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12 Years a Slave: Movie Tie-In Edition
Solomon Northup. Steve McQueen, foreword. Ira Berlin, intro. Henry Louis Gates Jr., ed.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143125419.  Daedalus Item Code: 49103
 
The inspiration for the multiple Oscar and Golden Globe Award–winning motion picture by British director Steve McQueen and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, this is the memoir of Solomon Northup, a black ... (Read More)
 
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Alexander the Great: Pocket Biographies
E.E. Rice.
Publisher: Sutton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750937641.  Daedalus Item Code: 32471
 
"It is a daunting task to write a biography of Alexander the Great," writes E.E. Rice in her introduction to this concise biography. (Not much is known, she adds, yet much scholarly information ... (Read More)
 
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Alice James: A Biography
Jean Strouse. Colm Toibin, preface.
Publisher: New York Review Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781590174531.  Daedalus Item Code: 40692
 
(Winner of the Bancroft Prize) The James siblings, all born in the 1840s, are perhaps the most extraordinary and distinguished family in American intellectual life. While Henry's novels are ... (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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Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul
Mark Bego.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781620872550.  Daedalus Item Code: 38000
 
Recording her first major label album at age 18, Detroit's Aretha Franklin subsequently became a superstar on the strength of songs like "Respect," "Chain of Fools," and "(You Make Me Feel Like a) ... (Read More)
 
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Bad Girls: Sirens, Jezebels, Murderesses, Thieves & Other Female Villains
Jane Yolen & Heidi E.Y. Stemple. Rebecca Guay, illus.
Publisher: Charlesbridge.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781580891851.  Daedalus Item Code: 41430
 
From Jezebel to Catherine the Great, Cleopatra to Mata Hari, Mae West to Bonnie Parker, strong women have been called wicked, wanton, and willful. Sometimes that's a fair designation, but just as ... (Read More)
 
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The Ballad of Dorothy Wordsworth: A Life
Frances Wilson.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374108670.  Daedalus Item Code: 20440
 
Described by the writer and opium addict Thomas de Quincey as "the very wildest ... person I have ever known," Dorothy Wordsworth is neither a self-effacing spinster nor a sacrificial saint in this ... (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 and Emma: The Darwins' Leap of Faith
Deborah Heiligman.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805087215.  Daedalus Item Code: 41086
 
(2009 National Book Award Finalist for Young People's Literature, a YALSA-ALA Excellence in Young Adult Nonfiction winner, and a Michael L. Printz Honor book ) Long before Charles Darwin ... (Read More)
 
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Charlotte Bronte: A Writer's Life
Rebecca Fraser.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781933648880.  Daedalus Item Code: 32167
 
"If men could see us as we really are, they would be amazed," wrote Charlotte Brontë, the outwardly conventional parson's daughter who rarely met any men beyond those of the church or classroom, and ... (Read More)
 
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Confucius
Meher McArthur.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857381644.  Daedalus Item Code: 38462
 
One of the most important figures in Chinese history, Confucius is often overlooked outside his native country, even though his philosophical and ethical teachings have shaped world culture, and ... (Read More)
 
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The Contemplated Spouse: The Letters of Wallace Stevens to Elsie
J. Donald Blount, ed.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781570032486.  Daedalus Item Code: 23709
 
Here in a single volume are the 272 extant letters written by Wallace Stevens to the woman with whom he shared his life, Elsie Viola Kachel. Written over 25 years, the correspondence reflects Elsie's ... (Read More)
 
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