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The Book of Love: In Search of the Kamasutra
James McConnachie.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843543732.  Daedalus Item Code: 31035
 
Notorious as a manual of sexual instruction, the Kamasutra was written in 3rd-century northern India, when erotic culture lay at the heart of an exquisite civilization. And yet, as travel ... (Read More)
 
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Brothers in Arms: The Kennedys, the Castros, and the Politics of Murder
Gus Russo & Stephen Molton.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781596916456.  Daedalus Item Code: 61628
 
Built on 30 years of intense research—including discoveries that have rekindled CIA and State Department interest in the Kennedy assassination—this is a vivid, character-driven, almost cinematic ... (Read More)
 
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Butterfly's Sisters: The Geisha in Western Culture
Yoko Kawaguchi.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300115215.  Daedalus Item Code: 62722
 
Exploring the Western portrayal of Japanese women—and geishas in particular—from the mid-19th century to the present, Yoko Kawaguchi argues that in the West, these women have come to embody certain ... (Read More)
 
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By the Rivers of Water: A Nineteenth-Century Atlantic Odyssey
Erskine Clarke.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465002726.  Daedalus Item Code: 60483
 
In 1834, aristocratic southerners—and former slave owners—John Leighton and Jane Wilson explored the coastline of West Africa, establishing the first American mission in the region. Over the next 17 ... (Read More)
 
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Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition
Helen C. Evans & Brandie Ratliff, eds.
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300179507.  Daedalus Item Code: 61827
 
The world was changing in the 7th-century Byzantine remnants of the Roman Empire. Byzantium's southern provinces—North Africa and the eastern Mediterranean—were already vibrant and diverse cultural ... (Read More)
 
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Cannibalism, Headhunting and Human Sacrifice in North America: A History Forgotten: A Vivid Account of the Barbaric Practices of Both Native Americans and European Explorers and Colonists
George Franklin Feldman.
Publisher: Alan Hood.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780911469332.  Daedalus Item Code: 61130
 
Much as we'd like to think that cannibalism is associated only with far-flung corners of the globe and the prehistoric past, this unsavory practice has a long history in North America, suggests ... (Read More)
 
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Carol (The Price of Salt): Movie Tie-In Edition
Patricia Highsmith.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393352689.  Daedalus Item Code: 69057
 
First published as The Price of Salt in 1952—and inspiring the 2015 film Carol with Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, which has snapped up six Oscar nominations, two awards at Cannes, and ... (Read More)
 
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Casa Modernista: A History of the Brazil Modern House
Alan Weintraub, photos. Alan Hess, text.
Publisher: Rizzoli.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780847831753.  Daedalus Item Code: 23139
 
Producing a style of contemporary architecture known for its warmth and sensual appeal as well as its rational and rhythmic forms, Brazilian modernism emerged as a more humane alternative to the ... (Read More)
 
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The Code of Kings: The Language of Seven Sacred Maya Temples and Tombs
Linda Schele & Peter Mathews. Justin Kerr & Macduff Everton, photos.
Publisher: Touchstone.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780684852096.  Daedalus Item Code: 62135
 
This unique guide to seven major sites of Maya civilization highlights the pioneering work of two scholars of ancient America, illustrated with line drawings and photos throughout. In deciphering the ... (Read More)
 
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Contemporary Japanese Ceramics: Fired with Passion
Samuel J. Lurie & Beatrice L. Chang. Geoff Spear, photos.
Publisher: Eagle Editions.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781891640384.  Daedalus Item Code: 50479
 
Although Japan has artistically become synonymous with woodblock prints, calligraphy, and cartoons, the nation's 15,000-year tradition of fine ceramics is little known in the West. After a brief ... (Read More)
 
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The Criminal Conversation of Mrs Norton
Diane Atkinson.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099556480.  Daedalus Item Code: 51082
 
Married at 19 to bullying Tory lawyer George Norton, Caroline Sheridan had become a respected poet and a celebrated society beauty when she separated from her husband. He then accused her of ... (Read More)
 
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Daniel: A Novel
Henning Mankell.
Publisher: New Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781595581938.  Daedalus Item Code: 34939
 
Known for his detective fiction featuring Kurt Wallander, which has earned such awards as the Glass Key and Gold Dagger, the late Henning Mankell also wrote dozens of plays, won the Astrid Lindgren ... (Read More)
 
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