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Downton Tabby: A Parody
Chris Kelly.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781476765938.  Daedalus Item Code: 41840
 
Welcome to Downton Tabby, where the aristocrats of the animal kingdom dwell in stately splendor, unaware that their way of life is about to be swept away by the noisy vacuum cleaner of history. For ... (Read More)
 
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42: Deep Thought on Life, the Universe, and Everything
Mark Vernon.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781851685608.  Daedalus Item Code: 36197
 
Taking his inspiration from 42 of the funniest, wisest, and quirkiest quotations about the big questions in life, Mark Vernon uses these as starting points for brilliant observations, explaining what ... (Read More)
 
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5 People Who Died During Sex: And 100 Other Terribly Tasteless Lists
Karl Shaw.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767920599.  Daedalus Item Code: 42302
 
Prepare to be amazed, appalled, disgusted—and of course thoroughly entertained—by this compendium of indelicate oddities. Karl Shaw, who also gave us Royal Babylon: The Alarming History of ... (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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Big Ideas in Brief: 200 World-Changing Concepts Explained in an Instant
Ian Crofton.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857386182.  Daedalus Item Code: 41235
 
Whether you need a refresher or a crash course, the author of Science Without the Boring Bits and The Kings and Queens of England serves up these 200 key concepts of science, ... (Read More)
 
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A Bittersweet Season: Caring for Our Aging Parents—And Ourselves
Jane Gross.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307472403.  Daedalus Item Code: 29433
 
When Jane Gross—a longtime New York Times expert on the subject of elder care—suddenly became caretaker for her 85-year-old mother, she was forced to face challenges that even she had never ... (Read More)
 
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Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America
John Waters.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374298630.  Daedalus Item Code: 49451
 
(Signed Bookplate) (Chosen by New York Magazine as One of Six Books to Read This Summer and by Publishers Weekly as One of the Best Summer Books of 2014 ) At the age of 66, armed ... (Read More)
 
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Cocktail Napkin Origami: 25 Funky Projects Guaranteed to Make You the Life of the Party!
Duy Nguyen.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781402780387.  Daedalus Item Code: 36251
 
With simple, colorful instructions—and a quintet of particularly kitschy napkins to get you started—this book by expert paper folder and enthusiastic cocktail drinker Duy Nguyen shows you how to make ... (Read More)
 
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Crasswords: The Enhanced Edition
Francis Heaney, ed.
Publisher: Puzzle Wright Press.   Format: spiral.
ISBN: 9781402777271.  Daedalus Item Code: 41589
 
Who says that exercising your brain has to be a morally uplifting effort as well? These fiendish crosswords from former Games magazine editor-at-large Francis Heaney boast decidedly racy ... (Read More)
 
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Curing Hiccups with Small Fires: A Delightful Miscellany of Great British Eccentrics
Karl Shaw.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330512923.  Daedalus Item Code: 41417
 
An 18th-century French scholar once attributed the British tendency toward eccentricity to a "mixture of fogs, beef, and beer ... aggravated by the tedium of the English Sunday." Whatever the reason, ... (Read More)
 
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The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents Earth (The Book): A Visitor's Guide to the Human Race
Jon Stewart.
Publisher: Grand Central.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780446579223.  Daedalus Item Code: 41948
 
Where do we come from? Who created us? Why are we here? These questions have puzzled us since the dawn of time. But when it became apparent to Jon Stewart and the writers of The Daily Show ... (Read More)
 
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Dangerously Funny: The Uncensored Story of The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour
David Bianculli.
Publisher: Touchstone.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781439101179.  Daedalus Item Code: 42612
 
Decades before programs like The Daily Show, in an era when three major networks ruled the air, Tom and Dick Smothers introduced television to no-holds-barred political comedy with a decidedly ... (Read More)
 
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