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The House in France: A Memoir
Gully Wells.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307269805.  Daedalus Item Code: 33385
 
Set in Provence, London, and New York, this is a daughter's bright and witty memoir of her mother, rebellious American journalist Dee Wells, and her stepfather A.J. Ayer, the worldly Oxford ... (Read More)
 
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The House of Harper: The Making of a Modern Publisher
Eugene Exman.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061936661.  Daedalus Item Code: 13795
 
In 1817 four young Harper brothers opened a printing shop in downtown Manhattan. Two centuries later, their small enterprise has grown into one of the world's largest and most successful publishing ... (Read More)
 
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The House of Wisdom: How Arabic Science Saved Ancient Knowledge and Gave Us the Renaissance
Jim al-Khalili.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594202797.  Daedalus Item Code: 31228
 
The Arabic legacy of science and philosophy has long been obscured in the West, even though the medieval Islamic world's myriad scientific innovations preceded—and in many ways enabled—the European ... (Read More)
 
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House of Wits: An Intimate Portrait of the James Family
Paul Fisher.
Publisher: Holt.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780805090208.  Daedalus Item Code: 10547
 
The James family gave the world three famous children: a novelist of genius (Henry), an influential philosopher (William), and an invalid (Alice) who became a feminist icon, despite her sheltered ... (Read More)
 
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The House That Trane Built: The Story of Impulse Records
Ashley Kahn.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393330717.  Daedalus Item Code: 21064
 
Following the path of its star musician John Coltrane, Impulse Records cut a creative swath through the 1960s and 70s, producing politically charged avant-garde jazz. Here three-time ASCAP/Deems ... (Read More)
 
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HouseWarmers
Lynda Milligan & Nancy Smith.
Publisher: Possibilities.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781880972281.  Daedalus Item Code: 40515
 
Quilts can help create the ambiance that turns a house into a home, suggest Lynda Milligan and Nancy Smith. Designed for quilters of any skill level, here are 19 quilts and 25 projects, with ... (Read More)
 
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How Pleasure Works: The New Science of Why We Like What We Like
Paul Bloom.
Publisher: Bodley Head.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847921437.  Daedalus Item Code: 32319
 
Some teenagers enjoy cutting themselves with razors; some men pay good money to be spanked by prostitutes; and some children enjoy playing with imaginary friends and can be comforted by security ... (Read More)
 
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How Proust Can Change Your Life
Alain de Botton.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330354912.  Daedalus Item Code: 41256
 
This very funny book comes as an unlikely combination of two vastly divergent conventions: the literary biography and the self-help manual. The author of On Love transforms Marcel Proust's ... (Read More)
 
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How to Get There: The Dangerous Book for Boys Kit
Conn & Hal Iggulden.
Publisher: Andrews McMeel.   Format: box.
ISBN: 9780740777585.  Daedalus Item Code: 11571
 
Based on Conn and Hal Iggulden's popular The Dangerous Book for Boys, this compact kit includes the pocket-sized book How to Get There, with items relating specifically to navigation ... (Read More)
 
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How to Store Your Home-Grown Produce: Canning, Pickling, Jamming, and So Much More
John and Val Harrison.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616081447.  Daedalus Item Code: 14142
 
Did your tomato plant produce twice as many tomatoes as you'd planned? Grow too much cabbage? Harvest too many blueberries? Here is practical advice on how to bottle, dry, freeze, and even salt ... (Read More)
 
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Howard Zinn on War: Second Edition
Howard Zinn. Marilyn B. Young, intro.
Publisher: Seven Stories.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781609801335.  Daedalus Item Code: 40813
 
This second edition of Howard Zinn on War is a collection of 26 essays spanning 1962 to 2006, chosen by the author to represent his thinking on a subject that concerned and fascinated him from ... (Read More)
 
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Humorists: From Hogarth to Noel Coward
Paul Johnson.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061825927.  Daedalus Item Code: 40718
 
The author of Creators and Heroes, as well as Modern Times and History of Christianity, here turns to the finest wits of the Western world. Paul Johnson surveys a diverse ... (Read More)
 
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