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Ariel's Gift: A Commentary on Birthday Letters by Ted Hughes
Erica Wagner.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571200856.  Daedalus Item Code: 32886
 
Thirty-five years after Sylvia Plath committed suicide, Ted Hughes published Birthday Letters, an award-winning book of poems in which he explores his feelings for his late wife. Along with 16 ... (Read More)
 
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The Art of the Epigraph: How Great Books Begin
Rosemary Ahern.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451693249.  Daedalus Item Code: 29408
 
For a bibliophile, there are few things more telling about the book at hand than an epigraph. Those intriguing quotations, sayings, snippets of songs, or poems that appear just before Chapter One do ... (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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Beaton in the Sixties: More Unexpurgated Diaries
Cecil Beaton. Hugo Vickers, intro.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780753820209.  Daedalus Item Code: 32290
 
The enthusiastic reception for The Unexpurgated Beaton, the first volume of the diaries of Cecil Beaton as he wrote them, prompted his biographer and literary trustee Hugo Vickers to return to ... (Read More)
 
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The Big New Yorker Book of Cats
Anthony Lane, foreword.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780679644774.  Daedalus Item Code: 38850
 
Look what The New Yorker dragged in: a haughtily superior companion volume to The Big New Yorker Book of Dogs, this time celebrating the feline half of the domestic pet equation in a ... (Read More)
 
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The Bonds of Interest/Los Intereses Creados: A Dual-Language Book
Jacinto Benavente. Stanley Appelbaum, ed. and trans.
Publisher: Dover.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780486430867.  Daedalus Item Code: 04300
 
One of Spain's most important dramatists of the 20th century and the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1922, Jacinto Benavente y Martinez penned this sparkling satire on selfishness and ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of Robin Hood: The True History Behind the Legend
Nigel Cawthorne.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762438518.  Daedalus Item Code: 32957
 
Who was Robin Hood? Throughout history the figures of the hooded man of Sherwood Forest and his band of outlaws have transfixed readers and viewersóbut who was the real Robin Hood? The story grew out ... (Read More)
 
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The Bullfighter Checks Her Makeup: My Encounters with Extraordinary People
Susan Orlean.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375758638.  Daedalus Item Code: 42307
 
Following up Saturday Night and The Orchid Thief, longtime New Yorker staff writer Susan Orlean presented this collection of 22 pieces that she wrote for the magazine. Her ... (Read More)
 
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By the Book: Writers on Literature and the Literary Life from the New York Times Book Review
Pamela Paul, ed. Scott Turow, foreword. Jillian Tamaki, illus.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781627791458.  Daedalus Item Code: 49432
 
What do your favorite writers read? Who are their favorite characters? What is their writing regimen, and what's on their nightstand? Every Sunday, readers of the New York Times Book Review ... (Read More)
 
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C.S. Lewis: The Man Behind Narnia
Beatrice Gormley.
Publisher: Eerdmans.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780802853011.  Daedalus Item Code: 32199
 
Illustrated with more than 50 photographs, this is the story of C.S. Lewis's life and work for readers 12 and up, from his boyhood in Belfast, Ireland, where he and his brother created their first ... (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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Enough About You: Notes Toward the New Autobiography
David Shields. Ross McElwee, foreword.
Publisher: Soft Skull.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781593762193.  Daedalus Item Code: 32377
 
What does it mean to construct a self? What does it mean to turn your life into a narrative? What is gained, and what's lost? What lies inevitably are told, and what deeper truths are reached? This ... (Read More)
 
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