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The Lady Queen: The Notorious Reign of Joanna I, Queen of Naples, Jerusalem, and Sicily
Nancy Goldstone.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802716705.  Daedalus Item Code: 31907
 
"Resilient Queen Joanna of Naples (1326–1382) weathered overwhelming political challenges, financial ruin and a papal-run murder trial for the death of her Hungarian husband—all by age 22. Nancy ... (Read More)
 
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Lady Worsley's Whim: An Eighteenth-Century Tale of Sex, Scandal and Divorce
Hallie Rubenhold.
Publisher: Chatto & Windus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780701179809.  Daedalus Item Code: 42649
 
She was a spirited young heiress. He was a handsome baronet with a promising career in government. The marriage of Lady Seymour Dorothy Fleming and Sir Richard Worsley had the makings of a fairy ... (Read More)
 
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The Lampshade: A Holocaust Detective Story from Buchenwald to New Orleans
Mark Jacobson.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781416566281.  Daedalus Item Code: 32263
 
Recalling horror stories of World War II death camps, including the persistent tale that the skin of murdered prisoners was used to make lampshades and other "mementos," journalist Mark Jacobson ... (Read More)
 
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Language: The Cultural Tool
Daniel L. Everett.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307378538.  Daedalus Item Code: 40720
 
In recent years the prevailing opinion among many academics has been that language is embedded in our genes, existing as an innate and instinctual part of us. But linguist Daniel Everett argues that ... (Read More)
 
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The Language of Life: A Festival of Poets
Bill Moyers.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780385484107.  Daedalus Item Code: 42315
 
"Poets live the lives all of us live," says Bill Moyers, "with one big difference. They have the power—the power of the word—to create a world of thoughts and emotions others can share. We only have ... (Read More)
 
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Large Green Utility Plain 2-Pack: Two 108-Page Unlined Notebooks

Publisher: Miro.   Format: 2 vols..
Daedalus Item Code: 46550
 
The bright green notebooks in this two-pack measure 7 x 10 inches closed and feature clean, unruled pages—ideal for sketching, drawing, pasting in pictures and paper keepsakes, or just for writing in ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Chance: Roads of Freedom IV
Jean-Paul Sartre. Craig Vasey, trans.
Publisher: Continuum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847065513.  Daedalus Item Code: 42582
 
Arguably his greatest achievement in fiction, Jean-Paul Sartre's Roads to Freedom trilogy chronicled the travails of socialist professor Mathieu from the 1930s through the German occupation of ... (Read More)
 
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Last Chance to See
Douglas Adams & Mark Carwardine.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345371980.  Daedalus Item Code: 43503
 
The creator of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams called his BBC radio series Last Chance to See and this companion book his favorite work. Adams was a devoted animal ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Days of Madame Rey: A Stephan Raszer Investigation
A.W. Hill.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781582435213.  Daedalus Item Code: 22045
 
Fortis Cohn is an ambitious and sexually conflicted young lawyer who has fallen under the spell of the insidiously charismatic Bronk Vreeland, commander of a Northern California "Patriot" group that ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Duel: A True Story of Crime, Scandal, and Trial by Combat in Medieval France
Eric Jager.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099457237.  Daedalus Item Code: 22166
 
(Shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger for Nonfiction) Eric Jager's 2005 investigation recounts the last duel decreed by order of the Parlement of Paris. In 1386, a few days after Christmas, a ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Fighting Tommy: The Life of Harry Patch, Last Veteran of the Trenches, 1898–2009
Harry Patch & Richard van Emden.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781608192250.  Daedalus Item Code: 31908
 
"We came across a lad from A company. He was ripped open from his shoulder to his waist by shrapnel and lying in a pool of blood. When we got to him, he said: 'Shoot me.' He was beyond human help ... (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: 43537
 
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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