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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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Jack Davis: Drawing American Pop Culture: A Career Retrospective
Jack Davis.
Publisher: Fantagraphics.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781606994474.  Daedalus Item Code: 52035
 
Filled with superb reproductions, this monograph surveys the remarkable career of cartoonist and illustrator Jack Davis, including examples of his comics work from EC, Mad, and ... (Read More)
 
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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
Marie Kondo.
Publisher: Ten Speed.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781607747307.  Daedalus Item Code: 59475
 
Despite constant efforts to de-clutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts? Do clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles? Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo here takes ... (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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More Show Me How: Everything We Couldn't Fit in the First Book: Instructions for Life from the Everyday to the Exotic
Derek Fagerstrom & Lauren Smith.
Publisher: Harper Design.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9780061998799.  Daedalus Item Code: 40723
 
The creators of ShowMeNow.com here offer their second king-sized compendium of how-tos and what-to-dos, from improvised floor-buffing with a tennis ball on a stick to getting married in a ... (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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My Gonads Roar: The Twisted World of Anagrams—From Pop Idols to Celebrity Chefs
Richard Napier.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571243945.  Daedalus Item Code: 51399
 
A compulsive anagramist—when he sits behind a Cavalier in traffic he can only see a vile car—Richard Napier here uncovers a whole world of funny, occasionally crude, and often strangely ... (Read More)
 
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NPR Laughter Therapy: Funny for a Living
Lucille Ball, Louis C.K., Charlie Chaplin, Billy Crystal, Jim Gaffigan, Buster Keaton, Bob Newhart, Jerry Seinfeld, Sarah Silverman & others.
Publisher: High Bridge.   Format: 3 audio CDs.
ISBN: 9781622314737.  Daedalus Item Code: 59037
 
Collecting some of NPR's finest portraits of funny—from a 1972 profile of Harold Lloyd, with his advice to a new generation of comedic actors, to British comedian Eddie Izzard in a 2014 interview on ... (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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Snark! The Herald Angels Sing: Sarcasm, Bitterness, and the Holiday Season
Lawrence Dorfman.
Publisher: Hardie Grant Books.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781742702513.  Daedalus Item Code: 52442
 
In that time of year when we all spend too much, drink too much, eat too much, and have to smile falsely at people whom we only see once in a blue moon, wouldn't it be a comfort—or at least a ... (Read More)
 
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Still Foolin' 'Em: Where I've Been, Where I'm Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys?
Billy Crystal.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805098204.  Daedalus Item Code: 38931
 
Just like 77 million of his fellow baby boomers, Billy Crystal is turning 65—and he’s not happy about it. With his trademark wit and warmth, he outlines the absurdities and challenges that come with ... (Read More)
 
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Telling Dildrams and Talking Whiff-Whaff: A General Dictionary of Provincialisms, Written with a View to Rescue from Oblivion the Fast Fading Relics of By-Gone Days
William Holloway. David Crystal, foreword.
Publisher: Old House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781908402363.  Daedalus Item Code: 51474
 
Though it joins many a modern compendium of colorful English cant, this particular dictionary was written in 1839 by William Holloway (1786–1870), who sought to capture the rich language of regional ... (Read More)
 
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