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Happy Hooligan: Forever Nuts: Classic Screwball Strips
Frederick Burr Opper. Jeffrey Lindenblatt, ed. Allan Holtz, intro.
Publisher: NBM.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781561635429.  Daedalus Item Code: 43295
Already a successful cartoonist and illustrator for political magazines like Wild Oats and Puck, Frederick Burr Opper turned to the new medium of color comics in the Sunday funnies when ... (Read More)
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The Inheritor's Powder: A Tale of Arsenic, Murder, and the New Forensic Science
Sandra Hempel.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393349887.  Daedalus Item Code: 59001
In the first half of the 19th century, an epidemic of arsenic poisoning swept through Europe. Available at any corner shop for a few pence, arsenic was undetectable in food or drink, and came to be ... (Read More)
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Literary Rogues: A Scandalous History of Wayward Authors
Andrew Shaffer.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062077288.  Daedalus Item Code: 44351
There was a time when authors fought with both words and fists, a time when poetsónot rock starsówere the ones living fast and dying young, Andrew Shaffer reminds us. Also the author of Great ... (Read More)
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Magic: A Beginner's Guide
Robert Ralley.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781851687138.  Daedalus Item Code: 36206
Tracing the performance of magic and illusion back to its earliest beginnings, Robert Ralley considers its influence on religion, science, and society. He explores changing perceptions of magic, from ... (Read More)
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Math for Grownups: Relearn the Arithmetic You Forgot from School
Laura Laing.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440512636.  Daedalus Item Code: 51932
Don't you wish now that you'd paid more attention in math class? Particularly when you're trying to calculate a fair tip or the discounted price on a new washer and dryer, or compute the odds that ... (Read More)
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Much Ado About Loving: What Our Favorite Novels Can Teach You About Date Expectations, Not-So-Great Gatsbys, and Love in the Time of Internet Personals
Jack Murnighan & Maura Kelly.
Publisher: Free Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451621242.  Daedalus Item Code: 31737
From Dido to Jane Eyre, great characters of literature are often trying to figure out how to have healthy, happy relationships, just like the rest of us. And as much as things have changed since Jane ... (Read More)
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The New Devil's Dictionary: A New Version of the Cynical Classic
Rhonda Koenig. Peter Breese, illus.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762772476.  Daedalus Item Code: 51323
Ambrose Bierce's classic The Devil's Dictionary was published in 1911, and its caustic wit has never gone out of style. In the ensuing century, many foolish or pompous ideas and inventions ... (Read More)
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The Onion Book of Known Knowledge
The Onion.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316133241.  Daedalus Item Code: 53244
Wrong for all the right reasons, The Onion has brought us to tears of sometimes guilty laughter with its satirical take on the day's news (which occasionally has been mistaken for genuine news ... (Read More)
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Phantom Hitchhikers and Other Urban Legends: The Strange Stories Behind the Tall Tales
Albert Jack.
Publisher: Perigee.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780399161537.  Daedalus Item Code: 53250
Have you heard the story about Walt Disney's cryogenically frozen body? Or about Coca-Cola owning the rights to Santa Claus? Or alligators living in New York City sewers? Where do urban legends, ... (Read More)
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Polite Conversation
Jonathan Swift. Toby Litt, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911470.  Daedalus Item Code: 53773
In the tradition of his sarcastic masterpiece A Modest Proposal, Jonathan Swift published this 1738 "how-to" book for those who aspire to genteel, artful, and hopelessly banal conversation. ... (Read More)
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The Price of Civilization: Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity
Jeffrey D. Sachs.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812980462.  Daedalus Item Code: 42324
(Named One of the Best Books of the Year by the London Guardian and Publishers Weekly) Jeffrey Sachs's 2011 follow-up to The End of Poverty and Common Wealth is an ... (Read More)
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Sexually, I'm More of a Switzerland: More Personal Ads from the London Review of Books
David Rose.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781439125649.  Daedalus Item Code: 23428
"Man, 42. WLTM woman to 50 to help harness the disappointment I routinely create in all my relationships. Own tap shoes an advantage. Box no. 3868." London Review of Books editor David Rose ... (Read More)
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