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A (Brief) History of Vice: How Bad Behavior Built Civilization
Robert Evans.
 
Publisher: Plume
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780147517609
Daedalus Item Code: 69246
 
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The Onion Magazine: The Iconic Covers that Transformed an ...
Johannes Guttenberg, foreword. Cole Bolton, ed.
 
Publisher: Little, Brown
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780316256452
Daedalus Item Code: 63431
 
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The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2015
Adam Johnson, ed. 826 National, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544569638.  Daedalus Item Code: 62871
 
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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I Could Pee on This Too: And More Poems by More Cats
Francesco Marciuliano.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781452132945.  Daedalus Item Code: 69471
 
Ever since the first cat walked into a house in ancient Egypt, scratched the owner's nose, demanded to be fed, and was proclaimed a god (because who else would have such chutzpah?), people have been ... (Read More)
 
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The World's Greatest Crimes of Passion
Tim Healey.
Publisher: Hamlyn.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781851528684.  Daedalus Item Code: 62945
 
The frenzies and frustrations of love sometimes lead to crimes of passion. From the 16th-century court of the Medicis to the 1980 murder of Scarsdale Diet doctor Herman Tarnower, this book collects ... (Read More)
 
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Bi-Curious George: An Unauthorized Parody
Andrew Simonian.
Publisher: Cider Mill.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781604332834.  Daedalus Item Code: 62857
 
"George was a straight little monkey but always very ... curious. One day George saw a man. He had on a sassy purple beret. And George got excited, despite himself." Not just a parody, but a very ... (Read More)
 
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The World's Most Evil Men
Neil Blandford & Bruce Jones.
Publisher: Hamlyn.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780753706961.  Daedalus Item Code: 62946
 
What is it that makes a man a monster, bent on the destruction of his fellow men? Neil Blandford and Bruce Jones explore the lives of men like Caligula, Attila the Hun, Ivan the Terrible, Pol Pot, ... (Read More)
 
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Joan Rivers Presents Mr. Phyllis & Other Funny Stories
Joan Rivers.
Publisher: Rockbeat.   Format: 1 cutout audio CD.
ISBN: 3155.  Daedalus Item Code: 62663
 
Long before she was a scathing critic of celebrity fashions, Joan Rivers was a pioneering stand-up comedian, with her unsparing wit making her a fixture on late-night television. On this 1967 debut ... (Read More)
 
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Dangerous Book for Idiots: 100 Death-Defying Projects for the Reckless Fool
Chaz Nuffington-Twattt.
Publisher: Prion.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781853759185.  Daedalus Item Code: 62555
 
Are you stark raving bonkers? Possess too much adrenaline and not enough brain cells? Do you perhaps love the taste of hospital food? Then this may be just the book for you—a collection of 100 ... (Read More)
 
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Last Laughs: Funny Tombstone Quotes and Famous Last Words
Kathleen E. Miller. Julie Collins Rousseau, illus.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781402729690.  Daedalus Item Code: 62792
 
In this irreverent book of deadpan humor we find the pithy, the punny, and the unintentionally funny on tombstone epitaphs, as well as a few choice last words. Some are etched on the graves of the ... (Read More)
 
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Grumpy Cat: No-It-All: Everything You Need to No
Grumpy Cat.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781452149684.  Daedalus Item Code: 63259
 
What is it about that furry little scowl that makes us love this cat? Our favorite frowning feline, Grumpy Cat is back with a mission: Teach the world to "NO" everything. This colorfully illustrated ... (Read More)
 
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There are Tittles in This Title: The Weird World of Words
Mitchell Symons.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782432579.  Daedalus Item Code: 62968
 
Did you know that "Almost" is the longest word in the English language with all of its letters in alphabetical order? Or that just 1,000 words make up 90 percent of all writing in English? Or that ... (Read More)
 
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1. I Only Read It for the Cartoons: The New Yorker's Most Brilliantly Twisted Artists
Richard Gehr. Matt Groening, foreword.
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2. Epitaphs to Remember: Remarkable Inscriptions from New England Gravestones
Janet Greene. Castle Freeman, foreword.
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3. Rules for Aging: A Wry and Witty Guide to Life
Roger Rosenblatt.
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4. Everything I Need to Know I Learned from This Little Golden Postcard Book
Diane Muldrow.
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5. Last Laughs: Funny Tombstone Quotes and Famous Last Words
Kathleen E. Miller. Julie Collins Rousseau, illus.
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6. Tiny Cat
Yoneo Morita.
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7. Do You Think You're Clever?: The Oxford and Cambridge Questions
John Farndon. Libby Purves, intro.
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8. Jim, Who Ran Away From His Nurse and Was Eaten By a Lion: A Cautionary Tale
Hilaire Belloc. Mini Grey, illus.
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9. There are Tittles in This Title: The Weird World of Words
Mitchell Symons.
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10. Tiny Dog
Yoneo Morita.
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