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The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger
Marc Levinson.
Publisher: Princeton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780691136400.  Daedalus Item Code: 49255
 
(Winner of the 2007 Anderson Medal (Society for Nautical Research) and the 2007 Bronze Medal in Finance/Investment/Economics (Independent Publisher Book Awards); Shortlisted for the 2006 ... (Read More)
 
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Brain Wars: The Scientific Battle Over the Existence of the Mind and the Proof That Will Change the Way We Live Our Lives
Mario Beauregard.
Publisher: HarperOne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062071569.  Daedalus Item Code: 41440
 
The co-author of The Spiritual Brain: A Neuroscientist's Case for the Existence of the Soul, Mario Beauregard here makes a provocative case against the view equating human beings to complex ... (Read More)
 
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Can't Find My Way Home: America in the Great Stoned Age, 1945–2000
Martin Torgoff.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780743230117.  Daedalus Item Code: 32264
 
From the narcotic allure of the bebop and Beat generations to the psychedelic 1960s, Vietnam, the cocaine-fueled disco era, the crack epidemic, and the ecstasy-induced rave culture, illegal drugs ... (Read More)
 
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The Cheaper the Crook, the Gaudier the Patter: Forgotten Hipster Lines, Tough Guy Talk, and Jive Gems
Alan Axelrod.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616084028.  Daedalus Item Code: 30824
 
Anybody ever called you a dewdropper? A kibitzer? A lounge lizard? If you never knew what the heck they meant—or if you ever wanted to toss around some hip jive yourself—this is the book you need. ... (Read More)
 
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Cocktail Afficionado: An Insider's Guide to Taste and Enjoyment
Allan Gage.
Publisher: MQ Publications.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781840729672.  Daedalus Item Code: 33225
 
The author of three books on cocktails, as well as a wide-ranging traveler who gave London's Guardian the lowdown on the world's best bars, Allan Gage here presents an insider's guide to his ... (Read More)
 
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Composing a Further Life: The Age of Active Wisdom
Mary Catherine Bateson.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307266439.  Daedalus Item Code: 23499
 
The author of Composing a Life and a professor emerita of anthropology and English at George Mason University—as well as the daughter of Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson—Mary Catherine ... (Read More)
 
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Death In The City Of Light: The True Story of the Serial Killer Who Terrorised Wartime Paris
David King.
Publisher: Sphere.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847445483.  Daedalus Item Code: 41257
 
The author of Vienna, 1814 and Finding Atlantis here tells a gripping true story about a serial killer who unleashed his own reign of terror in Nazi-occupied Paris. As decapitated heads ... (Read More)
 
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Dirty! Dirty! Dirty!: Of Playboys, Pigs, and Penthouse Paupers: An American Tale of Sex and Wonder
Mike Edison.
Publisher: Soft Skull.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781593762841.  Daedalus Item Code: 32376
 
This wild history of four infamous magazines and the outlaws behind them begins in the early 1950s, uncovering the canny myth-making of Hugh Hefner and Playboy and the delusional trajectory of ... (Read More)
 
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A Dose of Rock 'n' Roll
Nancy Lee Andrews.
Publisher: Dalton Watson Fine Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781854432353.  Daedalus Item Code: 32867
 
"The difference between a good photographer and a great one is access," declares Nancy Lee Andrews in her introduction to this book. "Because of my relationship with Ringo Starr, I was offered a ... (Read More)
 
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Emergence of a Free Press
Leonard W. Levy.
Publisher: Ivan R. Dee.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781566635608.  Daedalus Item Code: 33688
 
What did "freedom of the press" really mean to the framers of the First Amendment and their contemporaries? Pulitzer Prize–winning constitutional historian Leonard Levy scrupulously examines that ... (Read More)
 
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The Encyclopedia of Crime
Oliver Cyriax, Colin Wilson and Damon Wilson.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781585677634.  Daedalus Item Code: 40921
 
Separating the facts, history, and science of crime from the media reportage surrounding major cases, this illustrated encyclopedia surveys a broad history of criminal acts. The entries range from ... (Read More)
 
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Evergreen Review Reader 1957–1966
Barney Rosset, ed.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781611453164.  Daedalus Item Code: 22400
 
Reproducing such original contributions as stories by Samuel Beckett and Jack Kerouac (whose "October in the Railroad Earth" here predates the publication of On the Road), this collection from ... (Read More)
 
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