781567923018.  Daedalus Item Code: 61669
 
Today one would be hard pressed to choose a "preeminent Victorian," but among the Victorians themselves it was agreed that one figure towered above most. Joseph Paxton (1803–65) stood atop the worlds ... (Read More)
 
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Cézanne: A Life
Alex Danchev.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307377074.  Daedalus Item Code: 54685
 
So profound was Paul Cézanne's influence upon 20th-century art that both Picasso and Matisse averred that he was "the father of us all." Believing that understanding the man is an essential part of ... (Read More)
 
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Charles Dickens
Michael Slater.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300170931.  Daedalus Item Code: 42504
 
The past president of the International Dickens Fellowship, former editor of The Dickensian, and longtime trustee of the Charles Dickens Museum, literature professor Michael Slater gives us an ... (Read More)
 
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Charles Dickens at Home
Hilary Macaskill. Florian Schweizer, foreword. Graham Salter, photos.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780711232273.  Daedalus Item Code: 50657
 
Giving us an uncommonly close-up look at one of the world's most popular and celebrated authors of the past two centuries, this book is a detailed, highly visual tour of the places where Charles ... (Read More)
 
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