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Adapt: Why Success Always Starts with Failure
Tim Harford.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250007551.  Daedalus Item Code: 42622
 
Financial Times editor and Undercover Economist author Tim Harford here presents an inspiring new approach to problem-solving. Rather than looking to our leaders to set out a plan of ... (Read More)
 
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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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Ageless Memory: The Memory Expert's Prescription for a Razor-Sharp Mind
Harry Lorayne.
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781579128241.  Daedalus Item Code: 38699
 
Maybe you've never lost track of which book you're after on the shelf, but if you keep forgetting what you opened the fridge for, where you put your keys, or the name of the neighbor who's introduced ... (Read More)
 
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All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten: Reconsidered, Revised & Expanded, with Twenty-Five New Essays: 15th-Anniversary Edition
Robert Fulghum.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345466396.  Daedalus Item Code: 43486
 
In 1988, writer, philosopher, and speaking performer Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—one that became a phenomenally popular book. Engaging us with musings on life, death, love, pain, joy, ... (Read More)
 
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An Anatomy of Addiction: Sigmund Freud, William Halsted, and the Miracle Drug Cocaine
Howard Markel.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780375423307.  Daedalus Item Code: 43291
 
Hailed as a wonder drug in the 1880s, cocaine showed promise as an anesthetic in the operating room and as a way to relieve depression and chronic pain without the physical dependency associated with ... (Read More)
 
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And the Dead Shall Rise: The Murder of Mary Phagan and the Lynching of Leo Frank
Steve Oney.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780679764236.  Daedalus Item Code: 43488
 
(2004 National Jewish Book Award winner) In 1913, 13-year-old Mary Phagan was found brutally murdered in the basement of the Atlanta pencil factory where she worked. The factory manager, a ... (Read More)
 
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The Animal Connection: A New Perspective on What Makes Us Human
Pat Shipman.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393070545.  Daedalus Item Code: 23868
 
In this remarkable new perspective on the human love of animals, anthropologist Pat Shipman reveals that the domestication of animals has not only changed them, it has had a profound developmental ... (Read More)
 
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The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum
Temple Grandin & Richard Panek.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547636450.  Daedalus Item Code: 43550
 
When the bestselling author of Animals Make Us Human and Animals in Translation was born, in 1947, autism had only just been named; today it is more prevalent than ever, with one in 88 ... (Read More)
 
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The Aztec World
Elizabeth M. Brumfiel & Gary M. Feinman, eds.
Publisher: Abrams.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780810972780.  Daedalus Item Code: 43049
 
Over the course of 200 years, the Aztecs progressed from being a band of nomads to becoming the rulers of an extensive empire in central Mexico, only to fall to a coalition of Spaniards and ... (Read More)
 
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Bad Girls Need Love Too: Pleasure Yourself with Pulp Fiction
Gary Lovisi.
Publisher: Krause.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781440213571.  Daedalus Item Code: 32695
 
They were the sirens of the pulp fiction racks; daringly dressed or undressed, these voluptuous vixens lounged across lurid paperback covers, promising sin and seduction while really just looking for ... (Read More)
 
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Bark Canoes: The Art and Obsession of Tappan Adney
John Jennings.
Publisher: Firefly.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781770851580.  Daedalus Item Code: 43327
 
Much as ethnographer Edward S. Curtis recorded examples of vanishing Native American culture in his photographs, so his contemporary Tappan Adney (1868–1950) single-handedly preserved a fundamental ... (Read More)
 
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The Belief Instinct: The Psychology of Souls, Destiny, and the Meaning of Life
Jesse Bering.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393072990.  Daedalus Item Code: 23871
 
Why is belief so hard to shake? Despite our attempts to embrace rational thought and reject superstition, we often find ourselves appealing to unseen forces that guide our destiny, wondering who ... (Read More)
 
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