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Ode to Childhood: Poetry to Celebrate the Child
Lucy Gray, ed.
Publisher: Batsford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849941334.  Daedalus Item Code: 51867
A celebration of children, of childhood, and in many ways, of being a parent, this collection offers some of the best poetry ever written about children, from William Blake, Christina Rossetti, ... (Read More)
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The Village: 400 Years of Beats and Bohemians, Radicals and Rogues—A History of Greenwich Village
John Strausbaugh.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062078193.  Daedalus Item Code: 53533
From Dutch settlers to Washington Square patricians, from the studios of abstract expressionists to the hangouts of the Beats, from the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire to the Stonewall riots, John ... (Read More)
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Henry D. Thoreau Essays: A Fully Annotated Edition
Henry D. Thoreau. Jeffrey S. Cramer, ed.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300164985.  Daedalus Item Code: 52763
(Runner-Up in Compilations and Anthologies, 2013 New England Book Festival) Also the editor of I to Myself, The Maine Woods, Walden, and other superb annotated collections ... (Read More)
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Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Children's Book: Life Lessons from Notable People from All Walks of Life
Anita Silvey, ed.
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781596433953.  Daedalus Item Code: 52063
"What children's book changed the way you see the world?" Horn Book Magazine editor and children's book publisher Anita Silvey asked this question of more than a hundred respected and admired ... (Read More)
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Talk to the Hand: The Utter Bloody Rudeness of Everyday Life (or Six Good Reasons to Stay Home and Bolt the Door)
Lynne Truss.
Publisher: Fourth Estate.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007329076.  Daedalus Item Code: 53303
Why are people so crass, selfish, and inconsiderate? Is it anything to do with the way everything in our lives is organized to keep us at arm's length? Why do we have to put up with so much swearing, ... (Read More)
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A Journey into Dorothy Parker's New York: Second Edition: ArtPlace Series
Kevin C. Fitzpatrick.
Publisher: Roaring Forties Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781938901072.  Daedalus Item Code: 53099
Take a journey into the city of theaters, bars, and hotel rooms where Dorothy Parker sharpened her wit, polished her writing, and captured the edgy mood of her times. Her life and work "were not only ... (Read More)
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The Fall of Arthur
J.R.R. Tolkien. Christopher Tolkien, ed.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544115897.  Daedalus Item Code: 52611
In the 1930s, J.R.R. Tolkien began writing an Old English alliterative epic recounting King Arthur's last days, but the painstaking efforts required to compose the Lord of the Rings books ... (Read More)
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Mom & Me & Mom
Maya Angelou.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400066117.  Daedalus Item Code: 52577
Returning to the memoir decades after her six-volume autobiography practically re-invented the form, Maya Angelou here charts the most formative relationship of her life in this stirring portrait. ... (Read More)
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Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?
Jeanette Winterson.
Publisher: Grove.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802120106.  Daedalus Item Code: 52529
(One of the New York Times Book Review's 100 Notable Books of 2012) The Whitbread Prize–winning author of Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, Lighthousekeeping, and The ... (Read More)
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The Shadow of a Great Rock: A Literary Appreciation of the King James Bible
Harold Bloom.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300187946.  Daedalus Item Code: 52770
The King James Bible stands at "the sublime summit of literature in English," sharing the honor only with Shakespeare, Harold Bloom contends in the opening pages of this illuminating literary ... (Read More)
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