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The Courage to Act: A Memoir of a Crisis and Its Aftermath
Ben S. Bernanke.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393247213.  Daedalus Item Code: 59595
During his two terms as Chairman of the Federal Reserve, 2006–2014, Ben Bernanke oversaw the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression; the bursting of a housing bubble in 2007 exposed hidden ... (Read More)
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A Curious Madness: An American Combat Psychiatrist, a Japanese War Crimes Suspect, and an Unsolved Mystery from World War II
Eric Jaffe.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451612059.  Daedalus Item Code: 53955
The author of The King's Best Highway: The Lost History of the Boston Post Road, Eric Jaffe here chronicles the unlikely convergence of two remarkable figures in the aftermath of World War II, ... (Read More)
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Daughters of India: Art and Identity
Stephen P. Huyler.
Publisher: Abbeville.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780789210029.  Daedalus Item Code: 34409
Warmly and abundantly illustrated with 250 large color photos—particularly works of art, and portraits of the women who created them—this book profiles 20 women in modern India who strive to improve ... (Read More)
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Dirty Minds: How Our Brains Influence Love, Sex, and Relationships
Kayt Sukel.
Publisher: Free Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451611557.  Daedalus Item Code: 43682
Why does love make us so crazy? What parts of the brain are involved with love? Why do good girls like bad boys? Is monogamy practical? Philosophers, theologians, artists, and boy bands have waxed ... (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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Favorite Movies of the 90s: Two-Volume Set
Jürgen Müller, ed.
Publisher: Taschen.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9783836532631.  Daedalus Item Code: 50157
The film industry experienced something of a golden age in the 1990s, producing a plethora of engaging, artistic films in practically every genre. This slipcased, two-volume set profiles 144 of the ... (Read More)
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Final Victory: FDR's Extraordinary World War II Presidential Campaign
Stanley Weintraub.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306821134.  Daedalus Item Code: 52567
When the wartime 1944 presidential election campaign began, Franklin D. Roosevelt had already occupied the White House longer than any other president. Sensing an opportunity, the Republicans and ... (Read More)
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Gender: Antiquity and Its Legacy
Brooke Holmes.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780195380835.  Daedalus Item Code: 43584
Gender has now become a pervasive topic in the humanities and social sciences, posits classics scholar Brooke Holmes. Yet despite its familiarity within universities and colleges, some have argued ... (Read More)
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The Good Rat: A True Story
Jimmy Breslin.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060856694.  Daedalus Item Code: 51309
In a history every bit as compelling as The Godfather, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Branch Rickey and The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight gives us a look through the ... (Read More)
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Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius
Sylvia Nasar.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780684872988.  Daedalus Item Code: 23934
In this sweeping narrative, the author of A Beautiful Mind takes us on a journey through the past two centuries with men and women whose work has affected the lives of virtually everyone on ... (Read More)
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Hard Choices
Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476751443.  Daedalus Item Code: 49428
In the aftermath of her 2008 run for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination, Hillary Rodham Clinton expected to return to representing New York in the U.S. Senate. To her surprise, the newly ... (Read More)
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