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Irresistible North: From Venice to Greenland on the Trail of the Zen Brothers
Andrea di Robilant.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307269850.  Daedalus Item Code: 32595
 
In the 14th century, Nicolò and Antonio Zen journeyed from Venice to the North Atlantic, encountering warrior princes, fighting savage natives and, just possibly, reaching the New World a century ... (Read More)
 
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Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York
Richard Zacks.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385519724.  Daedalus Item Code: 41984
 
The author of The Pirate Hunter, An Underground Education, and History Laid Bare here paints a vivid portrait of the lewd underbelly of 1890s New York, and of Theodore Roosevelt ... (Read More)
 
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It Happened on Washington Square
Emily Kies Folpe.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780801870880.  Daedalus Item Code: 34979
 
The heart of New York City's Greenwich Village—lined by elegant townhouses and anchored by Stanford White's iconic Washington Arch—Washington Square Park has been a vital public space for nearly two ... (Read More)
 
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The Italian American Cookbook: A Feast of Food from a Great American Cooking Tradition
John Mariani & Galina Mariani.
Publisher: Harvard Common Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781558321663.  Daedalus Item Code: 33429
 
Presenting 250 recipes for Italian-American kitchens, as well as generous helpings of culinary lore, John Mariani (author of The Dictionary of Italian Food and Drink) and his wife Galina (food ... (Read More)
 
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J.A. Froude's The Reign of Mary Tudor
J.A. Froude. Eamon Duffy, intro.
Publisher: Continuum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781441186850.  Daedalus Item Code: 42578
 
"Great historical writing, perhaps all historical writing, holds a mirror up to two different worlds: the age it sets out to describe, and the age in which it is written," explains Eamon Duffy in his ... (Read More)
 
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Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero
Chris Matthews.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451635096.  Daedalus Item Code: 40802
 
"What was he like?" Jack Kennedy said that the reason people read biography is to answer that basic question. What was he like, this man whose own wife called him "that elusive, unforgettable man?" ... (Read More)
 
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Jacobs Beach: The Mob, the Fights, the Fifties
Kevin Mitchell.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781605982731.  Daedalus Item Code: 40262
 
"British sportswriter [Kevin] Mitchell offers an anecdotal survey of boxing in the 1950s, often considered the sport's golden age…. It’s a fascinating story, full of great fighters (Robinson, ... (Read More)
 
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Jewish Traditional Cooking: Over 150 Nostalgic & Contemporary Jewish Recipes
Ruth Joseph & Simon Round.
Publisher: Kyle Cathie.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781906868888.  Daedalus Item Code: 42107
 
As authentic as they are delicious, these are the dishes that generations of Ashkenazi and Sephardic mothers have served their families for daily meals as well as festive occasions. Organized into ... (Read More)
 
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Just Send Me Word: A True Story of Love and Survival in the Gulag
Orlando Figes.
Publisher: Allen Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846144882.  Daedalus Item Code: 38483
 
Lev and Svetlana, lovers in Stalin's Soviet Union, were kept apart for 14 years—first by World War II, and then by the paranoid caprices of Stalin's Gulag, where Lev was sent for an imagined offense. ... (Read More)
 
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Keynes: The Rise, Fall, and Return of the 20th Century's Most Influential Economist
Peter Clarke.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781608190232.  Daedalus Item Code: 31906
 
Historian Peter Clarke provides a timely and masterful account of the life and work of John Maynard Keynes, whose ideas inspired the New Deal and helped rebuild world economies after World War II, ... (Read More)
 
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The King's Smuggler: Jane Whorwood, Secret Agent to Charles I
John Fox.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752450018.  Daedalus Item Code: 23173
 
Jane Whorwood (1612–84) was one of Charles I's closest confidantes, an extraordinary woman who emerges in this biography as a forgotten key player in the English Civil War. The daughter of Scots ... (Read More)
 
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The King's Speech: How One Man Saved the British Monarchy
Mark Logue & Peter Conradi.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857381118.  Daedalus Item Code: 22520
 
Lionel Logue was a self-taught and virtually unknown speech therapist. Yet it was this outgoing, amiable man who almost single-handedly turned the nervous, tongue-tied Duke of York into one of ... (Read More)
 
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