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Houdini: Art and Magic
Brooke Kamin Rapaport.
Publisher: Yale/The Jewish Museum.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780300146844.  Daedalus Item Code: 50806
 
(Finalist for the 2011 National Jewish Book Awards, Visual Arts category) Born Ehrich Weiss in Budapest, Harry Houdini (1874–1926) was a rabbi's son who became one of the 20th century's most ... (Read More)
 
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Joseph Anton: A Memoir
Salman Rushdie.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812992786.  Daedalus Item Code: 41062
 
(Named one of the Best Books of 2012 by London's Economist, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Seattle Times, the Kansas City Star, and Newsweek) The author of ... (Read More)
 
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Just Kids
Patti Smith.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060936228.  Daedalus Item Code: 38828
 
(National Book Award winner) This incandescent memoir by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame poet Patti Smith well earned the 2010 National Book Award for nonfiction. It is a swift, moving portrait of ... (Read More)
 
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The Life of Andrew Jackson: The Abridged Edition
Robert V. Remini.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061807886.  Daedalus Item Code: 33797
 
Abridged from his outstanding three-volume, National Book Award–winning study of Andrew Jackson, Robert Remini's one-volume biography of the seventh president of the United States distills the ... (Read More)
 
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Love and Capital: Karl and Jenny Marx and the Birth of a Revolution
Mary Gabriel.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316066129.  Daedalus Item Code: 29451
 
(Finalist for the 2011 National Book Award, the Pulitzer Prize, and the National Book Critics Circle Award; Named One of the Year's Best Nonfiction Books by the Washington Post, Boston ... (Read More)
 
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A Man of Misconceptions: The Life of an Eccentric in an Age of Change
John Glassie.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594488719.  Daedalus Item Code: 43117
 
(A Scientific American Best Science Book of 2012 and a New York Times Book Review "Editor's Choice") The interests of 17th-century priest-scientist Athanasius Kircher knew no ... (Read More)
 
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Marmee & Louisa: The Untold Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Mother
Eve LaPlante.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451620672.  Daedalus Item Code: 44155
 
(One of NPR's Top Ten Books of 2012 and an Indie Next Great Read) Since Louisa May Alcott's Little Women first appeared nearly 150 years ago, Jo March and her calm, stalwart "Marmee" ... (Read More)
 
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Mary Queen of Scots
Antonia Fraser.
Publisher: Delta.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780385311298.  Daedalus Item Code: 59134
 
(Winner of the 1969 James Tait Black Memorial Prize) A winner of the Wolfson History Prize and a CWA Gold Dagger for Non-fiction, Antonia Fraser has penned several notable histories of ... (Read More)
 
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Masters of Sex: The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, the Couple Who Taught America How to Love
Thomas Maier.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465079995.  Daedalus Item Code: 41628
 
Convincing hundreds of men and women to shed their clothes and copulate for the purposes of scientific inquiry, William Masters and Virginia Johnson began their research partnership in the mid-1950s ... (Read More)
 
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My Life in Middlemarch
Rebecca Mead.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307984777.  Daedalus Item Code: 59019
 
(A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice and a Library Journal Best Book of 2014) New Yorker writer Rebecca Mead was a young woman in an English coastal town when she ... (Read More)
 
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Personal History
Katharine Graham.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375701047.  Daedalus Item Code: 42323
 
(Winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for Biography) This extraordinarily frank, honest, and generous book by one of America's most famous and admired women contains, as its title suggests, both ... (Read More)
 
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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
Geoffrey C. Ward & Ken Burns.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307700230.  Daedalus Item Code: 49740
 
The Emmy and Peabody Award–winning director of such PBS documentaries as The Civil War, Ken Burns once again teamed up with historian Geoffrey Ward—whose biography of Franklin Roosevelt won ... (Read More)
 
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