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Comic Genius: Portraits of Funny People
Matt Hoyle. Mel Brooks, intro.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781452125381.  Daedalus Item Code: 61201
 
Hilariously captured by celebrity portrait photographer Matt Hoyle, here are more than 130 full-page and double-page portraits of 89 funny people—including Steve Carell, John Cleese, Tina Fey, Ricky ... (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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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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The Essentials of MLA Style: A Guide to Documentation for Writers of Research PaperS
Joseph F. Trimmer.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780395883167.  Daedalus Item Code: 64040
 
For most writers of research papers, the Modern Language Association of America's system of documentation—"MLA style"—remains the gold standard. Facilitating easy reference, this guide covers what ... (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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Giant Book of Dirty Jokes
Compiled by "Mr. J".
Publisher: Castle Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780890098127.  Daedalus Item Code: 62817
 
Originally published from 1976 to 1981 as The World's Best Dirty Jokes, More of the World's Best Dirty Jokes, and Still More of the World's Best Dirty Jokes, this omnibus ... (Read More)
 
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Go Fly A Kite, Charlie Brown: A New Peanuts Book
Charles M. Schulz.
Publisher: Titan Comics.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782761631.  Daedalus Item Code: 64344
 
Trying to get a kite into the air is only one thing Charlie Brown is worried about in this ninth collection of Peanuts cartoons, from the 1959–60 years; another is how to be the best big ... (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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