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The Golden Ass of Lucius Apuleius
M.D. Usher, adaptation. T. Motley, illus.
Publisher: Godine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781567924183.  Daedalus Item Code: 36319
 
A favorite of private presses and illustrators since the invention of printing, Apuleius's 2nd-century comic masterpiece traces the misadventures of a young man who is a bit too curious about magic. ... (Read More)
 
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Grumpy Cat: A Grumpy Book
Grumpy Cat.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781452126579.  Daedalus Item Code: 38794
 
Having a bad day? Good. Grumpy Cat can make it even worse. With a scowl that could stop traffic (and make it feel bad about itself), Grumpy Cat is the master of bad attitude. Within these ... (Read More)
 
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Hail, Hail, Euphoria!: Presenting the Marx Brothers in Duck Soup, the Greatest War Movie Ever Made
Roy Blount Jr.
Publisher: It Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061825927.  Daedalus Item Code: 40717
 
Nearly 80 years after its release, the Marx Brothers film Duck Soup remains one of the most influential pieces of political satire in film history. A slim, agile, quick-witted, self-assured ... (Read More)
 
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Have You Heard the One About...: A Compedium of the Best Jokes, Gags and One-Liners
Nick Harris.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843178071.  Daedalus Item Code: 42721
 
In this follow-up to An Englishman, an Irishman, and a Scotsman, British jokester Nick Harris offers another collection of hundreds of gags on classic subjects like bars, blondes, the battle ... (Read More)
 
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How to Build a Fire: And Other Handy Things Your Grandfather Knew
Erin Bried.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345525093.  Daedalus Item Code: 42311
 
Having endured the Great Depression and World War II, they weren't called the "Greatest Generation" for nothing—our grandparents had a wide range of skills that are hardly universal anymore, ... (Read More)
 
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The How-To Handbook: Shortcuts and Solutions for the Problems of Everyday Life
Martin Oliver & Alexandra Johnson.
Publisher: Zest Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781936976348.  Daedalus Item Code: 42544
 
Ideal for the young adult preparing for a newly independent life—or anyone who needs or prefers to be more self-reliant—this little handbook offers illustrated, step-by-step instructions for 50 ... (Read More)
 
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Humorists: From Hogarth to Noel Coward
Paul Johnson.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061825927.  Daedalus Item Code: 40718
 
The author of Creators and Heroes, as well as Modern Times and History of Christianity, here turns to the finest wits of the Western world. Paul Johnson surveys a diverse ... (Read More)
 
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The Insult Dictionary: History's Best Slights, Street Talk, and Slang
Julie Tibbott.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781621450665.  Daedalus Item Code: 42694
 
From the Roman to the Shakespearean, from pirate bilge to gumshoe patter, some of the most creative, memorable, and entertaining applications of language through the ages have been invented to tell ... (Read More)
 
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Jim, Who Ran Away From His Nurse and Was Eaten By a Lion: A Cautionary Tale
Hilaire Belloc. Mini Grey, illus.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: pop-up book.
ISBN: 9780375859700.  Daedalus Item Code: 20569
 
As much for adult fans of Edward Gorey as it is for children 8 and up with a sense of ironic humor, this mock cautionary tale by Hilaire Belloc, originally penned in 1907, is set perfectly with Mini ... (Read More)
 
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Judging a Book by Its Lover: A Field Guide to the Hearts and Minds of Readers Everywhere
Lauren Leto.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062070142.  Daedalus Item Code: 33794
 
Internet humor blogger Lauren Leto, co-author of Texts from Last Night, here offers a fascinating field guide to the hearts and minds of readers everywhere—an unrelentingly witty and gleefully ... (Read More)
 
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The Little Red Book of New York Wisdom
Ed Koch. Gregg Stebben & Jason Katzman, eds.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781616083724.  Daedalus Item Code: 30825
 
"I'm not the type to get ulcers. I give them," former New York mayor Ed Koch famously quipped, and here he pilots a book full of such Big Apple chutzpah, refreshingly blunt observations, and eloquent ... (Read More)
 
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Losing It: In Which an Aging Professor Laments His Shrinking Brain, Which He Flatters Himself Formerly Did Him Noble Service
William Ian Miller.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300171013.  Daedalus Item Code: 42100
 
A distinguished professor at a top law school, William Miller brings effortless erudition and acerbic wit to this seriously funny look at growing old. The "it" in Miller's title refers mainly to ... (Read More)
 
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