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40: A Doonesbury Retrospective
G.B. Trudeau.
Publisher: Andrews McMeel.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9780740797354.  Daedalus Item Code: 50721
 
If you own only one book on Garry Trudeau's Pulitzer Prize–winning comic strip Doonesbury, this should be the one. The huge, slipcased volume surveys the full series from 1970 to 2010, and is ... (Read More)
 
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The American Idea: The Best of The Atlantic Monthly: 150 Years of Writers and Thinkers Who Shaped Our History
Robert Vare, ed.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767926843.  Daedalus Item Code: 62258
 
"What is 'the American idea'?" asked the Atlantic Monthly's editors in 2006. "It is the fractious, maddening approach to the conduct of human affairs that values equality despite its ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2013
Dave Eggers, ed. Walter Mosley, intro.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544105508.  Daedalus Item Code: 52908
 
In his final turn as series editor, McSweeney's publisher Dave Eggers bows out gracefully, leaving the series in the hands of one of his former students at 826 Valencia, while "guest ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Comics 2015
Jonathan Lethem, ed. Bill Kartalopoulos, series ed.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544107700.  Daedalus Item Code: 59573
 
The author of nine novels, including Motherless Brooklyn and The Fortress of Solitude, Jonathan Lethem is no stranger to comics; he revived Marvel's cult classic Omega the ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2015
Adam Johnson, intro. & ed. 826 National, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544569638.  Daedalus Item Code: 59576
 
Founded by former series editor Dave Eggers and his high-school-age writing students at 826 Valencia in San Francisco, this enormously popular series is edited this year by Adam Johnson, a creative ... (Read More)
 
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A (Brief) History of Vice: How Bad Behavior Built Civilization
Robert Evans.
Publisher: Plume.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780147517609.  Daedalus Item Code: 69246
 
Agriculture, architecture, and metalwork might have transformed us from hunter-gatherers into modern man, quips Cracked editor Robert Evans, but it was booze, sex, trash talk, gluttony, and ... (Read More)
 
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Bullshit and Philosophy: Guaranteed to Get Perfect Results Every Time
Gary L. Hardcastle & George A. Reisch, eds.
Publisher: Open Court.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812696110.  Daedalus Item Code: 63311
 
Bullshit is booming, both in the popular media and in the cloisters of academia. Bullshit studies received a tremendous boost from the pioneering work of Harry G. Frankfurt, yet his seminal theses in ... (Read More)
 
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The Color of Food: Stories of Race, Resilience and Farming
Natasha Bowens.
Publisher: New Society.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780865717893.  Daedalus Item Code: 69117
 
When we imagine the typical American farmer, many people visualize sun-roughened skin, faded overalls, and calloused hands—hands that are usually white. Though the trend of organic farming and ... (Read More)
 
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Consult the Oracle: A Victorian Guide to Folklore and Fortune Telling
Gabriel Nostradamus. Fern Riddell, ed.
Publisher: Old House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781908402738.  Daedalus Item Code: 51472
 
Tappings on tables, questionable curatives, old wives' tales, whispers from beyond the grave—the Victorians were fascinated by superstitions and the supernatural. This little book, originally ... (Read More)
 
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Dangerous Book for Idiots: 100 Death-Defying Projects for the Reckless Fool
Chaz Nuffington-Twattt.
Publisher: Prion.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781853759185.  Daedalus Item Code: 62555
 
Are you stark raving bonkers? Possess too much adrenaline and not enough brain cells? Do you perhaps love the taste of hospital food? Then this may be just the book for you—a collection of 100 ... (Read More)
 
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Epitaphs to Remember: Remarkable Inscriptions from New England Gravestones
Janet Greene. Castle Freeman, foreword.
Publisher: Alan Hood.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780911469103.  Daedalus Item Code: 62113
 
Originally published as Over Their Dead Bodies in 1962 by independent Vermont publisher Stephen Greene Press, this unexpectedly charming little book records more than 200 epitaphs found on ... (Read More)
 
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Everything I Need to Know I Learned from This Little Golden Postcard Book
Diane Muldrow.
Publisher: Golden Books.   Format: postcards.
ISBN: 9781101936542.  Daedalus Item Code: 69238
 
A longtime editor at Little Golden Books, Diane Muldrow showed us how those lovely and inexpensive picture books from our childhood were actually filled with potent life wisdom, in her wildly popular ... (Read More)
 
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