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The American Circus
Susan Weber, Kenneth L. Ames & Matthew Wittmann.
Publisher: Yale/Bard Graduate Center.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300185393.  Daedalus Item Code: 64118
(A Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2013) In its heyday in American culture, the circus was a sophisticated combination of theater and business, and made effective use of ... (Read More)
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Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
Katherine Boo.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812979329.  Daedalus Item Code: 62804
(Winner of the National Book Award, PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award, Helen Bernstein Book Award, and a Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and named one of the Ten Best Books of 2012 by the New York ... (Read More)
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Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates.
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812993547.  Daedalus Item Code: 59768
(Winner of the 2015 National Book Award for Nonfiction and one of the New York Times's 10 Best Books of the Year) The author of The Beautiful Struggle and winner of the National ... (Read More)
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Bobos In Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There
David Brooks.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780684853789.  Daedalus Item Code: 61400
(A New York Times Notable Book) Do you think that spending $15,000 on a media center is vulgar, but that spending $15,000 on a slate shower stall is a sign that you are at one with the ... (Read More)
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George Harrison: Living in the Material World
Olivia Harrison. Martin Scorsese, foreword. Paul Theroux, intro.
Publisher: Abrams.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781419702204.  Daedalus Item Code: 51000
Even if you already have your favorite Beatle, this beautifully produced book—a companion to the documentary Martin Scorsese directed for HBO—might change your mind about George, the "quiet" one, who ... (Read More)
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Jewish Property Claims Against Arab Countries
Michael R. Fischbach.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780231135382.  Daedalus Item Code: 54811
(Runner-up for the 2009 British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Prize) In the 20 years that followed the Arab-Israeli war of 1948, 800,000 Jews left their homes in Syria, Egypt, Iraq, Yemen, ... (Read More)
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Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death
Katy Butler.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451641981.  Daedalus Item Code: 62644
(Books for a Better Life Award Winner and a Finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize) In one of the most talked-about books of 2013, Katy Butler—a science writer as well as a lay-ordained ... (Read More)
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PS Magazine: The Best of Preventive Maintenance Monthly
Will Eisner. Ann Eisner, preface. Eddie Campbell, ed.
Publisher: Abrams.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780810997486.  Daedalus Item Code: 53451
Best known for his influential comic book series The Spirit and his groundbreaking graphic novel A Contract with God, Will Eisner also put in 20 years producing PS magazine for ... (Read More)
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Trying Not to Try: The Art of Effortlessness and the Power of Spontaneity
Edward Slingerland.
Publisher: Canongate.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857863485.  Daedalus Item Code: 62981
(Named a Best Book of 2014 by London's Guardian and BrainPickings.org) Why is it hard to fall asleep the night before an important meeting, or to be charming and relaxed on a first ... (Read More)
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