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100 Things You Will Never Find: Lost Cities, Hidden Treasures and Legendary Quests
Daniel Smith.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781623658373.  Daedalus Item Code: 63117
 
What happened to Amelia Earhart's airplane, or Vincent van Gogh's painting of Dr. Gachet, or the crew of the Mary Celeste? This intriguing and beautifully illustrated book opens up the world's ... (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 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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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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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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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum: The World's Oldest Joke Book
Dan Crompton, translator.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843174981.  Daedalus Item Code: 52399
 
Proving that, despite the advances of civilization, our sense of humor hasn't evolved all that much, this book presents some 240 cheeky puns, cheesy one-liners, sexual innuendoes, and more than its ... (Read More)
 
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George Washington Is Cash Money: A No-Bullshit Guide to the United Myths of America
Cory O'Brien. Soren Melville, illus.
Publisher: Perigee.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780399173486.  Daedalus Item Code: 61558
 
The author of Zeus Grants Stupid Wishes and host of the website BetterMyths.com, Cory O'Brien is back to regale us with his blog-style take on American history and myth—which are the same ... (Read More)
 
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The Golden Ass of Lucius Apuleius
M.D. Usher, adaptation. T. Motley, illus.
Publisher: Godine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781567924183.  Daedalus Item Code: 36319
 
A favorite of private presses and illustrators since the invention of printing, Lucius Apuleius's 2nd-century comic masterpiece traces the misadventures of a young man who is a bit too curious about ... (Read More)
 
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Greetings from the Borscht Belt: The Best Broads of Comedy
Totie Fields, Pearl Williams, Rachel Jordan, Jean Carroll, Sophie Tucker, Betty Ross, Sylvia Stoun & others.
Publisher: Fuel 2000.   Format: 1 cutout audio CD.
ISBN: 302061903.  Daedalus Item Code: 50322
 
Throughout the mid-20th century, a string of hotels and resorts in the Catskill Mountains catered to Jewish Americans, and the affectionately nicknamed Borscht Belt became renowned for its comedic ... (Read More)
 
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