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1001 Ideas That Changed the Way We Think
Robert Arp, ed. Arthur Caplan, preface.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476705729.  Daedalus Item Code: 52486
 
From the ancient wisdom of Confucius and Plato to today's cutting-edge thinkers, this chunky, abundantly illustrated history of ideas offers a smorgasbord of enlightenment and amusement for the ... (Read More)
 
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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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At Home: A Short History of Private Life: Special Illustrated Edition
Bill Bryson.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385537285.  Daedalus Item Code: 60477
 
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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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 ... (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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The Book of Common Fallacies: Falsehoods, Misconceptions, Flawed Facts, and Half-Truths That Are Ruining Your Life
Philip Ward, with Julia Edwards.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616083366.  Daedalus Item Code: 60749
 
We all know that bulls are infuriated by the color red, 90 percent of your body heat escapes from your head, and the Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4th, 1776. Unfortunately, all of ... (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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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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Cartoons of World War II
Tony Husband, ed.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781784043100.  Daedalus Item Code: 52665
 
In the days of World War II, before the Internet and even before there were televisions in most homes, the editorial cartoon was one of the most powerful visual opinion-makers in the media. Magazines ... (Read More)
 
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Cats—Best in Show: A Trump Card Game
Polly Horner, illus. Sue Parslow, text.
Publisher: Laurence King.   Format: .
ISBN: 9781856699297.  Daedalus Item Code: 49465
 
Find out who's the top cat with this deck of 30 playing cards, each featuring a beautiful color drawing of a pure-bred feline, from the Abyssinian, Balinese, and Bengal to the Sphynx, Tonkinese, and ... (Read More)
 
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