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The Treasures of Noël Coward: Star Quality
Barry Day.
 
Publisher: Andre Deutsch
Format: hardcover & DVD
ISBN: 9780233003498
Daedalus Item Code: 51753
 
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River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze
Peter Hessler.
 
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780060855024
Daedalus Item Code: 51328
 
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Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant
Ulysses S. Grant. John Kirk, ed.
Publisher: JG Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781464300769.  Daedalus Item Code: 52200
 
Fast-paced, colorful, and laced with flashes of humor, Ulysses S. Grant's 1885 memoirs provide authoritative accounts of such pivotal Civil War events as the Battle of Shiloh, the Vicksburg and ... (Read More)
 
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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Robert K. Massie.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345408778.  Daedalus Item Code: 51951
 
(Winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction) The Pulitzer Prize–winning biographer of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and the Romanov family here relates the ... (Read More)
 
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An Autobiography of Joseph Conrad
Joseph Conrad. Stephen Brennan, ed.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781626361386.  Daedalus Item Code: 52121
 
Born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski in 1857, the author of Heart of Darkness and Lord Jim lived a life as vivid and adventurous as those of his fictional characters. Leaving Poland ... (Read More)
 
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The World of Agatha Christie: The Facts and Fiction of the World's Greatest Crime Writer
Martin Fido.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781780971810.  Daedalus Item Code: 51761
 
Her books have sold nearly two billion copies, and nearly 40 years after her death, Agatha Christie remains the gold standard for the mystery genre. As this illustrated biography shows, the creator ... (Read More)
 
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Charles Dickens' Favorite Daughter: The Life, Loves, and Art of Katey Dickens Perugini
Lucinda Hawksley.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762785216.  Daedalus Item Code: 51293
 
Also the biographer of Pre-Raphaelite artists' model Lizzie Siddal, as well as Charles Dickens himself, Lucinda Hawksley here gives us the life of Dickens's daughter Katey, who refused to be eclipsed ... (Read More)
 
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The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance
Edmund de Waal.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312569372.  Daedalus Item Code: 52067
 
(Winner of the 2010 Costa (formerly Whitbread) Book Award for Biography and the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize) A maker of beautiful pots that become more and more prized as they ... (Read More)
 
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Edward S. Curtis: Coming to Light
Anne Makepeace.
Publisher: National Geographic.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780792241614.  Daedalus Item Code: 52061
 
Photographer Edward S. Curtis (1868–1952) spent three decades documenting Native American culture, and his resulting images magnificently capture a vanished way of life. As Anne Makepeace's biography ... (Read More)
 
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Judit Polgar: The Princess of Chess
Tibor Karolyi.
Publisher: Batsford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780713488906.  Daedalus Item Code: 51864
 
A female chess prodigy who became an International Master at the unprecedented age of 12, Judit Polgar has defeated such players as Garry Kasparov, Boris Spassky, and Magnus Carlsen. In this book, ... (Read More)
 
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Hiding Man: A Biography of Donald Barthelme
Tracy Daughtery.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312429300.  Daedalus Item Code: 52068
 
(A NYTBR Editor's Choice and the Winner of the Oregon Book Award for General Nonfiction) Among the 20th century's most influential short story writers, Donald Barthelme (1931–89) ... (Read More)
 
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With Hitler to the End: The Memoirs of Adolf Hitler's Valet
Heinz Linge. Roger Moorhouse, intro. Geoffrey Brooks, trans.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781626363267.  Daedalus Item Code: 52155
 
From 1935 until Adolf Hitler's death in the Berlin bunker in May 1945, Heinz Linge was the führer's valet, and ultimately, a witness to such dramatic events as the 1944 assassination attempt, ... (Read More)
 
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