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21st Century Dodos: A Collection of Endangered Objects (and Other Stuff)
Steve Stack.
Publisher: Friday Project.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007484669.  Daedalus Item Code: 60391
 
Self-professed publisher, blogger, tea drinker, and cake eater Steve Stack—a.k.a. MeAndMyBigMouth blogger Scott Pack—here offers a charmingly nostalgic and opinionated catalogue of those objects that ... (Read More)
 
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40: A Doonesbury Retrospective
G.B. Trudeau.
Publisher: Andrews McMeel.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9780740797354.  Daedalus Item Code: 50721
 
If you own only one book on Garry Trudeau's Pulitzer Prize–winning comic strip Doonesbury, this should be the one. The huge, slipcased volume surveys the full series from 1970 to 2010, and is ... (Read More)
 
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After the Fall
Victoria Roberts.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393073553.  Daedalus Item Code: 61171
 
For nearly three decades, cartoonist Victoria Roberts has been livening up the pages of The New Yorker with her witty and offbeat sense of humor. More than 200 of her delightful drawings ... (Read More)
 
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The American Heritage Abbreviations Dictionary: Third Edition
Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780618857470.  Daedalus Item Code: 61884
 
This third edition of Abbreviations presents some 20,000 terms that appear in text messages, chat rooms, websites, sports statistics, travel brochures, airports, personal ads, and countless ... (Read More)
 
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Bazooka Joe and His Gang: 60th-Anniversary Collection
Jeff Shepherd, ed. Talley Morse, preface. Nancy Morse & Kirk Taylor, intro. Len Brown, R. Sikoryak & Bhob Stewart, essays. Jay Lynch, afterword.
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781419706325.  Daedalus Item Code: 54485
 
A fixture in many of our childhoods, Bazooka Joe was the creation of pop culture entrepreneur Woody Gelman and artist Wesley Morse, a specialist in salacious drawings. This history of the iconic ... (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 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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Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives
Gretchen Rubin.
Publisher: Crown/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385348614.  Daedalus Item Code: 61966
 
The author of The Happiness Project and Happier at Home here tackles the most essential question of taking charge of your own happiness: How do we change? The answer, says Gretchen ... (Read More)
 
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The Biteback Dictionary of Humorous Literary Quotations
Fred Metcalf.
Publisher: Biteback Publishing.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849542265.  Daedalus Item Code: 62117
 
From quotes on language itself ("The English have no respect for their language, and will not teach their children to speak it," wrote George Bernard Shaw in the preface to Pygmalion) to ... (Read More)
 
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Building Country Comforts: Wisdom on Living a Sustainable, Back-to-Basics Life
Robert Inwood & Christian Bruyere. Ashley English, foreword.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781402757747.  Daedalus Item Code: 40821
 
The pioneering spirit and the desire to do things one's own way run through this collection of houses and other structures that were designed by their owners and built by hand. Illustrated with ... (Read More)
 
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Bum Fodder: An Absorbing History of Toilet Paper
Richard Smyth.
Publisher: Souvenir.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780285641143.  Daedalus Item Code: 61056
 
In medieval China it was cutting-edge technology. For 19th-century Americans it was a newfangled alternative to dried corncobs and the Sears & Roebuck catalogue, while wits in Georgian London ... (Read More)
 
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Can A Robot be Human?: 33 Perplexing Philosophy Puzzles
Peter Cave.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781851686476.  Daedalus Item Code: 54607
 
Can a murderer be innocent? Are you really unique? What does it mean to be in love? Can you ever believe anyone who says, "I'm telling the truth?" What separates a saint, a sinner, and a suicide ... (Read More)
 
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