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Mythology: The Complete Guide to Our Imagined Worlds
Christopher Dell.
 
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780500516157
Daedalus Item Code: 43168
 
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The Burning Leg: Walking Scenes from Classic Fiction
Will Self, foreword. Duncan Minshull, ed.
 
Publisher: Hesperus
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781843917151
Daedalus Item Code: 43280
 
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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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Inventing the Enemy: Essays
Umberto Eco. Richard Dixon, trans.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547640976.  Daedalus Item Code: 43258
 
This anthology covers a wide range of topics on which Umberto Eco has written and lectured for the past ten years, from a disquisition on the theme that runs through his novel The Prague ... (Read More)
 
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Once: Poems
Alice Walker.
Publisher: Harvest.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780156687454.  Daedalus Item Code: 43275
 
In this debut volume of poetry, from 1968, the Pulitzer Prize– and National Book Award–winning author of The Color Purple first established herself as a poet of unusual sensitivity and power, ... (Read More)
 
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Halala Madiba: Nelson Mandela in Poetry
Richard Bartlett & Morakabe Seakhoa, eds.
Publisher: Aflame Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780955233906.  Daedalus Item Code: 43283
 
A broad spectrum of writers—including Wole Soyinka, Ntozake Shange, Seamus Heaney, Tupac Shakur, and Adonis—pay tribute to Nelson Mandela in this collection spanning his imprisonment in 1963 through ... (Read More)
 
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Andrew Marvell: The Chameleon
Nigel Smith.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300181968.  Daedalus Item Code: 42502
 
Both a noted civil servant under Cromwell's Protectorate and a long-serving Member of Parliament during the Restoration, Andrew Marvell (1621–1678) is also the metaphysical poet who gave us such ... (Read More)
 
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Jane Austen's England: Daily Life in the Georgian and Regency Periods
Roy & Lesley Adkins.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143125723.  Daedalus Item Code: 49575
 
Nearly two centuries after her death, Jane Austen remains among the most cherished of all novelists, incomparable in the wit, warmth, and insight with which she depicts her characters and life. Yet ... (Read More)
 
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Che in Verse
Gavin O'Toole & Georgina Jimenez, eds.
Publisher: Aflame Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780955233951.  Daedalus Item Code: 43281
 
The iconic revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara was a devoted fan of poetry, able to reel off numerous poems from memory; in this anthology the poets reciprocate with impassioned tributes of their ... (Read More)
 
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True Friendship: Geoffrey Hill, Anthony Hecht, and Robert Lowell Under the Sign of Eliot and Pound
Christopher Ricks.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300171464.  Daedalus Item Code: 42514
 
Described by the New York Review of Books as "probably the greatest living scholar and editor of modern English-language poetry ... a critic of unrivaled authority," humanities professor ... (Read More)
 
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What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures
Malcolm Gladwell.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316075848.  Daedalus Item Code: 43145
 
What is the difference between choking and panicking? Why are there dozens of varieties of mustard but only one variety of ketchup? What do football players teach us about how to hire teachers? And ... (Read More)
 
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Levels of Life
Julian Barnes.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385350778.  Daedalus Item Code: 43114
 
(An NPR Best Book of 2013) In this slim, astounding volume—an NPR Best Book of 2013—from the author of Flaubert's Parrot, Nothing to Be Frightened Of, and the 2011 Man Booker ... (Read More)
 
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