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#1
Family Christmas Treasures
Kacey Barron, ed.
Publisher: Beaux Arts Editions.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780883634561.  Daedalus Item Code: 43442
 
Opening with scenes from E.T.A. Hoffmann's Nutcracker, Willa Cather's My Ántonia, and Kenneth Grahame's Wind in the Willows, this sumptuous treasury celebrates the anticipation, ... (Read More)
 
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#2
The Autobiography of Mark Twain
Mark Twain. Charles Neider, ed.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062280824.  Daedalus Item Code: 43490
 
Writing his autobiography in fits and starts over several decades—including dictations from his deathbed—Mark Twain vowed to be "free and frank and unembarrassed" in the recounting of his life and ... (Read More)
 
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#3
The Back Chamber: Poems
Donald Hall.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547645858.  Daedalus Item Code: 43246
 
In this first full-length volume of poems in a decade by the former poet laureate of the United States, Donald Hall recalls in sharp detail iconic objects of deep memory—a cowbell, a white stone ... (Read More)
 
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#4
The Piano Shop on the Left Bank: Discovering a Forgotten Passion in a Paris Atelier
Thad Carhart.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375758621.  Daedalus Item Code: 43513
 
(Named one of the Washington Post Book World's Best Books of 2000) Walking his two young children to school in his Paris neighborhood every morning, expatriate American Thad Carhart ... (Read More)
 
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#5
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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#6
The Unexpected Evolution of Language: Discover the Surprising Etymology of Everyday Words
Justin Cord Hayes.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440542787.  Daedalus Item Code: 33064
 
You could call this book awful and the author wouldn't even mind. In fact, as Justin Cord Hayes tells us, "awful" once meant something worthy of respect or fear, inspiring awe, just as "bully" was ... (Read More)
 
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#7
I Knead My Mommy: And Other Poems by Kittens
Francesco Marciuliano.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781452132914.  Daedalus Item Code: 49403
 
It's just lucky for them that they're so cute. In light of such previous collections as I Could Pee on This (poetry by cats) and I Could Chew on This (poetry from dogs), it was only a ... (Read More)
 
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#8
The Death of King Arthur: A New Verse Translation
Simon Armitage, trans.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393073973.  Daedalus Item Code: 41469
 
First appearing around 1400, The Alliterative Morte Arthure, or The Death of King Arthur, is one of the most spectacular poems ever written in Middle English. Only one copy of the ... (Read More)
 
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#9
A Brief History of Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Guide to the World's Most Famous Detective
Nigel Cawthorne.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762444083.  Daedalus Item Code: 42867
 
Created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1887, the most famous detective in the world appeared originally in four novels and 56 short stories. Sherlock Holmes was not the first literary detective, yet he ... (Read More)
 
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#10
The Light Within the Light: Portraits of Donald Hall, Richard Wilbur, Maxine Kumin, and Stanley Kunitz
Jeanne Braham. Barry Moser, illus.
Publisher: Godine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781567923162.  Daedalus Item Code: 42442
 
Since the death of Robert Frost, American poetry has seen few major poets create important work into their 70s. Yet as we see in this portrait of four U.S. Poet Laureates, from 2007, Donald Hall (77 ... (Read More)
 
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