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Crime: A Series of Extraordinary Interviews Exposing the World of Crime—Real and Imagined
Alix Lambert.
Publisher: Fuel Publications.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780955006180.  Daedalus Item Code: 70142
 
When authors write about crime, directors make gangster films, or actors depict criminal behavior, should they pursue realism and unsparing detail, or should they avoid exposing viewers and readers ... (Read More)
 
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DC Comics Superheroes and Villains Fandex: 75 Icons from the DC Universe

Publisher: Workman.   Format: .
ISBN: 9780761158561.  Daedalus Item Code: 64405
 
It seems only fitting that an essential guide—an encyclopedia, really—of the heroes and villains of the DC Comics universe should be presented as a riveted stack of colorful 10-inch die-cut cards, ... (Read More)
 
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Delivered from Evil: True Stories of Ordinary People Who Faced Monstrous Mass Killers and Survived
Ron Franscell.
Publisher: Fair Winds.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781592334407.  Daedalus Item Code: 61389
 
From a 12-year-old boy and his mother who endured the 1984 San Ysidro McDonalds massacre to a man shot twice by the University of Texas clock tower sniper in 1966, these ten true stories of survivors ... (Read More)
 
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Did She Kill Him?: A Victorian Tale of Deception, Adultery & Arsenic
Kate Colquhoun.
Publisher: Abacus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780349138565.  Daedalus Item Code: 64475
 
In the summer of 1889, young Southern belle Florence Maybrick stood trial for the alleged arsenic poisoning of her much older husband, Liverpool cotton merchant James Maybrick. The Maybrick case had ... (Read More)
 
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Double Entry: How the Merchants of Venice Created Modern Finance
Jane Gleeson-White.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393088960.  Daedalus Item Code: 61176
 
In a surprisingly entertaining history filled with colorful characters, Jane Gleeson-White takes us from the ancient origins of accounting in Mesopotamia to the frontiers of modern finance. At the ... (Read More)
 
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The Dream Encyclopedia: Second Edition
James R. Lewis & Evelyn Dorothy Oliver.
Publisher: Visible Ink.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781578592166.  Daedalus Item Code: 64193
 
Exploring the fascinating world of dreams, this comprehensive reference examines more than 250 related topics, including how factors such as ESP, literature, religion, sex, memory, and medical ... (Read More)
 
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Eavesdropping: An Intimate History
John L. Locke.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199236138.  Daedalus Item Code: 61152
 
Eavesdropping has a bad name; it is a form of human communication in which the information gained is stolen, and where such words as cheating and spying come into play. But eavesdropping may also be ... (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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Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
Matthew Desmond.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780553447439.  Daedalus Item Code: 79036
 
(A finalist for the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction and nominee for the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award, and one of the New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books ... (Read More)
 
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Exit: The Endings That Set Us Free
Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot.
Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780374533908.  Daedalus Item Code: 54501
 
In this wise and provocative book, MacArthur prize–winning sociologist Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot illuminates the myriad exits we make in our lives. For two years she traveled around the country ... (Read More)
 
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Extreme: Why Some People Thrive at the Limits
Emma Barrett & Paul Martin.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199668588.  Daedalus Item Code: 63877
 
While many of us might like to think that we could become astronauts or would climb Mount Everest if given the chance, the fact remains that such activities are exciting—and possible—for only a very ... (Read More)
 
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The Geography of Genius: A Search for the World's Most Creative Places, from Ancient Athens to Silicon Valley
Eric Weiner.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451691658.  Daedalus Item Code: 64133
 
A philosopher as well as a traveler, former NPR foreign correspondent Eric Weiner follows up The Geography of Bliss with this road-going exploration of places where brilliant thought and ... (Read More)
 
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