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A Brief Guide to J.R.R. Tolkien: The Unauthorized Guide to the Author ...
Nigel Cawthorne.
 
Publisher: Running Press
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780762447411
Daedalus Item Code: 43401
 
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Throw the Damn Ball: Classic Poetry by Dogs
R.D. Rosen, Harry Prichett & Rob Battles.
 
Publisher: Plume
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780142180853
Daedalus Item Code: 43136
 
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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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Andy Rooney: 60 Years of Wisdom and Wit
Andrew A. Rooney. Brian Rooney, intro.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781586489038.  Daedalus Item Code: 43398
 
Like Mark Twain and H.L. Mencken before him, the bestselling author of Common Nonsense was a writer and a wit, but a cultural analyst above all. Spanning Andy Rooney's six-decade career, these ... (Read More)
 
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Mania: The Story of the Outraged & Outrageous Lives That Launched a Cultural Revolution
Ronald K.L. Collins & David M. Skover.
Publisher: Top Five.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781938938023.  Daedalus Item Code: 43192
 
By the time 19-year-old Lucien Carr stabbed his obsessive pursuer David Kammerer to death on the banks of the Hudson River in August 1944, it was clear that the hard-partying teenager who had brought ... (Read More)
 
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The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century!
Steven Pinker.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670025855.  Daedalus Item Code: 49630
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) Is the English language being corrupted by texting and social media? Does the young adult generation even care about good writing? Can we make it better? And ... (Read More)
 
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Youth and the Bright Medusa: Scholarly Edition
Willa Cather.
Publisher: Nebraska.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780803217546.  Daedalus Item Code: 43188
 
In 1920, following her brilliant prairie trilogy—O Pioneers!, The Song of the Lark, and My Ántonia—Willa Cather here collected eight stories she had written since 1900. Presented ... (Read More)
 
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What Matters in Jane Austen?: Twenty Crucial Puzzles Solved
John Mullan.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781620400425.  Daedalus Item Code: 49523
 
Does it seem sometimes as though everything that could be said about Jane Austen already has been? Nay, we say, and as proof we offer this entirely novel approach (pardon the pun) to the works of the ... (Read More)
 
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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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The Best American Essays 2013
Cheryl Strayed, ed. Robert Atwan, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544103887.  Daedalus Item Code: 43629
 
"The invisible, unwritten last line of every essay should be and nothing was ever the same again.... The reader should feel the ground shift, if even only a bit," writes Cheryl Strayed, author ... (Read More)
 
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King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table
Anne Berthelot.
Publisher: Abrams Discoveries.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780810928879.  Daedalus Item Code: 43058
 
Who was King Arthur? Did he ever really live? Was he Roman, or perhaps Saxon, Breton, or Pict? And where do his literary legends come from? This book explores the historical Arthur and the origins of ... (Read More)
 
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Ford Madox Ford: A Dual Life: Volume II: The After-War World
Max Saunders.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199668359.  Daedalus Item Code: 43582
 
The second volume of Max Saunders's biography of Ford Madox Ford takes up the story from Ford's enlistment in the army and departure for France in 1916; it establishes Ford's importance to modern ... (Read More)
 
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R.D. Rosen, Harry Prichett & Rob Battles.
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2. The Story of English in 100 Words
David Crystal.
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3. McSweeney's Issue 4
Dave Eggers, ed.
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4. Bad Girls Need Love Too: Pleasure Yourself with Pulp Fiction
Gary Lovisi.
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5. A Pack of Dogs: An Anthology
Lucy Smith, ed. Christopher Brown, illus.
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6. 1000 Years of English Literature: Revised Edition
Chris Fletcher. Roger Evans, Sally Brown & Jamie Andrews, contributors.
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7. Mr. Ferlinghetti's Poem
David Frampton.
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8. A Brief History of Robin Hood: The True History Behind the Legend
Nigel Cawthorne.
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9. The Greek Myths: Stories of the Greek Gods and Heroes Vividly Retold
Robin Waterfield & Kathryn Waterfield.
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10. Charlie Chan: The Untold Story of the Honorable Detective and His Rendezvous with American History
Yunte Huang.
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