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Funerals to Die For: The Craziest, Creepiest, and Most Bizarre Funeral Traditions and Practices Ever
Kathy Benjamin.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440557071.  Daedalus Item Code: 44065
 
The hereafter may still be part of the great unknown, but here humorist and trivia maven Kathy Benjamin unearths the rich, often dark history of funeral rites around the world. From having a portrait ... (Read More)
 
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Furious Cool: Richard Pryor and the World that Made Him
David Henry & Joe Henry.
Publisher: Algonquin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781616200787.  Daedalus Item Code: 43844
 
Richard Pryor was one of the most influential performers of the later 20th century, and certainly he was the most successful black actor/comedian ever, argue the authors of this revelatory and ... (Read More)
 
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The Future of History
John Lukacs.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300169560.  Daedalus Item Code: 42097
 
For more than 60 years, the author of June 1941 and George Kennan has been writing, teaching, and reading about the past. In this book, John Lukacs reflects on his discipline, arguing ... (Read More)
 
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Gallop! The Game
Rufus Butler Seder.
Publisher: Discovery Bay Games.   Format: .
UPC: 812754011696.  Daedalus Item Code: 36003
 
The creator of such books as Swing! and Waddle!, optical effects designer Rufus Butler Seder here uses the scanimation motion process he pioneered in his book Gallop! to create a ... (Read More)
 
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Games: From Backgammon to Blackjack—Learn to Play the Word's Favourite Games
Daniel King.
Publisher: Kingfisher.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780753412503.  Daedalus Item Code: 43942
 
If you've heard (or more likely read) about games like Whist, Go, or Nine Men's Morris and wondered how they're played, this illustrated guide will give you the lowdown. And while the basics of ... (Read More)
 
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Gauguin: Maker of Myth
Belinda Thomson, ed.
Publisher: National Gallery/Tate.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781854379825.  Daedalus Item Code: 34191
 
Superb color reproductions of Paul Gauguin's art and numerous additional items like sketches, carvings, and photographs make this catalogue—for a joint exhibit of the Tate Modern in London and the ... (Read More)
 
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Gender: Antiquity and Its Legacy
Brooke Holmes.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780195380835.  Daedalus Item Code: 43584
 
Gender has now become a pervasive topic in the humanities and social sciences, posits classics scholar Brooke Holmes. Yet despite its familiarity within universities and colleges, some have argued ... (Read More)
 
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Gender and Boyle's Law of Gases
Elizabeth Potter.
Publisher: Indiana.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780253214553.  Daedalus Item Code: 31945
 
Though we tend to think of science as purely objective, based on demonstrable proofs and phenomena, scientists are of course human, and subject to certain assumptions and prejudices. A professor of ... (Read More)
 
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Generation Ink: Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Paul Nathan.
Publisher: Pelluceo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780985136802.  Daedalus Item Code: 40199
 
Far from the past-century cliché of hearts and scrolls on sailors' arms, tattoos today are a wildly varied creative medium, and the new generation of twenty-somethings regard them as a legitimate and ... (Read More)
 
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The Genial Gene: Deconstructing Darwinian Selfishness
Joan Roughgarden.
Publisher: California.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780520258266.  Daedalus Item Code: 24082
 
Are selfishness and individuality—rather than kindness and cooperation—basic to biological nature? Does a "selfish gene" create universal sexual conflict? Joan Roughgarden forcefully rejects these ... (Read More)
 
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A Genius for Deception: How Cunning Helped the British Win Two World Wars
Nicholas Rankin.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199769179.  Daedalus Item Code: 43585
 
In February 1942, intelligence officer Victor Jones erected 150 tents behind British lines in North Africa. "Hiding tanks in Bedouin tents was an old British trick," writes Nicholas Rankin; German ... (Read More)
 
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The Genius in All of Us: Why Everything You've Been Told About Genetics, Talent and Intelligence is Wrong
David Shenk.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848312180.  Daedalus Item Code: 42706
 
The author of The Forgetting, Data Smog, and The Immortal Game, David Shenk here addresses the old saw that talent and ability—the "genius" of certain individuals for particular ... (Read More)
 
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