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Gautama Buddha: The Life and Teachings of The Awakened One
Vishvapani Blomfield.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857388308.  Daedalus Item Code: 42357
 
A profoundly influential figure whose philosophy is studied and practiced by millions of people worldwide, Gautama Buddha the man remains comparatively unknown. In this biography, Vishvapani ... (Read More)
 
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Genius in the Shadows: A Biography of Leo Szilard, the Man Behind the Bomb
William Lanouette. Bela Silard, contributor. Jonas Salk, foreword.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781626363786.  Daedalus Item Code: 33659
 
(A 1993 New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year) Virtually forgotten outside of the world of atomic physics, Leo Szilárd has long been overshadowed by figures like Albert ... (Read More)
 
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Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire
Amanda Foreman.
Publisher: Modern Library.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375753831.  Daedalus Item Code: 42898
 
(Winner of the 1998 Whitbread Award for Biography) In her brilliant debut biography—the inspiration for the Oscar-winning film The Duchess, starring Keira Knightley and Ralph ... (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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Houdini: Art and Magic
Brooke Kamin Rapaport.
Publisher: Yale/The Jewish Museum.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780300146844.  Daedalus Item Code: 42491
 
(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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Little Heathens: Hard Times and High Spirits on an Iowa Farm During the Great Depression
Mildred Armstrong Kalish.
Publisher: Bantam.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780553384246.  Daedalus Item Code: 42902
 
(One of the New York Times Book Review's Ten Best Books of 2007) Mildred Kalish's memoir of growing up fatherless on her grandparents' Iowa farm during the Great Depression is far from ... (Read More)
 
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Little Things in a Big Country: An Artist and Her Dog on the Rocky Mountain Front
Hannah Hinchman.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393328660.  Daedalus Item Code: 23883
 
(Winner of the Mountains & Plains Regional Book Award for Adult Nonfiction) So much claims Hannah Hinchman's attention in this exquisite illustrated journal: blades of grass springing from ... (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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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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