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Use This Book!: The Only Book You'll Ever Need
Melissa Heckscher.
 
Publisher: Quirk
Format: spiral
ISBN: 9781594740978
Daedalus Item Code: 64818
 
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Rogerson's Book of Numbers: The Culture of Numbers—From 1,001 Nights ...
Barnaby Rogerson.
 
Publisher: Picador
Format: no jacket
ISBN: 9781250058836
Daedalus Item Code: 70060
 
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The Frugal Housewife: The American Antiquarian Cookbook Collection
Lydia Maria Child. Barbara Fairchild, intro.
Publisher: Andrews McMeel.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781449431709.  Daedalus Item Code: 70205
 
Published in Boston in 1829, this popular little book by social reformer, novelist, and journalist Lydia Maria Child provided recipes and tips for homemakers of the day with an emphasis on ... (Read More)
 
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The Novel Cure: An A–Z of Literary Remedies
Ella Berthoud & Susan Elderkin.
Publisher: Canongate.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780857864208.  Daedalus Item Code: 70123
 
If you believe that books like To Kill a Mockingbird and The Great Gatsby are more than just page-turners, you may well be right. While we generally read novels for entertainment, ... (Read More)
 
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Lincoln on Law, Leadership, and Life
Jonathan W. White.
Publisher: Cumberland House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781492613985.  Daedalus Item Code: 70530
 
Abraham Lincoln's success as a politician was rooted in his experience in the courtroom. Despite a presidency plagued with moral and legal crises, the self-taught prairie lawyer led the nation by ... (Read More)
 
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The Essentials of MLA Style: A Guide to Documentation for Writers of Research PaperS
Joseph F. Trimmer.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780395883167.  Daedalus Item Code: 64040
 
For most writers of research papers, the Modern Language Association of America's system of documentation—"MLA style"—remains the gold standard. Facilitating easy reference, this guide covers what ... (Read More)
 
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Globetrotting Brainiac: 600 Historical Facts & Fun Trivia from Around the World

Publisher: Kaplan.   Format: .
ISBN: 9781427797124.  Daedalus Item Code: 76034
 
How much do you know about the world you live on? Can you name the least densely populated country on earth? Which two-island Caribbean nation's capital is Saint John, and which other two-island ... (Read More)
 
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100 Words Almost Everyone Confuses & Misuses
Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780618493333.  Daedalus Item Code: 64512
 
Even if you pride yourself on your grammar and vocabulary, there's a chance that you may have confused "averse" with "adverse," or forgotten that "enormity" suggests evil deeds rather than largeness. ... (Read More)
 
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Don't Forget to Sing in the Lifeboats: And 366 Other Bits of Uncommon Wisdom for Uncommon Times
Kathryn & Ross Petras.
Publisher: Workman.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780761156147.  Daedalus Item Code: 64466
 
When life hands you lemons, it's inspiring to hear from people who've made (and drunk) the lemonade. People who've been there and done that, who've graduated from the school of hard knocks and never ... (Read More)
 
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Oxford Dictionary of Journalism
Tony Harcup.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199646241.  Daedalus Item Code: 63917
 
Accessible and authoritative, this quick reference dictionary—deemed "a solid primer for those new to the field" by Library Journal—covers more than 1400 terms related to journalism, including ... (Read More)
 
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Uglier Than a Monkey's Armpit: Untranslatable Insults, Put-Downs and Curses from Around the World
Robert Vanderplank.
Publisher: Boxtree.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752226484.  Daedalus Item Code: 64553
 
They're the words you won't learn in any regular language class. Whether borne out of surprise, anger, passion, or humor, curses and insults make up some of the most colorful and profound phrases in ... (Read More)
 
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Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar
Bas Aarts, Sylvia Chalker & Edmund Weiner.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199658237.  Daedalus Item Code: 63873
 
Ideal for students and also for those of us who need the occasional refresher on the intricacies of English grammar, this reference includes more than 1600 entries with definitions and sample ... (Read More)
 
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