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Amphigorey Again
Edward Gorey.
Publisher: Harcourt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780151011070.  Daedalus Item Code: 52607
Following Amphigorey, Amphigorey Too, and Amphigorey Also, this presumably final collection of notably arcane and occasionally disparate works by the now very late Edward Gorey ... (Read More)
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At Home—A Short History of Private Life: Special Illustrated Edition
Bill Bryson.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385537285.  Daedalus Item Code: 39031
As he did with A Short History of Nearly Everything (which earned him both the Aventis Prize and the Descartes Prize), Bill Bryson here reintroduces At Home—his lively history of the ... (Read More)
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The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2014
Daniel Handler, ed. Lemony Snicket, intro.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544129665.  Daedalus Item Code: 54415
Though founding series editor Dave Eggers has left the building—so far as The Best American Nonrequired Reading is concerned, anyway—he has put the enormously popular series in the capable ... (Read More)
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The Best American Comics 2015
Jonathan Lethem, ed. Bill Kartalopoulos, series ed.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544107700.  Daedalus Item Code: 59573
The author of nine novels, including Motherless Brooklyn and The Fortress of Solitude, Jonathan Lethem is no stranger to comics; he revived Marvel's cult classic Omega the ... (Read More)
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The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2015
Adam Johnson, intro. & ed. 826 National, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544569638.  Daedalus Item Code: 59576
Founded by former series editor Dave Eggers and his high-school-age writing students at 826 Valencia in San Francisco, this enormously popular series is edited this year by Adam Johnson, a creative ... (Read More)
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Edward Gorey Sticker Book
Edward Gorey.
Publisher: Pomegranate.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780764963438.  Daedalus Item Code: 59370
What better than to be able to apply the insightfully obfuscated imagery of Edward Gorey to whatever surface one wishes, whenever such a thing is called for? This slim tome encloses no fewer than 185 ... (Read More)
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A Guinea Pig Pride & Prejudice
Jane Austen. Retold by Alex Goodwin. Tess Gammell, photog.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781632862426.  Daedalus Item Code: 59372
What better way to re-live one of the greatest love stories in literature than to see it dramatized by the finest guinea pig actors working today? Here in 25 superbly costumed and photographed scenes ... (Read More)
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Jim, Who Ran Away From His Nurse and Was Eaten By a Lion: A Cautionary Tale
Hilaire Belloc. Mini Grey, illus.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: pop-up book.
ISBN: 9780375859700.  Daedalus Item Code: 20569
As much for adult fans of Edward Gorey as it is for children 8 and up with a sense of ironic humor, this mock cautionary tale by Hilaire Belloc, originally penned in 1907, is set perfectly with Mini ... (Read More)
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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
Marie Kondo.
Publisher: Ten Speed.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781607747307.  Daedalus Item Code: 59475
Despite constant efforts to de-clutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts? Do clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles? Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo here takes ... (Read More)
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PS Magazine: The Best of Preventive Maintenance Monthly
Will Eisner. Ann Eisner, preface. Eddie Campbell, ed.
Publisher: Abrams.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780810997486.  Daedalus Item Code: 53451
Best known for his influential comic book series The Spirit and his groundbreaking graphic novel A Contract with God, Will Eisner also put in 20 years producing PS magazine for ... (Read More)
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Thou Spleeny Swag-Bellied Miscreant: Create Your Own Shakespearean Insults
Sarah Royal & Jillian Hofer.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: spiral.
ISBN: 9780762453214.  Daedalus Item Code: 59095
If your inventory of insulting invective has run its course; if your pithiest barbs lack the unassailable profundity of Shakespeare's finely crafted cudgels, fear not, tongue-tied plaintiff. Big-city ... (Read More)
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The Twelve Terrors of Christmas
John Updike. Edward Gorey, illus.
Publisher: Pomegranate.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780764937101.  Daedalus Item Code: 59369
Originally appearing in 1992 as a "Shouts and Murmurs" piece in The New Yorker, John Updike's "Twelve Terrors of Christmas" was later illustrated with the deliciously warped drawings of Edward ... (Read More)
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