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Adventures in the Orgasmatron: How the Sexual Revolution Came to America
Christopher Turner.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374100940.  Daedalus Item Code: 33132
 
(A Boston Globe Best Nonfiction Book of 2011 and one of the Best Books of 2011 in the Economist) Decades before the 1960s, a sexual revolution was underway in America, led by ... (Read More)
 
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The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined
Steven Pinker.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670022953.  Daedalus Item Code: 36264
 
(A New York Times Notable Book of 2011) The author of The Stuff of Thought and The Blank Slate, two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Steven Pinker here offers an intelligent ... (Read More)
 
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The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger
Marc Levinson.
Publisher: Princeton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780691136400.  Daedalus Item Code: 49255
 
(Winner of the 2007 Anderson Medal (Society for Nautical Research) and the 2007 Bronze Medal in Finance/Investment/Economics (Independent Publisher Book Awards); Shortlisted for the 2006 ... (Read More)
 
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The Cheaper the Crook, the Gaudier the Patter: Forgotten Hipster Lines, Tough Guy Talk, and Jive Gems
Alan Axelrod.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616084028.  Daedalus Item Code: 30824
 
Anybody ever called you a dewdropper? A kibitzer? A lounge lizard? If you never knew what the heck they meant—or if you ever wanted to toss around some hip jive yourself—this is the book you need. ... (Read More)
 
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Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity
Andrew Solomon.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780743236713.  Daedalus Item Code: 40804
 
(One of the New York Times Book Review's Ten Best Books of 2012) From the author of the National Book Award winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of ... (Read More)
 
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Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution—and How It Can Renew America
Thomas L. Friedman.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374166854.  Daedalus Item Code: 89516
 
(Signed Bookplate) "Green is the new red, white, and blue," says three-time Pulitzer Prize winner Thomas Friedman, foreign affairs columnist for the New York Times and author of The ... (Read More)
 
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Ill Fares the Land
Tony Judt.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594202766.  Daedalus Item Code: 41005
 
Something is profoundly wrong with the way we think about how we should live today, posits Tony Judt, who explains that the social contract that defined postwar life in Europe and America—the ... (Read More)
 
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Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Volume 3
Robert A. Caro.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780394720951.  Daedalus Item Code: 33816
 
(Winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize; Winner of the 2002 National Book Award) Spanning Lyndon Johnson's dynamic Senate career from his arrival in 1950 (after 12 years in the House of ... (Read More)
 
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The Mind's Eye
Oliver Sacks.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307272089.  Daedalus Item Code: 31061
 
(New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2010) This fascinating book from neurologist Oliver Sacks—who also gave us Hallucinations, Musicophilia, and ... (Read More)
 
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The Mind's Eye (Large Print)
Oliver Sacks.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780739378038.  Daedalus Item Code: 38413
 
(New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2010) In this large-print edition of his fascinating 2010 book, neurologist Oliver Sacks—who also wrote Hallucinations, ... (Read More)
 
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Monty Python Live!: The Never-Before-Told Story of Six and a Half Men and a Girl on the Road
Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin. Eric Idle, ed.
Publisher: Hyperion.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781401323677.  Daedalus Item Code: 30058
 
Let's say, for the sake of argument, that you've already availed yourself of all the Monty Python television recordings, books, feature films, memoirs, concert performances, side projects, and ... (Read More)
 
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The News: A User's Manual
Alain de Botton.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307379122.  Daedalus Item Code: 49150
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) The news is everywhere—and we can't stop constantly checking it, now that it's on our computer screens—but what is this doing to our minds? The author of ... (Read More)
 
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