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The Desktop Digest of Despots and Dictators: An A–Z of Tyranny
Gilbert Alter-Gilbert. Steve Krakow, illus.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781616088309.  Daedalus Item Code: 54734
 
Illustrated with a series of boldly colored pop-art portraits by Steve Krakow, this book from the author of Poets Ranked by Beard Weight offers a lively catalogue of 53 notoriously ... (Read More)
 
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Do You Think You're Clever?: The Oxford and Cambridge Questions
John Farndon. Libby Purves, intro.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848311329.  Daedalus Item Code: 62387
 
Does a Girl Scout have a political agenda? If you're not in California, how do you know it exists? And what happens when you drop an ant? Here John Farndon—who is after all a Cambridge ... (Read More)
 
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Do-It-Yourself Brain Surgery: and Other Implausibly Titled Books
Joel Rickett.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781608190195.  Daedalus Item Code: 31886
 
The year 2008 marked the 30th anniversary of the Diagram Prize, Britain's annual contest to determine the oddest book title of the year—a hilarious celebration of the barmy side of publishing. Here ... (Read More)
 
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Dog Shaming 2017 Day-to-Day Calendar
Pascale Lemire.
Publisher: Andrews McMeel.   Format: calender.
ISBN: 9781449476748.  Daedalus Item Code: 65726
 
Oh, we love them—but they are so bad sometimes. And they know it. So it's only natural that this canine cringing and human frustration resulted in DogShaming.com, a website of guilty dog ... (Read More)
 
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Dogfight at the Pentagon: Sergeant Dogs, Grumpy Cats, Wallflower Wingmen, and Other Lunacy from the Wall Street Journal's A-Hed Column
Barry Newman, ed.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062333193.  Daedalus Item Code: 54072
 
One of the Wall Street Journal's most popular features for more than 70 years, the daily A-Hed column—named for a graphical header that suggested the letter A—has diverted readers from the ... (Read More)
 
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Don't Forget to Sing in the Lifeboats: And 366 Other Bits of Uncommon Wisdom for Uncommon Times
Kathryn & Ross Petras.
Publisher: Workman.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780761156147.  Daedalus Item Code: 64466
 
When life hands you lemons, it's inspiring to hear from people who've made (and drunk) the lemonade. People who've been there and done that, who've graduated from the school of hard knocks and never ... (Read More)
 
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Downton Tabby: A Parody
Chris Kelly.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781471134432.  Daedalus Item Code: 64449
 
Welcome to Downton Tabby, where the aristocrats of the animal kingdom dwell in stately splendor, unaware that their way of life is about to be swept away by the noisy vacuum cleaner of history. For ... (Read More)
 
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Flying Nuns Kit: A Habit-Forming Game

Publisher: Running Press.   Format: .
ISBN: 9780762440092.  Daedalus Item Code: 66186
 
Never mind Sally Field, these flying nuns are yours to launch into the heavens—or at least across a table. The game kit contains two sets of miniature nuns (three in white, three in black) and a ... (Read More)
 
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Fowl Play: Ask the Chicken, Road Crossing, Feather Plucking, Hunt and Peck, and Other Chicken Challenges
Patrick Merrell.
Publisher: Storey.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781603424875.  Daedalus Item Code: 63644
 
Not just a book of chicken jokes, this fowl collection from puzzle master and cartoonist Patrick Merrell follows up Bird Brainteasers and Coffee Time with freshly hatched logic puzzles, ... (Read More)
 
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Freedom's Just Another Word for People Finding Out You're Useless: A Dilbert Book
Scott Adams.
Publisher: Andrews McMeel.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780740778155.  Daedalus Item Code: 40934
 
In this 2009 collection, with Sunday strips and daily strips all in color, Ratbert becomes the boss's official "mole" in the organization; Wally is taken "out of the loop" and finds his new cubicle ... (Read More)
 
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From Rocks to Rockets: A Humorous History of Warfare
William Gilkerson.
Publisher: Osprey.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846034978.  Daedalus Item Code: 40180
 
As a boy William Gilkerson—now a painter, sailor, historian, and winner of Canada's Governor General's Literary Award—used to draw little soldiers, an addiction that led to this tongue-in-cheek ... (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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