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The Skeleton Crew: How Amateur Sleuths Are Solving America's Coldest ...
Deborah Halber.
 
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781451657586
Daedalus Item Code: 61340
 
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sociology
The Savage City: Race, Murder, and a Generation on the Edge
T.J. English.
 
Publisher: William Morrow
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780061824586
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Anxious: Using the Brain to Understand and Treat Fear and Anxiety
Joseph LeDoux.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670015337.  Daedalus Item Code: 61931
 
Affecting 40 million people in the United States alone, anxiety disorders are our most prevalent psychiatric problem. Director of New York University's Emotional Brain Institute, Joseph LeDoux ... (Read More)
 
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The Marijuana Chronicles
Jonathan Santlofer, ed.
Publisher: Akashic.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781617751639.  Daedalus Item Code: 62080
 
"Like film, literature has been no stranger to marijuana and hashish, going back to Charles Baudelaire's 1860 Artificial Paradises, in which the French poet not only describes the effects of ... (Read More)
 
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Dereliction of Duty: Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Lies That Led to Vietnam
H.R. McMaster.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060929084.  Daedalus Item Code: 62316
 
"The war in Vietnam was not lost in the field, nor was it lost on the front pages of the New York Times or the college campuses," argues Lieutenant General (then Major) H.R. McMaster in this ... (Read More)
 
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Sensation: The New Science of Physical Intelligence
Thalma Lobel.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451699135.  Daedalus Item Code: 62563
 
Color and temperature, darkness and light, rough and smooth textures—such sensations have an unexpectedly powerful influence on your inner world and your actions, notes psychologist Thalma Lobel. ... (Read More)
 
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The Devil's Rooming House: The True Story of America's Deadliest Female Serial Killer
M. William Phelps.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781599216010.  Daedalus Item Code: 62338
 
Even as a 1911 heat wave killed more than 2,000 people throughout New England, a reporter noticed a sharp rise in the number of obituaries for residents of a rooming house in Windsor, Connecticut, ... (Read More)
 
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Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence
Daniel Goleman.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781408829110.  Daedalus Item Code: 62664
 
Well known for such books as Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, and Ecological Intelligence, psychologist and former New York Times science journalist Daniel ... (Read More)
 
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Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance
Angela Duckworth.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781501111105.  Daedalus Item Code: 69382
 
A MacArthur Fellow and the founder of the nonprofit Character Lab, psychology professor Angela Duckworth here expands her hugely popular TED talk presentation into a book about the secret to ... (Read More)
 
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Powers of Two: Finding the Essence of Innovation in Creative Pairs
Joshua Wolf Shenk.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544031593.  Daedalus Item Code: 61867
 
Suggesting that two is the magic number, the author of Lincoln's Melancholy and The Genius in All of Us here weaves together the lives of scores of creative duos—from John Lennon and ... (Read More)
 
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The Anatomy of Violence: The Biological Roots of Crime
Adrian Raine.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307378842.  Daedalus Item Code: 62634
 
Why do some kids grow up to become cold-blooded killers? Is bad biology partly to blame? For more than three decades, criminologist Adrian Raine has been researching the biological roots of violence, ... (Read More)
 
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Savage Park: A Meditation on Play, Space, and Risk for Americans Who Are Nervous, Distracted, and Afraid to Die
Amy Fusselman.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544303003.  Daedalus Item Code: 62529
 
On a visit to Tokyo with her family, Amy Fusselman stumbled onto a Hanegi playpark, where children saw wood, hammer nails, string hammocks to trees, and build open fires. When she returned to New ... (Read More)
 
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